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334. “Once Gods Roamed” Story

August 30, 2011

Q: Wasn’t there once a story titled something like “once gods roamed this place”? it had an illustration of a large football player and other figures walking down a street, larger than life…

A: Doesn’t ring a bell for me. If you, dear reader, know the answer, please post it in a comment.


That sounds like one of the chapter pages in the National Lampoon's Animal House special issue, which told the story in prose and had plenty of art from and inspired by the movie. There's an early chapter devoted to past Deltas and one devoted to the guys featured in the movie, and both have titles something like "There were giants in those days..."


September 5, 2011 10:56 am

Maybe, but it doesn't match the description given. In the book, it shows ghostly figures of giant animals surrounding Delta house--a giraffe, a gorilla, a dinosaur, and a spider.


September 5, 2011 11:23 am

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