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* HeAlsoDid: Long before he converted and became a fundamentalist, Chick drew for a single-panel comic strip called ''Have Times Changed?'', which was similar ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' or ''ComicStrip/B.C.'', [[OlderThanTheyThink but predated both.]] [[HilariousInHindsight Ironic given latter's stint as a christian comic.]]

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* HeAlsoDid: Long before he converted and became a fundamentalist, Chick drew for a single-panel comic strip called ''Have Times Changed?'', which was similar ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' or ''ComicStrip/B.C.'', ''ComicStrip/{{BC}}'', [[OlderThanTheyThink but predated both.]] [[HilariousInHindsight Ironic given latter's stint as a christian comic.]]


* HeAlsoDid: Long before he converted and became a fundamentalist, Chick drew for a single-panel comic strip called ''Have Times Changed?'', which was similar ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' or ''ComicStrip/B.C.'', [[OlderThanTheyThink but predated both.]] [[HilariousInHindsightIronic given latter's stint as a christian comic.]]

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* HeAlsoDid: Long before he converted and became a fundamentalist, Chick drew for a single-panel comic strip called ''Have Times Changed?'', which was similar ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' or ''ComicStrip/B.C.'', [[OlderThanTheyThink but predated both.]] [[HilariousInHindsightIronic [[HilariousInHindsight Ironic given latter's stint as a christian comic.]]


* HeAlsoDid: Long before he converted and became a fundamentalist, Chick drew for a single-panel comic strip called ''Have Times Changed?'', which was similar ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' or ''ComicStrip/B.C.'', [[OlderThanTheyThink but predated both.]] Ironic given latter stint as a christian comic.

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* HeAlsoDid: Long before he converted and became a fundamentalist, Chick drew for a single-panel comic strip called ''Have Times Changed?'', which was similar ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' or ''ComicStrip/B.C.'', [[OlderThanTheyThink but predated both.]] Ironic [[HilariousInHindsightIronic given latter latter's stint as a christian comic.]]

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* HeAlsoDid: Long before he converted and became a fundamentalist, Chick drew for a single-panel comic strip called ''Have Times Changed?'', which was similar ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' or ''ComicStrip/B.C.'', [[OlderThanTheyThink but predated both.]] Ironic given latter stint as a christian comic.


** Judging from the number of times that characters in [[{{Metafiction}} other Chick tracts]] read and are moved by it, Chick seems to view "Somebody Loves Me" as his MagnumOpus.

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** Judging from the number of times that characters in [[{{Metafiction}} other Chick tracts]] read and are moved by it, Chick seems to view "Somebody Loves Me" as his MagnumOpus.favorite.


* RecycledScript: The "[[QuestioningTitle Spellbound?]]" issue of Chick's full-color ''Crusaders'' comics from 1978 (dissected [[http://www.boolean-union.com/Chick/Comics/Spellbound/Spellbound.htm here]]) first laid out the theory that trick-or-treating is descended from a horrific door-to-door sacrifice ritual carried out by {{druid}}s on Samhain. A theory that has no [[DanBrowned basis in fact]]. Nevertheless, Chick regurgitated it for many of his later Halloween tracts, even copying some of the artwork (including one of a druid carrying an Egyptian ankh for no obvious reason). You can also see the roots of classic tracts like "Angels?" (the depiction of TheNewRockAndRoll as being a literal invention of Satan) and "Dark Dungeons" (the hooded figures in a CandlelitRitual around a floor pentagram, a blonde Debbie-ish teen renouncing the occult) in "Spellbound?".

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* RecycledScript: The "[[QuestioningTitle Spellbound?]]" issue of Chick's full-color ''Crusaders'' comics from 1978 (dissected [[http://www.boolean-union.com/Chick/Comics/Spellbound/Spellbound.htm here]]) first laid out the theory that trick-or-treating is descended from a horrific door-to-door sacrifice ritual carried out by {{druid}}s on Samhain. A theory that has no [[DanBrowned basis in fact]]. Nevertheless, Chick regurgitated it for many of his later Halloween tracts, even copying some of the artwork (including one panel of a druid carrying an Egyptian ankh for no obvious reason). You can also see the roots of classic tracts like "Angels?" (the depiction of TheNewRockAndRoll as being a literal invention of Satan) and "Dark Dungeons" (the hooded figures in a CandlelitRitual around a floor pentagram, a blonde Debbie-ish teen renouncing the occult) in "Spellbound?".


* RecycledScript: The "[[QuestioningTitle Spellbound?]]" issue of Chick's full-color ''Crusader'' comics from 1978 (dissected [[http://www.boolean-union.com/Chick/Comics/Spellbound/Spellbound.htm here]]) first laid out the theory that trick-or-treating is descended from a horrific door-to-door sacrifice ritual carried out by {{druid}}s on Samhain. A theory that has no [[DanBrowned basis in fact]]. Nevertheless, Chick regurgitated it for many of his later Halloween tracts, even copying some of the artwork (including one of a druid carrying an Egyptian ankh for no obvious reason). You can also see the roots of classic tracts like "Angels?" (the depiction of TheNewRockAndRoll as being a literal invention of Satan) and "Dark Dungeons" (the hooded figures in a CandlelitRitual around a floor pentagram, a blonde Debbie-ish teen renouncing the occult) in "Spellbound?".

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* RecycledScript: The "[[QuestioningTitle Spellbound?]]" issue of Chick's full-color ''Crusader'' ''Crusaders'' comics from 1978 (dissected [[http://www.boolean-union.com/Chick/Comics/Spellbound/Spellbound.htm here]]) first laid out the theory that trick-or-treating is descended from a horrific door-to-door sacrifice ritual carried out by {{druid}}s on Samhain. A theory that has no [[DanBrowned basis in fact]]. Nevertheless, Chick regurgitated it for many of his later Halloween tracts, even copying some of the artwork (including one of a druid carrying an Egyptian ankh for no obvious reason). You can also see the roots of classic tracts like "Angels?" (the depiction of TheNewRockAndRoll as being a literal invention of Satan) and "Dark Dungeons" (the hooded figures in a CandlelitRitual around a floor pentagram, a blonde Debbie-ish teen renouncing the occult) in "Spellbound?".

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* RecycledScript: The "[[QuestioningTitle Spellbound?]]" issue of Chick's full-color ''Crusader'' comics from 1978 (dissected [[http://www.boolean-union.com/Chick/Comics/Spellbound/Spellbound.htm here]]) first laid out the theory that trick-or-treating is descended from a horrific door-to-door sacrifice ritual carried out by {{druid}}s on Samhain. A theory that has no [[DanBrowned basis in fact]]. Nevertheless, Chick regurgitated it for many of his later Halloween tracts, even copying some of the artwork (including one of a druid carrying an Egyptian ankh for no obvious reason). You can also see the roots of classic tracts like "Angels?" (the depiction of TheNewRockAndRoll as being a literal invention of Satan) and "Dark Dungeons" (the hooded figures in a CandlelitRitual around a floor pentagram, a blonde Debbie-ish teen renouncing the occult) in "Spellbound?".


* FollowTheLeader: Chick took a dim view of pop culture in his tracts, but he was also savvy enough to jump on a trend's bandwagon from time to time, most famously with his anti-TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons tract "Dark Dungeons". "Bewitched?" opens with a TakeThat to the [[Series/{{Bewitched}} title show]] (though, oddly, earlier editions [[http://www.collinsporthistoricalsociety.com/2016/10/the-unsavory-jack-chickdark-shadows.html had Satan]] watching ''Series/DarkShadows'' instead). "Boo!" is a SlasherMovie takeoff. "The Nervous Witch" seems to have been inspired by ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', with a character even saying "'''''Charmed''''', I'm sure," but he also shoehorned in a couple awkward references to Franchise/HarryPotter. "First Bite", with its teen vampire character, appears to be a riff on ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'', with caricatures of characters from other places as well.

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* FollowTheLeader: Chick took a dim view of pop culture in his tracts, but he was also savvy enough to jump on a trend's bandwagon from time to time, most famously with his anti-TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons tract "Dark Dungeons". "Bewitched?" opens with a TakeThat to the [[Series/{{Bewitched}} title show]] (though, oddly, earlier editions [[http://www.collinsporthistoricalsociety.com/2016/10/the-unsavory-jack-chickdark-shadows.html had Satan]] watching ''Series/DarkShadows'' instead). "Boo!" is a SlasherMovie takeoff. "The Nervous Witch" seems to have been inspired by ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', ''[[Series/Charmed1998 Charmed]]'', with a character even saying "'''''Charmed''''', I'm sure," but he also shoehorned in a couple awkward references to Franchise/HarryPotter. "First Bite", with its teen vampire character, appears to be a riff on ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'', with caricatures of characters from other places as well.

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* FollowTheLeader: Chick took a dim view of pop culture in his tracts, but he was also savvy enough to jump on a trend's bandwagon from time to time, most famously with his anti-TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons tract "Dark Dungeons". "Bewitched?" opens with a TakeThat to the [[Series/{{Bewitched}} title show]] (though, oddly, earlier editions [[http://www.collinsporthistoricalsociety.com/2016/10/the-unsavory-jack-chickdark-shadows.html had Satan]] watching ''Series/DarkShadows'' instead). "Boo!" is a SlasherMovie takeoff. "The Nervous Witch" seems to have been inspired by ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', with a character even saying "'''''Charmed''''', I'm sure," but he also shoehorned in a couple awkward references to Franchise/HarryPotter. "First Bite", with its teen vampire character, appears to be a riff on ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'', with caricatures of characters from other places as well.

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* OutlivedItsCreator: David W. Daniels has taken over the creation of the tracts after Chick's death. His work seems more theologically mainstream and aimed at younger readers.


** He obviously liked "This was Your Life!", based the number of times he subjected it to CulturalTranslation.

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** He obviously liked "This was Your Life!", based on the number of times he subjected it to CulturalTranslation.


* CreatorsFavoriteEpisode: Judging from the number of times that characters in [[{{Metafiction}} other Chick tracts]] read and are moved by it, Chick seems to view "Somebody Loves Me" as his MagnumOpus.

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Judging from the number of times that characters in [[{{Metafiction}} other Chick tracts]] read and are moved by it, Chick seems to view "Somebody Loves Me" as his MagnumOpus.MagnumOpus.
** He obviously liked "This was Your Life!", based the number of times he subjected it to CulturalTranslation.


* CreatorBreakdown: Chick suffered a stroke after finishing "[[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/0014/0014_01.asp Where's Rabbi Waxman?]]" in 1996. He also had a heart attack circa 2004. In his later years his artwork seems less polished and his writing tended to be slightly LighterAndSofter.

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* CreatorBreakdown: Chick suffered a stroke after finishing "[[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/0014/0014_01.asp Where's Rabbi Waxman?]]" in 1996. He also had a heart attack circa 2004.2004, which [[WriteWhatYouKnow probably inspired]] this [[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/1034/1034_01.asp tract]]. In his later years his artwork seems less polished and his writing tended to be slightly LighterAndSofter.


* CreatorBreakdown: Chick suffered a stroke after finishing "[[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/0014/0014_01.asp Where's Rabbi Waxman?]]"

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* CreatorBreakdown: Chick suffered a stroke after finishing "[[http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/0014/0014_01.asp Where's Rabbi Waxman?]]"Waxman?]]" in 1996. He also had a heart attack circa 2004. In his later years his artwork seems less polished and his writing tended to be slightly LighterAndSofter.

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