Secret Caverns comics billboard.

S.C. Billboard: Weird Science Comic

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Howes Cave, New York

Although small by Secret Caverns billboard standards, this sign is a favorite of its artist, Kurt Piller. Inspired by the covers of 1930s Edgar Rice Burroughs pulp novels and 1950s EC "Weird Science" comic books, it features the Secret Caverns Cool Caveman Dude as a green Atlantean, holding a ray gun, while a giant drill bores its way out of the hollow Earth.

"Explore a Hidden Realm Forged by Molten Ice," the Caveman declares, a slogan for which Kurt is particularly proud. "It's all nicely encapsulated in this little sign that no one reads as they go by," said Kurt, "so it's completely lost, but that's okay. I like to think it's my masterpiece."

Also see: Secret Caverns

S.C. Billboard: Weird Science Comic

Address:
Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, NY
Directions:
On the northbound side of Caverns Rd, three-quarters of a mile north of its intersection with Hwy 7.
Admission:
Free
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