Sunday, February 1, 2009
February 1: King Arthur's Knights Find Holy Grail (Vol. 35, pp. 112-123)
It is impossible to read Sir Thomas Malory's "The Holy Grail" and not think think about the Monty Python version of King Arthur's saga — which did for knights what Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles" did for westerns. To read this means conjuring up visions of the Pythons mincing through the woods. All that's missing are the Knights Who Say "Ni!"