We almost missed Jack Chick‘s birthday — April 13th. He turned 86. Chick is the man behind Chick Publications, Christian comic tracts that have been around since 1970. The kind of little comic you might find at a bus station or in a laundromat, Chick’s publications are moral lessons meant to educate readers about the power of Jesus, and, more often than not, the terrors that await you if you don’t accept Jesus as your personal savior.
For those who’ve never read a Chick tract, we offer a small sampling here. Long time fans will recognize the flavor of the comics, if not the actual tracts: