Bizarre Vintage Halloween Postcard

Okay, folks, this is a weird one.

It appears to me that a black cat was baked into a spice cake — with really hard and thick icing that breaks off like shattered glass — and then the pumpkin-bodied, corn-limbed guys with red pepper hats went to have a slice and got the shock of their lives when the cat burst forth from the seasonal confection.

Were the pumpkin-bodied, corn-limbed, red-pepper-hat-wearin’ guys actually the ones that baked the cat into the dessert in the first place? Did they hope that an entombed cat would add extra zest to their spicy treat? And what the heck is that mysterious glowing phallic symbol in the background? Or is that the Washington Monument?

I’m open to all interpretations.

Vintage Halloween Postcard

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2 thoughts on “Bizarre Vintage Halloween Postcard

  1. Morbius says:

    I know this story like the back of my corn. Everyone knows that black cats are the rivals of pepper hat headed pumpkin people. The cat used a glass trojan pie to sneak into the pumpkin village to steal their new atomic candle.

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