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traveling sideshows are in decline but interest in the banner art that inspired ticket sales is ever increasing.

JOHNNY MEAH CZAR OF BIZARRE

The last banner artist from the golden age of midway shows.

Johnny Meah

a custom banner for you!

...designed & painted by the living legend... the one and only... the Czar of Bizarre...Johnny Meah!

You may not have wings or two heads or be able to sleep on a bed of nails, but you are unique and Johnny is the one who can translate your individuality into glorious color for all to see. Write some information about yourself and fill out the contact form below. Your banner will be made to the exact specifications of those made for carnival display just like the ones in the photo at the top of this page. If you prefer, you can choose from classic themes such as the Fat Lady, Alligator Boy, Snake Charmer, Witch Doctor, etc. or you can request something more specific, dealing with yourself,your family or any topic that interests you.

Note: Serious inquiries only.

To obtain a autographed copy of Freeks•Geeks & Strange Girls send a check or Money Order for $30. to: Johnny Meah • 315 5th Avenue North • Safety Harbor, FL • 34695.

To learn more about banners and their history, get a copy of this book:

Freaks•Geeks & Strange Girls

"The long awaited third edition of Freaks, Geeks and Strange Girls is now available. This edition, the first by Ron Turner's prestigious Last Gasp Publications, is totally faithful to the quality of the original in every respect.
Since this unique and critically acclaimed master work was last published, it has garnered prices as high as $300 on Ebay. Whether you're a serious collector of well researched books on the subject of unusual art or simply a fan of sideshows, this book is a true delight. The 170 page treasure chest of magnificent photographic images is embellished by the entertaining and informative writings of the most noteworthy historians in their field."


Prints of Actual Meah Banners For Sale

Check out the print store page for banner reproductions suitable for framing.


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