Today in stupid origin stories

(From “Blue Bolt” number 2, 1940.)

About Jeff Hebert

Jeff is a 44 year old city boy who has somehow found himself located in Colorado, fulfilling his lifetime dream of making a living drawing super-heroes all day.

9 Responses to Today in stupid origin stories

  1. abecedariusRex

    they spelled “asteroid” wrong.

  2. abecedariusRex: they spelled “asteroid” wrong.

    I definitely get the feeling that quality control was not exactly the Prime Directive in those days …

  3. Except for his ice-mohawk, this guy is actually better looking than Marvels original artwork of Iceman. Bobby Drake used to look like he was made out of snow, instead of ice.

  4. I gotta get me one of them atomic-ray guns.

  5. Wow next you’ll tell me he was bit by a radioactive frozen asteroid!

  6. “Hmm. I wonder if I shoot this atomic ray-gun at my head something good might happen.”

  7. Dan Gonzalez: “Hmm. I wonder if I shoot this atomic ray-gun at my head something good might happen.”

    That was my favorite part, Dan! Who has that kind of reaction as their first impulse? How many times in human history has “Shoot myself in the face” actually been a good idea?!

  8. Jeff Hebert: How many times in human history has “Shoot myself in the face” actually been a good idea?!

    Worked for Hitler. (cue rimshot)