Today in stupid origin stories

(From "Blue Bolt" number 2, 1940.)

9 Responses to Today in stupid origin stories

  1. Avatar abecedariusRex says:

    they spelled “asteroid” wrong.

  2. Avatar Jeff Hebert says:

    abecedariusRex: they spelled “asteroid” wrong.

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

  3. Avatar Frankie says:

    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. Avatar spidercow2012 says:

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

  5. Avatar punkjay says:

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

  6. Avatar Dan Gonzalez says:

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

  7. Avatar Jeff Hebert says:

    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. Avatar Bael says:

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

    Worked for Hitler. (cue rimshot)