Captain Obese? Really?

On the one hand, I have to give them credit for giving a hero to a group who routinely gets discriminated against. But on the other hand ... Captain Obese? Really?


So to recap, we have a really really fat guy (I can call him obese, it's right in his name), who inhabits a fantasy world full of hot female elves, while wearing his underwear and sneakers. I fail to see what's imaginary about any of this, I could find you two dozen real-life examples of exactly the same thing by spending half an hour at my local comics shop. And that's not even including myself!

(Image and character ©1986, Don Lomax and WaRP Graphics, Inc., from the Annual which also includes "Thunderbunny", sentient unicorns, and kung-fu pandas. I shit you negatory.)

8 Responses to Captain Obese? Really?

  1. John says:

    It’s good to know that the morbidly obese can still score hot babes with large endowments.

  2. Whit says:

    His logo looks more like two doughnuts than a “CO”.

  3. John says:

    “His logo looks more like two doughnuts than a “CO”.”

    …which is rather appropriate, dont’cha think?

  4. Frankie says:

    I was thinking they represented his man boobs.

    His ring has a GP on it. Great Protectors is the name of a team that he’s a member of?

  5. Deadeas says:

    Nope, Great Pizza.

  6. Jimmy says:

    Dananananananana dananananananana. FATMAN. FATMAN.

  7. Clem Robins says:

    gee, i remember lettering that page, back in 1985. back before i knew what i was doing.

  8. Jeff Hebert says:

    I thought the lettering was great Clem!