How to Create a Plausable Superhero Origin Story (rerun)

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Reader Comments (22)

If Rocket Hat's genesis involved a hot glue gun, why does he need a chinstrap?

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterYoungdude

The astonishing origin of Rocket Hat!

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterProb

Rick always gets the best punchlines

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAdrian

Love it as usual. For some reason, I just got the last line in panel 4 the second time around. Brilliant!

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterhergieburbur

Since hot glue is involved, it's not an accident anymore.

It's a catastrophe!

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjh

"Slapped to death by a hemophiliac." Wow, if his parents had even let him play with razor blades they could be alive today. When will people learn?

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMP

@youngdude the hot glue is not securing the hat to his head, but the rockets to the hat.

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersigurdgram

Slapped to death by a hemophiliac just made me lose it in the office. I got looks.

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKaa

Hmm. Omnipresent Man witnessed Rocket Hat's origin accident as well.

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKaa

Alternate title: How to Create "the Legion of Super Heroes" in City of Heroes.

Although as far as I remember, there's no option for "won your powers in a game of contract bridge". Would that be Science or Magic?

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJohn

A hot glue gun is just an accident waiting to happen.

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPat in Colorado

Fantastic that you're re-running these, although you skipped my favorite: HOW TO INVENT A SUPERHERO. I still laugh and laugh at the 3rd panel when you suggest a name for the axe-throwing superhero.

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterrinquist

so Rocket Hat glued his hands together?

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJames Yeamans

Youngdude: I'm guessing the Rockets were glued to the hat, not the hat to his head. Although I could, of course, be wrong, that would explain the chinstrap.

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterACF

I have so enjoyed these reruns. They're all pure genious.

I'm glad to hear you're recovering well from your tonsillectomy. :)

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterVictoria

Perhaps the chinstrap is glued to his chin?

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterstuck

Hey, wait a minute...Why did Omnipresent Man ask why the Knifeketeer became the Knifeketeer? Wasn't he there when the Knifeketeer's parents got slapped to death, and when he decieded to take up knife play, etc? I'm guessing the details are unimportant <_<.

July 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLord Justice

@John: That would probably be Magic. Though the point is moot, since I don't think City Of Heroes has Omnipresent Man's power set anyway.

July 13, 2011 | Unregistered Commentersnowyowl

@Lord Justice: Maybe it happened before Omnipresent Man won his powers.

July 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRich

The origins of the Knifeketeer may be your greatest work of comic genius ever. Feel free to prove me wrong.

July 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTygerblade

Scott, you misspelled "plausible" as the title of the comic.

July 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFan

In panel 3, should that be "contact bridge?"

July 15, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterme2

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