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i <3 rocket hat. he's my fave!
Tell me The Judger can nod disapprovingly at something and it bursts into flames. Please. And her headgear is AWESOME.
Is this the first time MacraMayhem has actually appeared?
To your query, no. Macramayhem is quite an old character.
It just struck me that there's an awful lot of Rick in your superhero universe.
I am torn between panels 1 and 4. I gotta go with panel 4 just for the Emperor of the Moon displaying immense foresight for the first time. Though I must say, him facing the Knifeketeer would be mighty interesting. I also realized how much I want to see a super-version of Mullet Boss, be it hero or villain.
Are those knives or swords stuck in the back of MacraMayhem? If so, why is the blade sticking out of his shoulder? Where is the knife handle? no blood either. Oh wait, maybe they are macrame tools used to entwine people.
They are a pair of knitting needles and a gigantic crochet hook. ~Missy
I would like to support the commenter above me. The world NEEDS a super-version of Mullet Boss (although I'm pretty sure it must be a villain).
"I want to see a super-version of Mullet Boss, be it hero or villain"
He's a hero, but he's also kind of a dick
"They are a pair of knitting needles and a gigantic crochet hook. ~ Missy"
@ aSimplerSimon wrote: "I want to see a super-version of Mullet Boss, be it hero or villain."
Try this on:
We need a supervillan/hero for Al (Missy's friend). She could be a great nemesis/sidekick for the Judger.
"It just struck me that there's an awful lot of Rick in your superhero universe."
I think it's a lack of other people in that universe.
I like the idea of a Mullet Boss anti-hero. His strength is paying people who don't work, and his weakness is hiring people who don't work. Oh, the angst! Wolverine would even feel sorry for the guy.
I know who they are, but who's that guy?
Well done. You explained everything in 4 panels through awesome dialogue... which is much better than the inner-monologue that comic books use to waste their first page.
You know DC holds copyright to the name "Legion of Super Heroes," right? Might I suggest a derivative name, like "Crew of Crime Fighters" or "Squad of Semi-Super Heroes." (I mean, Rocket Hat is legit, but the rest? "Semi-Super" is being generous.)
Is that Legion like the real Legion, with Bouncing Boy, and Matter-Eater Lad? (The rejected Arm-fall-off Boy)
If ever a movie were made of these characters (fans of BI can only hope), then the actor who played Dante in Clerks is clearly meant to play the role of Rocket Hat! After all, Scott would be in every scene as Omnipresent Man.
Bwahahaha. "Legion of Superheroes" - you think up the dumbest, corniest thing you can intending it to be a parody and end up being *exactly the same* as the thing you intended to parody...thus proving the true corniness of the source material. :)
Reminds me of when the Penny Arcade guys were doing a D&D parody a while back and invented the word "Shodowfell" as a goofy name for a "Dark-bad" kind of fantasy place. Turned out the official D&D setting/canon actually had a real place called "the Shadowfell" already. :)
Oddly, his second question was going to be "Do any of you have some lip balm I can use?".
Athena needs a superhero alter ego.
Rocket Hat. His hat speaks for itself... no, there was one in Harry Potter that did that... his hat speaks for him... no, it doesn't do that either. Okay, I'm confused.
@Chubby MonkeyI believe Al was the female Rocket Hat. Another brilliant superhero instruction.
My favorite villain is still "Man Crush". Seriously, pure genius.
It took me a while to realize that the Emperor of the Moon actually has two reasons to rethink the partnership.
One is that MacraMayham seems to think he needs to make clear that the Knifeketeer uses knives to stab people. Because that's not actually in the name of the Knifeketeer or anything.
The other is that the Knifeketeer is actually the Emperor of the Moon! Well, his clone or something anyway. It's not clear how "Rick" can be Mr. Everywhere, the Knifeketeer, and the Emperor of the Moon. But I'm sure it all makes (non)sense somehow.
Can we expect a villain alter ego for Mullet Boss? You know, to nag MacraMayhem to fill out his RJ-17 form?
Myself, I always prefer the straight-up introduction, reintroduction, or "the story so far" section over informa-action sequences, but this strip might be an exception.
I add my vote for mullet-boss in the super-universe