Thursday, November 24, 2011
Happy Thanksgiving, Mystery Men! Style
Now then, on to the goodies. When I was a kid, we used to do these book orders in elementary school. One of the items we could get from these four-page "catalogs" was a subscription to one of two magazines (I think one was four younger kids, the other for older kids, though which is which I don't remember), Bananas and Dynamite. One little article from Dynamite that stuck with me was about "Zero Heroes". Apparently, these less-than-stellar superheroes were created by B. K. Taylor as a set of stickers. Years later (now, in fact) I managed to find them online (amazing, isn't it) and happily present you a hero for the holiday (well, kinda).
The Great Gobbler
According to the back of the sticker, the Great Gobbler had some exciting adventures, but his series was finally cancelled because, no matter how exciting they were, people couldn't get over the fact that he was just a big turkey.
Cover image above from retroCRUSH.
Posted by John Matthew Stater at 8:52 AM
Labels: holidays, Mystery Men, RPG, RPG Hub, Strange Interlude, superhero
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Happy Thanksgiving to my fave game writer! Congrats on all your well-deserved success!ReplyDelete
Happy Thanksgiving sir! I remember Dynamite and Bananas with great fondness.ReplyDelete
Happy Thanksgiving! I've got an old copy of Dynamite with Sleestaks on the cover, what a great magazine!ReplyDelete
Hey, I remember Erin Gray fondly. Oh, Dynamite too.ReplyDelete