Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Reign of the Supermen #97: Superbman

Source: What The--!? #2 (1988) and #7 (1990)
Type: PasticheA couple years after he started on Superman, John Byrne returned to Marvel and the Fantastic(al) Four to byrne burn himself in a Mad Magazine manner as Superbman, AKA Park Bench, was manipulated into entering a Marble Comic by Dr. Bloom so that he would (naturally) be forced to fight other heroes.

2 comments:

googum said...

That is a pretty good one...lots of little in-joke digs at Byrne's own Superman work, like his force-field thingus, Supes' hair growing, being a ladykiller.

kingbeauregard said...

My favorite part was the observation that it's impossible to write "funny" Thing dialogue without it sounding 100% authentic.