Reign of the Supermen #282: Captain Everything

Source: Cerebus #56-57, normalman #1-12 (1983-85), and a few appearances since
Type: SpoofAs mentioned yesterday, Valentino's normalman actually split Superman into two figures. One was normalman himself, the only regular guy rocketed to a planet of superhumans. The other was Captain Everything. With the power to "negate the laws of physics and create new powers for the sake of the plot, his only weakness is his stupidity, which interferes with his powers". That's not far off from the Silver Age versions of Superman and Superboy, if you change "stupidity" for "insanity". Captain Everything is part of normalman's entourage and also a member of the Justice League of Society.

And though he doesn't share Superman's origin story, he does have the look. That's Superman's head on Mighty Mouse's body. And in case anyone would be confused by a single letter on someone's chest (to be fair, he lives on a superhuman world where everyone wears such a costume), he's been good enough to spell out his name for us. None of that "What does the E stand for?" business* for Captain Everything.

*Such as:
"It stands for Everything."
"No, Everything."
"So every word that starts with E?"
"like epoxy and elephant and essayist?"
"No, Everything."
"You mean other letters too?"
"What other letters?"
"Well, wait, let me ask you a different question: Who's on first?"



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