Sunday, December 28, 2014

Art Institute of Zwen: Fred Hembeck's Colossal Boy

The Legion makes two appearances in Abbott & Costello Meet The Bride of Hembeck by Fred Hembeck. One was just a sight-gag comparing the Legion to a buffalo stampede as "Fred" is trampled by "every cartoonist's worst nightmare: every member of the Legion of Super-Heroes....even Tyroc...!" 
The other reference is more important to the DC Super Star Holiday Special we reviewed last week. In this realm where ALL comic-book characters interact with each other, Colossal Boy tells Invisible Girl/Woman how he feels about being "outed" as Jewish....

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