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Great Moments In Comic Book History: Darkhawk #27 (Marvel, May 1993)

16 Aug

August 16, 2021

With Marvel relaunching 90’s hero Darkhawk, I thought it was a good opportunity to revisit an issue of his first series, from 1993.

Darkhawk issue 27 is a team-up with the New Warriors, themselves a team created in the boom-era 1990’s. This is the second part of a storyline called Shattered Fates, in which Zarrko, a bald, paunchy time-traveling villain who is inexplicably dressed in the same green jumpsuit Dr. Octopus wears, has offered the heroes to go back in time and fix some wrong of their choosing in exchange for helping him in some vague plan of his to save the future.

Zarrko is a time traveler, much like Kang the Conqueror (who also wears green. Hmmm…) He is attended by his fearsome thug, Servitor. How fearsome is he? Check this out.

That slice of pizza never stood a chance.

What better way to show your power, your awesome might, to intimidate your opponents and forestall all defiance than to vaporize a slice of cold pizza that has displeased your master?

This is why Kang is the baddie of the next wave of the MCU and not Zarrko.

Darkhawk 27 was written by Danny Fingeroth, penciled by Tod Smith, inked by Chris Ivy, colored by Troy Sayers, and lettered by Bill Oakley. Pizza by Original Rays Pizza.

And as a side note, look how awed the heroes are in the last panel. I bet The Avengers would not have been one bit impressed.

Top Ten Foods To Avoid

26 Oct

October 26, 2018

With the stunning announcement that the McRib is coming back next week rocking the world, The Editors and Staff of Mr. Blog’s Tepid Ride (Home of the Nearly OK Blog) would like to offer this public service announcement.

 

10- I Can’t Believe It’s Not Gluten!
9- Catch of The Day? The Flu
8- Cajun-style wine
7- Roadkill a’la carte
6- “Clammy” Chowder
5- Liverloaf
4- Anything where the main ingredient is “musk”
3- Prison stew
2- Taco Bell
1- Yuri’s Genuine Ukraine Pizza

 

 

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