Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Lame superheros

Inaudible Man
Donning his amazing cloak of inaudibility, Inaudible Man enters the lift amongst the evil supervillains, and lets fly with the most amazing series of farts that you have ever not heard in your life!

Non-existent Man
When mild-mannered Clinton Kurt puts on his Anti-ontogenical ring, he gains amazing powers of non-existence that allows him to enter into the very ranks of an army of psychopathic genocidal maniacs with demonic powers, and combat them with complete and utter nothingness.

Superfluous Man
He, also, can leap tall buildings in a single bound! He can outrace speeding trains - as well! In addition, he is faster than a flying bullet! And plus, he just saved the entire galaxy from being blown to smithereens by a zillion Ultraatomic bombs with his amazing powers, not to mention also, in addition, and as well! He is...

WILD CHEERING MOB PILES ONTO THE BLOG, SHOUTING: Look! Superman has just saved Paris Hilton's puppy from getting a paper cut! HOORAY FOR SUPERMAN!



Mild Colonial Boy, Esq. said...

Steve said...

I assume you know and like the song "Particle Man" by They Might be Giants? It's a real singalong favourite.

TimT said...

Heh, that's the one that MCB linked, Steve.

Dan the VespaMan said...

As long as they wear underpants on the outside of their trousers and capes for no good reason, they're allright by me.

Mitzi G Burger said...

Michael Chabon's 'The Adventures of Kevalier and Clay' is all about Jewish and gay superheroes in not so subtle disguise. A fine and entertaining read.

TimT said...

I have several Chabon books, most of which I've read, including that one, though I've avoided it for a while because it looks as if it may require a tad more time and commitment than the other two (Gentlemen of the Road and the Yiddish Policemens). Look forward to reading it, someday.

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