Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Freakazoid Supes

Going back one more time to that list of 10 Worst 90s Character Revamps that provided the spark for my recent focus on the comics of that decade, you'll notice that at No. 5 is Superman during the brief, but not brief enough, period when they completely changed his powers and costume.  I was reminded that I used to refer to this version of the character as the "Freakazoid Superman", after the Steven Spielberg produced Warner Brothers TV cartoon of a couple of years earlier.  These two images should illustrate why:

Hilarious as Electric Supes was,however, Freakazoid! was, of course, much funnier. Not to mention a better super-hero story, as well.

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