One could almost say of 1990s MARVEL that they were
While Joe and I were doing the end-of-year inventory counts today we were doing as I would imagine you all think we do in our spare time - and that is talk about Truly Crappy Comics. Truly Crappy Comics come in many forms and from many (all) publishers, but today's specimen is CAPTAIN AMERICA #395 (Marvel Comics, December 1991). What cosmic horror could stop both Cap and guest-star Thor in their tracks? Behold:
Yes, that terrifying nightmare fodder... dough. Eeek. They're really scraping the bottom of the bowl here. I tried to read this thing but I got hung up on the image of the Red Skull in a hot tub (!!!) chatting up The Viper, a scene which eventually leads to her joining the Skull for a bit of frolic in said tub, kinda like a giant bucket of villain borscht. The result of this tryst leads to this dialog by a (dis)robed Viper:
"You're an intriguing man, Skull, and a far better physical specimen than I'd have imagined."
Eww. Just eww.
Oh, and the dreaded dripping dough? Why that was the "malleable monster known as DOUGHBOY!"
Dowhatnow? Never heard of him. And I wish I never had. I give this comic an 8 on a scale of 1-to-Craptacular.
Hey, do you smell YEAST?