Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Costume Hall of Shame - Fireball
Roy Thomas ripped off this character's name from a character who was a rip-off of the Human Torch in a Freedom Fighters story arch ten years earlier. When you rip-off a rip-off, you've really let it rip (so to speak).
It's not so much the lavender as it is how she was drawn in this pic. Wow. I'm the first person to admit that women aren't drawn realistically in comics, but...wow. Made her a little hippy, don't you think?
As she is drawn throughout the rest of the story, she is drawn more normally as defined by comic-book standards. I'm just surprised the inker or the editor didn't put a stop to this unflattering shot, complete with what is crassly refered to as a "camel toe." Oy.