Thursday, October 21, 2010

Thunderstrike Just Got MORE 90s

I think it's fairly apparent that I'm a fan of 90s Marvel.

From the artificial angst and the constant grimaces, to the leather jackets and dark sunglasses, the 90s was a very... special time. And as the years have gone by, the books have just gotten better. Well, better in an MST3K kinda way maybe.

Anyway, lately I've been intrigued by Thunderstrike. After rereading the first issue, I found myself pretty stoked for the character and the new series. I mean, sure it's cheesy and written by Tom DeFalco, but I'm sure it won't be that bad. Right?

At least I thought so, until I saw this in the Marvel January Solicts:

It's like they're actively trying to get me to not read it. Don't get me wrong, I think mohawks and lighting are as awesome as the next guy, but this is just... not right. He looks like a he's in some kind of deranged Kid N'Play/Poison cover band.


Well, I'm sure it'll be a fun read in 2020.


  1. You should post some circa 1990s pictures of yourself displaying artificial angst and grimaces. We'll make .gifs

  2. That's not a bad idea.

    Although, I don't know if I'm a good enough actor to pull of Artificial Angst. Not even in a bad 90s way.

    But I'm totally gonna start scanning in crazy grimaces. Keep an eye out.