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"Most superheroic pseudonyms are intended to be understood metaphorically. Iron Man isn't really a man made of iron. Green Lantern isn't a piece of verdant camping equipment, and, by and large, the Beast is in fact a lovely fellow. When it comes to superheroes whose names can be taken literally, or, better yet, at--ahem--face value, there's no more outstanding example than the Eye."

--Jon Morris, The League of Regrettable Superheroes, 46.


The Eye first appeared in Keen Detective Funnies vol. 2 #12 (Centaur Publications, Dec. 1939). Story and art by Frank Thomas. Public domain scans courtesy of ComicBookPlus.com.

















Date: 2016-02-13 02:17 am (UTC)
ozaline: (Default)
From: [personal profile] ozaline
What he doesn't even use "Eye as a personal pronoun," what a rip-off.

Also this is weird.

Date: 2016-02-13 02:51 am (UTC)
alschroeder3: (Default)
From: [personal profile] alschroeder3
Then Eternity captured him in an amulet and gave it to the Ancient One who in turn gave it to Stephen Strange...

Date: 2016-02-13 03:14 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
I was thinking of the Eye of Agamotto as I was reading this too.

Date: 2016-02-13 05:46 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
The eye is certainly interesting.

Though for a do-anything character, he kinda works in a circular way.

Date: 2016-02-13 01:18 pm (UTC)
deh_tommy: (Default)
From: [personal profile] deh_tommy
EYE WIN. EYE IS ORDER. EYE IS ALL.

Date: 2016-02-13 01:47 pm (UTC)
janegray: (Default)
From: [personal profile] janegray
Now I want to see his origin story.

Date: 2016-02-13 01:59 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] astrakhan42
[Rusty Venture] Flying eye! [/Rusty Venture]

Date: 2016-02-13 03:18 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
The Emerald Empress has a rival worthy of her at last!

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