The Orb attacks Johnny Blaze and Stunt-Master during a show. Also, Karen Page, who left Matt Murdock to pursue show business, somehow ended up in a biker circus.
But that’s not the weirdest thing—Richard and Wendy Pini are also in the show, doing special effects. Who are they? Well, as any true 1970s/’80s comic geek knows, they were the cocreators of the most successful independent comic of all time, Elfquest. Wendi was also a renowned cosplayer—from before it was even called cosplay. It was just wearing a costume.
The story ends with another “big reveal” of Orb without his eye-helmet, showing how ugly he’s supposed to be. But unlike in Marvel Team-Up #15, he looks more old than ugly here.
I’m wondering if every Orb appearance will follow this same pattern.
Creators: Tony Isabella and George Tuska (#14) and Bob Brown (#15)
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