Sandman and Hydroman spend a whole issue trying to impress a gal from a bar…
…and avoiding the cops.
It’s kind of cute. Two big super-powered doofuses causing havoc over a local girl. Then Spider-Man comes along and ducks…
…and the villains crash into each other, becoming…
The girl they’ve been fighting over immediately sells them to a promoter, who puts show girls all around them and exploits them. Eventually, they go nuts and break out–just like King Kong.
In the end, Spider-Man takes them down.
Lots of fun. I’m enjoying Denny’s run. Of course, the fact that Romita draws it helps a lot. I also acknowledge my sentimental attachment to these issues–I was eleven when I started reading them, and I thought they were totally the shit.
Creators: Denny O’Neil and John Romita, Jr.