Sunday, June 22, 2014

Why Spider-Ham?

Peter Porker, the Amazing Spider-ham first appeared in the one-shot humor comic book Marvel Tails Starring Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham #1, which was then followed by an ongoing bi-monthly series, Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham. The series lasted 17 issues, all of which were published under Marvel's Star Comics imprint.

Porker, in his spider-themed alter-ego's first adventure teamed up with other heroes, such as Captain Americat, Hulk-Bunny (Bruce Bunnyer?), Deerdevil, Goose Rider, Ducktor Doom, Raven the Hunter and the Fantastic Fur (they were cats).

When Spider-Ham accidentally travels to the Marvel Zombies universe, he is suddenly zombified by a group of zombies, namely Colonel America, Hulk, and Wolverine. It appears that he is directly shot on the head by an energy bullet by the Earth 616's Ultron, effectively killing him but, in a zombie state, Spider-Ham turned into... Ham-ibal Lecter.

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1 comment:

  1. SPIDER-HAM: Pig by Day. Ham by Night.

    PANEL 1
    Establishing shot of Homer Simpson's house.

    BANNER: Springfield... doesn't matter which State.

    HOMER (OP): ♪Spider-Pig! Spider-Pig! Does whatever Spider-Pig does!♪

    PANEL 2
    Tight on HOMER SIMPSON. He smiling joyously and is holding something or someone up but we can't see it or him.

    HOMER: ♪Can he swing from a web? No, he can't. He's a pig. Look out!♪

    PANEL 3
    Reveal what Homer is holding up. It's SPIDER-HAM! And he looks grouchy.

    HOMER: ♪He is the Spider-Pig!♪
    SPIDER-HAM: It's HAM. I'm Spider-HAM!


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