Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed #44!

STATUS: Essentially, True

Few comic book one-shots have gone through as many iterations as the comic book project that eventually resulted in 1989's release of Fred Hembeck Destroys the Marvel Universe.

Originally, the project (which was to follow up Fred's successful "Fantastic Four Roast" for the FF's 20th Anniversary) was to be released soon after, in 1984. Here is Fred's own account of what went wrong,

So, here is the page that really caused the most fuss - the Weisinger sequence, courtesy of Fred's excellent site, www.hembeck.com.

Thanks also to Fred for suggesting this tale!!

Well, that's it for this week, thanks for stopping by!

Feel free to drop off any urban legends you'd like to see featured!!

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