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February 3, 2012

#1012: Wrong Superhero

Wrong Superhero

[[A giant praying mantis and its legion of regular-sized praying mantises attacks a team of scientists. Two of them fight back, with a gun and a baseball bat respectively, while a third is in the mantis’ clutches, held aloft by his foot, his goggles falling off his face. Bullets whiz by the giant mantis’ head, and a fourth scientist hides behind a desk, on which rests a microscope and an Erlenmeyer flask. A man in a cape approaches the hiding scientist.]]

Caped man: Ah, no – you wanted


mology-Man, spelled with an “N.” See, it’s from the Greek


, meaning “insect,” which is itself the neuter form of


, meaning “segmented” or…