Pack rats illustrated in comic books

The website Comics Alliance, as its name suggests, covers comic books and all things related to the comic book industry. Reader Haley called our attention to the site to check out the post “Super-Hero Hoarders. The 7 Biggest Pack-Rats In Comics.”

Art often mimics life, so it’s not surprising that fictional characters struggle with clutter the same as everyone else. I really liked #4, Rick Jones’ illustrated mess. From the article:

At first glance, it’s pretty easy to call Rick Jones out for hoarding super-hero contacts. Over the course of his existence in the Marvel Universe, he’s sidekicked for the Hulk, Captain Marvel, Captain America, ROM: Spaceknight and the entire Avengers team, and been singled out as the bearer of the Destiny Force, which was so complicated that even Curt and Chris won’t touch it.

In reality, though — or at least, in one reality — Rick’s a straight up legitimate hoarder: In the alternate universe of “Future Imperfect,” the Hulk ends up killing all of the other super-heroes and super-villains, leaving Rick to amass a pretty hefty collection of memorabilia

Check out the full article to learn who took the top spot.

6 Comments for “Pack rats illustrated in comic books”

  1. posted by scrapnmklady on

    First Comic Books, next CSI episodes! Next week’s episode of CSI (Vegas) is about a crime scene at a ‘hoarder’s home’…

  2. posted by Another Deb on

    To my great relief, there were no items that suggested that the Tick was amongst his collection.

  3. posted by Tabbycat on

    I loved the Tick!

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    posted by tmichelle on

    I have seasons 1 and 2 of The Tick on DVD!

  5. posted by Marc Morgan on

    Very funny! Its amazing how much time and details go into these drawings.

  6. posted by Denise on

    Broken bricks? Broken Doctor Octopus arms? blech!

    On the PLUS side, the plants are lush and healthy!

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