Real Name: Unrevealed
Occupation: Unrevealed (probably something in academia)
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Hulk (Bruce Banner)
Enemies: Formerly the Hulk
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unrevealed
First Appearance: Crazy Magazine#75 (June, 1981)
Powers/Abilities: Harvard-Man can fly and has a mind like a steel-thesaurus, enabling him to utilize an impressive vocabulary when he converses with others, sufficient to overwhelm lesser intellects and drive them into submission.
History: (Crazy Magazine#75) - When the Hulk bounded
into the city looking forward to having a great time smashing everything,
he was intercepted by the verbose Harvard-Man. The hero bombarded the Hulk
with a series of queries regarding the rampaging beast's infantile violent
machinations, and the Hulk began succumbing to the verbiage bombardment.
Concluding that he only had one chance, the Hulk desperately threw a packet
of Mostest Hinkies at Harvard-Man, who to his horror realized that
he could not resist consuming the golden structures of spongy dough.
excessive sugar in the confectionery sent Harvard-Man's IQ into a downward
spiral, and soon Harvard-Man was no more intelligent than the Hulk, dumping
his briefcase, tie and boater in the trash and expressing the desire to go
to the city and smash things too. The Hulk gladly acquiesced to this request,
feeling the pair would have fun together, and they bounded off in
Comments: Created by Allan Kupperberg (writer and artist).
earliest parody of Hostess ads that I know of, Harvard-Man is really no less
inane than many of the villains who appeared in the genuine ads, and there's
nothing to say he couldn't be active on Earth-616.
Profile by Loki.
Harvard-Man has no known connections to
Mostest Hinkies were irresistibly tasty cream-filled soft dough confectionery, whose sugar content was so high that it caused almost instantaneous I.Q. loss, a detail they used as a marketing tool, proudly proclaiming "You get brain-decay every day with Mostest Hinkies!"
images: (without ads)
Crazy Magazine#75, back cover, pan2 (main image)
Crazy Magazine#75, back cover, pan3 (Harvard-Man unleashes his devastating vocabulary)
Crazy Magazine#75, back cover, pan5 (Harvard-Man succumbs to the insidious Mostest Hinkies)
Crazy Magazine#75, back cover, pan6 (Harvard-Man smash!)
Crazy Magazine#75, back cover, pan6 (Mostest Hinkies).
Last updated: 02/10/14
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