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FORBUSH MAN

Real Name: Irving Forbush, Esq.

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-665) human (Homo Inferior)

Occupation: Adventurer;
former employee at Bed, Bath and Beyonder, guidance counselor, geek for hire, water boy, janitor at Marvel Comics, image consultant, hairdresser, claw sharpener, pet shop boy, substitute host, "Back to School Thinking Cap" salesman, boy commando, scorecard salesman, sword sharpener, resident Spaceknight, official mascot, cosmic defender, corner symbol, artist-in-residence at Marvel Comics (Earth-9047), gofer at Marble Comics (Earth-665), guidance counselor

Group Membership: None;
formerly New Paramounts of Earth-616 (Bulk/David Beiderbecke, Charlie America, Giant-Sam/Sam Parkin), New Worriers of Earth-9047 (Firestarter, Goofball, Namorette, Night Splasher, Nova Kid), Forbie Force of Earth-9047 (Colander-Girl, Jones Boy/Rick Jones), Sentinels of Stupidity, Forbush League Antarctica of Earth-9047, Forbush League International of Earth-9047, X-Forbush of Earth-9047, S.H.E.E.S.H. (Dumb Dumb, Knock Furious, Jimmy Woo-Hoo, others), Merry Marble Marching Society, Marble Comics Bullpen ("Jolly" Sol Brodsky, "Groovy" Gary Friedrich, Jack "King" Kirby, Aunt Petunia, "Smilin'" Stan Lee, "Merry" Marie Severin, Artie Simek, Tom Sutton, "Rascally" Roy Thomas)

Affiliations: Auntie Mayhem, Damon, Joe Di Forbushio, Doctor Derange, Echhs-Men (Angel-Face, Beastly, Cyclomps, Marble Girl), Prof. Albert "Itchy" Forbush, Clapboard Q. Forbush, Drew "True Blue" Forbush, Ret. Hon. Foswick J. Forbush, Hopalong Forbush, "Honest" John T. Forbush, Marvin Forbush, Methusalah "Methy" Forbush, Myron Forbush, Quentin Forbush, Tyrone Forbush, Human Scorch, Iron Man, Lockjaw, the Marble Comics Bullpen ("Jolly" Sol Brodsky, "Groovy" Gary Friedrich, Jack "King" Kirby, Aunt Petunia, "Smilin'" Stan Lee, "Merry" Marie Severin, Artie Simek, Tom Sutton, "Rascally" Roy Thomas, John Verpoorten), the Monster Cheese (Baron von Doomenstein, others), Phantom Beagle, Prince No-More the Sunk-Mariner, Pythias, Red Skull, Revengers (Black Panter, Golightly/Giant-Sam, Hogeye, Wisp), Scaredevil, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, S.H.E.E.S.H. (Dumb Dumb, Knock Furious, Jimmy Woo-Hoo, others), Shmederick, Shmodin, Spidey-Man, Try-Tin;
Earth-616 natives: Ant-Man (Scott Lang), Beyond Corporation, Dave, Deadpool ("Wade Wilson"), Doctor Strange (Stephen Strange), Forbush Dinosaur, Forbush Girl, Groot, the Homosexuality (Midniteman, Polestar, Slightly Creepy Policewoman, Sun King), Howard the Duck, Aleksander Lukin,
Meredith, New Paramounts (Bulk/David Beiderbecke, Charlie America, Giant-Sam/Sam Parkin), Punisher (Frank Castle), Red Skull (Johann Shmidt), Rocket Raccoon, Shiklah, S.I.L.E.N.T., Squirrel Girl (Doreen Green), Squirrelpool, the Surgery (Doctor Headless, Doctor Injectable, Doctor Meatball, Doctor NoSexy), Tippy-Toe, the Vestry (Abbess Horror, Father Pain, Inquisitor, Red Rosary, Reverend Guilt), Nancy Whitehead, X-Babies (Colossus, Cyclops, Nightcrawler, Kitty Pryde, Rogue, Storm, Wolverine), Charles Xavier
Earth-8311 natives: Spider-Ham (Peter Porker)
Earth-9047 natives: The Agents of Brooke Shields (Nick Furry, numerous Brooke Shields lookalikes), Auntie Mayhem, Blob, Steve Buccellato, Bulk, Candy Cane, Captain America, the Clan of the Cave Babes (Boom Boom, Dawn, others), Colander-Girl, the Commissary (Henry Peter Gyration, others), Cookies, Crystal, Cyclops, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Falcon, the Ghost of Deadlines Past, Ghost Rider/Ghost Writer, Glenda the Good Wench, Granny A-Go-Go, Impy, In Box, the Incredible Hack, Iron Man, Ivory Wench (circa 1692 A.D.), Rick Jones, Judge Hathhorny (circa 1692 A.D.), Juggernaut, Ka-Mart the Blue Light Savage, Karnak, Stan Lee, Lumpjaw, Magneto, Mantis, Marvel Balls (Black Bounce, Captain Marvel Ball, Ghost Rider, Ghost Roller, She-Bubbles, Spider-Man, Subunderhander, Wonder Ball), Medusa/Medoozy, Carol Merrill, Milk, Namor the Sub-Mariner, the New Worriers (Firestarter, Goofball, Namorette, Night Splasher/Night Thrasher, Nova Kid), Nightcat, Out Box, Carl Potts, the Pulverizer, Puppy, Pyro, Rom, She-Rick, Jim Shooter, Speedball, Spider-Man, the Spirit of the Comics Code Authority, Star-Lord, Starship Booby Prize crew (Mr. Choke-Off, Oborohura, Mr. Shlock, Mr. Squat, others), Pat Steverson, Thing, Sara Thos, Tuskmaster, Volstagg, the Watcher, White Queen, X-Men (Colossus, Dazzler, Nightcrawler, Kitty Pryde, Storm, Wolverine), numerous other heroes and villains
Earth-86051: Orko
Earth-89923 natives:
Wolverina
Extradimensional natives:
John Candy, Elvira, Mighty Mouse

Enemies
: The Blechh Knight, Dang the Conqueror, Doctor Loom, Kobra, Magneat-o, Mr. Hide'n Seek, Scarlett Wench, Slicksilver, Strangie, Toadstool, Mr. A.Tuna, the Yellow Paw;
Earth-616: Jason Aaron, Adorable X-Babies, Beast of Botswana, Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, Nandy, the Nextwave Squad (Elsa Bloodstone, the Captain, Monica Rambeau, Tabitha Smith, Aaron Stack/X-51), Paen-Umbra, Spiral, Veech, Stephen Wacker;
Earth-999:
Special Legion of Machine Avengers Executive
Earth-8311: Ironing Boar (Won-Ton Warthog)
Earth-9047: Capt. Bill Quirk, Doctor Doom, Dumsday, Dracula, Foolkiller, Frank the Brusher, Frankenstein's Monster, the Ghost of Deadlines Past, Fred Hembeck, Juggernut, Kingpin, Living Mummy, Marble Comics (Terry Kavanagh, others), Mongooses, Negative Forbush Man, Punisher, Red Sulk, Rex the Tiny-Saurus, Rhinose, Santa Claus, She-Hulk, the Specter of Early Cancellation, Thanos/Tanhose, Werewolf by Night, Dr. Frederick Worthless
Earth-85481 natives: Heathcliff

Known Relatives: Stan Forbush (father), Jacqueline Forbush (mother), Mayhem (aunt), Benny (uncle), Seymour Frisby (uncle), Lance, Melvin (cousins);
presumably Joe Di Forbushio, Prof. Albert "Itchy" Forbush, Ambidextrous Forbush, Clapboard Q. Forbush, Drew "True Blue" Forbush, Errol Forbush, Ret. Hon. Foswick J. Forbush, "Handsome" Harry Forbush, Hedda Forbush, Hopalong Forbush, "Honest" John T. Forbush, Lefty Forbush, Marilyn Forbush, Marvin Forbush, Methusalah Forbush, Myron Forbush, Oswald Forbush, Quentin Forbush, Rembrandt J. Forbush, Righty Forbush, Rock Forbush, Sidney Forbush, Tyrone Forbush, Shmederick (unspecified relatives);
possibly Murray Forbush (uncle, see comments), Granny A-Go-Go (grandmother-see comments)

Aliases: "Agent of S.H.E.E.S.H.," the Amazing Punishing Wolver-Forbush, "the Anxious One," "Beach Boy," "Beanhead," "Big Boy," "Bucket-Face," "Bum," "Calendar Boy," Captain Quirk, Celestial Sean Penn, Charlie America, "Clown," Corporal America, "Critical Mess," Cousin Fred, "Cutie," Dark Forbush-Man, "Fearless, Fighting Fanatic," "Fester," "Fool of Xmas Past," "Forbie," "Forbush," Forbush-Man, Forbush-Man Lite, " Forbush P.I., "Forby," "Forby Baby," "Friendly Neighborhood Non-Entity in the Frantic Fright-Helmet," "Furnstein," G.I. Shmoe, He-Hunk, "Honorable Sir," "Honest Irv," Iron Boy, "Irv," "Kettle-Dome," "Kid," King, "the Little Crumb," "Lowlife," "Mac," "the Man of the Hour," "Man without a Clue," "the Mess of the Minute," "Mighty Forbush," "Mighty King," "Mortal," "Motorola," "Mutated Muppet," "Pal," Pitt Boy,"the Pixelated Pride of Marbledom," "Pot-Head," Capt. Jim Quirk,"Sentinel of Stupidity," "Short-Light-and-Scrawny," "Shorty," "Slob," "Sonny," "Stumpy," "the Superhero Schlemiel," "Sweetie,""This Tin Head," "the Way-Out Wonder," the Werewolf, "Wise Guy," "X-Farce," "You Drooling Milksop," "You Masher," "You Ridiculous Moron"

Base of Operations: Mobile throughout Earth-616;
formerly an apartment on Earth-9047, the Home for Dead and Forgotten Comic Book Characters, Earth-9047; the Forbush Annex, Stark Enterprises, Earth-665; an apartment in New York City, New York, USA, Earth-665

First Appearance: (as Irving Forbush, "photo" & mentioned only): Snafu I#1 (November, 1955);
(as Forbush Man, on a front cover only, back towards the reader): Not Brand Echh I#1 (August, 1967);
(as Forbush Man, fully seen in-story): Not Brand Echh I#5 (December, 1967)

Powers/Abilities: Normally, Forbush Man had no superhuman powers, other than sheer dumb luck, which allowed him to fumble his way to victory numerous times. In fact, his strength level was below that of an average adult, once measured as being equal to that of Drew Barrymore as a child. Not one to bathe regularly, Forbush Man's bodily stench would sometimes grow to an unbearable degree, sufficient enough to down the superhumanly strong and durable alien Dumsday. As an additional "superpower," Forbush Man was the last to know anything.

He occasionally used other weapons including a rope/anchor to swing from rooftops, laundry starch to freeze enemies where they stood, a bag of handy disguises, a fly swatter, a pop-gun, suction cups that he could attach to his hands and feet to scale walls and a stash of the Punisher's guns, whose kickback was strong enough to drive Forbush Man into the ground. He also had a Battle Helmet, which was composed of metal more durable than his traditional stainless steel or cast iron cookware helmet, and an armored "F" symbol that could be worn on the front of his costume to protect from gunfire, although he never actually used either of these. Forbush Man also sometimes carried his own theme music into battle by playing it on a phonograph.

On Earth-665 and Earth-9047, Forbush Man existed as a living work of art, which allowed him to erased without injury and redrawn elsewhere, effectively allowing him to teleport. After being granted a No-Prize on Earth-9047, Forbush Man gained the mysterious No-Power, a power that no one was aware did anything at all and he developed his own language, Forbush-speak, in which the word "Forbush" was randomly inserted into conversation. He briefly developed the Infinity Wart, a wart on the end of his index finger that could grant his any wish, before it was acquired by Negative Forbush-Man and eventually lanced off.

After being taken to Earth-616, Forbush Man's arm was briefly equipped with a superhumanly strong and durable metal casing and he began carrying some sort of handgun capable of non-fatal injury, even when shooting an enemy in the face. Whether an ability granted to him by the Beyond Corporation or through the use of some sort of special helmet, Forbush Man also briefly had Forbush-Vision, an ability to project nightmarish visions into the minds of anyone who looked under his helmet, causing a victim to psychically live their own worst fears.

Forbush Man suffered from a fear of the dark.

Height: 5'0"
Weight: 98 lbs.
Eyes: Blue, formerly brown, green; red when angry
Hair: Brown

History: (What The--?! I#26/15 (fb) - BTS) - Irving Forbush was born in 1968 (see comments).

(Gamer's Handbook of the Marvel Universe: 1989 Character Updates - Forbush Man entry (fb) - BTS) - Wherever Irving Forbush was born, those present wouldn't admit it.

(Not Brand Echh I#8/3 (fb) - BTS) - As a teenager, Irving Forbush's teen idols were war comics hero Knock Furious as well as Bonnie and Clyde.

(Snafu I#1 (fb) - BTS) - Irving Forbush founded Snafu magazine, while Marvin Forbush "losted" it.

(Snafu I#1 - BTS) - In the first issue of Snafu magazine, Irving Forbush was credited as the magazine's founder and a photo of a whistling Irving Forbush was used at the header of the "Cheesecake" article.

(Snafu I#2 - BTS) - Irving Forbush was again listed as Snafu's founder on the magazine's second issue credits page, along with a note that stated he would be proud of business manager Monroe Froehlich Jr. Irving had a bust of himself made, a photo of which was featured in Snafu#2's "Snafu Salutes the Automotive Invention of the Month: The Gas-Saver!" article. A photo of Irving Forbush was also seen in the Marilyn Monroe calendar section of Snafu#2.



(Snafu I#3 - BTS) - Again listed as Snafu's founder, Irving Forbush was seen in photos staring at women in bathing suits in the "Let 'em Have Cheesecake!" article and wearing a military cap in the "Know Your Armed Forces" article.








(Not Brand Echh I#5/1 - BTS) - Forbush lived with his aunt Mayhem.

(Not Brand Echh I#5/1 (fb) - BTS) - Forbush started to collect autographs of superhumans, heroes and villains alike.

(Not Brand Echh I#5/1 (fb) - BTS) - Forbush began working in the world-famous Marble Bullpen, albeit unpaid he had his own office where he was tasked with doing all the jobs nobody else had time to do.

(Not Brand Echh I#1 (fb) - BTS) - Irving Forbush founded the Not Brand Echh comic book for Marble Comics.

(Not Brand Echh I#1 - BTS) - Irving Forbush was listed as the founder of the Not Brand Echh comic book, while Aunt Petunia was listed as the "loster."

(Not Brand Echh I#2) - Again listed as founder in its second issue, readers were urged to blame Irving Forbush for the book rather than the rest of the book's staff. When the next issue blurb in the book, it was announced that even Irving Forbush himself was excited about the next issue. When questioned about his opinion on the matter, a dozing Irving remained asleep at his desk, his face covered by an issue of Not Brand Echh.

(Not Brand Echh I#3 - BTS) - Irving Forbush was not only proclaimed as the founder of Not Brand Echh but also Marble's answer to Aunt Petunia.


(Not Brand Echh I#5 (fb)) - As an employee of Marble Comics, Irving Forbush was constantly being given jobs like feeding Lockjaw, sparring with the Red Skull or cleaning the broom closet. While going down his list of things to do until the doctor arrived, Irving was ordered to acquire spare parts for Iron Man and then to create loud sound effects for Marble's comics. As his work day came to an end, Irving involved himself with his only hobby: attempting to collect autographs from Marble's heroes. After failing to acquire Scorchy's autograph due to him being chased by Smokey the Bear, Irving visited the YMCA pool in an attempt to get the aquatic Try-Tin's autograph, only to be fooled into thinking Try-Tin was a fish while the real Try-Tin tried to get his attention, only to be told to be quiet by Irving. When he failed to get Try-Tin's autograph as well, the villainous Mr. A.Tuna appeared and told Irving to beat it, as Try-Tin had already left. Irving immediately tried to get A. Tuna to sign an autograph but A. Tuna hit Irving over the head with a trident and reiterated his order for Irving to leave. Irving next attempted to get the super-fast Slicksilver's autograph but Slicksilver refused. Feeling that no one ever paid attention to him, Irving resigned himself to being a born loser, unable to acquire any of the autographs he sought, and he went home for the day. Wishing he was a superhero, Irving Forbush washed dishes for his insulting Auntie Mayhem and thought about the parallels between himself and the heroic Spidey-Man. Annoyed at Irving's obsession with superheroes, Auntie Mayhem asked when Irving was going to get a raise but Irving explained that he wouldn't until Marble began paying him a salary. Reminding him of his successful Uncle Benny, Auntie Mayhem then grew from annoyed to angry at Irving talking about more superheroes and dumped a cooking pot full of food on Irving's head before leaving the room to continue her knitting. Inspired by the perfect fit of the cooking pot, Irving decided to become a superhero. Later, in his secret lab within the Forbush Annex of Stark Enterprises, Irving created eye holes in the cooking pot then grabbed a nice, wool outfit from the clothesline to strike fear in the hearts of evil-doers. Grabbing his rubber galoshes and crafting a cape from an old potato sack, Irving Forbush became Forbush Man and immediately set out to find himself someone to fight. Walking to someone in the street and asking if he had seen any good villains lately, Forbush Man was met with threats of a fat lip before he decided to look in the newspaper to see which villains were loose. When the newspaper vendor angrily reminded Forbush Man that his shop wasn't a library and demanded a dime, Forbush Man announced himself a new superhero but the vendor wasn't impressed and repeated his demands. Immersed in the newspaper, Forbush Man failed to hear the panicked screams of bystanders as the villainous Juggernut approached. Seeing what appeared to be a superhero, Juggernut rushed to attack and the completely oblivious Forbush Man continued on his way unaware, causing Juggernut to hit a lamppost when he bent down to adjust his galoshes. To make sure there were on tight, Forbush Man jumped over a vat of wet cement from the Woebegone World of Marble, accidentally defeating Juggernut, who fell into the wet cement while trying another attack on Forbush Man. At first confused as to why everyone was running towards, Forbush Man soon realized his now-adoring public wanted his autograph and he ran for it after learning he had accidentally defeated Juggernut. Thinking that the public would surely mob him if they knew his true identity, Forbush Man vowed never to remove his helmet out of fear of being hurt by his adoring mob. As Juggernut was carted off in a concrete block, he vowed never again to cross Forbush Man, prompting the city's villains to surrender rather than face Forbush Man, who had so easily defeated Juggernut single-handedly. Forbush Man's home life was also affected by his newfound fame, as he had to leave a specially prepared dummy in his bed for Auntie Mayhem to yell out while he continued his patrol despite people yelling at him to get off their roof.

(Marvel Age I#45 - Forbush Man Handbook entry (fb) - BTS) - Despite his superhero name being a dead giveaway as to his true identity of Irving Forbush, Forbush Man thought his identity was a secret. He soon became a card-carrying member of the Merry Marble Marching Society.

(Not Brand Echh I#5) - Forbush Man defeated the evil Blechh Knight, pinning him to the wall with his own lance and leaving a note on the scene stating "grime does not pay." He followed up that victory by defeating the hideous Mr. Hide'n Seek as police officers Damon and Pythias arrived on the scene. He then managed to defeat the Kobra by freezing him in his tracks using a bucket of laundry starch.

(Not Brand Echh I#7 - BTS) - For the latest issue of Not Brand Echh, Irving Forbush was credited for his job as Marble Comics' popcorn vendor.

(Not Brand Echh I#7) - Advertising Marble's next issue of Not Brand Echh, Forbush Man held up a sign urging readers to buy the next issue despite it featuring his return.

(Not Brand Echh I#8/1) - A group of supervillains ganged up on Forbush Man for forcing their prior surrender. Swinging away from the villains on a boat anchor, Forbush Man was surprised when the rope broke above a manhole, which he fell into, remarking that it was what he got for using hand-me-downs from Gnatman. Fortunately for Forbush Man, while he was in the sewers, the villains all collided with each other thanks to the momentum of their attack and when Forbush Man emerged, the villains had defeated each other. Scurrying home along the city's clotheslines, Forbush Man returned home and minutes later, he had changed back into his Irving Forbush clothes and was being hit with a mom by Auntie Mayhem, who ordered him to get to work. Realizing Auntie Mayhem didn't understand the problems faced by superheroes, Forbush happened to see the Fantastical Four on television and decided that he needed to join a superhero group so he wouldn't be lonely. As he did the dishes, Irving noticed a newspaper article stating that the Revengers, S.H.E.E.S.H. and the Echhs-Men were all looking to recruit and, deciding to apply, Irving snuck past Auntie Mayhem using a plunger to stick to the ceiling. Crashing into the very trashcan he had left his costume, Irving became Forbush Man and was off to apply for the Revengers carrying a record player that played his theme music.

(Not Brand Echh I#8/2) - Arriving shortly after the Revengers had forced Dang the Conqueror to retreat, Forbush Man played his music so loud that it destroyed the Revengers' mansion wall. Despite Forbush Man's insistence that he was there to answer their help wanted ad, Hogeye immediately went on the offensive, placing Forbush Man in his bow like an arrow before Golightly caught the flying Forbush Man in midair. Golightly then convinced the other Revengers to give Forbush Man a chance (especially since he could battle Dang the Conqueror for them) and they led Forbush Man to the docks, where Dang appeared and learned of the Revengers' newest member. After briefly manhandling Forbush Man, Dang sent him back to 1,000,000 B.C., where the prehistoric natives pelted him with rocks. Using Dang's ship, Forbush Man quickly returned to the present day and the Revengers forced Dang back into his ship. Before Forbush Man could warn them not to press a specific button, the Revengers had pressed it and sent themselves and Dang into the future. A crying Forbush Man then announced that he was now more alone than ever and his Revengers membership wasn't even official, as the Revengers had neglected to sign his official membership certificate. He then decided to depart towards his second application, with the members of S.H.E.E.S.H.

(Not Brand Echh I#8/3) - Sneaking around a corner with a bag of disguises to use to apply for S.H.E.E.S.H., Forbush Man ended up running right into Knock Furious and his agents of S.H.E.E.S.H. The overly paranoid Furious immediately began questioning Forbush Man but the overexcited Forbush Man announced that Furious was one of his teen idols. Reluctant to associate with such an autograph hound, Knock Furious was convinced to give Forbush Man a chance and ordered him to infiltrate the lair of the Yellow Paw. Jumping at the chance, Forbush Man carried a bag of laundry to Crean as Whisser Raundry (ugh...stereotyping), where he asked for the employee to do his laundry while he searched the building for clues to the Yellow Paw's secret hideout. As he searched, the villainous Doctor Loom jumped into a clothes dryer and Forbush Man eventually banged his pot against the head of the laundromat's employee, briefly stunning them both. The employee then introduced Forbush Man to the laundromat's boss, Sue-Wannee Liver, who Forbush Man admitted reminded him of his favorite actress, Phyllis Diller. Much later, Forbush Man returned to the agents of S.H.E.E.S.H., covered in lipstick, and reported to Knock Furious that the laundromat contained nothing suspicious. Annoyed that Forbush Man had gotten distracted, Knock Furious ordered Forbush Man to the return to the laundromat with himself in a laundry bag and once there, Forbush Man couldn't look Sue-Wannee in the face, fearful that he had helped S.H.E.E.S.H. arrest the woman he loved. While Forbush Man had tea with Sue-Wannee, Knock Furious entered a dryer and found a secret laundromat cleaning the clothing of supervillains. Emerging from a washing machine, Knock Furious announced that the Yellow Paw's scheme was up and removed a mask from "Sue-Wannee"'s face, revealing her to actually be the Yellow Paw himself. Disturbed and horrified that his one true love was a supervillain, Forbush Man remarked that if he didn't have bad luck, he'd have no luck at all and opted not to join S.H.E.E.S.H. As he left, Forbush Man kicked a plug out of the wall and in the ensuing darkness, Forbush Man was beaten up by S.H.E.E.S.H. Feeling that he had dishonorably discharged from the organization, a sad Forbush Man worried that if the Echhs-Men wouldn't have him, he would have to return to being an underpaid non-entity at Marble Comics.

(Not Brand Echh I#8/4) - Feeling that if the Echhs-Men didn't take him, he would have to apply to be the Fantastical Four's babysitter, Forbush Man fell into a trap door, where he found the Echhs-Men. Explaining that he was there responding to their newspaper ad for new recruits, Forbush Man was offered the job immediately despite Forbush Man questioning whether they wanted to check his references. Taken before the Echhs-Men's computer screen, Forbush Man was surprised when the villainous Magneat-o and Toadstool pre-empted "The Flying Nun" to broadcast their appearance. Realizing the villains were right outside, Beastly tossed Forbush Man into the fray, where he tripped trying to threaten the villains and collided with Magneat-o and began doubting whether to join the Echhs-Men or not, suggesting that maybe he should've joined the Dodge Rebellion instead. Slicksilver then intervened, grabbing Forbush Man as the Scarlett Wench used her hex powers, accidentally turning Magneat-o into a chicken. Trying a second time, Scarlett Wench's hex reflected off of Forbush Man's helmet and hit her, transforming Scarlett Wench into Auntie Mayhem. Knowing full well that Auntie Mayhem meant business, Forbush Man fled from Scarlett Wench and demanded back into the Echhs-Men's Room, promising the Echhs-Men his autograph from Artie Simek if they let him back in. Instead, the Echhs-Men activated their catapult, launching Forbush Man into the four evil mutants and forcing them to flee the scene. Praising Forbush Man for defeating the mutants, the Echhs-Men announced that there was only one more test before he could be accepted into the ranks: he had to repair their Dangerous Room and make it safe for them. Succeeding only in making it more dangerous, Forbush Man remarked that it might've been easier to join the MMMS before the Echhs-Men kicked him out of the Echhs-Men's Room, refusing to allow him to join. Trudging wearily home, Forbush Man attempted to sneak inside but Auntie Mayhem spotted him and thought him a peeping tom, hitting him several times over the head with a rolling pin. Fed up with the day he'd had, Forbush Man decided to quit being a superhero and take the long way around back home. Along the way, he was approached by Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club, who thought he got a good sound out of his helmet. When they invited him to join their group, Forbush Man declined, claiming no really famous group wanted him anyway. As he trudged off, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band remarked that Forbush Man would have looked really great on their next album cover and one of them commented that some people just didn't dig crowds.

(Not Brand Ecch I#9/2) - During a heroes vs. villains baseball game, the jungle man Ka-Zoo yelled a rousing "Hoo-Boy!," the sound of which rebounded off over the hillside, forcing Forbush Man to run for his life as it rebounded off him as well. As he ran, he exclaimed that he didn't need THAT on a murky Monday.

(Not Brand Echh I#11/8) - As Auntie Goose sat down to read nursery rhymes involving Marble heroes, Forbush Man got entangled in the scroll with the Blechh Knights story written on it.

(Not Brand Echh I#12/5) - Forbush Man appeared in Marble Comics' "Live Your Own Comic Book!" advertisement that ran in Not Brand Echh #12. In the ad, which included an order form for fans to order their own word and thought balloons, captions, sound effects, footnotes and help, Forbush Man held up one of the orderable captions that stated "Meanwhile, back at the ranch..."

(Not Brand Echh I#12/10) - When Baron von Doomenstein, his monster, a vampire and an octopus formed the extremely famous band known as the Monster Cheese, Forbush Man also joined in on trumpet.

(Not Brand Echh I#13/3) - As numerous Marble heroes ventured to a carnival, Forbush Man also arrived in time to hear one of the heroes announce his hopes that he was in time to help set up the freak show. Hearing the comment, Forbush Man remarked "Set it up? He's in it!"

(Not Brand Echh I#13/6) - Forbush Man appeared in an advertisement where it was announced that he had an idea, but couldn't remember what it was.

(Not Brand Echh I#13/9 - BTS) - Forbush Man appeared in the daydream of police Officer Smedley, who imagined himself becoming the stretching Mr. Fantasticop.

(Not Brand Echh I#13/10) - Forbush Man appeared on a Valentine's Day card addressed to a poor man's superhero. In the card, Forbush Man posed alongside many heroes and villains, unaware that the card contained a poem about how long johns and a Teflon kettle did not make a superhero.

(Not Brand Echh I#13/12) - At the end of a Marble Comics workday, the Marble boss reminded Irving Forbush not to forget to lock up the building when he left. The boss then turned off the lights to save electricity, leaving Forbush alone with one of his fears: the dark. Determined to read the newest issue of Simple Surfer, in which the Surfer battled the Strangie, Irving managed to make it through Marble's locked back issue vault by having an artist draw him inside. Once inside, Irving yelled "Make Mine Marble" and changed into his Forbush Man costume, briefly forgetting his own codename before announcing himself revealed to the world as Forbush Man. Leaping into action, Forbush Man stepped right into a mop bucket and the custodian immediately ordered Irving Forbush to get his foot out of her bucket. Thinking the woman must have him confused with a different Irving Forbush, and determined to reach the Strangie before the Simple Surfer did, Forbush Man had his uncle Frisby at Trans-Forbush Airlines fly him to the Strangie's location at the nearest mountain range. Deposited on the Strangie himself, Forbush Man announced that Strangie went too far by assaulting superheroes and announced that Strangie would face his wrath but Strangie easily knocked Forbush Man aside. Strangie then assaulted Forbush Man by hurling a large chunk of rock at him, only to miss Forbush Man and hit his own toes, forcing him to retreat in pain. Soon noticing his uncle's plane returning, Forbush Man was knocked over by its wheel but soon managed to hitch a ride as the plane attacked heroic planes. Frisby deposited Forbush Man on the Statue of Liberty and, recognizing Irving despite his costume, asked Forbush to tell his aunt he would be late for dinner since he had to shoot a giant ape off a skyscraper. Reaching the Marble offices in the nick of time, Forbush Man quickly discarded his costume just as his boss arrived for work. Asking what the junk on the floor was, Irving claimed he had no idea what his costume was and his boss thought he should stay overnight someday to see what Irving did all night. The boss then thought how it beat paying Forbush a salary.

(Defenders I#52 - BTS) - An image of Forbush Man apparently made its way to Earth-616, where it was used on the cover of the Marvel Comics magazine Foom. The magazine blew into the air as dust was stirred up during a battle between Namor the Sub-Mariner and the incredible Hulk.

(Marvel Age I#8 (fb) - BTS) - Somehow traveling to Earth-9047, which mirrored his home reality of Earth-665 in several ways, Forbush Man began occasionally working for Earth-9047's Marvel Comics in various capacities.

(Marvel Age I#8) - Forbush Man was seen leaping and was credited as "corner symbol" for Marvel Comics' Marvel Age #8 under his true name of Irving Forbush.

(Marvel Age I#9) - Again credited as "corner symbol" for Marvel Age's next issue, Forbush Man participated in a boxing match and was nearly knocked out.

(Gamer's Handbook of the Marvel Universe: 1989 Character Updates - Forbush Man entry (fb) - BTS) - Forbush Man received one of Marvel Comics' hallowed No-Prizes, granting him the mysterious No-Power, which probably did nothing.

(Marvel Age I#10) - After wearing a C-3PO helmet and wielding a slingshot, Forbush Man briefly wondered if he was an android.

(Marvel Age I#11) - Upon becoming Marvel Age's artist-in-residence, Forbush Man attempted to help paint a Japanese-themed front cover.

(Marvel Age I#12) - Announced as the cousin of Melvin, Forbush Man erupted from a giant Marvel Comics anniversary cake.

(Marvel Age I#13) - Briefly proclaimed as a cosmic defender, Forbush Man was shocked when an eye patch-wearing, humanoid cat seemed to scratch his helmet.

(Marvel Age I#14) - Forbush Man was kicked back to reality after his stint as a cosmic defender by Marvel Comics' Fred Hembeck and was exiled from his position as corner symbol for Marvel Age.

(Marvel Age I#15) - Returning to his job as corner symbol, Forbush Man posed holding a giant letter "E" for Marvel Comics' Epic imprint.

(Marvel Age I#16) - Dubbed Homo Inferior, Forbush Man was tested in the Danger Room, where a rocket was launched at him, various blasters shot at him, a fork was hurled at him and an extendable boxing glove projected at him.

(Marvel Age I#17) - Forbush Man had puppeteer strings attached to him and was deemed a "mutated muppet." By the end of the latest issue of Marvel Age, however, he was deemed one of the main reasons to pick up the comic book.

(Marvel Age I#18) - Having went "ga-ga" for videogames, Forbush Man found himself chased by what appeared to be red-colored, Pac-Man-like video creatures.

(Marvel Age I#19) - Forbush Man was hit over the head by a falling star.

(Marvel Age I#20) - Given the job of secret mailman by Marvel Comics, Forbush Man lugged a gigantic bag of Secret Wars fan mail for the comics company.

(Marvel Age I#21) - Forbush Man became lost in a void.

(Marvel Age I#22 - BTS) - Forbush Man was made the official mascot of Marvel Comics.

(Marvel Age I#23) - After being made Marvel Comics' resident Spaceknight, a nervous Forbush Man was used as a human shield by Rom, who was shaking in fear of Dire Wraiths.

(Marvel Age I#24) - Forbush Man emerged from an anniversary cake with two candles resting on the top of his cookware helmet.

(Marvel Age I#25 - BTS) - A Christmas ornament was made in Forbush Man's likeness and hung on a Christmas tree, intended for later use as a stocking stuffer.

(Marvel Age I#26) - Forbush Man was awestruck, stagestruck and dumbstruck. He was later made to dress up in a New Year's baby outfit with a bottle and noisemaker during a New Year's Eve party involving various superheroes. Some time later, Forbush Man was seen chasing his shadow throughout the city.

(Marvel Age Annual#1) - Disconnected from other superheroes, Forbush Man sadly sat by his telephone waiting for someone to call.

(Marvel Age I#27) - After being made the Marvel Super Heroes Secret Mascot II, Forbush Man was nearly blown away by March winds.

(Marvel Age I#28) - Dim bulb Forbush Man was attacked by an elf. He was later seen at home using his helmet to collect water from his leaking roof, hoping that the rain would go away, before being dubbed April's Fool, unaware that Foolkiller had set his sights on the bumbling hero. Growing tired from looking at the rainy day, Forbush Man went to bed, missing the ending rain and the rainbow that followed, which deposited gold into the sleeping Forbush Man's helmet.

(Marvel Age I#29) - Apparently becoming the Idol of Millions, Forbush Man read an issue of Marvel Age and later found himself nearly buried in a mass of flowers before wishing Marvel Comics' Jim Salicrup a happy birthday while unknowingly facing the wrong way.

(Marvel Age I#30) - Taking up sun worshiping, Forbush Man was somehow shrunk to insect size and rode a flying ant. Later, after somehow relaxing on the moon, Forbush Man returned to Earth and was carrying groceries home from the grocery store when a nearby public school let out and he was trampled by the excited children. Upon recovering, Forbush Man learned that Marvel Comics' public relations director was Pam Rutt and remarked on how funny it was that the company's P.R. director had the initials of P.R.

(Marvel Age I#31) - Becoming a sword sharpener, Forbush Man was ultimately made to walk the plank of a pirate ship and was later tied to a giant firework during a large fireworks show. He was also immortalized in a Marvel Comics Value Stamp (numbered 101 from series Z) and in a drawing by Ron Zalme. After the Forbush Man drawing wished Ron Zalme a Happy Birthday, however, it was quickly erased.

(Marvel Age I#32) - Taking a job as a scorecard salesman, Forbush Man mistakenly wore a sign advertising a 35 cent sale rather than the score of any type of game. He later took a train to the beach, where he met a nerdy girl who dropped her suntan oil. Picking it up, Forbush Man smiled as romance seemed to blossom between the girl and himself, only to be blown down by the wind of the train as it sped off. Not one to let such events get him down, Forbush Man nonetheless swam at the beach, noticing eerie music but not noticing the shark swimming up beneath him.

(Marvel Age I#33) - Labeled X-Pendable, Forbush Man had a gun pointed to his head by the Punisher, who demanded people buy Marvel Age, which a fearful Forbush Man insisted was only 35 cents. Later, when the new television season began, Irving Forbush helped his Earth-9047 Auntie Mayhem adjust her television antenna by going up on the roof and dangling the antenna in the air. When he asked Mayhem if he had the antenna in a good spot, Mayhem told Irving to move the antenna a little more to the right, which would cause Irving to fall off the building.

(Marvel Age I#34) - The "pumpkin-headed" Forbush Man stood in front of an American flag and saluted. Forbush Man later went trick or treating on Halloween, adjusting his usual cookware helmet to resemble a jack o'lantern.

(Marvel Age Annual#2) - Forbush Man grew another year older.




(Marvel Age I#35) - Forbush Man called in sick to Marvel Comics, forcing them to run an existing image of him with the 35 cent sign from his earlier time as scorecard salesman. As a large Thanksgiving Day balloon of Forbush Man floated through the city, Forbush Man himself was busy trying to catch a turkey for dinner. Following a brief fight with a turkey, Forbush Man was dressed for serving as the turkeys prepared to eat him for dinner instead.

(Marvel Age I#36 - BTS) - Marvel Comics was forced to run another existing image of Forbush Man busting out of an anniversary cake when Forbush Man was deep in conversation with his Spider-Man Talking Viewmaster toy, unaware that a snowman was made in his image, using coal to make the letter "F."

(Marvel Age I#37) - Dubbed Man of the Year, Forbush Man was tasked with painting a sign for Marvel Comics' 25th Anniversary.

(Marvel Age I#38) - Considered Marvel Comics' Servant of the Universe, Forbush Man came face-to-face with Earth-86051 sorcerer Orko, who was one of the many masters of his universe.

(Marvel Age I#39) - Undeciding factor Forbush Man was again shrank down in size, where he was attacked by Earth-85481 housecat Heathcliff.

(Marvel Age I#40) - When Forbush Man took on the alias of G.I. Shmoe, Marvel Comics was again forced to use an existing image of Forbush Man with his incorrect scorecard sign on the cover of their Marvel Age comic book.

(Marvel Age I#41 - BTS) - Forbush Man was credited by Marvel Comics as his past nickname of Way-Out Wonder.

(Marvel Age I#42) - After being caught by a strange machine that grabbed him by his cape, Forbush Man was considered a "purposeless tool." Despite this, Forbush Man was later featured on an Earth-9047 postage stamp costing 50 cents.

(Marvel Age I#43) - Briefly transported to Earth-791021, also called Duckworld, Forbush Man sat and watched a movie in a theater surrounded by human-like ducks, all the while wondering "Why a duck?"

(Marvel Age I#44) - Stuck between universes, Forbush Man visited a maternity ward with a teddy bear, where he witnessed a newborn universe.

(Marvel Age I#45) - Trapped in one of the demonic splinter realms known as H-E-Double Hockey Sticks, Forbush Man was forced off a cliff by a pitchfork to the behind before returning to Earth-9047. Upon his return, Forbush Man was declared a citizen of the United States (of Earth-9047), where it was noted that he had no criminal record despite owning a bootleg copy of the rare "Nobody Loves the Hulk" single.

(Marvel Age I#46) - Acting as a referee for superheroic brawls, Forbush Man got into a fight with Doctor Doom. Later called into Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Jim Shooter's office, Forbush Man met Star-Lord, who was angry that he had been called into the offices to team-up with Forbush Man in an effort to keep Marvel's trademark on the Star-Lord name from expiring. Attempting to make the best of his situation, Star-Lord decided to demonstrate his Element Gun on Star-Lord, first spraying water in Forbush Man's face before blasting Forbush Man against the wall with wind. Announcing that if Forbush Man couldn't stand the heat, he should get out of the hero business, Star-Lord sprayed Forbush Man with fire from his Element Gun but ultimately admitting that his situation wasn't Forbush Man's fault and dousing the fire with a blast of mud. As Star-Lord then flew off, thinking that Shooter could have at least found a place for him in the New Universe, Shooter himself told Forbush Man to hang in there, as it was going to be a long day. Forbush Man then pulled himself up from the ground, wondering what price stardom, before Shooter's secretary announced the arrival of Brother Voodoo.

(Marvel Age I#47) - On Halloween, Forbush Man was hit just outside a window by a stray bolt of lighting that caused him to leap out of his shoes, an event that was witnessed by two young trick or treaters.

(Marvel Age I#48) - After being credited as a "mutie lover," Forbush Man was tasked with answering Marvel Comics fan mail. As he sorted the mail into boxes labeled "to me" and "not to me," Forbush Man found that only one piece of mail, an overdue bill, was addressed to him while all other mail was not to him, including one that was specifically addressed to "Not to: Irving Forbush," making Forbush Man sigh.

(Marvel Age I#49) - Yule fool Forbush Man appeared, sticking his head through a Christmas wreath. Not long after, Forbush Man attended a superhero New Year's Eve party, where other heroes banged Forbush Man's cast iron helmet, using it as a noisemaker.

(Marvel Age I#50) - Dubbed "Calendar Boy," Forbush Man witnessed a bolt of lightning strike off the arm of the Statue of Liberty from behind the patchwork curtains of his home. He later managed to catch his shadow, which had earlier attempted to escape him.

(Marvel Age I#51) - Accused of being a bad boy, Forbush Man was given a spanking by the Punisher. Forbush Man later tried to get a sheep to move, completely oblivious to the lion attacking behind him. Some time after, Forbush Man participated in a musical march alongside Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk and Namor the Sub-Mariner.

(Marvel Age Annual#3) - Given the job of substitute host for The Fred Hembeck Show, Forbush Man ultimately was not needed to host and he instead sat around at home watching the show from his armchair while snacking.




(Marvel Age I#52) - "Beach boy" Forbush Man took a trip with the Silver Surfer into space, barely hanging onto the edge of the Surfer's surfboard for dear life. Upon his return, Forbush Man took a shower and changed back into his costume, only to be punished by being sent to the corner by the Punisher.

(Marvel Age I#53) - Continuing to maintain his nickname of "beach boy," Forbush Man went for a beach swim, only to nearly drown when a lifeguard was too busy looking at scantily-clad females. He later found himself tangled up in a May pole.

(Marvel Age I#54) - While being a ring boy at a wedding, Forbush Man was tossed the bouquet as the couple drove off in a limousine labeled "just married." Taking the bouquet and donning a wedding outfit, Forbush Man shed a tear as he prepared for a wedding, not noticing the 10 pound bag of rice that had been lobbed at him.

(Marvel Age I#55) - After calling himself Iron Boy, Forbush Man was beaten by Iron Man before later being buried in the sand during a beach excursion. He then returned to work, sorting mail for Marvel Comics and placing them into large robots labeled "In Box" and "Out Box."

(Marvel Age I#56) - Dubbed "boy toy," Forbush Man again saluted in front of a large American flag before hung out to dry with a load of laundry. While hanging, dripping with water, Forbush Man managed to doze off.






(Marvel Age I#57) - Briefly becoming a boy commando, Forbush Man donned a Captain America costume before later being buried in a mound of fallen leaves. Later, after a lengthy fall from an high altitude, Forbush Man decided to open up a business selling his used helmets, marketing them as "Back to School Thinking Caps." When the caps didn't sell, Forbush Man lowered the price from five dollars to three dollars and fifty cents to one dollar and finally, to free, much to his dismay.



(Marvel Age I#58) - Dubbed the fall boy within Marvel Comics, Forbush Man watched from his window as mutants literally fell from the sky. Later that evening, Forbush Man went trick or treating costumed as a ghost, where he invited passers-by to guess who he really was despite the label of his helmet giving away his identity under the sheet. He subsequently visited a museum, where he inadvertently bandaged his leg using bandages from the museum's mummy display.

(Marvel Age I#59) - Codenamed Pitt Boy, Forbush Man again witnessed a bolt of lightning strike the arm off of the Statue of Liberty, remarking on his witnessing it once before. He was later captured by a group of Native Americans, who claimed they had gotten a real turkey, and he was briefly usurped as Forbush Man by Marvel Comics president Jim Galton until Galton hid the costume during a surprise birthday party. Eventually setting down for a Thanksgiving dinner, Forbush Man found himself unable to eat due to his helmet blocking access to his mouth and despite frantic attempts to smash food into his face, he ultimately gave up, crying into the destroyed turkey dinner.

(Marvel Age I#60) - Holding a miniature American flag, pet shop boy Forbush Man emerged from an anniversary cake before being riddled with snowballs on a snowy day. During a New Year's Eve party, Thor mistakenly grabbed the handle of Forbush Man's helmet, thinking it was a noisemaker as he wished everyone a Happy New Year.

(Marvel Age I#61) - Learning he was going to have to read over Marvel Age's fan mail as he was emerging from the shower, Forbush Man remarked "I took a shower for this?"

(Marvel Age Annual#4 - BTS) - Forbush Man was credited as "A to Zzzzzz" in Marvel Comics' Marvel Age Annual#4.

(Marvel Age I#62) - Becoming a close personal friend of Marvel Comics consulting editor Steve Buccellato, Forbush Man went out on patrol wielding a pop-gun, only to find that he cast a shadow resembling a gangster with a Tommy gun.

(Marvel Tales II#211/2 (fb) - BTS) - After collecting a substantial amount of famous autographs Forbush decided he wanted Rhinose's autograph. For weeks Forbush tried calling the villain, sending him telegrams and even showed up during Rhinose's tupperware party but to no avail.

(Marvel Tales II#211/2) - The next day Forbush Man sought out the Rhinose again, but the super villain was so enraged at the hero the literally kicked Forbush out of his universe! Forbush Man landed on Earth-8311 (home of Spider-Ham), but as he landed he did so on Mr Won-Ton, the owner of Won-Ton's Warthog's Chinese Laundry, which caused the warthog to get trapped between two pressing plates. Just as Spider-Ham arrived to see what all the ruckus was about (Peter Porker was waiting for his fresh pressed shirts) the pressing boards had triggered an amazing transformation as Won Ton was turned into a giant boar with ironing presses substituting for hands, now pronouncing himself the Ironing Boar he attacked Forbush Man and Spider-Ham. Surprised to see the spider-hero Forbush Man immediately asked for the heroes autograph which caused him to get stuck in the spider's webbing meant for the boar. After ridding himself of the sticky webbing Forbush ran toward the boar to also ask for his autograph just as the boar was about to crush Spider-Ham. The angry boar threw Forbush's autograph book away, accidentally knocking over a bottle of liquid starch from a high shelf, as the liquid starch pored all over the boar he couldn't move anymore. Thus Forbush Man had inadvertently saved Spider-Ham, the spider-hero repaid Forbush by signing his autograph and helped him to return to his own Universe by using his webbing as a slingshot by which Forbush was thrown right back to Rhinose's home. At the sight of Forbush the Rhinose once again started to chase the hero.

(Marvel Age I#63) - Briefly placed in suspended animation while sitting on his armchair watching television, Forbush Man was approached by mutants Magneto and White Queen. He later, after apparently being freed from suspended animation, appeared behind several X-Men holding a "register now" sign.

(Marvel Age I#64) - Forbush Man was de-evolved into a simian form and labeled a "de-evolutionary."

(Marvel Age I#65) - Again labeled the April fool, Forbush Man narrowly avoided serious injury during a battle between Spider-Man and Wolverine.

(What The--?! I#1/3) - A huge fight erupted when the X-People and the Offengers had been pitted against each other in battle, thinking the other to be mind controlled. As the fight went on more and more heroes joined the battle, Forbush Man being one of them, but when Forbush Man suddenly noticed the arrival of DC Comics' Legion of Super-Heroes he cried out for the legal department.

(Marvel Age I#66) - The strange someone known as Forbush Man played racquetball using Speedball as the ball.

(Marvel Age I#67) - Accused of "shooting blanks," Forbush Man was tasked with rebuilding a broken brick wall brick by brick.

(Marvel Age I#68) - Given the lowly job of claw sharpener, Forbush Man attended a big premiere event with extradimensional horror hostess Elvira.


(What The--?! I#4/8 (fb) - BTS) - Hoping to replace the original Charlie America, the Commissary led by Henry Peter Gyration choose Forbush Man as a test subject. Chosen for his earnestness, passion for the U.S. of A and his subconscious desire to hangout at the beach and kick sand in a bully's face, Forbush Man was also chosen because they couldn't find any other test subject willing to chug a beaker of boiling radioactive Super-Soldier Formula.

(What The--?! I#4/8) - Forbush Man arrived at the test facility and drank a beaker of boiling radioactive Super-Soldier Formula but it had absolutely no effect. Even with this relatively minor setback, he was changed into an heroic tunic and named the new Charlie America. Charlie America was trained by the Tuskmaster until he was tasked with capturing the insidiously evil Red Sulk. Later that night, Charlie America was dropped in the Red Sulk's castle courtyard and after dealing with the Sulk's hungry dogs, he faced the Red Sulk himself. During their battle, the villain managed to rip off Charlie America's "helmet" and, at the sight of his real face, the Red Sulk couldn't help but laugh, so much so he stopped fighting at all. Just then, Nick Fury and his Agents of Brooke Shields arrived to handle the clean up. After the Red Sulk had been incarcerated, Charlie America wondered if he could keep one of the Sulk's puppies as a sidekick.

(Marvel Age I#69) - Taking a job as Medusa's hairdresser, Forbush Man was subsequently placed within a giant toaster and launched out of it like a piece of toast.

(Marvel Age I#70) - After trying to change his codename to He-Hunk, Forbush Man was pinned to the wall with an arrow through his cape.

(Marvel Age I#71) - Given the title of "Celestial Sean Penn," Forbush Man donned a pumpkin-headed helmet to resemble a jack o'lantern for Halloween.

(Marvel Age I#72) - Image consultant Forbush Man again emerged from an anniversary cake but this time, he carried with him a miniature American flag.

(Marvel Age I#73) - "Chaving a Chappy Chanukah," Forbush Man ended up finding a Christmas decorated with ornaments shaped like Marvel Comics staffers' heads and attempted to put a star on the top of it.

(Marvel Age I#74) - Forbush Man was "mooned" in the sense that he was sent to the moon, where his cape got hung on a pointed piece.

(Gamer's Handbook of the Marvel Universe: 1989 Character Updates - Forbush Man entry - BTS) - Forbush Man took a job as a would-be comedy relief character within Marvel Comics. Considered a nobody, Forbush Man was not considered to have any type of status and was considered very single. Forbush's base of operations was considered a matter of opinion but despite this, Forbush Man formed the Forbush League International, Forbush League Antarctica and the X-Forbush, becoming each of the groups' only charter member. After none of his actual contacts would admit they knew him, Forbush Man realized he had no actual talents except for janitorial work. At one point, Forbush Man fell asleep and dreamed about his past and how he was killed via a phone-in vote then resurrected during a gigantic mega comic book crossover event. He also dreamed that no one joined the Forbush Leagues (which was true to life) and that he had been split into two personalities, Forbush-Man Lite and Dark Forbush-Man, but eventually, Forbush Man was shocked awake when Auntie Mayhem hit him over the head.

(Marvel Age I#75) - Nicknamed "the anxious one," Forbush Man was pulled from a hat by Dr. Strange.

(Marvel Age I#76) - The geeky Forbush Man was considered by She-Hulk to be a "fish out of water," prompting the bullying hero to kick Forbush Man, who was protected by his cast iron helmet, as he relaxed on the beach.

(Marvel Age I#77 - BTS) - His licensed revoked, Forbush Man appeared on a sign that read "No Wimps or Geeks!"

(Marvel Age I#78) - Referred to as "Motorola," Forbush Man stood between Dr. Doom and Dr. Strange in an attempt to keep them from fighting.

(Marvel Age I#79) - Ever the cutup, Forbush Man decided to wear eyepatches over both eyes while in the company of Wolverine and Nick Fury.

(Marvel Age I#80) - Forbush Man visited the moon and watched the Watcher.

(Marvel Age I#81 (fb) - BTS) - Forbush Man apparently returned from the moon.

(Marvel Age I#81) - Willing to take on all super villains with one hand tied behind his back, Forbush Man participated in a large superhero battle, only to wind up pinned under a pile of defeated heroes.

(Marvel Age I#82) - Forbush Man wore suction cups on his hands and feet to scale a wall, all the while waiting for a Forbush-Man graphic novel to be published.

(Marvel Age I#83) - Dubbed the "Critical Mess," Forbush Man went to the edge of a cliff and exclaimed "We won!" after Marvel Comics won an award.

(Marvel Age I#84 - BTS) - While Marvel Comics reused an image of Forbush Man emerging from an anniversary cake, Irving Forbush was given the lowly job of water boy.

(Marvel Age I#85) - Happy just to get coal in his stocking for Christmas, Forbush Man nonetheless visited Santa Claus and got in line behind several children in hopes of presenting his Christmas list to Santa.

(Marvel Age I#86) - Still very much a hero of the 60s, Forbush Man visited a newsstand advertising the sale of new issues of Marvel Age. Returning home, Forbush Man first made out a list of New Year's resolutions before donning his old New Year's baby costume for a New Year's Eve party. He later walked past Mantis, who was deep in meditation, and before he could ask, Captain America informed him that she was indeed a "praying Mantis." Later trying to get a taxi, Forbush Man was accosted by the world's deadliest taxi driver, the incredible Hack, who ordered Forbush Man to get in the taxi or be smashed.

(Marvel Age I#87) - Tricycle rider Forbush Man roasted marshmallows with extradimensional camp counselor John Candy over Ghost Rider's flaming skull. Later, while walking his cooking pot-helmeted dog, Forbush Man met Colander-Girl, who was walking her own colander-helmeted dog. After listening to music together, the two shared their first awkward kiss, in which both of their helmets bumped each other, knocking both of them dizzy. A short time later, Forbush Man was chased by lion before he and Colander-Girl went ice skating, where Forbush Man fell through the thin ice. He was later chased by a lamb.

(Marvel Age I#88) - Waiting on the "Captain America" movie, Forbush Man was led to his seat by the Red Sulk. On April Fool's Day, Forbush Man revealed a giant print of an over-muscled version of himself to fool others. He was soon left with nothing but the pot on his head following Tax Day and later invited Colander-Girl to a party. She happily accepted and together, the two went to a Tupperware party.

(Marvel Age I#89) - "Old warhorse" Forbush Man attempted to go skateboarding with Night Thrasher. After tying ribbons around the (Aunt) May Pole, Forbush Man gave Colander-Girl some flowers, triggering her sneezing hay fever. He later took her to see the movie "Easy Rider," having heard that it was all about pot-heads and that it starred Captain America.

(Marvel Age I#90) - Stuck in a large spider web, Forbush Man was relegated to becoming spider food. Later, following a trip to the beach with Colander-Girl, where his cooking pot helmet was kicked by a bully, Forbush Man played baseball while hoping to catch up on birthdays he had missed that year.

(What The--?! I#8/1 (fb) - BTS) - At some point, Forbush Man resided in the Home for Dead and Forgotten Comic Book Characters along such characters as Adam Warlock, Swordsman, Elektra and Gwen Stacy.

(What The--?! I#8/1) - Forbush Man was upset at Marble Comics for leaving him out of the What The--?! comics which he deemed an obvious ripoff of Not Brand Echh, a comic that had been popular because of him. Just then, Glenda the Good Wench arrived to explain that he'd always had the power to leave the Home for the Dead and Forgotten comic book characters and after reciting "There's no place like 387 Park Avenue South" three times, he was magically teleported to Marble Comics headquarters. However, none of the comic book writers Forbush Man wanted to speak were still working for them and he was quickly kicked out to the streets. Here, he came across the Pulverizer, who advised him to go after Terry Kavanagh (What The--?!'s editor) and provided him with a large weapon. Returning to Marble Comics, Forbush Man managed to find Kavanagh's office and knocked in the door, guns a'blazing. Surprisingly, he found Kavanagh with two scantly dressed women who did indeed recognize Forbush Man. Kavanagh promised to get him in the latest issue of What The--?!. Overwhelmed with emotions, Forbush Man was finally kicked out of Marble Comics's offices.

(Marvel Age I#91) - Accused of "not playing with a full deck," Forbush Man appeared on a playing card. He later attended a fireworks show, where Forbush Man read an interesting book titled The History of Cheese while Colander-Girl marveled at the beautiful fireworks display. The lovebirds later viewed a living planet, remarking that the planet was stuck-up and had an ego. A few days later, Forbush Man attempted to start a new language called Forbush-speak, in which words in a sentence were randomly replaced with the word "Forbush." He then had a conversation with a random man in Forbush-speak.

(Marvel Age I#92) - Wearing a sign announcing Mighty Mouse's comic book from Marvel Comics, Forbush Man found himself upstaged when Mighty Mouse flew past him. Forbush Man and Colander-Girl later visited Cookware "R" Us' Back-to-School Fashions sale and Forbush Man subsequently attended a birthday party for Jack Kirby alongside several other heroes.

(Marvel Age I#93) - A shadowy horseman rode past Forbush Man, painting a black letter "Z" on him, thereby labeling him a real zero. The elderly Granny A-Go-Go later shined Forbush Man's cooking pot helmet to ensure Forbush Man looked nice for the concert he was attending that evening. Catching sight of a robotic Rob Tokar, Forbush Man mistook Tokar for Robbie the Robot.

(Marvel Age I#94) - The out"stand"ing Forbush Man was kicked out of street newsstand and later went trick or treating for Halloween, disguising himself with a domino mask over his normal costume. Colander-Girl immediately recognized him, much to Forbush Man's surprise, and the two later went through their trick-or-treating stash, where Forbush Man admitted he had received a rock. Forbush Man and Colander-Girl later visited an art gallery, where Forbush Man revealed that the gallery belonged to one of the X-Men. Colander-Girl responded by asking if it was Rogue's gallery. Visiting who appeared to be Earth-9047's Thor, Forbush Man asked him if it was inker Joe Sinnott's birthday and Thor replied it was and that it was a "sin nott" to read his comic book.

(Marvel Age I#95) - After being nicknamed the Sentinel of Stupidity, Forbush Man had ID badges made for a group called the Sentinels of Stupidity. While Granny A-Go-Go was later working on Thanksgiving dinner, she asked Forbush Man where the pot of mashed potatoes was, unaware she had used Forbush Man's helmet to house the mashed potatoes. Taking his helmet back, Forbush Man dumped the mashed potatoes on his head as he donned his helmet before being chased by an axe-wielding turkey outside. Later, Forbush Man visited a cooking pot helmeted man (possibly Carl Potts himself) on Carl Potts' birthday and admired his helmet.

(Marvel Age I#96) - During the holiday season, birthday basher Forbush Man was run over by Santa Claus' sleigh as Santa apologized for his wrong turn. Forbush Man later walked with Colander-Girl and when he asked what day it was, he fell into a manhole, worried that it was Friday the 13th.

(Marvel Age I#97) - The bird-brained Forbush Man attempted to hold back an angry Falcon. The morning after a New Year's Eve party, Forbush Man awoke in a daze, remarking that he had way too many root beers the night prior.

(Marvel Age I#98) - After attempting to hold back an angry Thing, Forbush Man visited Earth-9047's Mount Rushmore, which had a likeness of himself carved in it, where he spent Valentine's Day with Colander-Girl.



(What The--?! I#12/2) - Forbush Man arrived in the Ravaged Land fully dressed in an animal skin tunic and met up with Ka-Mart the blue light savage. But as Ka-Mart was late for a retail sales meeting he left Forbush Man to deal with his own adventure. Forbush Man was about to rescue a woman from Rex the Tiny-Saurus but couldn't help seeing the little dinosaur as a joke. But just as the animal attacked Forbush Man he surprisingly died of his countless years of late night partying, chain smoking and a high cholesterol low fiber diet. Forbush Man was seen as a hero and given a crown during a meeting of the clan of the cave babes, as they celebrated his victory the cave babes' enemy Frank the Brusher attacked. Frank the Brusher would attack every month with his band of pillaging Neanderthals to capture the cave babes with large tops and curvaceous bottoms. Forbush Man fought his way through several of Neanderthals before choosing a different strategy, holding a long speech about how terrible women really where, thus driving the remaining forces to flee. The cave babes, however, didn't appreciate his sentiment and attacked Forbush Man until he fled himself.

(Marvel Age I#99) - Still apparently in the Ravaged Land, Forbush Man, who was apparently more important than Ralph Macchio and now back in his classic costume, tried to hold back an angry Thanos before making his way to a nest, where he remarked at the sheer amount of Easter eggs, unaware that pteranodon dinosaurs were circling him. Returning to civilization, Forbush Man stood next to Nightcat, trying to think of how the month of March came in. After suggesting it came in first like a lime, then a liar, Forbush Man finally exclaimed that March came in like a Nightcat, much to Nightcat's praise. Unfortunately, Earth-8311's Spider-Ham then appeared and stole Nightcat's affections, remarking that the month of March goes out like a Spider-Ham.

(What The--?! I#12/5) - While sitting atop a mountain of fanmail in the Marble Mailroom Forbush Man explained they also received very personal letters from readers. As a public service he presented several of those letters since non where better to answer them than people in skin-tight costumes who beat each other up all the time.

(Marvel Age I#100) - After joining the New Worriers, Forbush Man helped celebrate Marvel Age's 100th issue by dressing in a false beard (much to his annoyance) next to a birthday cake as Rick Jones sung a song about Forbush Man turning 100 (as opposed to the Marvel Age comic book). He later stumbled into the Ghost Writer, who was typing on a typewriter.

(Marvel Age I#101) - Considered more important than Marvel Comics' Ralph Macchio, Forbush Man was tasked with holding back a swarm of superheroes. When Rick Jones began hoarding Forbush Man's space, he phoned Stan Lee from a payphone to complain, calling Rick Jones a jerk.

(Marvel Age I#102) - Dubbed the "X-Farce," Forbush Man attempted to hold back the original X-Force when popularity erupted regarding Cable's mutant X-Force team. He also kept Rick Jones, who had been turned into a frog by Dr. Strange, in a jar without air holes as Rick begged for Forbush Man to let him out. When Rick promised to be good, Forbush Man took him to Dr. Strange to be transformed back to normal. Unfortunately, Doctor Strange only succeeding in turning Rick into a frog with Rick's head on it. Continuing their journey to restore Rick, Forbush Man and Rick Jones encountered Ghost Rider's sister Sara Thos, who announced that the spirit of shopping must be appeased. When they later encountered Volstagg, Forbush Man announced that Volstagg could only get one panel in the story and he later watched as Kingpin sat on Rick to punish him for referring to Kingpin as a "great Marvel baldie."

(Marvel Age I#103) - The Way-Out Wonder, Forbush Man, formed the Forbie Force with Colander-Girl and Rick Jones (restored to his human self) as Jones-Boy. Forbush Man soon grew annoyed with Rick Jones again, however, when Jones made soup using Forbush Man's helmet and Forbush Man later made a joke about Jones' favorite cleaning product being Faaaaaaantastic. When Jones later made a joke at the Kingpin's expense, Forbush Man watched as Jones was once again trapped beneath the sitting Kingpin.

(Marvel Age I#104) - The "x-traneous" Forbush Man was trampled and later attended a barbecue hosted by Rick Jones, who happily explained that he had gotten the burgers from Wendigo, much to Forbush Man's dismay. Forbush Man was later shocked at the appearance of She-Rick, Princess of Puns before telling the readers to check out his comic's assembly.

(What The--?! I#14/6 (fb) - BTS) - Every Saturday night, Forbush Man choose to stay home with his aunt to watch B detective movies and eat pickle sandwiches.

(What The--?! I#14/6) - During another Saturday night, Forbush's Aunt Mayhem had about enough of his behavior as she knew his food and bad T.V. would give him nightmares. She reasoned he could even sleepwalk right out of a window and fall to his death, something which gave her an idea of how to rid herself of Forbush. Forbush's aunt placed slippery banana peels in front of the window and opted him to eat as much as he could. Not long thereafter, Forbush Man fell asleep and began to dream. In his dream, he was a private detective named Forbush, P.I. and helped the unemployed model/actress Sharon Sharealike to trace down the evil Sinister Grimacer who had brainwashed her. Upon finding the evil villain, he beat him to a pulp but in real life, Forbush Man had indeed been sleepwalking and had beat his aunt to a pulp.

(Marvel Age I#105) - The nervous Forbush Man was surrounded by monsters, briefly becoming a tool of Dracula before later joining the Forbie Force as they assembled around a campfire, where Rick Jones punished everyone's ears with a song about September. Forbush Man and the shape-changing Impy were later confronted by the gun-toting Foolkiller, who told them to tell Rick Jones he was gunning for him. The terrified Forbush Man and Impy replied that they would and when they did, Jones brushed off the idea, not fearful of Foolkiller at all. Forbush Man briefly had a candle placed on his head in celebration of Dawn Geiger birthday but Foolkiller soon caught up to Jones, tied him up and hung him upside down. Jones demanded that Forbush Man and Impy tell Foolkiller that he was no fool but the terrified Forbush Man blurted out that Jones had earlier called Foolkiller a schlub.

(Marvel Age I#106) - Considered a "man without a clue," Forbush Man's head was labeled "space currently for rent." While later preparing for Halloween trick or treating, Forbush Man was shocked when Impy decided to go as Rick Jones by altering his shape. Forbush Man himself ultimately decided to go as the Werewolf.

(What The--?! I#16/5) - Winding down his Halloween trick or treating with an Acme super-sized candy bag, Forbush Man ran into a hungry wolf and found refuge in an old spooky house. He was welcomed at the door by its owner, Candy Cane, who bid him welcome under the condition he would be man enough to enter the House of Misery but after hearing he had lots of candy, Forbush Man was game. Upon entering the House, Candy Cane apologized for misleading the hero and explained he would have to spend the night in the House to win loads of candy as Cane's assistant Carol Merrill showed Forbush a huge amount of candy. Later that night while tucked into bed, Forbush Man was surprised by a rumbling coming from the closet and decided to open it. An orange creature ran screaming out of the closet, warning Forbush to avoid the closet after which the supposed "Ghost of Deadlines Past" appeared. The Ghost told Forbush to choose a creative team for his own comic book series but after choosing wrong, the Ghost reasoned that he failed and sent the next ghost in, the "Specter of Early Cancellation." The Specter tried to kill Forbush with his large axe until he was stopped by the "Spirit of the Comics Code authority." The Spirit whisked the Specter away and focused his attention on Forbush. However, the Spirit was easily angered when Forbush mistook him for a woman, thus Forbush was chained to a chair as for the final leg of his immoral journey, he had to face the Dr. Frederick Worthless (a play on Fredric Wertham and his 1954 book Seduction of the Innocent) in court. Thinking himself to be innocent, Forbush demanded an attorney after which he was appointed with Pat Steverson, who demanded all of Forbush's candy in return. After winning the case, Forbush was teleported back home, where a scantily dressed woman was waiting for him.

(Marvel Age I#107) - The "heckraising" Forbush Man attended a Thanksgiving dinner with Impy, Rick Jones and the Kingpin, who ate all the food while Forbush Man and the others grew bored. Forbush Man ultimately decided to cook another Thanksgiving dinner and when Impy asked what Forbush Man was cooking, Forbush announced that he was cooking a turkey and a shocked Impy opened the oven to reveal Rick Jones. After later becoming annoyed upon learning it was Rick Jones' birthday, Forbush Man played volleyball with Marvel Comics Epic imprint executive editor Carl Potts. When Cyclops later announced how thankful he was for his optic blasts and fired off a blast, the blast went through one ear and out the other of Rick Jones, narrowing missing Juggernaut and Impy, before scalping the top of Forbush Man's helmet off. In response, the surprised Forbush Man announced that he was thankful he still had a pot to wear on his head. When Rick Jones angrily wondered why he had not been made an X-Man and announced that he was thankful to not be a geek like Forbush Man, Forbush Man returned him to the oven.

(Marvel Age I#108) - Marvel Comics "ghost mascot" Forbush Man went to sleep on Christmas Eve with Rick Jones and Impy but was awakened in the middle of the night but a clatter on the roof. Forbush Man and his friends made their way downstairs to find a large stack of Christmas gifts but none for Rick Jones, whose Christmas list was so long, Jones had labeled it a "work in progress." As Forbush Man and Impy enjoyed their presents, Jones was met by Santa Claus himself, who warned Jones to not be such a pest next year and reluctantly gave him an electric guitar that Jones subsequently shocked himself with when he plugged it in while standing in a puddle.

(What The--?! I#16/4 - BTS) - While babysitting Lavnic, Uatu the Watcher gave the three year old Watcher a holoviewer to play with but after seeing Forbush Man, he quickly had enough of the toy.

(Marvel Age I#109) - Called the "Fool of Xmas Past," Forbush Man welcomed in the New Year with Impy and suggested that they get the seemingly deceased Rick Jones to a hospital. When Impy transformed into a giant tooth for Dental Hygiene Day days later, Forbush Man dressed as a dentist to announce that Impy was the only green tooth he would ever have. After a few days, Forbush Man and Impy witnessed Rick Jones fight his way back to life after the ghostly Jones followed a light back to his physical body. As Forbush Man witnessed Jones promising to be good from now on, he also watched as Jones asked if they had been "jones-in'" for him to return.

(Marvel Age I#110) - Becoming a geek for hire, Forbush Man overheard Rick Jones singing a song with odd lyrics such as "Thomas (D), Jacobs (R), Colbraith (D)" and asked what Rick was singing. When Rick replied he was singing a "ballot," Forbush Man fell over at hearing such a pun.

(Marvel Age I#111 - BTS) - Irving Forbush was credited in Marvel Age magazine as "Put Your Snide Comment Here."

(Marvel Age I#112 - BTS) - Irving Forbush briefly took up the codename of Corporal America.

(What The--?! I#18/7 (fb) - BTS) - Forbush Man secretly boarded the Starship Booby Prize that had set out to explore space. Onboard, he gagged and tied up the Starship's Captain Quirk, choosing to impersonate him with none of his crew noticing the difference.

(What The--?! I#18/7) - While pretending to be Captain Quirk, Forbush Man tried his best to determine the right stardate but seemed unable until he was helped by Mr. Schlock. Feeling rather bored, Forbush returned to his cabin and asked the real Quirk, who was still imprisoned, how he could successfully balance women and his career. Just then, Mr. Schlock demanded Forbush to return to the bridge since they where suddenly facing a diabolical situation: the ship's course led them directly into a field of static electricity caused by a large mass of laundry. After sending out Nova and the Silver Surfer, they finally destroyed the laundry, only to face Tanhose and the Infinity Gauntlet Laundro-Mat. Sadly, Forbush Man was unaware Tanhose had a license to operate the laundromat, which he thus had illegally destroyed. Forbush Man and the Starship Booby Prize were then taken away by the galactic police force.






(What The--?! I#20) - Forbush Man awoke to find a wart on his finger and, thinking himself now a social outcast, Forbush remarked that he might as well be dead, only to immediately find himself buried under mounds of dirt and a gravestone. Climbing out of the dirt, Forbush Man bemoaned that he would now have to take a bath, something he wasn't planning to do for another month, only to find himself in a bath surrounded by beautiful servant women. Looking for her teflon-coated goat-liver frying pot, Auntie Mayhem entered the room and demanded to know if Forbush was wearing her pot and who the bimbos were, prompting Forbush to think about telling Mayhem to can it. Immediately after the thought crossed Forbush Man's mind, Auntie Mayhem was transformed into a can of Old Crone brand 100% canned hag. Shocked that he had canned his aunt, Forbush Man began to realize that his wishes were coming true ever since he had developed the wart and he tested out his theory by wishing to fly. After he flew, Forbush Man admitted to himself that he had never had to decide on anything more difficult than whether or not to change his underwear but decided he wanted to be king. Transformed into Elvis, Forbush Man felt his arteries clogging and was told to take pills but Forbush instead announced that he meant to be king of the world and he was immediately transformed into a king surrounded by beefy men. Deciding to try again, Forbush wished for scantily-clad women instead then changed the Statue of Liberty into a statue of himself and the Empire State building into a mountain of ice cream. After decreeing that all vegetables taste like chocolate and all dentists retire and become manufacturers of salt water taffy, Forbush Man was visited by George Bush, who asked Forbush to lower taxes, as the country was becoming bankrupt. Remarking that Bush couldn't blame the bankruptcy on him, Forbush told Bush to stop being a big baby and Bush was immediately transformed into a giant teething baby. At that point, Earth-9047's Negative Forbush Man appeared and announced his plans to claim Forbush Man's Infinity Wart for himself, kidnapping Forbush Man and promising to return.





(What The--?! I#20/3) - After gaining the Infinity Wart himself and compressing time and space, resulting in a crunch of realities-9047 and -8311, Negative Forbush Man placed his boot on the back of Forbush Man-665's head and gloated about his impending victory and becoming Master of the Universe. When Forbush Man asked if Negative Forbush Man meant a Master of the Universe like He-Man, Negative Forbush Man ordered him to be silent while he checked his dimensional scanner, confirming that Earth-9047 and Earth-8311 were indeed merging. As Negative Forbush Man watched on his dimensional scanner as Earth-89923's Wolverina appeared to aid Milk, Cookies and Spider-Ham, Forbush Man wondered to himself what MacGuyver would do in such a situation.

(What The--?! I#20/4) - As Spider-Ham-8311, Wolverina-89923 and Earth-9047's Milk and Cookies made their way into Negative Forbush Man's headquarters, Forbush Man attempted to talk Negative Forbush Man out of killing him by asking if Negative Forbush Man would scratch an itch on his nose. Negative Forbush Man responded by refusing to endanger his Infinity Wart, asking Forbush Man if he were mad for merging three realities (Earth-9047, Earth-8311 and Earth-89923) together, to which Forbush Man replied that Negative Forbush Man was indeed mad. Announcing that he would rule one reality in his own image (though technically, as he noted, it was Forbush Man's image first), Negative Forbush Man revealed that he first had to kill Forbush Man's allies, Spider-Ham, Wolverina, Milk and Cookies. Surprised that he even had allies, Forbush Man suggested Negative Forbush Man could use his Infinity Wart-obtained Cosmic Awareness to help program his VCR and Negative Forbush Man admitted he had never thought of that before engaging Wolverina, Milk and Cookies as Spider-Ham secretly freed Forbush Man, who was hurled at Negative Forbush Man. The two Forbushes posed dramatically in a fighting pose, growing tired, before Negative Forbush Man pounded Forbush Man into the ground. In the ensuing conflict, Wolverina managed to lance the Infinity Wart with her claws, effectively defeating Negative Forbush Man, who disappeared in a flash of energy. Surprised at how effective they were, the humorous heroes then debated about banding together as a superheroic team but ultimately decided not to, leaving Forbush Man to remark how he had at least tried.

(What The--?! I#21/5) - When the Inhumans were looking to hire a driver and guest star for Medoozy, Forbush Man was among the many superpowered applicants. Karnak quickly learned Forbush Man wasn't a mutant and let Lumpjaw loose on him to see if he would take a liking to Forbush, prompting him to quit the process.

(What The--?! I#22/2) - As a guidance counselor, Forbush recognized little Cindy loved to travel and suggested she therefore would make a great mercenary soldier of fortune, wondering if the little girl had any experience with semi-automatic weapons.

(What The--?! I#22/5 (fb) - BTS) - Forbush Man began carrying a lighter on his person, saving it so he could start smoking, get cancer and die.





(What The--?! I#22/5) - Irving Forbush swept around the house around his Auntie Mayhem slept, all the while wondering what he could do to improve his secret personal life, thinking that if he were a creative genius like Stan, he could create his own comic book like the super-popular Ecchs-Men and make tons of money. Deciding that instead of coming up with something new, he could simply ripoff the Ecchs-Men comic and publish his own comic, opting to go back in time a few days and bet on winning horses in a horse race to make enough money for the ripoff comic. After thinking about who he knew that owned a time machine, Forbush Man paid a visit to the Fantastical Four, where the Thing fainted at seeing the celebrity Forbush Man at his door, allowing Forbush Man to climb the stairs to the Fantastical Four's time machine. Since it was the year 1992, the horse race was in Salem Park, and knowing that he needed to go back sixteen days, Forbush Man set the time machine controls to 1692 Salem, unaware that the machine actually transported him to Salem, Massachusetts in the year 1692 A.D. Thinking perhaps he had taken a wrong turn at Albuquerque, Forbush Man soon realized his error and stumbled into the witch burning of the famous Ivory Wench, whom Forbush Man suspected was the great great great great great great grandmother of the heroic Scarlet Wench. When Judge Hathhorny had trouble starting the fire for the witch burning, Forbush Man gave the Judge a lighter but soon recalled that no one was actually burned during the Salem Witch Trails, rather they were hung. Thinking Forbush Man had a good idea and realizing they had enough rope to hang two, Judge Hathhorny announced the impending deaths of both the Ivory Wench and Forbush Man. When the Ivory Wench admitted that she wished only Forbush Man was being hung and not her, Forbush Man, thinking the Ivory Wench was digging him, suggested that the Ivory Wench might have mutant powers like her ancestor and suggested she try to conjure up some sort of vision to scare away the townsfolk. Managing to summon an image of the white-costumed Vision, which the townspeople all hated, the Ivory Wench scared off the mob and admitted her newfound love for Forbush Man. Opting to forget making money or a ripoff comic, Forbush Man leaned in to kiss the Ivory Wench, only to be transported back to the present day, where he accidentally kissed the Thing. Realizing Mr. Fantastic had brought him back, Forbush Man leapt onto the rubber-necked hero and began strangling him, demanding to be sent back so he could score.

(What The--?! I#23/2) - Forbush Man was active with the New Worriers as the golden-helmeted Cousin Fred, although he was never seen in action with the heroes.

(What The--?! I#23/3) - Forbush Man explained how to draw the Marble Comics way, which pretty much meant every story featured the Punisher and if they needed to switch things up, Wolverine was used instead.

(What The--?! I#26/11 - BTS) - Forbush's photograph hung on the wall in Ben's Famous Pizza, a set design from the movie Doin' the Right Thing. In this reality, the Fantastic Four had stayed in the movie business and were watched by Uatu and the Critic.






(What The--?! I#26/15) - The unbathed Forbush Man was walking down the street, repelling most bystanders despite Forbush Man thinking they were adoring him, when he was knocked down by the force created by the arrival of the alien Dumsday. Deciding to sit it out until his internal bleeding stopped, Forbush Man was recruited to battle Dumsday by the Marble heroes, who sought to sacrifice a non-important character to increase comic book sales. Admitting that he knew the day would come when Earth's heroes would call upon him to handle a job they could not, Forbush Man asked what he needed for and when Wolverine pointed at Dumsday, Forbush Man became unsure, as the job might tougher than he anticipated. After the heroes claimed they had to be in Uruguay and offered him five dollars and a fly swatter, Forbush Man accepted the mission against Dumsday. Repelled by Forbush Man's foul stench, Dumsday constantly reeled in disgust, leading Forbush Man to think he was gaining the upper hand. Forbush soon grabbed a large rock to destroy Dumsday but quickly realized it was too heavy and instead grabbed a small rock before launching himself at Dumsday. Downed by the stench of Forbush Man's outstretched underarms, Dumsday fell to the ground in defeat, knocking a rock into the air that hit Forbush Man. Auntie Mayhem ran to Forbush Man's side, realizing that Forbush Man was actually her nephew Irving, and when a woman asked if Forbush Man was dead, Mayhem confirmed it. As the deceased Forbush Man lay next to his hastily assembled gravestone, surrounded by cheering bystanders including Auntie Mayhem, his spirit spoke with Superbman, who remarked that he was brought back after his death so Forbush Man might also be resurrected before Superbman relented and admitted that perhaps they wouldn't bring Forbush Man back. As he laid dead, Colander-Girl ran up and attempted to take Forbush Man's boots for herself.

(Captain America: Who Won't Wield the Shield#1 (fb) - BTS) - Forbush Man's body was taken to Earth-616, where it was acquired by Aleksander Lukin and placed in suspended animation. At some point, the Red Skull visited Lukin looking for soldiers he could use and Lukin led him to Forbush Man, whose smell the Red Skull remarked on. When Red Skull asked what was on Forbush Man's head, Lukin told the Skull he could take Forbush Man or leave him and the Red Skull reluctantly accepted, asking Lukin if he would accept a post-dated check. Given a cybernetic arm, Forbush Man awoke not recalling who he was or where he came from, only that he used to be somebody. Only recalling false memories of how to kill, Forbush Man removed his helmet and began bludgeoning Lukin's men, screaming the word "Forbush" while not recalling what the word meant.

(Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#9 (fb) - BTS) - When the sun stopped in 1999, Forbush Man re-ignited it. Forbush was able to send the first wave of new photons faster than light to earth so people only thought it to be a solar eclipse. Forbush Man again saved the Earth from an asteroid impact, kicking the asteroid into a path that took it behind the moon. Forbush Man later fought the Beast of Botswana when it emerged from Lake Ngami and the Special Legion of Machine Avengers Executive when they encroached from Earth-999. Once, Forbush Man met Charles Xavier, who laughed at his hat.

(Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#9 (fb)) - The terrorist organization S.I.L.E.N.T. approached Forbush Man, who felt that his accomplished constantly went unnoticed, and the hero reluctantly agreed to join S.I.L.E.N.T.'s New Paramounts super team because he felt people should know his name and that no one should ever laugh at his hat.

(Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#10 (fb) - BTS) - Forbush Man developed (or was given) the ability to project others into a dreamlike state in which they lived their own worst fears, a power Forbush Man referred to as "Forbush-Vision."

(Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#9) - Forbush Man and the New Paramounts were sent against the rogue Nextwave Squad by S.I.L.E.N.T.

(Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#10) - When the Nextwave Squad took the fight directly to S.I.L.E.N.T., Forbush Man used his powers to trap Nextwave in illusions of horrific alternate lives. Only Nextwave's Tabitha Smith wasn't affected by Forbush's powers due to her mindless, "dumb blonde" nature, much to Forbush Man's shock, and Smith suggested his powers didn't work on her because he wasn't good with girls. Proclaiming that he was mighty with girls to the point that they make all the right noises and ruin his bed linen and everything, Forbush Man unleashed the full power of his Forbush-Vision against Smith, who remained unaffected. Smith then blew him up with one of her mutant "time bombs," freeing Nextwave to stop S.I.L.E.N.T. but the organization fled.

(The Super Hero Squad Show cartoon episode - "Tales of Suspense!" - BTS) - Earth-91119's Mayor of Super Hero City mistook Iron Man for Forbush Man.

(Captain America: Who Won't Wield the Shield#1) - Still rattled from his earlier experiences, Forbush Man attacked a man who appeared to be the heroic Nomad, Forbush Man crashed through the roof of Elite Comics, a comic book store where comic creators Ed Brubaker and Jason Aaron were signing. The man he was fighting asked if he knew Forbush Man but Forbush replied "no" and shot the man dead. Shocked, Jason Aaron claimed Forbush Man killed Nomad but Ed Brubaker reminded Aaron that Nomad was already dead, a story Brubaker had adapted in the Captain America comic book. Eyeing Brubaker, Forbush Man asked who he was and asked if he was the one who wrote the comic book in which Captain America was killed. When Brubaker replied in the affirmative and offered to let Forbush Man touch his Eisner awards, Forbush Man threatened to pull out Brubaker's tongue and make him eat it before looking at Aaron and admitting that he didn't even know what to make of Aaron. Announcing that Brubaker and Aaron should be ashamed for taking cherished characters and turning them into grim and gritty comic books, Forbush Man shot Jason Aaron (who yelled "Ecch!" in pain), prompting Brubaker to yell that Forbush Man had killed the coffee guy. A comic book fan quickly brought Forbush Man some different comics that weren't as gritty, including one called Doctor America by writer Matt Fraction, causing Forbush Man to ask what kind of name "Fraction" was for a man to have. After flipping through the Doctor America comic and one about the Golden Age Deadpool, Forbush Man demanded to know who was responsible for the comics. Marvel Comics editor Stephen Wacker then introduced himself, explaining that the comics were his idea while writers Matt Fraction and Brian Michael Bendis tweeted their statuses online. When Forbush mentioned Marvel Comics being ruined, Wacker explained that the company was doing well and had just gotten bought out before Forbush Man interrupted, angry that it was all about money to them and suggesting that they would likely next be turning their characters into Skrulls, changing the color of the Hulk and completely doing away with parts of Spider-Man's story. Demanding to know why someone wasn't keeping an eye on the degenerate writers, Forbush Man announced that someone had to stop them and shot the creators where they stood. With that unpleasantness behind him, Forbush Man then began to think of how Marvel Comics could be fixed before he saw a replica Captain America shield on the wall and was inspired to save Marvel Comics himself. Before he could grasp the shield, however, another comic shop patron recognized Forbush Man from an old issue of Not Brand Echh and accused him of being a loser. Realizing that Marvel Comics had also made him grim and gritty, Forbush Man lost his mind and asked first for "Smilin' Stan" to change him back before exclaiming that "the King" or Marie Severin could fix it. Ed Brubaker then took the opportunity to shoot down the manic Forbush Man, prompting one of the shop patrons to exclaim that they had killed Forbush Man. Another patron remarked on how Forbush Man would be back since it was Marvel Comics. Forbush Man then got back up as a zombie, demanding brains before shambling after Ed Brubaker whispering "Mmmake...mmmine....Mmmmarvel...."

(X-Babies#4 (fb) - BTS) - Fed up with all the mindless violence on display in television, Mojoverse resident Veech wished to win control over the broadcasting power of Mojoworld so he could spread his influence across the dimensional spectrum and rule worlds. To prepare for his coming wave of new and more innocent programming, Veech had several stars of children shows abducted from their native dimensions. Apparently restored to normal, Forbush Man was one of the many people abducted by Spiral, some of the others were Fester Addams, Alf, Br'er Rabbit, Captain Kangaroo, Cookie Monster, Hawkeye (of Earth-99062/Mini-Marvels), Pee Wee Herman, Little Rascals, Mister Magoo, Mister Rogers, Planet Terry, Royal Roy, Spider-Ham (of Earth-8311), Top Dog and Wally the Wizard.

(X-Babies#3 - BTS) - To stop Veech and reclaim their place in the spotlight, the X-Babies decided to face Veech and his own miniature version of the X-Babies, the Adorable X-Babies. While several of them fought Veech's Adorable X-Babies, little Wolverine and Nightcrawler went and freed Forbush Man and the other prisoners. Meanwhile, the other X-Babies faced Veech and were less than impressed by Veech's cute, cloying copies and felt they were like toddlers. He then prompted the Adorable X-Babies to attack, which they did by using their elastic bodies to gain the upper hand. Once they had defeated Colossus, Cyclops, Rogue and Storm, the Adorable X-Babies set their sights on young Kitty Pryde but were shocked by the arrival of Wolverine and Nightcrawler, who brought an entire army of Veech's prisoners. Fed up, Wolverine attacked in a berserker rage and used his claws to chop the Adorable X-Babies into little pieces. Figuring that victory was theirs, he relaxed but Veech smugly applauded this victory, then used his staff to reanimate the tiny pieces which transformed into an army of Adorable X-Babies.

(X-Babies#4) - The dozens of Adorable X-Babies attacked the original X-Babies, Forbush Man and Veech's former prisoners, quickly gaining the upper hand. During the fight, Forbush Man was seen fighting baby Morph, Banshee, Albert and Elsie-Dee. The original Cyclops came up with a plan to defeat the Adorable X-Babies once and for all. Once Royal Roy successfully disarmed Veech, the original Rogue knocked Spiral unconscious, "borrowing" her magical abilities in the process. She used Spiral's powers to create a giant portal to an unknown dimension that sucked in all the Adorable X-Babies. For good measure, the X-Babies threw in Veech and his assistant Nandy as well, thus dealing with the menace of Veech and educational programming in the Mojoverse.

(Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions video game - BTS) - Spider-Man suggested a quote was either from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe or Irving Forbush.

(Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon episode - "Why I Hate Gym" - BTS) - On Earth-12041, when Stan the janitor was trapped by a S.H.I.E.L.D. device, he yelled for help, muttering to himself what Irving Forbush would think if he could see Stan at that moment.





(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#1 (fb) - BTS) - Forbush Man took a job working at a Bed, Bath and Beyonder retail store. When the price of his stainless steel helmets became too expensive, Forbush Man began secretly shoplifting his helmets from the store.

(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#1) - Having been invited to a mysterious mansion on a stormy night, Forbush Man was excited when other superheroic guests started showing up and offered Howard the Duck finger sandwiches, assuring the duck that the sandwiches were tuna and not duck. Unfazed when Rocket Raccoon and Groot teleported into the mansion, Forbush Man was accused of knowing what was going on by Spider-Ham, who revealed that Forbush Man had been at the mansion longer than anyone else. Explaining that he was the last to know anything, Forbush Man was told that was a great superpower to have before the mercenary Deadpool appeared in the mansion with his wife Shiklah. Explaining that they had all been invited to the mansion because someone in the room was blackmailing them all, Deadpool revealed Forbush Man's shoplifting habits, prompting Forbush Man to insist that stainless steel was expensive and ask Deadpool not to tell his manager. After Deadpool revealed other secrets from the other assembled heroes, the heroes began to question how Deadpool knew such secrets and Forbush Man and the others prepared to beat the information out of Deadpool. When Deadpool embarrassing reminded them that he did say the blackmailer was in the room with the heroes, Forbush Man and the others attacked Deadpool until his wife Shiklah broke up the fight. The heroes then demanded to know why Deadpool had summoned them all there, prompting Deadpool to admit that he just wanted Forbush Man and the others in his Christmas card photo, as each of the assembled heroes were the funniest characters in the universe and their presence on Deadpool's Christmas card would make the card go viral. Howard the Duck immediately left and when Deadpool sent photos of Howard leaving a flaming bag of poo on She-Hulk's doorstep to She-Hulk, the other heroes reluctantly agreed to appear in Deadpool's card to keep their own secrets from being publicly revealed. Following Deadpool into a non-destroyed room, Forbush Man posed for the photo with the other heroes and when Deadpool told everyone to say "chimichanga," Forbush Man asked what a chimichanga was as the photo was taken. When the lights were restored by Shiklah following the photo being taken, a decapitated Forbush Man was found dead on the floor and the heroes began arguing over who killed Forbush Man.

(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#4 (fb)) - Following Forbush Man's death, Ant-Man shrunk down to insect to investigate Forbush Man's wound, where he found a strange black residue.

(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#2) - Irving Forbush was buried at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York alongside the guy from an R.E.M. song about the Apocalypse and the guy who played the Wizard in the movie version of Wicked. During the funeral, an elderly family member cried and asked what she would do without Irving and Squirrel Girl admitted that Forbush Man had been very nice to both her and Tippy-Toe, even petting Squirrel Girl's tail. Deadpool remarked that Forbush Man was a waste a great nickname, as he could have been called Pot Head due to the pot on his head, much to the shock and annoyance of the other funeral attendees, who felt Deadpool's jokes were too soon. Deadpool followed up by telling everyone present to relax, as he planned to kill whoever was responsible for killing Forbush Man. As the funeral wound down, Deadpool confided to Shiklah that one of the heroes present at the mansion had killed Forbush Man and he later teamed with Squirrel Girl to track down Rocket Raccoon and Groot before they went back into space. Finding them in San Francisco, Deadpool demanded to know where Rocket was when Forbush Man was killed and Rocket grumpily reminded Deadpool that he was with Deadpool when the murder occurred. When Groot mentioned thirteen people at the mansion, the four heroes began counting down each of the heroes that had been present at the mansion, with Deadpool remarking that Forbush Man likely had not killed himself.

(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#3 - BTS) - Deadpool tracked down Ant-Man and reminded him why he was there: to find and catch whoever had killed Forbush Man. Deadpool then asked if Ant-Man had killed Forbush Man and Ant-Man answered that he did not.

(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#4 - BTS) - While discussing Forbush Man's death with Ant-Man, Deadpool learned of the black residue that Ant-Man had found on Forbush Man's body shortly after his murder. Later returning home, Deadpool confided to Shiklah that he was completely stumped about Forbush Man's murder, thinking perhaps he needed to shake down more witnesses after learning that Groot thought there were thirteen people at the mansion and the black residue Ant-Man had found.

(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#5 - BTS) - After Howard the Duck narrowly avoided being cooked by Deadpool's wife Shiklah, he reluctantly agreed to help Deadpool find Forbush Man's murderer, who had since also killed Ant-Man, Groot and Rocket Raccoon. After Deadpool informed Howard of the black residue found on Forbush Man's body by Ant-Man, Howard suggested they visit Dr. Strange, as the residue sounded supernatural.

(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#6 - BTS) - While opting to seek out the remaining heroes who were present at the mansion to warn them of potential attack, Deadpool opened his cellphone and looked an image of all of the heroes present at the mansion, including Forbush Man himself, to determine which were still alive.

(Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#8) - After learning that Forbush Man and the other heroes' killer was the demon Paen-Umbra, who was nursing an obsession with Shiklah, Deadpool recounted recent events in a drawing, including the decapitation of Forbush Man, before meeting up with the surviving heroes from Deadpool's Christmas card party at the mansion where Forbush Man was killed. Dr. Strange summoned Paen-Umbra and Deadpool neutered the demon, forcing him to mystically resurrect all those he had recently killed, including Forbush Man, who reappeared muttering "Gadzooks!" With Paen-Umbra in mystic chains, Shiklah invited Forbush Man and the other heroes to a celebratory dinner of Rocky Mountain Oysters and pizza from Torgo's Pizza. The dinner was soon interrupted when Dave and Meredith, the owners of the mansion, arrived and demanded to know who the people in their house were.

(Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again#4 - BTS) - Forbush Man appeared as a judge in an illusion generated within an alternate reality Deadpool's mind as he was being mind-controlled by the Red Skull to kill Daredevil.

(Not Brand Echh I#14/2) - Forbush Man met with Marvel Comics to share zany and relevant ideas based on current trends in comic books. Since many characters had recently been given female counterparts, Forbush Man had Moon-Girl and Devil Dinosaur dressed in Forbush gear (red long johns and cooking pot helmets) and suggested Marvel publish a comic starring them as Forbush Girl and Forbush Dinosaur, introducing a Marvel big wig to the two "new characters," only to be met with "what else you got?" Shocked, Forbush Man asked if the executive was kidding, as it took him quite a while to find a cooking pot the size of 1974 Cadillac automobile that could fit over a dinosaur's head.

(Not Brand Echh I#14/4) - Not to be discouraged, Forbush Man later returned to Marvel Comics and revealed his next idea for comic books, based on the trends of Marvel's distinguished competition, who had success reviving classic cartoon characters as realistic reflections on society with angsty and edgy stories. Pulling up a ladder, Forbush Man introduced his gritty rebirth idea for Spider-Ham, in which Spider-Ham, Mary Jane Waterbuffalo and the Hobgobbler were actual animals with swine flu, extinction concerns and Thanksgiving Day execution troubles, respectively. The Marvel executive simply yelled "next!" in response to this idea.













(Not Brand Echh I#14/7) - Returning to Marvel Comics yet again, Forbush Man revealed his idea for a female-led film entitled Forbush Woman vs. the Puppet Master but when he asked the Marvel executives their opinions, one of them remarked "We canceled our lunch meeting with the Howard the Duck for this?"






(Not Brand Echh I#14/9) - When the Marvel big wigs asked if Forbush Man had any good ideas, Forbush Man quickly gathered together a large amount of guns that he claimed he had gotten from the Punisher's garage sale and proposed making a grim and gritty Forbush Man movie, prompting the big wigs to ask what Forbush Man knew about being grim and gritty. Opting to show the executives, Forbush Man had them send out Juggernaut, whom Forbush Man attempted to shoot, only to be thrust into the ground by the force of the guns' kickback while one of the executives remarked that Forbush Man's hospital bill would be grim and gritty.











Comments: Created by Stan Lee and Joe Maneely.

Forbush Man is a running gag of Marvel, first appearing as nothing but a name in SNAFU (well, and a few fictional magazine "photos") before finally been given a superhero form on the cover of the first issue of Not Brand Echh where Marvel's greatest are terrified at the sight of the Forbush Man. It would still take another 4 issues for him to actually appear in a comic story himself.
In Marvel Age I#12, Stan Lee had the following to say about his character: "Years ago, about the time that MAD magazine was a'borning, yours truly produced a similar publication called SNAFU. Since the SATURDAY EVENING POST, in those days, had a line on the cover which read "Founded by Benjamin Franklin," it occurred to me that SNAFU could do no less than have a similar line on its contents page. But whose name would I use? Well, after many sleepless nights I came up with the phrase "Founded by Irving Forbush." Why Irving Forbush? I've absolutely no idea! I never knew anyone with that name, nor particularly wanted to. it just had the right sound to me. Incidentally, wanting to go the POST one better, I added, on the other side of the contests column, the line "Losted by his cousin. Melvin Forbush. or some such name, it's hard to remember after all that time. Anyway, years later when mighty Marvel was just beginning to conquer the entire literary universe, I thought 'twould be fun to bring back good ol' Irv and give him the fame and prominence he so richly deserved. So there you have it. A fantastically meaningful object lesson in how to create something out of nothing and keep it the same way! P.S. No! No! No! It isn't true that Forbush is Darth Vader spelled sideways."

For years, Forbush Man appeared in the calamitous cover corner box on the covers of Marvel Age, from Marvel Age I#8 til #39 and Marvel Age Annual#1 with the exception of issue's #22, 25 & 27. In Issues #26-36, Forbush Man appeared in the The Marvel Age calendar for 1985 and later went on to appear in ongoing "stories" in future Marvel Age calendars. Forbush Man also appeared on the covers of Not Brand Echh I#1 (August, 1967), Deadpool III#27 (2014) and Secret Wars#7 (January, 2016) while not actually appearing in the issue. While the Marvel Age corner boxes did not outright credit the artist, some of them had the initials "Z!" on them, suggesting that the artist was likely Marvel Age's assistant art & production coordinator Ron Zalme, who also did most of the art for Marvel Age's calendar pages. For many of the corner boxes that do not contain the "Z!," the art style still matches Ron Zalme's take on Forbush Man so it was likely still him doing the corner box art.

Not Brand Echh I#5 was reprinted in the British Marvel Madhouse#5 (October, 1981). Not Brand Echh I#8 was reprinted in Crazy II#1 (February, 1973) and in a free bonus with Crazy III#58 (January, 1980). The Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comics were later physically reprinted in the print version of Deadpool: Too Soon?, which was a comic book mini-series.

The Irving Forbush from Earth-20051 (Marvel Adventures: Super Heroes I#10) had an uncle named Murray so it's well possible "our" Forbush has the same uncle. Also, during Forbush Man's Earth-9047 adventures, we see his Granny A-Go-Go, suggesting that Forbush might have a Granny A-Go-Go on Earth-665 as well.

In What The--?! I#2, Earth-9047's Woof'r'eam visited a Heckfire Club dressed in women's underwear designed by Fashions by Forbush of Hollywood. Given that Earth-665's Shmederick, who bore a striking resemblance to Irving Forbush and others of the Forbush clan, was a fashion designer and owner of Shmederick of Hollywood, perhaps Earth-9047's Fashions by Forbush of Hollywood was Shmederick-9047's fashion business.

It should be noted that on Earth-9047, the comics company Forbush Man worked for was interchangeably referred to as "Marble Comics" (as it was called on Forbush Man's home reality of Earth-665) and "Marvel Comics" (as it is called in real life and on Earth-616).

What The--?! I#26 shows Forbush Man's gravestone that read him being born in 1968 (the real-life year that Irving Forbush became Forbush Man in Not Brand Echh). A later-published Daily Bugle 1939 Newspaper Special had an article stating that Irving Forbush was born in 1939. Since we know that Forbush Man was originally native to Earth-665 and we later saw an Earth-616 Irving Forbush who was an older undertaker, one can assume that Earth-665's Forbush Man was indeed born in 1968 while the Earth-616 Irving Forbush must have been born in 1939, as the Daily Bugle 1939 Newspaper Special appeared to be a fictional issue published on Earth-616.

Irving Forbush's name was mentioned in the out of story introduction by Stan Lee in Uncanny X-Men I#-1 (1997) and it was also exclaimed by Slapstick in Slapstick II#1 (2017). It was also the name of an alcoholic beverage in Thunderbolts III#3: Forbush Pale Ale.

The Not Brand Echh#14 Trading Card Variant stats seem to lump nearly every appearance of Forbush Man as the Earth-665 version traveling across realities. There were some counterparts, however, that couldn't possibly be the 665 version and they are covered below in the subprofiles, including Forbush Man of Earth-90078, undertaker Irving Forbush of Earth-616, Forbush Ape of Earth-8101, Larval Earth's Forbush Man of reality-8311, Al Forbush of Earth-9602 (Amalgam), the Lego Forbush Man of Earth-13122, Irving Forbush of Earth-20051, alternately colored Forbush Man of Earth-89923, alien Poppupian Forbush Man of Earth-95397 and NYPD Capt. Irving Forbush of Earth-199999 (played in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by Stan Lee, who played several other characters, usually himself).

Special thanks to Kevin Garcia for the images from Snafu magazine!

Profile by MarvellousLuke & Proto-Man.

CLARIFICATIONS:
Forbush Man has no known connections to



ALTERNATIVE REALITY FORBUSH!


Forbush Man of Earth-90078

Earth-90078's Irving Forbush shared an apartment with his aunt but secretly struck back at crime as the muscle-bound hero Forbush Man. When Captain America went missing and the Revengers were stumped as to his whereabouts, not to mention the Fantastical Four had their own problems and "those X-guys" were in another dimension, Forbush Man took it upon himself to find the star-spangled hero, soon learning of a Japanese conglomerate that was buying key real estate around town. Investigating, Forbush Man found himself battling a slew of ninjas working for Tokyo Ethel and her hired orangutan animal actor George, who had taken Captain America hostage. Busting in on Tokyo Ethel, Forbush Man opted to punish her by forcing her to bus tables for a month. After the fight, Forbush Man explained how he had deduced Tokyo Ethel's plan to capture Captain America to demoralize the country but Captain America suggested his punishment of Tokyo Ethel was a bit too lenient. Forbush Man disagreed and wondered if perhaps he should force Tokyo Hotel to clean his room as Captain America said goodbye, secretly thinking Forbush Man was an ingrate.

--What The--?! I#8 (on cover only), What The--?! I#23/4 (in-story)














Irving Forbush of Earth-616

Irving was born to Stan and Jacqueline Forbush, a healthy baby weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces, on Friday 13th, although his parents really wanted a daughter. The record of his birth was printed in the Daily Bugle of October 13th, 1939. Somewhat famous amongst New York's Merry Marvel Marching Society members, Irving's name was chanted by the Marvel Comics fans prior to the Mr. Fantastic/Invisible Woman wedding and at some point,  Irving's mother phoned the Marvel Comics office hoping to reach her son. Eventually, Irving became an undertaker and upon finding two Hulks laying on the ground, Irving thought the two Hulks would make him the most famous mortician of all. When the Red Hulk awoke, Irving ran for it, remarking that perhaps fame wasn't all it was cracked up to be.

Note: It took Stan Lee 40 years to finally write an Earth-616 version of Forbush Man in physical form after being mentioned several times over the decades.

--(mentioned): Fantastic Four I Annual#3; (seen): Incredible Hulk I#600 (1939 Daily Bugle Newspaper Special - BTS, Fantastic Four I Annual#3 - BTS, Fantastic Four I Annual#5/2 - BTS, Incredible Hulk I#600/2,













Forbush Ape of Earth-8101

Forbush Ape was one of the many superapes that inhabited Earth-8101. Forbush Ape fought alongside heroes such as the Ape-Vengers, Fantastic Four, X-Simians and Spider-Monkey.

Note: The Watcher of Earth-8101 showed an image of Forbush Ape alongside other Silver Age heroes as an announcement for the next issue: "The Dawning of the Marvel Age of Apes!," but he was, of course, left out of the next issue.



--Marvel Apes#1/













Forbush Man of Earth-8311

  The Forbush Man of Larval Earth (the home of Spider-Ham) was seemingly chosen to join the Fantastic Fur. Just like the heroic family, Forbush Man had the letter F proudly displayed on his costume. Alongside the Fantastic Fur, he fought Duktor Doom and upon defeating the super villain, they attached anti-gravity pods to his metal uniform, sending him to float off into outer space.

Note: While reminiscing about his defeat at the hands of the Fantastic Fur, Duktor Doom thought of them as the "four disgusting do-gooders," seemingly forgetting (as usually happens with our hero) Forbush Man.

--Peter Porker, The Spectacular Spider-Ham#1 (fb)












Al Forbush of Earth-9602

Al Forbush already received a subprofile here.


-- Lobo the Duck#1














Forbush Man of Earth-13122

Earth-13122's Forbush Man, like much of the natives of this reality and pretty much anything in reality-13122, existed as a being composed of toy Lego bricks. Like his Earth-665 counterpart, Irving Forbush became the wannabe superhero Forbush Man using a set of red long johns with an emblazoned "F" on the front and a cooking pot for a helmet. Similarly, he also managed to overcome several super villains using sheer dumb luck and possessed a cybernetic arm like his 665 counterpart once did. Forbush Man considered himself an accomplished video game designer and was working on a video game with Howard the Duck, which proved problematic at best. When Howard laughed at Forbush Man's idea for the video game's final boss, the chicken-suited Cock-a-Doodle-Doom, Forbush Man thought Howard lacked the imagination to grasp the boss' true awesomeness and figured that his idea was better to show than to tell. Deciding to create a real-life prototype of his proposed boss villain to show Howard, Forbush Man recruited other local heroes from the Man-Thing's Swamp to dress up as his proposed chicken-suited villain to show off the proposed villain's skills or, as Forbush Man called it, skillainy. Leading Howard to a nearby beach to show off Cock-a-Doodle-Doom, Forbush Man assaulted Howard with terrible chicken-related puns before having the hero fight off a few thugs to prove Cock-a-Doodle-Doom's awesomeness. In order to get Forbush Man to shut up, Howard agreed to let him put Cock-a-Doodle-Doom into their video game but warned that if any kids in the focus test starting crying, Cock-a-Doodle-Doom would be removed from the final version of the game. Insisting that Howard wouldn't regret his decision, Forbush Man promised that if the folks at Chrono-Con didn't love Cock-a-Doodle-Doom, he would eat his saucepan. Reminded of Chrono-Con, Howard remarked that they had to finish their video game and Forbush Man agreed, admitting that he had forgotten they actually had to make the video game and asking the recruited heroes to stop by their table at Chrono-Con if they had a chance to check out the convention.

Earth-13122's Forbush Man had a cybernetic arm with which he could deflect energy beams but otherwise, he had no superhuman powers.


--LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 video game


Irving Forbush of Earth-20051

A high school graduate with five years of community college, where he was President of the Chess Club as well as a "mathlete," Irving Forbush applied for a job on the loading dock of Van Dyne Enterprises alongside Dr. Henry Pym and Flint Marko. During the interview for the position, Irving's uncle Murray, a supervisor at Van Dyne Enterprises, decided to offer the job to Forbush, passing the overly educated Pym and under-educated Marko. As Marko and Pym left, Forbush thanked his uncle Murray as Pym complained to Marko outside about how Forbush didn't look like he could even lift a pack of marshmallows.


--Marvel Adventures: Super Heroes I#10



















Forbush Man of Earth-89923

The Forbush Man of Earth-89923 (the world of Wolverina) wore a slightly different costume, a white base with a red cape. Forbush Man attended a huge New Year's Eve party, where heroes and villains alike celebrated in excess. The evil Mr. Hide tried to destroy all the superhumans with a bomb that exploded just when the clock struck twelve. However, when the dusk cleared, everybody was surprised to still be alive and it was Wolverina's father Bud who explained that Mistress Death didn't have the heart to take anyone that specific night. Happy to still be alive and kicking, Forbush Man and the others proposed a toast to the new year.


--What The--?! I#11/5











Forbush Man of Earth-95397

The Forbush Man of Earth-95397 was an alien Poppupian that had been restored by Galactus when the world-eater was forced to restore the planet Poppup by the Infinity Gauntlet-wielding Impossible Man. An hour after Poppup's restoration, Impossible Man surrendered the Infinity Gems to the Elders of the Universe and the Poppupians, each modeled after one of Earth's heroes, erupted in a gigantic battle. Acting as the Impossible Man's advisor and counselor, Silver Surfer could only watch the massive fight and remarked for anyone watching to be afraid as Forbush Man crept up behind him.

--What If? II#104






Capt. Irving Forbush of Earth-199999

Earth-199999's Irving Forbush was an NYPD senior officer who ultimately obtained the rank of Captain and was honored with a portrait displayed in the NYPD 15th Precinct police station. Forbush was so well-received that his image was chosen for a few different NYPD poster campaigns, one asking bystanders to report any crime they witnessed and the other encouraging citizens to join the ranks of the NYPD. Oddly enough, Irving Forbush resembled several others living in reality-199999 but no connection between these lookalikes was made.


--Daredevil TV series episode - "Daredevil" (Jessica Jones TV series episode - "AKA Top Shelf Perverts," Daredevil TV series episode - "Dogs to a Gunfight," Luke Cage TV series episode - "Soliloquy of Chaos," Iron Fist TV series episode - "Dragon Plays with Fire," The Defenders TV series episode - "Worst Behavior," The Punisher TV series episode - "Memento Mori," Jessica Jones TV series episode - "AKA Shark in the Bathtub, Monster in the Bed," Jessica Jones TV series episode - "AKA Pray for My Patsy," (all in photos only)




FORBUSH RELATIVES



Prof. Albert "Itchy" Forbush

Prof. Albert Forbush was presumably a relative of Irving Forbush and was known as "Itchy" to his friends. A leading authority in physics, Prof. Forbush wrote several monumental works but caretakers always erased the graffiti before anyone could see them. While delivering lectures on the West Coast at 20 cents for the first 1/4 mile and 15 cents for each additional quarter mile, Prof. Forbush wrote an article for Irving's Snafu magazine entitled "Understanding the Atom: Diagram of an Atomic Bomb," which was approved by the Atomical Energy Commission, the Furbush Bureau of Imitation and the Tom Mix Straighter-Shooters. Around the time his article was being published, Prof. Forbush was in preparation for his next article, "How to Put an Atom Together Again."



--Snafu I#2 (seen in photo only)


Joe Di Forbushio

Joe Di Forbushio was the guest editor for Irving Forbush's second issue of Snafu in which Di Forbushio wrote an article entitled "Low Lights in the World of Sports," in which Di Forbushio reported on various events from all sorts of sports.







--Snafu I#2 (seen in photo only)

Clapboard Q. Forbush

An unspecified relative of Irving Forbush, the homeless Clapboard Q. Forbush, who sold razor blades and shoe laces for cheap, became the real estate editor of Snafu magazine when it was founded. At the end of Snafu's "How to Buy a House" article about buying the house of tomorrow (being sold by Joe Tomorrow) in Flatbush's Forbush Village subdivision, written by Clapboard Q., readers were suggested to send all questions to Clapboard and Snafu would make sure they were forwarded to the proper park bench that Clapboard called home.





--Snafu I#1 (seen in photo only)


Drew "True Blue" Forbush

Another unspecified relative of Irving Forbush, Drew Forbush was a fortune teller who gained precognitive abilities after being hit on the head with a crystal ball. While the hit didn't help his head, the hit on the head did wonders for Drew's income and he soon became famous, with his friends nicknaming him "True Blue." After Irving Forbush founded Snafu magazine, Drew was brought in to write the magazine's "Snafu's Predictions of the World of the Future!" segment. In Drew's article, his predictions were guaranteed and Drew promised that if any reader wasn't happy with his predictions, he would be more than happy to hit them on the head with the same crystal ball. In his first article, Drew predicted that there would be no traffic jams in the future, as everyone would be driving planes, television would be in grand, glorious color, the sexes would achieve equality, robot laborers would do all the work, peace would be created due to nuclear weapons making war unthinkable, all movies would be in 3D with stupephonic sound and cinnamonscope, transportation would occur in seconds and meals would be in pill form.

Drew "True Blue" Forbush possessed the clairvoyant power of precognition, allowing him to receive glimpses of the possible future.

--Snafu I#3 (seen in photo only)


Hopalong Forbush

Hopalong Forbush, likely another of Irving Forbush's unspecified relatives featured in Irving's Snafu magazine, worked for the Bagels-and-Lox movie studio following behind movie horses and cleaning up their manure with a broom and shovel. At the end of Snafu#3's "The Small Men" article, the magazine thanked Hopalang for his untiring efforts that would never be forgotten.










--Snafu I#3 (seen in photo only)

"Honest" John T. Forbush

Presumably an unspecified relative of Irving Forbush, "Honest" John T. Forbush was a mortgage lender who, despite his sneaky and villainous appearance, had won an integrity award and the Chamber of Commerce's Award for Ethics, as well as Mortgage of the Year. As part of Clapboard Q. Forbush's article in Snafu magazine about buying the house of tomorrow, "Honest" John was shown in a photo as a new family prepared to get a good mortgage from him. "Honest" John was later featured in Snafu's second issue, where he had now switched from mortgages to used cars. Snafu's third issue later featured an article about average American Joe Blow buying a used car, where"Honest" John advertised himself as honest and friendly despite carrying a racing form in his suit pocket. When Joe Blow decided to buy a car from "Honest" John, John claimed to make Joe a special deal as Joe Blow signed numerous papers without even looking at them.





--Snafu I#1 (#2, 3 (seen in photos only)

Methusalah "Methy" Forbush

Yet another unspecified relative of Irving Forbush, Methusalah Forbush, nicknamed "Methy" by a large number of his lisping friends, was enlisted to write an article in Snafu magazine entitled "How to Live to Be a Hundred!" Methusalah was sought out to write the article because he appeared to be 40 years old despite only being 18.
If you ask me, he looked way older than 40! - Proto-Man







--Snafu I#3 (seen in photo only)


Tyrone Forbush

Tyrone Forbush, another of Irving Forbush's unspecified supposed relatives, was considered an important man throughout the ages who discovered the secret of Porfirio Rubirosa's "The Rosiroosians." Irving later had Tyrone featured in Snafu#1's article "Are You a Moron?," in which we see a determined Tyrone try to reach his lady love across a 50 foot canyon using a 6 foot ladder. Sad to say, he did not reach her and fell into the canyon with a loud "thud!"






--Snafu I#1 (in photo only)

Shmederick

A famous fashion designer, Shmederick bore a striking resemblance to the rest of the Forbush clan. Owning his own women's clothing store, Shmederick of Hollywood, Shmederick took out an ad in the first issue of Irving Forbush's Snafu magazine, which featured all sorts of bizarre women's clothing including the "Nip 'n Tuck" corset that was tightened using a brass vise, the "Figure Eight" swimsuit that came in three different styles, the "Sheer Delight" slip that allowed anyone to see completely through the person wearing it to the wall behind them, and the "Peek-a-Boo," an army surplus canvas skirt. The article also featured Shmederick's advertising slogan: "It Pays to Deal with Shmederick. (It Pays Shmederick)."







--Snafu I#1 (seen in a photo only)

FORBUSH CHARACTERS

Damon & Pythias


Damon and Pythias were Earth-665 police officers who arrived on the scene just as Forbush Man defeated Mr. Hide'n Seek. Damon quickly pointed out Forbush Man leaving the scene and Pythias agreed that it was indeed Forbush Man, the Way-Out Wonder.




















--Not Brand Echh I#5

Forbush Man's Battle Helmet & Armored "F"

Forbush Man established his Battle Helmet, a cauldron that was more durable than his typical cooking pot helmet, and also had an armored "F" symbol to strap around his chest in place of his usual sewn "F." He never actually used either, however.


--Marvel Age I#45








Nick Furry and his Agents of Brooke Shields (of Earth-9047)


  Nicky Fury and his Agents of Brooke Shields arrived just when the insidious Red Sulk got the giggles while fighting Charlie America (Forbush). Fury would handle the clean up and incarcerated the Red Sulk.


--What The--?! I#4/8












Glenda the Good Wench of Earth-9047

Glenda the Good Wench was a sorceress who was present in the Home for Dead and Forgotten Comic Book Characters. Here, she witnessed how upset Forbush Man was at Marble Comics for leaving him out of the What The--?! comics, which he deemed an obvious ripoff of Not Brand Echh, a comic that had been popular because of him. Glenda explained Forbush Man always had the power to leave and after reciting the address he wanted to go three times, he was magically teleported away.



--What The--?! I#8/1









The Incredible Hack of Earth-9047

 The Incredible Hack was the world's deadliest taxi driver. When Forbush Man attempted to hail a taxi, he was noticed by the Incredible Hack, who grabbed Forbush Man by the throat and demanded he get in the Hack's taxi or be smashed.





-- Marvel Age I#86


Ka-Mart the Blue Light Savage of Earth-9047

 Ka-Mart the Blue Light Savage was the ruler of the Ravage Land but besides rescuing dames in need, he also worked at a retail store. Ka-Mart became employee of the month and was just on his way when he bumped into Forbush Man. As the two heard a cry for help, Forbush Man opted to rescue the woman so Ka-Mart could go to his retail sales meeting. Ka-Mart was stoked at the fact he could earn a $20 gift certificate at the meeting and pondered what to spend it on.



--What The--?! I#12/2















Negative Forbush Man of Earth-9047

Negative Forbush Man was the Earth-9047 embodiment of all of Forbush Man's internal rage caused by Forbush's inability to become part of the real Marvel Universe. When learned that Forbush Man-665 had developed the Infinity Wart, Negative Forbush Man watched as Forbush Man became king, which Negative Forbush Man considered a good idea but ultimately, Negative Forbush Man decided that Forbush Man-665 had squandered his Infinity Wart abilities on frivolous pursuits and confronted Forbush Man. Forbush-665 offered to share the Infinity Wart with Negative Forbush Man on weekends but Negative Forbush Man refused and kidnapped Forbush Man-665, promising to return and control the world himself. After acquiring Forbush Man's Infinity Wart, Negative Forbush Man returned at gigantic size to plague Auntie Mayhem and the heroes Milk and Cookies, teleporting Auntie Mayhem home and transforming Milk and Cookies into abstract creations before creating the villainous Bread and Water to battle the heroes. When Milk and Cookies defeated Negative Forbush Man's creations, he sent multiple variant-covered comic books and razor-sharp trading cards after the heroic duo before preparing to trap Milk and Cookies into a single comic book panel alongside every single Earth-9047 hero by compressing space and time. Succeeding in compressing space and time, Negative Forbush Man grew angry when Milk and Cookies escaped by going through the bottom of the panel, only to meet Earth-8311's Spider-Ham, whose reality-8311 was merging with reality-9047. Negative Forbush Man then watched via his dimensional scanner as Milk, Cookies and Spider-Ham defeated Spider-Ham's nemesis, Pork Grind, and watched as reality-89923 began merging with reality-9047 as well. Berating Forbush Man, Negative Forbush Man was soon assaulted by Milk, Cookies, Spider-Ham and Wolverina, who managed to lance the Infinity Wart from Negative Forbush Man's finger, effectively defeating Negative Forbush Man, who disappeared in a flash of energy. Remarking that Negative Forbush Man was simply a Jim Starlin ripoff character, Forbush Man remarked that Negative Forbush Man was never truly dead.

Normally, Negative Forbush Man carried a rolling pin as a weapon but once he had acquired the Infinity Wart, he gained the ability to make his every wish become reality until the Infinity Wart was lanced.

--What The--?! I#20 (#20/2, #20/3, #20/4,



Red Sulk of Earth-9047

 The Red Sulk (not to be confused with the relatively nice Red Sulk living in a Vermont nursing home) was a famous super villain living in a castle protected by angry and hungry dogs. The Commissary wanted the villain incarcerated and sent their new Charlie America (Forbush) to do so. During their battle, the villain managed to rip of Charlie America's "helmet" and at the sight of his real face, the Red Sulk couldn't help but laugh, so much so he stopped fighting at all. Nick Fury and his Agents of Brooke Shields then arrived to handle the clean up and Red Sulk later acted as a theater usher when Forbush Man went to see the "Captain America" movie.



--What The--?! I#4/8 (Marvel Age I#88,






Sara Thos of Earth-9047

Sara Thos was the sister of Ghost Rider (sometimes called Ghost Writer) and appeared to be possessed by the spirit of shopping. When Forbush Man and Rick Jones, who had been transformed into a half-frog, half-human by Dr. Strange, ran into Sara Thos, she announced that the spirit of shopping must be appeased.


--Marvel Age I#102






Tuskmaster of Earth-9047

  Tuskmaster was hired by Henry Peter-Gyration of the Commissary to train their new Charlie America. Charlie America (Forbush) was surprised as he thought the Tuskmaster to be a villain. Charlie America eventually finished Tuskmaster's training.


--What The--?! I#4/8













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Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#9, p17, splash page (Forbush Man, main image)
Snafu I#3, p14, article header (Irving Forbush headshot, unmasked)
Snafu I#2, p28, splash page (Irving Forbush, full body image without costume)
Snafu I#3, p?, pan? (Irving Forbush in military hat)
Not Brand Echh I#5, front cover (Forbush Man remarking on nothing ever happening)
Not Brand Echh I#5, p5, pan4 (Forbush Man first trying on costume)
Not Brand Echh I#8, p3, pan8 (Forbush Man with his theme music)
Not Brand Echh I#8, p9, pan6 (Forbush Man crying)
Not Brand Echh I#8, p12, pan3 (Forbush Man with his bag of disguises)
Not Brand Echh I#13, p43, splash page (Forbush Man with blue gloves)
Crazy Magazine I#58, front cover (Forbush Man sticking his tongue out)
Marvel Age I#10, front cover (Forbush Man with C-3PO mask & slingshot)
Marvel Age I#14, front cover (Fred Hembeck kicking Forbush Man)
Marvel Age I#26, p34-35, pan1 (Forbush Man in New Year's baby outfit)
Marvel Age I#28, back cover, pan1 (Forbush Man unmasked)
Marvel Age I#32, back cover, pan1 (Forbush Man in swimwear)
Marvel Age I#34, back cover, pan1 (Forbush Man as a Halloween jack o'lantern)
Marvel Age I#35, back cover, pan5 (Forbush Man about to eaten by turkeys)
Marvel Age I#45, back cover, Forbush Man Handbook entry main image (Forbush Man standing with shivering knees)
Marvel Age I#28, front cover (Forbush Man being attacked by Cutter the elf from Elfquest)
Marvel Age I#52, back cover, pan1 (Forbush Man showering)
Marvel Age I#54, back cover, pan1 (Forbush Man in wedding attire)
Marvel Age I#57, front cover (Forbush Man in Captain America's costume)
Marvel Age I#58, back cover, pan1 (Forbush Man in Halloween ghost costume)
Marvel Age I#64, front cover (de-evolved Forbush Man)
What The--?! I#4, p25, pan5 (Forbush Man as Charlie America)
Marvel Age I#71, front cover (Forbush Man with a pumpkin helmet)
Gamer's Handbook of the Marvel Universe: 1989 Character Updates, p65, Forbush Man Handbook entry main image (Forbush Man with hands at hips)
Marvel Age I#79, front cover (Forbush Man with eyepatches)
Marvel Age I#90, p34-35, pan1 (Forbush Man at the beach)
What The--?! I#8, p3, pan5 (gun-toting Forbush Man)
Marvel Age I#93, p34-35, pan1 (Forbush Man in formal attire)
Marvel Age I#94, p34-35, pan1 (Forbush Man in Halloween costume mask)
What The--?! I#12, p13, pan3 (Forbush Man in Ravaged Land attire)
Marvel Age I#100, back cover, pan1 (Forbush Man in fake beard)
Marvel Age I#106, back cover, pan9 (Forbush Man as the Werewolf)
Marvel Age I#109, back cover, pan13 (Forbush Man in dentist gear)
What The--?! I#20, p4, pan6 (Forbush Man as Elvis)
What The--?! I#20, p5, pan5 (Forbush Man as king)
What The--?! I#20, p24, pan1 (Forbush Man tied up)
What The--?! I#20, p31, pan1 (horned Forbush Man vs. Negative Forbush Man)
What The--?! I#22, p10, pan4 (Forbush Man as guidance counselor)
What The--?! I#22, p30, pan3 (Forbush Man in 1692 attire)
What The--?! I#23, p9, story title panel (Irving Forbush as Cousin Fred)
What The--?! I#23, p18, pan5 (Forbush Man with college hat)
What The--?! I#26, back cover (death of Forbush Man)
Captain America: Who Won't Wield the Shield#1, p3, pan3 (Forbush Man with cybernetic arm)
Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#10, p6, pan2-3 (Forbush Man using Forbush-Vision)
Captain America: Who Won't Wield the Shield#1, p24, pan5 (zombie Forbush Man)
X-Babies I#4, p6, pan1 (Forbush Man fighting the Adorable X-Babies)
Secret Wars I#7, front cover (Forbush Man wielding a weaponized cooking pot)
Deadpool III#27, front cover (Forbush Man at Deadpool's wedding)
Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#1, p9, pan1 (Forbush Man shoplifting)
Not Brand Echh I#14, front cover (Forbush Man dabbing)
Not Brand Echh I#14 (Trading Card Variant), front cover (heroic-looking Forbush Man)
Not Brand Echh I#14 (Dave Johnson Variant), front cover (Forbush Man with Punisher's guns, back to viewer)
Not Brand Echh I#14, p19, pan3 (Forbush Man with Punisher's guns, cartoon-like)
What The--?! I#23, p24, pan4 (Forbush Man of Earth-90078)
What The--?! I#8, front cover (Forbush Man of Earth-90078, cover image)

Incredible Hulk IV#600, p38, pan3 (Irving Forbush of Earth-616)
Marvel Apes I#1, p30, splash page (Forbush Ape of Earth-8101)
Peter Porker the Spectacular Spider-Ham I#1, p9, pan1 (Forbush Man of Earth-8311)
Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 video game, screenshot (Forbush Man of Earth-13122)

Lobo the Duck#1, p10, pan2 (Al Forbush of Earth-9602)
Marvel Adventures: Super Heroes I#10, p2, pan2 (Irving Forbush of Earth-20051)
What The--?! I#11, p32, pan3 (Forbush Man of Earth-89923)
What If? II#104, p26, pan7 (Forbush Man of Earth-95397)
Jessica Jones TV series episode, "AKA Pray for My Patsy," screencap (Capt. Irving Forbush of Earth-199999)

Snafu I#2, p11-12, splash page header (Prof. Albert "Itchy" Forbush)
Snafu I#2, p47, splash page header (Joe Di Forbushio)
Snafu I#1, p21, pan8 (Clapboard Q. Forbush)
Snafu I#3, p54, article header (Drew "True Blue" Forbush)
Snafu I#3, p26, pan3 (Hopalong Forbush)
Snafu I#3, p59, pan2 ("Honest" John T. Forbush)
Snafu I#3, p29, article header (Methusalah Forbush)
Snafu I#1, p16, pan4 (Tyrone Forbush)
Snafu I#1, p46, splash page (Shmederick)
Not Brand Echh I#5, p2, pan3 (Damon & Pythias)
Marvel Age I#45, back cover (battle helmet/armored F image)
What The--?! I#4, p27, pan5 (Nick Furry & His Agents of Brooke Shields)
What The--?! I#8, p1, pan4 (Glenda the Good Wench)
Marvel Age I#86, back cover, pan18 (Incredible Hack)

What The--?! I#12, p14, pan1 (Ka-Mart the Blue Light Savage)
What The--?! I#20, p8, pan1 (Negative Forbush Man)

What The--?! I#4, p27, pan2 (Red Sulk)
Marvel Age I#102, back cover, pan17 (Sara Thos)
What The--?! I#4, p26, pan2 (Tuskmaster)


Appearances:
Snafu I#1 (November, 1955) - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Joe Maneely, John Severin, Russ Heath, Howard Post (art)
Snafu I#2 (January, 1956) - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Joe Maneely, John Severin (art)
Snafu I#3 (March, 1956) - uncredited writer (likely Stan Lee), Joe Maneely, John Severin, Bill Everett (art), Stan Lee (editor)
Not Brand Echh I#1 (August, 1967) - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Jack Kirby (art)
Not Brand Echh I#2 (September, 1967) - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Marie Severin (art)
Not Brand Echh I#3 (October, 1967) - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Marie Severin (art)
Not Brand Echh I#5 (December, 1967) -
"The Origin of...Forbush-Man" story - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Jack Kirby (pencils), Tom Sutton (inks)
Not Brand Echh I#7 (April, 1968) - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Roy Thomas, Gary Friedrich (writers), Jack Kirby, Marie Severin (pencils), Sol Brodsky, John Verpoorten (inks)
Not Brand Echh I#8 (June, 1968) - "What Price Forbush-Man?" story - Roy Thomas (writer), John Verpoorten (art), Stan Lee (editor), "This Fan-This Forbush!" story - Roy Thomas (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), J. Tartaglione (inks), Stan Lee (editor), "And the Dragon Cried...Forbush!" story - Gary Friedrich (writer), Marie Severin (pencils), Tom Sutton (inks), Stan Lee (editor), "Beware the Forbush-Man, My Son!" story - Gary Friedrich (writer), Tom Sutton (art), Stan Lee (editor)
Not Brand Echh I#9 (August, 1968) - "Casey at the Bat!" story - Roy Thomas (writer), Tom Sutton (art), Stan Lee (editor)
Not Brand Echh I#11 (December, 1968) - "Auntie Goose Rhymes" story - Roy Thomas (writer), John Verpoorten (art), Stan Lee (editor)
Not Brand Echh I#12 (February, 1969) - Roy Thomas (writer), Marie Severin (pencils), John Verpoorten (inks), Stan Lee (editor); "Frankenstein Sicksty-Nine!" story - Arnold Drake (writer), Tom Sutton (art), Stan Lee (editor)
Not Brand Echh I#13 (May, 1969) - "Who Says a Carnival Has to Be Good?" story - Arnold Drake, Roy Thomas (writers), Marie Severin (art), Stan Lee (editor); "It's a Mad, Mad Avenue" story - uncredited writer (likely Roy Thomas), uncredited artist (possibly Tom Sutton), Stan Lee (editor); "Adult Super-Hero Daydreams" story - Bill Dubay (writer, pencils), Tom Sutton (inks), Stan Lee (editor); "Valentines!" story - Roy Thomas (writer), Ronn Foss (pencils), John Verpoorten (inks), Stan Lee (editor); "The Return of...Forbush-Man!" story - Roy Thomas (writer), Tom Sutton (art), Stan Lee (editor)
Defenders I#52 (October, 1977) - David Kraft (writer), Keith Giffen (pencils), Chic Stone (inks), Archie Goodwin (editor)
Marvel Age I#8 (November, 1983) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#9 (December, 1983) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Wilson, Armando Gil (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#10 (January, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Frenz, Jack Abel (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#11 (February, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, Al Milgrom (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#12 (March, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, Mike Zeck, John Beatty (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#13 (April, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, Jim Starlin (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#14 (May, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, John Byrne (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#15 (June, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, Rick Parker (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#16 (July, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, Bill Sienkiewicz (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#17 (August, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, Warren Kremer (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#18 (September, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer, Luke McDonnell, Steve Mitchell (cover art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#19 (October, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer & cover art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#20 (November, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer & cover art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#21 (December, 1984) - uncredited credits page writer & cover art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#22 (January, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#23 (February, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer & cover art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#24 (March, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer & cover art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#25 (April, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer & cover art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#26 (May, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer & cover art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: January" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: February" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age Annual#1 (1985) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#27 (June, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: March" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#28 (July, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: April" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#29 (August, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer & cover artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: May" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#30 (September, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: June" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#31 (October, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: July" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#32 (November, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: August" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#33 (December, 1985) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: September" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#34 (January, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: October" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age Annual#2 (1986) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#35 (February, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: November" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#36 (March, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The Marvel Age 1985 Calendar: December' story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#37 (April, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#38 (May, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#39 (June, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#40 (July, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#41 (August, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#42 (September, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#43 (October, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#44 (November, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#45 (December, 1986) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); Forbush Man Marvel Handbook entry - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme, Wendy Pini (art)
Marvel Age I#46 (January, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "A Special Marvel Team-Up Starring...Star-Lord & Forbush-Man" story - Jim Salicrup (writer, editor, design director), Ron Zalme (art)
Marvel Age I#47 (February, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#48 (March, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#49 (April, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: January" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#50 (May, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: February" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#51 (June, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: The Windy March" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age Annual#3 (1987) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#52 (July, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: The Unclammy April" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#53 (August, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: Flower May" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#54 (September, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: The Official Calendar of Marvel's June o'Course" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#55 (October, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: July the Bar-B-Que Month" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#56 (November, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: Hot August" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#57 (December, 1987) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: #9 in a Twelve-Month Limited Year-September So Soon" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#58 (January, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: The Hair-Raising October" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#59 (February, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: The Best Roast in November" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#60 (March, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director); "The 1987 Marvel Age Calendar: December Exchange of Gifts with Broken Parts" story - Mike Carlin (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#61 (April, 1988) -
Marvel Age Annual#4 (1988) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box art, Jim Salicrup (editor, design director)
Marvel Age I#62 (May, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Tales II#211 (May, 1988) - Michael Eury (writer), Ron Zalme (pencils), Pierre Fournier (inks), Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#63 (June, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#64 (July, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#65 (August, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor)
What The--?! I#1 (August, 1988) - "When Titans Bunch!" story - Peter B. Gillis (writer), Jon Bogdanove (pencils), Al Milgrom (inks), Carl Potts (editor)
Marvel Age I#66 (September, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#67 (October, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#68 (November, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor)
What The--?! I#4 (November, 1988) - "Hard Ball!" story - Scott Lobdell (script), Gary Fields (art, letters), Jim Salicrup (editor); "The Last Charlie America" story - Scott Lobdell (writer), Ron Zalme (pencils, inks), Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#69 (December, 1988) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#70 (January, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#71 (February, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#72 (March, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#73 (April, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#74 (May, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Jim Salicrup (editor)
Gamer's Handbook of the Marvel Universe 1989 Character Updates (1989) - Scott Bennie, David E. Martin, Chris Mortika, David Rogers, William Tracy (writers), Mark Bagley (pencils), Joe Sinnott, Don Perlin (inks), Anne Brown, William Connors, Scott Haring, Richard Steinberg (editors)
Marvel Age I#75 (June, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Age I#76 (July, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box artist), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#77 (August, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#78 (September, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#79 (October, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#80 (November, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#81 (Mid November, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#82 (December, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#83 (Mid-December, 1989) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#84 (January, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#85 (February, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#86 (March, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: January" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#87 (April, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: February" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: March" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#88 (May, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: April" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#89 (June, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: May" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#90 (July, 1990) -  uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: June" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
What The--?! I#8 (July, 1990) - "Return of the Forbush-Man!" story - Aaron Lopresti (story, art), Terry Kavanaugh (editor)
Marvel Age I#91 (August, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: July" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#92 (September, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: August" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#93 (October, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: September" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#94 (November, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: October" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#95 (December, 1990) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: November" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#96 (January, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: December" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#97 (February, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: January" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
What The--?! I#11 (March, 1991) - "Auld Lang Syne" story - Scott Lobdell (writer), Rurik Tyler (art), Craig Anderson (editor)
Marvel Age I#98 (March, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: February" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#99 (April, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: March" story - Chris Eliopoulos, Barry Dutter (writers), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
What The--?! I#12 (May, 1991) - "Forbush Man in the Ravaged Land" story - Aaron Lopresti (writer, art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "Dear Marble" story - Sholly Fisch (script), Aaron Lopresti (pencils), Keith Wilson (inks), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
Marvel Age I#100 (May, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: April" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#101 (June, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: May" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#102 (July, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: June" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#103 (August, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: July" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
Marvel Age I#104 (September, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer & cover corner box artist, Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: August" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Mark Gruenwald (executive editor)
What The--?! I#14 (September, 1991) - "Forbush P.I." story -
Aaron Lopresti (writer, pencils, inks), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
Marvel Age I#105 (October, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Ron Zalme (cover corner box art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: September" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
Marvel Age I#106 (November, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: October" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Renee Witterstaetter (colors, editor)
Marvel Age I#107 (December, 1991) - uncredited credits page writer, Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: November" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Renee Witterstaetter (colors, editor)
Marvel Age I#108 (January, 1992) - uncredited credits page writer, Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "The 1991 Marvel Age Calendar: December" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Ron Zalme (art), Renee Witterstaetter (colors, editor)
What The--?! I#16 (January, 1992) - "Someone to Watch Over Me" story - Barry Dutter (writer), Keith Wilson (art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "Are You Man Enough to Enter the House of Misery?" story - Aaron Lopresti (writer, art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
Marvel Age I#109 (February, 1992) - uncredited credits page writer, Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "The 1992 Marvel Age Calendar: January" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Darren Auck (art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
Marvel Age I#110 (March, 1992) - uncredited credits page writer, Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "The 1992 Marvel Age Calendar: February" story - Mike Lackey (writer), Darren Auck (art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
Marvel Age I#111 (April, 1992) - uncredited credits page writer, Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
Marvel Age I#112 (May, 1992) - uncredited credits page writer, Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
What The--?! I#18 (May, 1992) - "Star Trash" story - Aaron Lopresti (writer, art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
What The--?! I#20 (August, 1992) - "The Irresponsible Forbush Man: The Infinity Wart Saga, Part 1" story - Aaron Lopresti (writer, art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "Milk & Cookies: Lo' There Shall Come a Forbush!" story - Sholly Fisch (writer), Rurik Tyler (art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "Peter Porker the Spectacular Spider-Ham: Pork for Dinner, Milk & Cookies for Dessert!" story - Barry Dutter (writer), John Costanza (pencils, letters), George Wildman (inks), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "Wolverina: Leadress of the Pack" story - Scott Lobdell (writer), Dennis Jensen (pencils), Barbara Kaalberg (inks), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
What The--?! I#21 (September, 1992) - "Driving Medoozy" story - Sholly Fisch (writer), Marie Severin (art, colors), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
What The--?! I#22
(October, 1992) - "Guidance Counselor" story - Sholly Fisch (writer), George Wildman (art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "Salem's Pot" story - Aaron Lopresti (writer, art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
What The--?! I#23 (November, 1992) - "The New Worriers!" story - Scott Lobdell (writer), Howard Bender (pencils), George Wildman (inks), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "How to Draw Other Comes the Marble Way" story -
Sholly Fisch (writer), James Fry (pencils), Mike DeCarlo (inks), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)
What The--?! I#26 (Fall, 1993) - "What if...the Fantastic Four Stayed in the Movie Biz?" story - Dan Slott (writer), Manny Galan (writer, pencils), Mike de Carlo (inks), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "Dumsday: The Death of Forbush Man" story - Aaron Lopresti (writer, art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor); "Death of Forbush Man" back cover art - uncredited writer, Doug Rice (art), Renee Witterstaetter (editor)

Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#9 (December, 2006) - Warren Ellis (writer), Stuart Immonen (pencils), Wade von Grawbadger (inks), Nick Lowe (editor)
Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. I#10 (January, 2007) - Warren Ellis (writer), Stuart Immonen (pencils), Wade von Grawbadger (inks), Nick Lowe (editor)
The Super Hero Squad Show cartoon episode, "Tales of Suspense!" (December 5, 2009) - Eugene Son (writer), Patrick Archibald, Vic Dal Chele, Dan Fausett, Gary Hartle, Mark J. Howard, Philip Pignotti, Clint Taylor, Byron Vaughns, Craig Wilson (storyboard art), Dell Barras (storyboard art/revisionist), Roy Allen Smith (storyboard art/additional background design), Mitch Schauer, Gerald T. Galang (character design), Don Cameron (CG prop/background design), Rozalina Tchouchev (additional background design), Steve Ingram, George Rizkallah, Rob Walz (editors), Matt Wayne (story editor)
X-Babies#3 (February, 2010) - Gregg Schigiel (writer), Jacob Chabot (art), Nick Lowe (editor)
X-Babies#4 (March, 2010) - Gregg Schigiel (writer), Jacob Chabot (pencils, inks), Nick Lowe, Daniel Ketchum (editors)
Captain America: Who Won't Wield the Shield?#1 (June, 2010) - "Forbush Man: Forbush Kills!" story - Jason Aaron (writer), Mirco Pierfederici (art), Stephan Wacker (editor)
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions video game (September 7, 2010) - Dan Slott (story), Daniel Strange (writer), Mark Hoffmeier (story, dialogue)
Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon episode, "Why I Hate Gym" (April 29, 2012) - Man of Action, Joe Fallon (writers), Steve Gordon, Dave Chlystek, Mike Vosburg (storyboard art), Justin Copeland (storyboard art/revisionist), Gerry Galang, Walter Gatus, John Keane, Dave Kupczyk (character design), Shaun O'Neil, Jeff Wamester (additional character design), Wyatt Lavasseur (CG background & prop design), Peter Tronolone (background painter), Jonathan Polk (editor)
Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#1 (September, 2016) - Joshua Corin (writer), Todd Nauck (art), Reilly Brown (layouts), Jordan D. White (editor)
Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#2 (September, 2016) - Joshua Corin (writer), Todd Nauck (pencils, inks), Reilly Brown (storyboards), Jordan D. White (editor)
Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#3 (October, 2016) - Joshua Corin (writer), Todd Nauck (art), Reilly Brown (layouts), Jordan D. White (editor)
Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#4 (October, 2016) - Joshua Corin (writer), Todd Nauck (art), Reilly Brown (layouts), Jordan D. White (editor)
Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#5 (November, 2016) - Joshua Corin (writer), Todd Nauck (art), Reilly Brown (layouts), Jordan D. White (editor)
Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#6 (November, 2016) - Joshua Corin (writer), Todd Nauck (art), Reilly Brown (layouts), Jordan D. White (editor)
Deadpool: Too Soon? Infinite Comic#8 (December, 2016) - Joshua Corin (writer), Todd Nauck (art), Reilly Brown (layouts), Jordan D. White (editor)
Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again#4 (October, 2017) - Cullen Bunn (writer), Dalibor Talajic (pencils), Goran Sudzuka (inks), Jordan D. White (editor)
Not Brand Echh I#14 (January, 2018) - "Forbush Man Returns!, Part 1: Evolutionary Warped" story - Jay Fosgitt (writer, art), Jordan D. White (editor); "Forbush Man Returns!, Part 2: Spectacular Spider-Mess" story - Jay Fosgitt (writer, art), Jordan D. White (editor); "Forbush Man Returns!, Part 3: Puppet Showdown" story - Jay Fosgitt (writer, art), Jordan D. White (editor); "Forbush Man Returns!, Part 4: Potshot" story - Jay Fosgitt (writer, art), Jordan D. White (editor);


First posted: 05/12/18
Last updated: 05/12/18

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