History ComicBook / CaptainKlutz

26th Jun '17 7:18:24 PM nombretomado
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The Captain's parody misadventures were printed in ''Mad'' paperbacks, rather than the magazine itself. While Martin handled the artwork, various other ''Mad'' artists did the writing. See TheOtherWiki for more [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Klutz publishing details]].

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The Captain's parody misadventures were printed in ''Mad'' paperbacks, rather than the magazine itself. While Martin handled the artwork, various other ''Mad'' artists did the writing. See TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki for more [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Klutz publishing details]].
22nd Jul '16 4:01:24 PM Geoduck
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* MasterOfDisguise: Long Chinny (with a ShoutOut [[Creator/LonChaney name]]).

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* MasterOfDisguise: Long Chinny (with a ShoutOut [[Creator/LonChaney name]]). Somewhat oddly, Mervin the Mad Bomber proves to be good with disguises as well.
11th Aug '15 5:47:12 PM Geoduck
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* AccidentalHero
* AppropriatedAppellation
* TheBadGuyWins - Happens sometimes, [[spoiler:Sissyman]] being one prominent example.
* CaptainSuperhero - Nominally, at least.
* ConnectTheDeaths - One of Mervin the Mad Bomber's attacks uses this schtick.

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* AccidentalHero
AccidentalHero: Klutz becomes a hero thanks to his bungled suicide attempt.
* AppropriatedAppellation
AppropriatedAppellation / LineOfSightName: A mumbled comment from a dazed Klutz gives him his name.
* TheBadGuyWins - TheBadGuyWins: Happens sometimes, [[spoiler:Sissyman]] being one prominent example.
* CaptainSuperhero - CaptainSuperhero: Nominally, at least.
* ConnectTheDeaths - ConnectTheDeaths: One of Mervin the Mad Bomber's attacks uses this schtick.



* GiantSpider - Gorgonzola
* GravityIsAHarshSeamstress
* HarmlessElectrocution - How [[spoiler:Gorgonzola]] is finally defeated.
* LineOfSightName
* MadBomber - Mervin the Mad Bomber
* MasterOfDisguise - Long Chinny (with a ShoutOut [[Creator/LonChaney name]]).
* NiceHat - Subverted, in that Klutz's mask started life as a supremely ugly hat.

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* GiantSpider - GiantSpider: Gorgonzola
* GravityIsAHarshSeamstress
GravityIsAHarshSeamstress: How Klutz first acquires his mask and costume.
* HarmlessElectrocution - HarmlessElectrocution: How [[spoiler:Gorgonzola]] is finally defeated.
* LineOfSightName
* MadBomber -
MadBomber: Mervin the Mad Bomber
* MasterOfDisguise - MasterOfDisguise: Long Chinny (with a ShoutOut [[Creator/LonChaney name]]).
* NiceHat - NiceHat: Subverted, in that Klutz's mask started life as a supremely ugly hat.



* PullingThemselvesTogether - Klutz may actually possess one genuine super-power.
* SissyVillain - Sissyman, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin unsurprisingly]].
* SoundDefect
* StatusQuoIsGod - Parodied at the end of "Chicken Soup", with the Mayor [[spoiler:still a mindless zombie]]. "Who's going to notice the difference?"
* TwistEnding - [[spoiler: Gorgonzola is revealed to be a mechanical construct controlled by a human operator inside.]]
* WildTake - It's a Don Martin cartoon, so, yeah. One of the most extreme examples occurs when Klutz meets Gorgonzola for the first time.
* WouldntHitAGirl - Shoot her, well, that's a different story..
* WrittenSoundEffect

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* PullingThemselvesTogether - PullingThemselvesTogether: Klutz may actually possess one genuine super-power.
* SissyVillain - SissyVillain: Sissyman, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin unsurprisingly]].
* SoundDefect
SoundDefect: An exploding missile gives off a very disappointing "WANGO".
* StatusQuoIsGod - StatusQuoIsGod: Parodied at the end of "Chicken Soup", with the Mayor [[spoiler:still a mindless zombie]]. "Who's going to notice the difference?"
"..No one's ever complained before."
* TwistEnding - TwistEnding: [[spoiler: Gorgonzola is revealed to be a mechanical construct controlled by a human operator inside.]]
* WildTake - WildTake: It's a Don Martin cartoon, so, yeah. One of the most extreme examples occurs when Klutz meets Gorgonzola for the first time.
* WouldntHitAGirl - WouldntHitAGirl: Shoot her, well, that's a different story..
* WrittenSoundEffectWrittenSoundEffect: Again, a Martin trademark.
11th Aug '14 3:10:04 PM WillBGood
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* MasterOfDisguise - Long Chinny (with a ShoutOut [[Creator/LonChaney name]]).
28th Apr '14 1:42:39 PM Geoduck
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Captain Klutz AKA Ringo Fonebone is a bungling, PerpetualPoverty-stricken superhero created by cartoonist Don Martin of ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'' fame.

The Captain's parody misadventures were printed in ''Mad'' paperbacks, rather than the magazine itself. While Martin handled the artwork, various other ''Mad'' artists did the writing. See TheOtherWiki for more [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Klutz publishing details]].
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!!This comic strip provides examples of:
* AccidentalHero
* AppropriatedAppellation
* TheBadGuyWins - Happens sometimes, [[spoiler:Sissyman]] being one prominent example.
* CaptainSuperhero - Nominally, at least.
* ConnectTheDeaths - One of Mervin the Mad Bomber's attacks uses this schtick.
* DaChief - Police Chief O'Freenbean
* GiantSpider - Gorgonzola
* GravityIsAHarshSeamstress
* HarmlessElectrocution - How [[spoiler:Gorgonzola]] is finally defeated.
* LineOfSightName
* MadBomber - Mervin the Mad Bomber
* NiceHat - Subverted, in that Klutz's mask started life as a supremely ugly hat.
* NoodleIncident:
-->'''Klutz:''' I immediately jumped out the window. Luckily, Sissyman's apartment was on the first floor. It used to be on the second floor, but that's another story.
* PullingThemselvesTogether - Klutz may actually possess one genuine super-power.
* SissyVillain - Sissyman, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin unsurprisingly]].
* SoundDefect
* StatusQuoIsGod - Parodied at the end of "Chicken Soup", with the Mayor [[spoiler:still a mindless zombie]]. "Who's going to notice the difference?"
* TwistEnding - [[spoiler: Gorgonzola is revealed to be a mechanical construct controlled by a human operator inside.]]
* WildTake - It's a Don Martin cartoon, so, yeah. One of the most extreme examples occurs when Klutz meets Gorgonzola for the first time.
* WouldntHitAGirl - Shoot her, well, that's a different story..
* WrittenSoundEffect
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