Archie Meets The Punisher / The Punisher Meets Archie was a 1994 one-shot crossover between Archie Comics and Marvel Comics that saw The Punisher mistaking Archie Andrew for a criminal he was pursuing.
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Excellent Deadpool figure and the marketing copy is actually amusing for a change,
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If Deadpool loves anything more than chimichangas and cracking wise, it’s unicorns. He really loves unicorns. Probably a little too much, truth be told. And now he can ride his very own majestic steed in our Deadpool x Unicorn Q-Fig Max Elite, available exclusively at Walmart!
Is this the most ridiculously clever, charming and expressive Deadpool collectible ever created? Yes. A thousand times, yes. The Deadpool x Unicorn Q-Fig Max Elite (so named because of its maximum eliteness) is so bright and colorful it looks like a pinata exploded in a cloud bank. But we don’t advise tasting it, because that would be weird.
From the vibrant rainbows to the whimsical inflatable stars, this piece positively screams Deadpool. Just take a look at the stars, in case you don’t believe us. They’re actually screaming. With Mr. Pool riding his buoyant and uni-horned steed (at least we didn’t say he was “horny”), this Q-Fig Max Elite is huge. We mean really big. Like hugely big or maybe bigly huge. Something like that.
Marvel and DC Comics are both notorious for how they screwed over the artists and writers who produced so many iconic comic book characters.
Marvel Comics went so far as to put a rights disclaimer on the back of the checks that it gave to its employees–cashing the check meant agreeing to forego all rights.
Below is a scan of a check from 1974 from Marvel Comics to artist Dick Ayers. The endorsement area of the check reads,
By endorsement of this check, I, the payee, acknowledge full payment for my employment by Magazine Management Co., and for my assignment to it of any copyright, trademark and any other rights in or related to the material, and including my assignment of any rights to renewal copyright.