User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Latest: jmconyer
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 851

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 10
Total: 10
Who Is Where:
01: Stories Archive
02: Community Forums
03: News
04: Home
05: Home
06: Home
07: Home
08: Home
09: Stories Archive
10: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Main Menu

Community Forums › Comic books › Marvel › Incredible Hercules, Incredible Onomatopoeia
Incredible Hercules, Incredible Onomatopoeia

Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexMarvel
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Intarweb Mastar!

Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 265

PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:52 pm    Post subject: Incredible Hercules, Incredible Onomatopoeia Reply with quote

I don't know how many of you here are reading Marvel's Incredible Hercules series. If you didn't already know, this series, written by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, has been getting stellar reviews since it first came out.

Don't just take my word for it:


Instead of going on about that, though, I wanted to talk about the onomatopoeia that is so ridiculously good that it has become a trademark of this series.

In case you forgot, onomatopoeia are the whacky words that act as sound effects in the comics, like WHAM!, POW!, and BOOM! In this title, though, they have ones that are not only much more imaginative, much crazier-sounding, but occasionally they even act as commentary on the action.

Here are a list of some of them, just from the back issues we have available at Merlyn's:

SHBRCH! (Wonder Man getting hit with a telephone pole)

#119 (Secret Invasion crossover):

#120 (Secret Invasion crossover)

SWOO-BAKOK!! (Namora flying through an Amazon aircraft)
SHTUUUUP! (Amazonian rocket hitting Hercules in the face while he was trying to make a speech)


#127 (Dark Reign crossover)
MAKKAMESS! (Herc tipping over a table in a diner)

ORCA-POWWW (Herc getting punched by Orca in the Underworld)
ABOMMINA (Herc getting punched by guess who?)
PAPAKRAK (Herc getting punched by his own father!)

CAPSMAK (Athena hitting a harpy with her shield)
KRACKAHUMMMMAA (Herc hitting a giant troll with a Humvee)

#136 (HercThor vs Thorcules) I won't even begin to explain these ones...
...and I left out the two best ones.

Now, these fun "sound effects" aren't what the comic is all about. There is great superhero action sprinkled with a solid chunk of humor in each issue. Mythology buffs can find stories that touch on elements rarely discussed even in Marvel comics.

We have a number of back issues available and for those who are interested you can subscribe to pick up each new issue as it comes out.
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexMarvel All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1

Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Latest Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

New Singles- And some Fate Reforged!
Last post by Sparksjavi in Magic: The Gathering on Jan 24, 2015 at 23:11:07

The Woods!
Last post by Sparksjavi in Independent on Jan 24, 2015 at 21:23:51

New Machi Koro!!!
Last post by Tophertime in Board Game General on Jan 24, 2015 at 03:46:16

February 2015 Heroclix Schedule
Last post by HZeraze in Heroclix, Wizkids on Jan 23, 2015 at 04:18:15

Best of the Best
Last post by sthar9 in Other on Jan 22, 2015 at 21:12:26

New Comics 1/21/15
Last post by sthar9 in Other on Jan 21, 2015 at 04:40:43

New Day New Singles
Last post by Tophertime in Magic: The Gathering on Jan 20, 2015 at 04:23:11

Looking for gamers in Colville area
Last post by jmconyer in General Gaming Discussion on Jan 18, 2015 at 04:34:06

Last post by Sparksjavi in Board Game General on Jan 17, 2015 at 21:42:05

Warhammer Fantasy tournament Jan 17th 1000 points
Last post by desheikh in Games Workshop Misc. on Jan 17, 2015 at 06:31:31

Best comic book to movie adaptation

Results :: Polls

Votes: 1200
Comments: 4


Get Firefox!
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
Created by Mars