Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: “Just What Exactly *WAS* Tundro, Anyway?” Edition


When I was a kid, there was a proliferation of super-hero types on television (although, to be fair, most of them were in perpetual repeat from the 1966 Batman boom) before everything turned into ripoffs of Star Wars around 1978.  Even today, I enjoy watching Boomerang with my kid, explaining to her who the likes of Hong Kong Fooey and Space Ghost are, and why they’re all cooler than Batman, no matter what “Uncle” Stephen might try to tell her.  (Even Apache Chief.)  As a fanboy, I’ve always tried to adopt the mantra of Jeff Rovin’s Encyclopedia of Super-Heroes, which refused to treat the likes of El Kabong or Stupor Duck as lesser characters just because they were designed to be amusing rather than “bad@$$”, which leads me to fondly remember Underdog’s version of ‘High Noon‘ but also begs a query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) never understood why certain super-heroes are considered less important because of their medium of origin, asking: Who is your favorite cartoon-only super-type?