Kevin Green’s super-power allows him to cloak himself in a strange ectoplasmic substance, forming a superhuman body around himself and fighting evil as Prime, the most power Ultra in the world, probably. His super-form can change based on his perceptions, sometimes standard Prime, sometimes a scarred, stubby anti-hero, and at least once, a Spider-Man-inspired form based on his fanboy love for the hero…


The hive-leader of the “Bugs”, an insectoid race that lives beneath the surface of New Genesis, the Prime One served as a mentor to Forager, the highest-profile Bug. Though a relatively minor player in the Fourth World saga, his design is utterly epic, reminding us that Jack Kirby simply couldn’t create a character who was visually dull. I want that headdress, if only to freak out the neighbors…


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Once upon a time, there was a young nerd from the Midwest, who loved Matter-Eater Lad and the McKenzie Brothers... If pop culture were a maze, Matthew would be the Minotaur at its center. Were it a mall, he'd be the Food Court. Were it a parking lot, he’d be the distant Cart Corral where the weird kids gather to smoke, but that’s not important right now... Matthew enjoys body surfing (so long as the bodies are fresh), writing in the third person, and dark-eyed women. Amongst his weaponry are such diverse elements as: Fear! Surprise! Ruthless efficiency! An almost fanatical devotion to pop culture! And a nice red uniform.

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