The Infinitors don’t look as though they’re doing so well here, do they?
Mash-Up #263 Fury vs Catwoman
What has Batman done that would lead Fury to convince Catwoman to kill Batman?! Surely this can’t be resolved in a single issue?
Those Most Precious Jewels
So there I was on the weekend, catching up with some back issues of Infinity, Inc from the late 80s (because that’s how I spend the ridiculously hot yet rare summer days here in the UK) when I came across #42.
Fury is pregnant (and most everyone knows how that turns out) so is taking some time off, and the rest of the team organise a going away beach party for her. Wildcat, as a rock magazine journalist, hires a band to play at the party and we get a splash page of the team enjoying themselves in civvies:
It’s nice to see a group of heroes relaxing every now and then as it makes a change from the constant round of battle after battle.
That said, I have to admit I did a double take when I noticed the name of the band:
Now I don’t know if that’s there because of Roy and Dann Thomas, the writers, or whether one of the artists slipped it in for the hell of it, but The Family Jewels . . . honestly!?
Whoever did it had some balls, that’s all I can say.