Squidman

Squid overlordsIf I ever amass a huge fortune and go a little nuts and become a superhero, it will be as squidman. Bats may be survivors, but a squid will mess you up:

“Squids can be aggressive, whimsical, suddenly mean, and they are always hungry,” said Herb Waite, co-author and professor of biology at UC Santa Barbara. “You wouldn’t want to be diving next to one. A dozen of them could eat you, or really hurt you a lot.” The creatures are very fast and swim by jet propulsion.

Maybe Pharyngula can hook me up with some squid arms when it comes time.

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2 Comments

  1. Posted 4/7/2008 at 2:05 pm | Permalink

    Giant Humbolt squids are rumored to be man-eaters. I would pay money to see Alex’s Ross’s take on Squidman. Jim Lee’s would give me the night terrors I think.

  2. Posted 4/11/2008 at 7:10 am | Permalink

    Et tu, Cthulu?
    Besides, being a self-confessed Pastafarian, shouldn’t you become ‘The Noodler’ instead?

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