Stupendous Man

Stupendous Man

In the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, the protagonist, Calvin, has several alter egos including Spaceman Spiff, Stupendous Man, Tracer Bullet, and others who appear less frequently.

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Calvin's Alter Egos (Calvin And Hobbes) - Stupendous Man - Relation To Reality
... Unlike Calvin's other alter egos, Stupendous Man has his adventures not in an imaginative landscapes but in the real world inhabited by Calvin, or at least a subtle variation thereof ... When Stupendous Man hurls a giant snowball onto one of his many enemies, Annoying Girl (Susie) from his perch in a tree, Calvin is seen from an outside ... Most tellingly, Calvin keeps Stupendous Man's costume in his dresser and depends on his mother to launder it ...
Calvin Hobbes - Recurring Elements - Calvin's Roles
... As "Stupendous Man" he pictures himself as a superhero in disguise, wearing a mask and a cape made by his mother, and narrating his own adventures ... While in character as Stupendous Man, he refers to his alter ego as a mild-mannered millionaire playboy ... Stupendous Man almost always "suffers defeat" at the hands of his opponent ...

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