The lights are on
In 1991, Valiant Comics released a series of books that placed Nintendo's most recognizable characters in our world. In the third issue of the Game Boy comic, Mario walks among us, is surprisingly fluent in English, and goes well out of his way to help the American military fight a war. He's also only five inches tall.
How does he enter our world? The comic's protagonist Greg Campell, a pilot stationed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific, is playing Super Mario Land on his Game Boy in the crew quarters. At the end of level 1-1, Greg makes Mario leap through the middle door. In Greg's words "Mario is leaping through the middle door! This has gotta be a nightmare!" Seconds later, a physical incarnation of Mario stands atop the Game Boy, pointing a stern finger at Greg. "You're no dreamboat yourself, sailor," Mario says.
If you can get your hands on this comic series, do so. I haven't read something this crazy since Ben Reeves' last game review. Call me crazy if you like, I wouldn't mind seeing Nintendo embrace this vision for a game. Picture a game in the vein of Call of Duty with a splash of the Mushroom Kingdom. Sure, it would be insane, but as this comic shows, unexpected twists can deliver entertainment.
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Man. He jumped on to that guys shoulder in one hop?
Mario's jumping abilities never cease to impress me....
Wow i don't know if i should be shocked or awed... or both.
About that english comment... he's from Brooklyn so he should be fluent. Just a thought.
The most wonderfully ludicrous comic this site has brought to my attention since Axe Cop
uhhh... im not sure what to say...
This looks actually decent enough to read
Sure, bring a 5-inch Mario on board an aircraft carrier. Why not? Makes about as much sense as an Italian plumber who can fly through the sky with a raccoon tail he got from a leaf.
Ha! That's awesome. So does this mean Bowser's just the size of an average turtle? I guess that makes sense... in a way.
What was Ben Reeves's last review on?
Wow, Mario is small.
This should be the main storyline of the next Mario game. It fits the regular status quo, completely random and doesn't make any sense.
This is kinda f-ed up. I love it.
This is better than move reviews I write
sounds like one one my salvia adventures years ago.
sounds like one my salvia adventures years ago.
Lol, mario is so tiny. And someone shot at him with miniature ammo too!
lol, this is great.
My cousin always disputes how tall Mario is with me and now I have proof.