Friday Night Fights: Assassin - Round 5: Crazy Horses!
On past rounds of Friday Night Fights, we've seen various superheroes, most often Batman, fight against and beat up large animals like tigers or grizzly bears or sharks into submission. Well, for tonight's round of Friday Night Fights: Assassin, I'm going to turn the tables a bit.
Tonight's animal-on-man turnabout comes from a backup tale in Marvel Tales #100 written by Scott Edelman and illustrated by Mike Nasser and Terry Austin.
Synopsis: Matt Hawk, aka the Two-Gun Kid, is a 19th century gunfighter who came to the modern world during an Avengers/Kang battle. At the time of this story, he is traveling across America having various adventures with Hawkeye. Meanwhile, Zebediah Killgrave, aka the mind-controlling Purple Man, is in his underground headquarters plotting his revenge against Daredevil. Said headquarters just happens to be underneath the area in the desert where Hawkeye and Two-Gun just happen to be riding their horses.
So, of course, that means that they accidentally fall through a weak point in Purple Man's HQ's ceiling.
Because that's just how 70's Marvel rolled.
Purple Man's response? Ordering Hawkeye and Two-Gun to kill each other.
But what can Two-Gun's horse Nancy do?
That's what the Purple Man gets for lacking horse sense.
Tonight's fight music is this bit of musical horseplay by The Osmonds:
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