Monday, August 9, 2010

Marvelman Loves Clamato

Recently, Ash kept saying, “Kimota,” over and over again. I had no idea why. When he said, “Kimota,” again, I asked him if it was that drink that’s made of tomatoes and clams. “No,” he said, “that’s Clamato.”
  
(Drawing by Fanboy Wife, based on a picture by Howard Chaykin.)
    
Apparently “Kimota” is the magic word that Marvelman shouts to get his magic powers.

5 comments:

  1. "Kimota" is "atomic" pronounced backwards. Seriously.

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  2. What if Marvelman gets laryngitis in a crisis? Does he just shrug and swig a Clamato?

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  3. Clamato: best drink on earth. Not Beefamato though. I'm from New England so anything with clam juice is okay with me. I suppose people from western states feel the same way about "beef juice."

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  4. Beefamato? That sounds horrifying. How far west does one have to be to appreciate that beverage? Clamato also sounds completely unpalatable too. (It’s not the just the clam; I can’t stand tomato juice either.)

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