Here’s the deal, straightforwardly enough: For a side-project of mine, I’m looking for names of some of the more “oddball” comic book series’ that Marvel has published over the years. “Odd” as in “infamously bad,” or had a weird/stupid concept, or even just had an unusual but obscure name, or were otherwise infamous.
But I have to figure I’m missing or forgetting at least a couple of real howlers, out there. (Accidentally) funny titles are okay, but inane-sounding ones that actually had infamously bad or weird content are good, too.
Night Nurse comes to mind. Li’l Kids Starring Calvin was kind of weird, in a heart’s-in-the-right-place kind of way. Midas the Million Dollar Mouse, sadly, never made it to print. U.S. 1 and Team America are both licensed toy comics that were fairly bad. Crystar The Crystal Warrior is another one.
For terrible, obscure, and infamous Marvel titles, there is nothing better (worse?) than Secret Wars II. There was an article summarizing its terribleness and infamy at a site called Gone and Forgotten, but I was not able to find the original article. There is this, though: