Topless Robot ends its broadcast day with this bizarre fashion show that was held last year to promote Rubies line of Watchmen Halloween costumes. All of the film’s main characters are represented except for Dr. Manhattan, whose enormous blue wang was apparently too terrifying to be recreated in fabric by the family-friendly company. A few questions: What the fuck is that thing on The Comedian’s head? Did Nite Owl just do the Robot? How come Rorschach prances but Ozymandias doesn’t? How many substances had to be abused backstage for the actors to be able to behave like this? Is utter indignity worth a few Snickers bars?
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Chris Cummins is a pop culture writer and Archie comics historian who has contributed to The Robot's Voice, Den of Geek US, Philebrity, Geekadelphia, Uproxx, and Unicorn Booty. He is the co-producer and co-host of Nerd Nite Philadelphia, and is regularly involved in producing and hosting New York Super Week events. In 2014, Chris began Sci-Fi Explosion, a mix of live performance, trivia and funny clips celebrating the weirdest in science fiction that regularly travels around the United States. He wrote the introductions to the compilations Archie's Favorite Comics From The Vault and (with Paul Castiglia) Archie's Favorite High School Stories. You can find Chris on Twitter at @bionicbigfoot and @scifiexplosion.