The Dollar Bill Panel of the Month: January 2013
Once upon a time, superhero teams had mascots. The Avengers had Rick Jones. The Justice League of America had Snapper Carr. And, for a very brief time, The Defenders had Dollar Bill. Okay, maybe Dollar Bill wasn't their official mascot, but that trendy, indy filmmaker stuck around the famous non-team long enough to make an impact. At least, an impact on this certain reader.
Befriending Valkyrie in The Defenders #51, Dollar Bill slowly, but surely wormed his way into the good graces of Marvel Comics' most untraditional superhero team. Brash and bombastic, Dollar Bill was annoying, self-centered, and basically a big mouth. And yet I like the bearded putz! In fact, I like him so much that I'm going to honor this nearly forgotten supporting character from the House of Ideas by featuring a panel of Dollar Bill every month in 2013! This is the first one. Enjoy!