In last week’s Agents of Atlas #8, the team raids a desert monster-factory where some mad scientist-types have been capturing drifters, cutting them up, and reassembling their parts into various hideous monsters (which all escape when they capture a drifter who turns out to be Dr. Bruce Banner.
Here’s a panel of one of the many monsters they encounter, as drawn by pencil artist Carlo Pagulayan, in the act of killing one of the evil doctors who made him/it:
Something about that particular monster looked awfully familiar to me.
Here’s my twentysom-year-old Mattel Masters of the Universe figure Modulok, which came in a box full of 22 changeable parts that you could assemble into a thousand different evil warriors (one, possibly two at a time, anyway), in the act of eating Dr. John Henry “Steel” Irons (the closest thing to a doctor toy I have):
Of course, all four-armed, three-legged monsters look the same to me.