January 27th, 2005

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Ringo to Become a Stan Lee Super Hero!

Okay folks ... when I read this I laughed so hard I cried!
... this is just too damned cute ... a Starkified Superman.

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Ringo to become super hero

Jan 27 2005

Daily Post

 

Ringo Starr

RINGO STARR is to play a super-powered animated version of himself in a new cartoon series.

The feature will transform the former Beatles drummer into an "evil-battling, earth-saving (though reluctant) superhero with a great sense of rhythm", according to Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment company.

The comic book creator has joined forces with Starr to create the superhero project for television and DVD.

"I'm so excited to become a reluctant superhero," said Starr.. "How great to hang out with Stan and laugh, laugh, laugh, as we're in the first stages of creating this soon-to-be masterpiece.

"Adding music to this adventure is something I am also looking forward to."

Lee, the mastermind behind comic book characters Spiderman, the X-Men and the Hulk, said he would base the superhero on Starr's famed persona.

"Ringo is beloved worldwide for his commitment to people and his singular wit," he said.

"Our Ringo superhero character will combine these qualities, along with Ringo's secret powers which people didn't know about."

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Article is on icLiverpool's Liverpool Post website

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Another Super Ringo Article ...

From Canada's "chartattack" website:

Stan Lee Transforms Ringo Starr Into An Animated Superhero
Wednesday January 26, 2005 @ 03:30 PM
By: ChartAttack.com Staff

Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr has done it all. He’s been a Beatle, headlined his own band of washed-up rock stars, and starred in a children’s television show. Now history’s most famous drummer will take on his greatest challenge yet — saving the world.

...Starr will be the voice of super-powered Ringo and he also plans to contribute original music to the project. The action in the series will take place around the singer’s touring group, The All-Starr Band.

Click green link below for entire Jan 2005 article, which had been deleted by ChartAttack.com, but is cached by the Wayback Machine (web.archive.org).

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eppylover sez: But! I am insulted by the last sentence in the original ChartAttack article!


Here's another SuperStarkey article from Jan 2005 ~

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