In 2005, Doug attended a children's birthday party in the neighborhood.The theme was Super Heroes. Doug decided to go as Rope Man, a cartoon character I had completely forgotten about. As usual, he was one of the only adults in costume. He spent quite a bit of time researching and creating his ensemble. It involved a tarp, running clothes, an old climbing rope, and duct tape (of course). He even brought a resume along. During the party, he periodically shouted "Gung Ho!" Other outfits for the John's parties were:
Real Name: Douglas Doofus Zimmerman
Occupation: Sailor, later lawyer
Affiliations: Member of the Mighty Heroes (Diaper Man, Rope Man, Strong Man, Tornado Man, Cuckoo Man); later member of "Man, Man, Man, Man, Man and Man" Law Firm
Purpose: To fight evil and defend the innocent.
Affiliations: Mighty Mouse (ally)
Enemies: The Enlarger, The Shrinker, The Ghost Monster, The Frog, The Shocker, The Raven, The Monsterizer, The Scarecrow, The Timekeeper
First Appearance: The Mighty Heroes Episode #1 "The Plastic Builder" (Terrytoons, October 29th 1966).
Job Experience: premiered on October 29, 1966 and ran on CBS-TV through September 2, 1967
Powers/Abilities: Body made out of rope, allowing him to entangle foes (or more often the rest of his team)
Signature Phrase: Gung ho
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