Goofy's super hero alias.
His first appearance was in
The Phantom Blot Meets Super Goof (1965) written
by Del Connell.
Goofy accidentally drank a cup of super fuel produced by
Gyro Gearloose and imagined that he had
acquired super powers. So he costumed himself with an old potato sack
as a cape, and stripped to his long red underwear and went off in
pursuit of the Phantom Blot.
He didn't actually have any super powers, though.
Soon after this Connell and editor Chase Craig discussed the potential of Super Goof as a continuing character and the result was a second origin story in a backup story in Donald Duck #102. This time Gyro manufactured a special cape that provided the bearer with some super powers, so this time it was not just something that Goofy imagined.
After new discussions it was decided to let Super Goof have his own
In the premiere issue there was yet another origin story,
The Thief of Zanzipar,
and this time Super Goof got his powers from the Super Goobers,
a special brand of peanuts that somehow had found their way to
(This story was also written by Del Connell, but it was Chase Craig
who suggested that Super Goof derive his power by the eating of
The Great Big Super Goobers
it is disclosed that the original peanut that started Goofy's garden
had its origin in Mexico where a hero called
Superior Senor grows
Super Goof often had Emil Eagle
as his adversary. Their first encounter was in
The Goofs of Super Goof.
Super Goof was published from 1965 to 1984 (#1-74).
See Joe Torcivia's articles about Super Goof in The Duckburg Times #22 and #23 (1987, 1989) for more information.
The Twister Resisters (1966)
Goofy's nephew Gilbert
accidentally got to know about Super Goof's true identify.
Gilbert also ate a super goober and became
Super Gilbert, later
The Red Arrow was a recurring super villian, powered by
devised by a scientist who was inspired by the super goobers.
He has a hypnotic red arrow which sends its victims off aimlessly in
whichever direction the fiend desires.
He appeared in Super Goof #68-70,
his premiere story being
The Red Arrow Plot.
In some stories even other characters have eaten super goobers or something similar and have gotten special powers from it.
Super Goof Meets Super Bad Wolf: Big Bad Wolf eats of the goobers.
Super Goof vs. Super Sancho: Super Sancho is a matador who eats berries to get super powers. Gus Goose accidentally eats one of them.
Scamp, Super-Pup: Scamp gets super powers (but it is only a dream).
returns[so he has appeared ealier?] and eats of the goobers.
Woodsy Heroesin WDC 460: Chip and Dale as well as the Big Bad Wolf.
There are also some recurring characters with super powers that have nothing to do with Super Goof. In Italian stories are Paperinik (really Donald Duck, sometimes called Superduck in English), Paperinika (really Daisy). In Brazilian stories also Borboleta Purpura (Fethry's girlfriend Glorinha as a super heroine). In Brazilian stories there is also a super hero team Clube dos Herois (hero club) with all the Disney super heroes.
Find the names in other languages for: Super Goof, Super Gilly, Red Arrow
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