You'll never believe what I saw as I strolled down the Walmart aisles recently. Well, I guess you don't have to guess since it's the subject of this blog entry. Now that the dramatic tension is out of the way, here's what I saw:
It feels nice to put aside superhero shaped gummy snacks in favor of a big bowl of superhero shaped pasta in a can! It's been awhile. So much so, that I'm worried I might have lost my taste for what used to be a regular lunchtime treat in my younger days. It doesn't help that these don't have meatballs. So only one of them made it into my shopping cart and, later, my Super Friends bowl:
The taste was fairly reminiscent of the Spaghetti-O's of my youth and the little logo shapes are much larger than the old school pasta rings I'm used to. That makes for interesting chewing. The shapes represent the "Big 3" at DC:
Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman...no surprises here. Seems like a Green Lantern logo might have been possible in the pasta medium but it looks like it just wasn't meant to be. Well now isn't the time to get greedy, now is the time to fill up our Super Friends bowls with our Chef Boyardee bounty.