Does Carl "Crusher" Creel, aka The Absorbing Man, just really like wearing baggy black-and-white stripes, like, as a fashion choice? And does he also continue to wear a ball and chain around his ankle simply because he's grown so found of smacking superheroes upside the head with it? Or is he regularly incarcerated in what must be the last prison in America to outfit its inmates with horizontal black-and-white striped uniforms, instead of the now standard bright orange, and continues to use balls and chains?
By the way, the best part of that panel? The SHIELD agent with the head of an owl is the one who emphatically asks, "Who?"
(From 2014's SHIELD #6, written by Mark Waid and drawn by Paul Renaud)
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