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Fox And Denny's Named A Bacon Cheeseburger After A Jewish Superhero
When Fox rebooted Fantastic Four in 2015, they made the bold decision to announce it via a Denny's tie-in menu. Grandparents and drunk college students alike attempted to enjoy the Human Torch Skillet, Invisible Woman Slam, and Doom Lava Cake. But nothing quite matched the spectacle that was the Thing Burger.
Denny'sColor and texture? Spot on. Everything else? Well ...
A cheeseburger topped with bacon, eggs, and hashbrowns, all served on a cheese bun? Sounds deliciously ruinous! Provided, of course, that you aren't adhering to a kosher diet, which prohibits both bacon and the simultaneous consumption of meat and cheese. You know, like the Thing does.
Benjamin Jacob Grimm, aka the Thing, was co-created by legendary comics artist Jack Kirby, and like Kirby, he's Jewish. Kirby never explicitly stated this during his time with Marvel, but the clues were there (like in Kirby's Hanukkah card).
Kirby FamilyIt's the clobberingest time of the year.