One of the things I loved about the DC comics of my youth was the alternate worlds multiverse the stories encompassed. I won’t get into the whole cosmology of it here, but it was cool.
And I loved the fact that “our” world — the real world — was part of the DC Multiverse, given the name Earth-Prime: A sad little parallel world in which there were no super-heroes…except in the comic books.
Which leads to this panel, when supervillain Per Degaton winds up on Earth-Prime and tries to find some super-powered butt to kick…
(From All-Star Squadron #14, October 1982. Story by Roy Thomas. Art by Adrian Gonzalez and Jerry Ordway.)