The Blob started his career during the Silver Age of the Marble Universe. The mutie superhero team X-Men knew about the Blob and their team leader, Professor, was worried about finding "the next Blob" (a metaphor meaning the next mutie of comparable power). But the Blob did not join the X-Men. Instead he joined their opponents, a villain team known as The Fraternity of Honked-off Muties.
Eventually the Fraternity reconverted to the Justice Junta, a suposedly heroic team of government agents while still being villains. As the Junta was still enemy of the X-Persons (previously known as the X-Men), they were contacted by the ominous consortium of their most deadly and most implacable enemies, who wanted several villains and villain teams to attack the X-Persons during their beach holidays before the consortium made their own attack.
The Junta agreed to work for the consortium. Having found the X-Persons' secret beach house hideout, the Junta attacked breaching one wall. The X-Persons recognized the Junta as the Fraternity, but the Blob made some exposition to clarify the difference. Anyway, X-Person Night-Boomfer used his dark, increased teleportation power to teleport all the Junta far from their location. Anyway, X-Person leader Eyeclops decided that their security has been breached and the X-Persons left their house, going to new adventures.
For unknown reasons, the Blob took the name of Slob and started a rampaging activity through the city. Superhero Spidey-Man tried to stop the Slob but, when a confrontation proved fruitless, Spidey-Man offered the Slob a bribe in the form of Stinkies Sponge Cakes - but when the Slob red the ingredients, he thought Spidey-Man was making fun of his weight and attacked him once again. The Slob left, offended.
During the following new year's eve, the Blob had changed his name to the Blab and tried to follow a low-impact aerobics program - but, whenever he moved, he caused earthquakes and the other people in the program lost their balance.
The Blab, renamed Blob, was next seen in the TV show "Super Villain Dating Game", hosted by Jim Lame. The Blob was bachelor number one but his answer of a perfect date did not seduce contestant Trixie LaRue, who instead chose bachelor number three, the Man-Thing. Having lost the show, the Blob went to a mall and tried to get a cheap buffet.
An excellent fighter, he is more than a match for Spidey-man in a one-to-one fight, either by punching him in the face or jumping on him. He can hop quite high and repeatedly for a man his... I mean... Impressive, no matter what.
He is also conscious of his weight problem and high blood pressure, so he takes care of what he eats and reads all the labels.
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- ↑ A Salute to the Silver Age in What The--?! #25
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Mutant Beach Party in What The--?! #3
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Super Villain Dating Game in What The--?! #14
- ↑ Mutant Beach Party, Part Two in What The--?! #4
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 The Menace of the Slob! in What The--?! #7
- ↑ What is your new years resolution in What The--?! #11
- ↑ The Visionary and the Scarlet Itch in Brain games in What The--?! #14
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