The Metrics

The Metrics

Have no use for feet.

The Metrics will measure up to be your worst nightmare.

The Metrics held the coveted title of Current Champ from Monday, January 28, 2008 to Tuesday, January 29, 2008, heartily vanquishing Sinister Swapper to earn it. Unfortunately, brutal defeat came soon after, at the merciless hands of The Approxi Mates.

This hero's magnaminous likeness was captured at the moment of glorious triumph by Sutter .

Audience

Quotes overheard while standing in the crowd that gathered to watch the carnage…

  1. Oh my god this is beyond wonderful. The concept on its own is enough but the names push it over the edge, well done.

    Vagrance | [ a ]
  2. I agree, tops so far.

    Toadhall | [ a ]
  3. That is terribly clever.

    pope52 | [ a ]
  4. This is so clever I'm having trouble thinking of words to praise it.

    None of them seem good enough for it.

    Cara | [ a ]
  5. Brilliant.

    Anna | [ a ]
  6. best one so far sutter. My favorite so far of all heroes. This one will be hard to top

    fishete | [ a ]
  7. Oh my god, something just knocked the deep friar of my internal no:1 champ chart. Ofcourse the metric system kills feets! it simply soo brilliant!

    jon Hansson | [ a ]
  8. FANTASTIC, Sutter!

    bearskinrug | [ a ]
  9. I give you both my hands in applause. Brilliant

    Jo | [ a ]
  10. tres czaristic!

    Lukc | [ a ]
  11. NICE @ millimeater.

    Turns "miles-per-hour" into "miles-per-cower."

    burt | [ a ]
  12. Another brilliant leftfield vanquishing

    Bettsmedia | [ a ]
  13. The Metrics? I wouldn't have been able to resist the urge to call them THE METRIX.

    L | [ a ]
  14. L: That was my first instinct but I wanted to make sure people weren't confused and that they got the metaphorical vanquishing.

    sutter | [ a ]
  15. I don't know how you come up with this stuff. One of the most creative vanquishes yet.

    TheJones | [ a ]
  16. The webpage should have a voting system that viewers should be able to vote for the winner of such battle. I personally don't think The Metrics would be able to defeat The Sinister Swapper. And, if the votes come in that the contender does not beat the champ, the artist should have to come up with a new idea while the champ remains. Just an idea!

    Dominatore | [ a ]
  17. I'm from Portugal, so this joke doesn't tickle me the same way. For me there is only the metric system, long live the metric system!
    @ Dominatore: that would kill the spirit of the game!

    diogo  | [ a ]
  18. This is the first one that actually made me laugh. All the other ones made me smirk or just smile a little, but when this one clicked, you managed to squeeze a laugh out of me. Sutter, you are a genius.

    Shaun S | [ a ]
  19. Sutter, this is AWESOME.

    jeremy | [ a ]
  20. Love the comic, but i have a simple request to make my life easier... could you pos the vanquiseh hero name in every note of the current champ? the thing is i'm kinda diselxic and i can't never remember the previous hero!

    That would be awesome.
    Keep up the great work, cheers!

    Nacho | [ a ]
  21. Wait a minute. Are those guys INCH worms?

    target | [ a ]
  22. NICE, Target.

    burt | [ a ]
  23. Target: Haha. No, they're milli(meter)pedes... ok, that doesn't sound as good.

    sutter | [ a ]
  24. ha ha, thats ridiculously brilliant !

    A Geek Story | [ a ]
  25. Sutter: Fantastic! Who'd have thought.....


    I love the measuring tape headbands!

    ;)

    Mountain Gnome | [ a ]
  26. I think this ought to go in every 6th grade math textbook out there.

    M. M.  | [ a ]
  27. This one is easily the most clever.
    Hahahah. Millimeter is so happy to be there. Keep up the excellent work, Sutter.

    IGPDavid | [ a ]
  28. Easily the best hero so far and that really is saying something!

    Silent Frog | [ a ]
  29. This is hilarious.

    davishmcclurg | [ a ]
  30. I just love this! keep it up.

    Preview Name Here | [ a ]
  31. i about died when i saw this.. i'm quite upset that by the time i saw them, they had been vanquished. personally, decimator is my favorite name. absolutely amazing, and one of my new favorites.

    lo | [ a ]
  32. Oh my god. Wow. Just ... wow. What everyone just said. I loved this!

    Hau | [ a ]
  33. Maybe you caught me at a bad moment, but I think this is pretty dopey. Keep up the shit. Also, visit my website, which is much better than this one.

    Adam | [ a ]
  34. Aaaaaaa... hahahahaha... awesome

    Dibyo | [ a ]

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