During the 1970s, confectioner and cakes maker Hostess advertised in major comic books. The advertisements were full-page comics starring Marvel and DC Comics characters (and Hostess products).
Powers and Abilities
The power of disco, they have.
They appeared in “The Incredible Hulk vs. The Roller Disco Devils”, which was in Avengers #198, among other places.
The Roller Disco Devils have been terrifying the town, skating up and down the street and listening to loud disco music.
Three young boys look down on the scene from an apartment window, and one remarks, “Our moms won’t even let us out of the house.”. Another says, “We can’t even buy some Hostess™ Fruit Pies !”.
Someone else is very upset by the Devils -the Incredible Hulk ! “Hulk not like loud noise.” Using his massive strength to pick up part of the street, Hulk says, “You like to roll ? Okay, roll !”. Then he rolls the concrete surface over the top of the Disco Devils, trapping them all.
“Now streets safe… and quiet.” says the Hulk. The three boys are overjoyed, as now they can go get Hostess Fruit Pies. They share them with the Hulk, who wonders, “Why can’t all humans be nice like Hostess Fruit Pies ?”.
They’re a gang of about seven guys with loud, flashy clothes straight out of Can’t Stop the Music . They all wear roller-skates, and boogie-woogie-oogie all the day long.
The Roller Disco Devils are just kind of obnoxious. They skate up and down the steets listening to loud music, without a care or concern for anyone else. Those damn Disco Devils !
Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG
Typical Roller Disco Devil
|Dex: 04||Str: 02||Bod: 02||Motivation: Nihilist|
|Int: 02||Wil: 02||Min: 02||Occupation: Disco Terrorist|
|Inf: 03||Aur: 02||Spi: 02|
|Init: 009||HP: 010|
Charisma (Intimidation): 03
Familiarity (Roller-skating, disco music).
CIA (disco), Strange Appearance.
- SKATES [BODY 01, Running: 05].
- Boom-box [BODY 01, Sonic Beam: 01, R#04]
Source of Character: Hostess ads that appeared in Marvel comic books.