Rip and Tear / Huge Guts!

Rip and Tear / Huge Guts!

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Added Jun 03, 2011 at 12:14PM EDT by burning_phoneix.

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RIP AND TEAR/ HUGE GUTS is a catch phrase originating from the 1996 Doom comic book which was only available as a free gift at certain gaming convention.

The phrase is stated by Doomguy whilst under the influence of a berserker power up ( which in-game gives the player full health as well as making his punches extremely powerful) and facing a Cyberdemon, one of the larger enemies in the game hence the term “Huge Guts”.

The phrase and image itself are used on forums and image boards to show insane hatred of a particular subject.

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The Doom comic was drawn by Tom Grindberg, an artist who has worked for both Marvel and DC Comics as well as 2000AD, and written by Steve Behling and Michael Stewart.

The comic begins with DoomGuy (sometimes referred to as Flynn “Fly” Taggart) already under the effects of a berserker power up and killing enemies in an over the top violent manner while constantly speaking in one liners. He meets a cyber demon but unfortunately the power up’s effects wear off just as he is about to deliver the final blow.

For some reason, the powerful demon takes no action as Doom Guy leaves in search of a powerful gun able to kill his foe. From here, the space marine finds ever more powerful guns with which to dispatch ever more dangerous foes, all complete with one liners and corny dialogue. This continues until Doom Guy finds the BFG9000, the most powerful weapon in the game, and defeats the cyberdemon with it.

The entirely random sequence of events, corny one liners and odd dialogue (at one point in the story, the previously berserk hero falls into a pool of nuclear waste and goes on an environmental monologue about saving the Earth for future generations) only added to the comic’s campy appeal.

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