You call *this* “all ages”? Jean Grey’s goatse

So, the boy has been reading the all-ages Marvel comic, X-Men: First Class: New Beginnings, which collects issues 1-4 of X-Men: First-Class. In issue 4, “Seeing Red,” the X-Men and Dr. Strange travel to another dimension in order to return a demon that’s been tormenting them on Earth.

Here’s the moment where Jean Grey opens a portal to the ruby realm to banish the demon:

Tell me that’s not a Goatse joke. (Click here for work-safe Goatse explanation; and here for a *very* NSFW archive of the famous Goatse image.) What I particularly like is Professor Xavier’s mental projection: “I am guiding you to the rift. Pull it open.” Just in case the allusion was at all ambiguous.

Well-played, Marvel.  Well-played!

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