The writer has one page to tell his tiny tale and promote the virtues of baked goods, so one can expect the concept to be a little rushed, but this installment takes it to whole other level. Why was The Foe disguised as a referee? Why can’t he count past two? Who can’t resist fudgy icing? In the end though, crime is foiled by the delicate balance of flour, sugar, shortening and preserving chemicals being brought together into a perfect form.
I half-expected this to be some sort of take on Spidey’s origin story where he lets the thief leave the boxing match only to murder Peter Parker’s uncle. Had Ben stopped at the local 7-11 for a Slurpee and Hostess Cup Cake history might have been altered forever!