Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is a comics geek.
There, I've said it. We've previously seen Family Guy channel MacFarlane's inner geek/child with a replication of the opening to The All-New Super Friends Hour. From 2011, here's a satire on another popular series from the late 70's, The Incredible Hulk:
Honestly, Peter has never looked more appropriate in a parody skit.