Casting Athletes as Comic Book Characters

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Casting Athletes as Comic Book Characters

Super strength? Check. X-Ray vision? Oh, we got that.

The world of sports is packed with athletes capable of superhuman feats. Some can jump into low orbit, while others use their mind to control entire fields of action. And like their comic-book counterparts, each has their own special set of powers and unique weaknesses.

The following is a collection of athletes and their alter egos from the Marvel and DC Comic universes. Some are heroes, while others are villains, yet all them possess some form of real-life superpower or skill.

Throw on a cape because we’re traveling to a universe where casual Friday means tights and you’re only weird if your childhood wasn’t affected by radiation.*


*Disclaimer: Bleacher Report does not condone tampering with or bathing in radiation. It will not grant you superpowers.

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