It is quite common to like superheroes and to follow them through the movies. But it is quite rare for people to be into comic books. Comic book readers have always been stereotyped as nerds and socially awkward. So, most people end up avoiding them but the truth is almost anyone can relate to them. And then there are some really cool people who are into comic books. Some of them are those you idealize and really hot too. In recent years, comic book movies have become more common and readers are coming out to confess more. There are a few celebrities who have openly admitted they are insane comic book fans.
Rosario Dawson is a comic book fan
After becoming famous for her role in Kids which came out in 1995, Rosario Dawson has been ruling the screen. Not only is she gorgeous and graceful but also great at action sequences. She is also popular for her roles in Sin City and Men in Black II. And she played Nurse Claire Temple in the Netflix series based on Marvel comics. She revealed that behind the scenes she is also a major comic book fan. In interviews, she has talked about reading comics of Wolverine, Watchmen, and Johnny the Homicidal Maniac. And Daredevil was among the list of her favorites too. She created her own comic book, Occult Crimes Task Force.
Megan Fox admits it openly
Apart from being the crush of greeks for her roles in movies like Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, she is one too. The geeks love her as Mikaela and April O’ Neil. Also, she has been a fan of comic books for a long time now. Not just that, she as also revealed that she like independent comics more than the common ones. Her favorites list includes names like Witchblade, Gen 13, and Fathom. She has also confessed that J. Scott Campbell is her favorite creator.
Ryan Reynolds likes comic books
One of the actors who is usually associated with geeky roles is Ryan Reynolds. He stepped into the geek world with Hannibal King, Blade: Trinity, and then played Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Also played roles in Green Lantern and Deadpool. He has also been voted by People as the sexiest man alive in 2010. The reason he is so adamant to play superheroes is because of his love for them. He has known their stories for a while and was a huge fan of Deadpool and Green Lantern before he was cast.
Kate Beckinsale loves to read comic books
First seen in the film Much Ado About Nothing in 1993. Then she shifted to the sci-fi genre with the series Underworld which started in 2003. Then she played in Van Helsing and Total Recall. In an interview, she revealed that she became a comic book fan because her ex-husband and daughter are huge comic book fans. She wanted to share her interest with them and so she got into reading them. That’s how she started reading them and now is a huge fan.
Jaimie Alexander is a huge comic book fan
The actress was introduced to the sci-fi genre with Kyle XY. Later, Jaimie Alexander became the Asgardian Warrior, Sif in Thor. She reprised the role in Thor: The Dark World and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Then starred in her own series in 2015 called Blindspot. She too is a huge comic book fan and has shared her love for them in interviews. It even caused controversy because she shared she preferred DC over Marvel, though the latter is her benefactor. She is also a fan of Wonder Woman and had the cape of Superman growing up.