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How Would Superheroes Look With Average Bodies?

Superheroes are some of the greatest inspirations for a lot of people across the world. Whenever someone mentions the word ‘Superhero’, the first thing which straight pops up in our head is unusually slim men and women with ripped, well-defined muscles. But to face the reality, nobody looks that like. Comic book heroes are hardly realistic when it comes to the accurate depiction of the human body

Have you ever seen a superhero with a dad bod save the day? Let us be honest, we’ll never really see that. Take a look as we’ve reverse Photoshopped comic book covers of some pretty iconic heroes to show them in a more realistic light. We present to you the average superheroes looking more like the average Americans.

Batman and Poison Ivy

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Batman with a Dorito shaped body looks badass, but with a little realistic touch he appears like the Adam West version

Black Cat

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It is important to be aware that more than half of men and women are considered obese in the US. On top of that, more than two-thirds of the population is overweight.

Catwoman

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Phoenix

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Wonder Woman

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Comic books depict vastly different figures. Men built with massive biceps and shoulders and women with toned abs and tiny waists

Storm

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Rogue

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Psylocke

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Power Girl

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These false body images, presented under the semblance of characters who are inhuman, have extensive negative effects on a reader’s self-image, further increasing his/her’ chances of developing an eating disorder.

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The man behind Iron Man, Tony Stark, could look like anything inside his suit. But even on the cover of this comic, his suit appears chiseled and muscled.

Captain America

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Black Widow

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Written by Muneer

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