Friendly neighbourhood web slingers? Mild mannered journalists?
With a flurry of all too likeable superheroes hitting the big screen, we’re in need of someone with a little more bite – even if it comes from a man whose lips were once sewn shut.
Yes, Deadpool’s back, with Ryan Reynolds cracking one-liners as expertly he can break skulls in this red-band trailer ahead of the upcoming blockbuster.
Marvel’s ‘Merc with a mouth’ (so named because of his habit for breaking the fourth wall), is Wade Wilson, the result of a rogue military experiment which leaves him with special healing powers, lighting fast reflexes and a warped sense of humour. It really does look superb.
Finally, a superhero we can all believe in.