Now, unless you start venturing into the world of Wingdings, the keyboard can be an awfully dull place. What it desperately needs is a hero to swoop in and save the day.
Taking inspiration from one of the most underrated keys out there, designer Filip Łysyszyn has taken the asterisk and converted it into a number of iconic superheroes.
It's all rather awesome and does wonders for the asterisk PR machine, something that's been lacking in energy ever since M*A*S*H ended in 1983. Your move ampersand.
You can see more of Filip's work here.