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Celebs weigh in: Fave comic book superhero (or villain)?

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Magic Mike likes a mutant

Who didn't pretend they could fly or swing from webs at some point growing up? From the man in tights to, uh, Ren & Stimpy, we uncovered the comic book superheroes that six super-hot celebrities idolized.

Johnny Depp

Magic Mike likes a mutant

"I like very much the Sub-Mariner. He’s kind of a slightly more obscure comic book hero. In terms of the ones that I guess were really popular, I also adored Sgt. Rock."
Johnny Depp, as told to IGN


Love & Theft

Magic Mike likes a mutant

Stephen: I like Iron Man – he’s so much cooler than everyone else, cause he’s a billionaire!
Eric: The Punisher.
Stephen: Wait, my comic book heroes are Ren and Stimpy.
Eric: I also like Rocky & Bullwinkle.
Love & Theft's Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson, as told to SheKnows


Olivia Wilde

Magic Mike likes a mutant

"Wonder Woman sought social justice and she fought for truth. And she was unapologetically sexy, but at the same time, really valued her intelligence and her connection to other women."
Olivia Wilde, as told to IGN



Magic Mike likes a mutant

Matt Thomas: Superman!
Barry Knox: I’ve gotta go with Superman too — he can fly!
Scott Thomas: Indiana Jones
Josh McSwain: I’m with Superman also.
Parmalee, as told to SheKnows


Joe Manganiello

Magic Mike likes a mutant

"My favorite superhero is Marshal Law because he tells the truth in a world that doesn't want to hear it."
Joe Manganiello, as told to omg!


Channing Tatum

Magic Mike likes a mutant

"Gambit is, by far, my favorite. I mean, I think the swagger of him. He even has one of the more realistic powers."
Channing Tatum, as told to IGN

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