Superstar creator Bryan Hitch launches his newest creator-owned property this week - Real Heroes - a concept that mixes classic superhero archetypes with real world pop culture - a sort of 'what if the cast of Marvel's The Avengers was asked to really protect the world as their movie characters.'
"These are six very fallible people, and as ill-equipped to be real superheroes as Chris Hemsworth or Henry Cavill," Hitch told USA Today. "Honestly, would you ask Robert Downey Jr. to wear some real Iron Man armor and trust him to actually save the world? What about putting Christian Bale in a real Bat-suit and turning him loose on organized crime?
"It gives us characters already familiar with the world of superheroes, just as we are."
Also via USA Today, check out a 10-page preview along with a pin-up gallery of the main cast...
REAL HEROES #1
story / art / cover A BRYAN HITCH
cover B FRANK CHO
cover C DAVID FINCH
cover D TRAVIS CHAREST
MARCH 26 / 32 PAGES / FC / T+ / $3.99
They are the six most famous actors in the world and together they play The Olympians, the biggest superhero movie franchise in history. Would you ask them to save the world? They may be our only hope...
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