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12 reasons superheroes should call London home

Posted at 5:15 pm, July 21, 2012 in Fun London

Superheroes are everywhere this summer – everywhere except London. Here at Time Out, we think that London would be the perfect home for a superhero, big or small, and here are a few reasons why…

1) Spiderman wouldn’t have to pretend to be American:

Andrew Garfield Spiderman

2) All the best villains are English anyway:

Magneto

3) The city is full of anonymous, shady billionaires, so Bruce Wayne might finally have some mates:

Sad Bruce Wayne. So lonely.

4) Aquaman could live in the Thames, and everyone would understand why he’s so miserable all the time:

Beached Aquaman © Sin Amigos http://www.flickr.com/photos/sinamigos/7118087343/

Photo: Sin Amigos

5) Leveson Inquiry’s focus on police corruption might leave Batman able to concentrate on other things:

Levenson says relax

6) A superhero wouldn’t be the only one wearing Lycra in Camden: 

London Camden

7) The Flash could earn a fortune helping people commute during the Olympics:

The Flash

8) Thor really would be considered a god if he could get the rain under control:

Thor and Loki

9) Hawkeye and Green Arrow would own in the Olympics:

10) Iron Man could get his chest reactor replacements free on the NHS:

Iron Man

11) The Hulk would get plenty of practice controlling his anger on the tube:

The Hulk

12) The Green Lantern could put on a better light show than the Shard every night of the week:

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