Let’s face it— there is nothing sexier than strength and power. And superheroes have both in spades. After all, their job is to save the world from international terrorists, power-hungry super humans, and the occasional alien invasion. The heroes from Marvel Comics are among the mightiest — and sexiest — in film and television, ranging from attractive alien beings, to powerful mutants, and even a Norse god. Click through our gallery of the 20 sexiest heroes from the world of Marvel Comics, which includes Hugh Jackman, who stars in the latest Wolverine film, “Logan,” out on March 3.
Marvel had its first series of successes in the 2000s with 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men” franchise and Sony’s “Spider-Man” franchise. Disney’s acquisition of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2009 led to an explosion of films from the Marvel canon — films that have a combined worldwide gross of nearly $11 billion. Marvel’s reach has even extended to television, with several properties adapted for ABC (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) and Netflix (“Jessica Jones,” “Daredevil,” “Luke Cage”).
2017 will see multiple additions to the Marvel universe on both film and television. Marvel’s film slate this year will include “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (May 5), “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (July 7), and “Thor: Ragnarok” (November 3). On the TV side, Netflix will release three new series in 2017 based on Marvel characters: “Iron Fist” (March 17), “The Defenders” (mid-2017), and “The Punisher” (date TBA).
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