The great philosopher Geddy Lee once said: “All the world’s indeed a stage, and we are merely players.” That goes double for those bitten by radioactive insects or rocketed from lost planets… Welcome to Ten Things!

Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and that time Black Widow and White Queen went undercover as exotic dancers, Presents:

TEN SUPERS WHO WORK IN MOVIES AND TV!

 

10) WONDER MAN

One of the most powerful Avengers, Simon Williams never really had the confidence to become a full-scale Superman. Still, he had enough chutzpah to get Hollywood gigs; first as a kiddie show host, then a stuntman and later as a leading man in Hollywood epics like Arkon IV. His major drawback came in his glowing red ionic eyes, requiring every role to wear sunglasses or some sort of eye-covering…

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Once upon a time, there was a young nerd from the Midwest, who loved Matter-Eater Lad and the McKenzie Brothers... If pop culture were a maze, Matthew would be the Minotaur at its center. Were it a mall, he'd be the Food Court. Were it a parking lot, he’d be the distant Cart Corral where the weird kids gather to smoke, but that’s not important right now... Matthew enjoys body surfing (so long as the bodies are fresh), writing in the third person, and dark-eyed women. Amongst his weaponry are such diverse elements as: Fear! Surprise! Ruthless efficiency! An almost fanatical devotion to pop culture!And a nice red uniform.

6 Comments

  1. Steve Cramer on

    Wasn’t Crossfire from DNAgents land (Eclipse Comics) a Hollywood guy? Also the Fly from Marvel — a stuntman? Not sure about that one.

  2. Joel A Moroney on

    I would have included Animal Man and Blue Devil on the list. Both of them are stunt/special effects guys.

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