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Now You Can Make An Informed Decision On Which Avenger Has The Best Booty

For great justice

Have you noticed the trend, in lots of comic related art, but specifically in The Avengers’ movie promotional materials? Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow has this magnet in her butt that automatically turns it to camera every time a picture of her is taken. Weird, right? Well one artist decided to have a little fun with the trend and give the male Avengers their time in the spotlight. 

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Artist Kevin Bolk had this to say about his creation. “I couldn’t help but notice that in most of the ad material, the guys are all in heroic stances but Black Widow is almost always in an impractical, curved-spine ‘booty shot’ pose. Figured I’d flip it around for my lady friends out there. Seemed only fair,” he wrote on his the illustrations DeviantArt page. “Them’s some strong male characters, amirite?

Here’s the original item Bolk took his inspiration from. It was from Russia but we’re not sure if it was actually an official promo piece.

Although not every single image coming out of Marvel’s promotion of The Avengers features Johansson rear end (The Beat has a couple face-forward), we’ve caught a few so far. For instance, here are the first official posters for the film. We’re still debating whether or not Loki is indeed also showing us his butt but ScarJo definitely stands out from the rest of her team.

So, are you totally thrilled you got to see The Hulk showing off his buns of steel or what? Not to mention his duckface.

(via The Beat)

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Jill Pantozzi
Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."

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