10 Comic Book Characters Who Look Nothing Like Their Big-Screen Counterparts

Author Thumbnail BY Jon Arvedon - November 27, 2018
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We’re currently living in a golden age of superhero movies. Whether it’s Marvel Studios, Warner Bros., Fox, or Sony, fans have an embarrassment of riches to choose from in terms of big-screen comic book adaptations. However, despite the sheer joy elicited by the prospect of seeing our favorite characters brought to life in live-action, there are certainly instances in which the depiction we see on-page is sadly lost in translation.

Admittedly, there are times when altering a character’s look – whether it be a minor tweak or a massive overhaul – makes perfect sense, such as changes that are done for practicality reasons. Other times, we see changes that seem to have no conceivable basis behind them. Whatever the case may be, they always manage to capture the attention of longtime fans, including us here at Epicstream. With that in mind, here are 10 comic book characters who look nothing like their big-screen counterparts:

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Jon Arvedon was born and raised on the not-so-mean streets of Central Massachusetts. Jon uses his time consuming, collecting, and sharing all aspects of nerd culture. Follow Jon on Twitter @JonArvedon.
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