May 12, 2011
By Seth Boster
This summer is set to get a superhero makeover with the movie releases of “Thor,” “Green Lantern,” “X-Men: First Class,” and “Captain America: The First Avenger.” I wonder: What would the legion of Chicago athletes look like?
Derrick Rose – Spider-Man
He’s soft-hearted and humble like the everyday Peter Parker. And he’s just your friendly neighborhood Most Valuable Player.
Brian Urlacher – Thor
Like the mighty Norse god, the powerful linebacker brings the thunder with each crushing blow.
Jonathon Toews – Captain America
They’re both captains … perhaps one more serious than the other.
Kyle Korver – The Human Torch
When the Bulls’ 3-point artist puts the “flame on,” he’s tough to extinguish.
Paul Konerko – Batman
He is the town’s most potent with a bat right now.
Starlin Castro – Robin
High hopes for the youngest crusader. But when he grows up, can he rescue the Cubs franchise?
Devin Hester – Flash
Faster than a streak of lightning … and that’s about where his powers end.
Jay Cutler – Iron Man
The quarterback isn’t faced with the constant pressures of defensemen and critics.
Patrick Kane – Iceman
He has smooth mobility on a sheet of ice and in this year’s playoffs he sure played like he was cold.
Julius Peppers – Beast
All Chicago’s most lethal athlete needs is a blue mane.
Carlos Zambrano – The Incredible Hulk
You won’t like him when he’s angry.
Powered by Facebook Comments
About The Mash
You might also like
Masher Vinny Kabat gives his take on the Bulls not making any moves [...]
After eight seasons as a Bear, Devin Hester's career appears destined to finish elsewhere [...]
Louie Vito came to Chicago to take a perfect photo snowboarding on Lake Michigan with the skyline as the backdrop. [...]
Check out Steven Scott's Air Jordans. [...]