15 Times Superheroes Endorsed Real-Life Products (With Bonkers Results)
An evil supervillain has the city in a chokehold. The city is to give up its sovereignty, its wealth, its dignity in exchange for the lives of its denizens. We need a hero to stand up and rescue the city from this peril. Suddenly, in the horizon a figure emerges among the clouds. It is heading towards us. It is hope for us all.
Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… a Hostess fruit pie? Yes, even the most honorable and best superheroes aren’t immune to commercialization and capitalism. The Prime Video show The Boys brings this up in nearly every episode. Yet while we shouldn’t be shocked at our favorite superheroes being used to sell products, it can get pretty weird at what types of products they’re being used to sell.
At the end of Marvel’s first Avengers movie, we know the heroes supported a local shawarma place — but you still wouldn’t think that DC’s Justice League would just hang out at a Subway sandwich shop. And yet, they did.
More on that and other weird superhero endorsements below.