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Creating a movie franchise out of every superhero ever conceived is the name of the game, and has been for some time. However, whereas a decade ago producers could afford to irk the hardcore fans because the average cinema-goer’s buck was guaranteed, we’re all now trained to spot a generic origin story from a mile away.

As such, doing justice to the source material has never been more essential. When done well, the end result are $1bn-grossing behemoths such as The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises which topped 2012’s earners list. When studios try to pass off lazy filler, we end up with… well, let’s not talk about the Green Lantern.

With the need to push the boundaries, here are six superheroes they’ll probably never be brave enough to option.

But if they did, here’s how it’d be done:

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