They dress in colorful costumes. They have battles in the streets. They say they protect us. But, frankly, protecting us from megalomaniacs and doing everything they can for us is hardly the same thing—and some of the most famous superheroes are so busy striking poses and fighting crime that they never get around to doing what's really important.
Forget Sharktopus. The biggest monsters in sci-fi right now might just be ... lawyers. Because according to Len Wein, co-creator of Wolverine, Storm, Swamp Thing and other comic-book characters, they're all that stand between us and a big-budget, CGI Swamp Thing movie that Hollywood is just dying to make.