What If The Avengers Film Were A Justice League Film?

#1 Posted by OutlawRenegade (1394 posts) - - Show Bio

Who would you replace with whom to make the story work with little to no changes? Why? For example:

Captain America replaced by Superman

Both are inspirational leaders with a straight-edge moral compass.

Iron Man replaced by Green Lantern

Both are characters with a comedic streak, heart of gold, and maverick, revel attitude.

Thor replaced by Wonder Woman

Both are warriors from a mythical culture, and both have a fish out of water story.

Hulk replaced by Cyborg

Both are intelligent heroes who feel cursed by their powers at first, but they then embrace them in a time of need.

Black Widow replaced by Batman

Both are stealthy, cunning, resourceful heroes without powers, who use gadgets. They both have a dark past. And they are both badass.

Nick Fury replaced by Amanda Waller

Both are the secret leader of some special military team.

Maria Hill replaced by Rick Flag

Both are the tough second-in-command of some special military team.

Phil Coulson replaced by Snapper Carr

Both are superhero fans who can come through when the chips are down.

Hawkeye replaced by Steve Trevor

They are both love interests with a connection to the female. Both have military connections. The female owes him something for a previous save.

Loki replaced by Fury

The villain with a connection to the fish out of water.

They look similar and serve their respective baddies

Thanos replaced by Darkseid

Both are conquering aliens who act as benefactors for the villain

#2 Posted by OutlawRenegade (1394 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh, and Pepper Potts is replaced by Carol Ferris

Both are love interests for the maverick

#3 Posted by TheCannon (20267 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain America = Superman

For the same reason as you.

Iron Man = Batman

Both are rich billionaires who have had awesome movies and use gadgets instead of actual powers.

Thor = Wonder Woman

Same as you.

Hulk = Green Lantern

Both are powered by some sort of emotion (Willpower for GL, anger for Hulk)

Hawkeye = Green Arrow

Both are archers.

Black Widow=Black Canary

Both are skilled street fighters, females, and partner of the archer (even though it was Mockingbird in the comics).

Nick Fury=Amanda Waller

Same as you.

Maria Hill=Rick Flag

Same as you.

Phil Coulson=????

Not sure. It's hard to tell.

Loki = Ares

Both are Gods and major villains of the warrior/fish out of water (as you out it).

Thanos = Darkseid

Same as you.

Pepper Potts = Vicki Vale

Both love interest of the rich guy.

Chichauri=White Martians

Both are aliens that have shape shifting powers (I'm going with the comics Chichauri here) and have caused different versions of the teams to form.

Erik Selvig=???

Not sure. It would have to be a supporting character of Wonder Woman who is also a genius from Man's World. I can't think of one.

Please don't think I'm just stealing most of your stuff, but it's the only logical choices.

And no matter what is said here, it's impossible to do a good JL movie without Martian Manhunter.

#4 Posted by OutlawRenegade (1394 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheCannon: Nice choices!

#5 Posted by TheCannon (20267 posts) - - Show Bio

@OutlawRenegade said:

@TheCannon: Nice choices!


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#7 Posted by waezi2 (13081 posts) - - Show Bio
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#8 Posted by Press Oblivion (1706 posts) - - Show Bio

That was awesome except the part where Batman punches Wonder Woman . . . he shoulda broke his hand.

#9 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (15329 posts) - - Show Bio

@Press Oblivion: Batman can punch whovever he wants! He's the goddamn Batman!

#10 Posted by GodDamnIronMan (1628 posts) - - Show Bio

@DarkKnightDetective said:

@Press Oblivion: Batman can punch whovever he wants! He's the goddamn Batman!

Bring it on then! DarkKnightDetective.,...

#11 Posted by Night Thrasher (3815 posts) - - Show Bio

I think the Batman - rest of the team dynamic would throw it off a little. Batman is a little more standoffish than any of the Avengers and that would ruin an Avenger's style team dynamic for the Justice League.

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#13 Posted by PrinceIMC (5506 posts) - - Show Bio

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I love RandomGuy's stuff.

#14 Edited by Captain13 (4455 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman= Nick Fury & Black Widow

Alfred Pennyworth= Maria Hill

Robin= Agent Coulson

Superman= Captain America

Wonder Woman= Thor

Green Lantern= Iron Man

Cyborg= Hulk

Felix Faust= Loki

#15 Posted by fodigg (6229 posts) - - Show Bio
#16 Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse (6518 posts) - - Show Bio

I would be slightly disappointed at the Justice League film rather than be slightly disappointed at the Avengers film.

#17 Edited by MartianManhunterIsBetterThanCyborg (2403 posts) - - Show Bio
#18 Posted by RustyRoy (15019 posts) - - Show Bio
  • Iron Man = Batman. (Rich billionaires with gadgets, the guys who get the job done and are the most popular members of respective teams)
  • Captain America = Superman. (Inspirational Leader)
  • Thor = Wonder Woman. (Mythical Origins)
  • Hulk = Martian Manhunter. (Green skinned, powerhouse of the team, outsiders)
  • Black Widow = Catwoman. (Stealthy, manipulating, not completely trustworthy, sexy black leather outfits)
  • Hawkeye = Steve Trevor.
  • Nick Fury = Amanda Waller.
  • Pepper = Barbara Gordon or Lois Lane.
  • Loki = Maxwell Lord.
  • Thanos = Darkseid.

Anyways that's the closest I could think of but @thecannon nailed it, he's line up is perfect.

#19 Posted by Captain13 (4455 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman and Iron man couldn't have more opposite personalities

#20 Posted by Justthatkid (6313 posts) - - Show Bio

@captain13: I was thinking the same thing the only thing they have in common is there wealthy.

#21 Posted by PapiNacho (3377 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmm IMO:

Superman/Clark Kent = Hulk : Are you here to kill me Ms. Lance? Because that's not going to work out for everyone. (Afraid of his own strength, uncertain, tank of the team)

Batman/Bruce Wayne = Captain America : That's enough! (Looks at Wonder Woman) I don't know what you plan on doing here. WW: I've come here to put an end to Despero's schemes! B: Then prove it! Stand down. (Serious, inspirational, leader, human = superhumans)

Wonder Woman/Diana Prince = Thor :You people are so petty. And tiny. (To Batman and Green Lantern) (Bombastic, enjoys fighting, God)

Green Lantern/Hal Jordan = Iron Man : I'm not afraid to hit a man dressed in a Halloween costume. (To Batman) B: Put on the ring Jordan. (Douchy MC Douche)

Black Canary/Dinah Lance = Black Widow (Sexy, acrobatic, h2h fighter)

Green Arrow/Oliver Queen = Hawkeye (Nuff said)

Despero = Loki (Capable of playing mind games, working for greater evil)

Waller = Fury (Main gov agent, controlling, manipulating)

Steve Trevor = Coulson (Heroic, very human, willful)

Carol Ferris = Pepper Potts (CEO's)

Darkside = Thanos (Big Bad)

Grant Morrison = Stan Lee (Why not)

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