Well, here we are. "The Avengers" has finally made it to theaters and our collective nerd hearts are about to explode... just, hopefully, not all over our homemade Avengers costumes.
Like all superheroes, "The Avengers" have plenty of imitators (perhaps there's one in line with you at the movie right now). But can anyone really compare to the original?
We consulted the self-appointed style experts at HuffPost Comedy (Carol, Katla, Ross, Christine & special guest Mike) and asked them to compare these Hollywood-designed superheroes to their slightly more pedestrian counterparts.
Check out everyone's assessments to the right of the photos.