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8 Superheroes You Wouldn't Want To Eat With

Posted: 07/25/2012 8:36 am

Comic-Con just wrapped up last weekend and, with The Avengers recently raking in over $600 million, it's pretty clear that we're in the middle of an enormous superhero renaissance. When I was a kid, I used to read She-Hulk comics. I know, I know, I would laugh at me, too. But I think it was better for me as a 9-year-old boy to be ogling a huge green woman instead of muscle-bound men in tights.

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I wouldn't say I had a crush on She-Hulk (that's Jennifer Walters to you), but I wouldn't kick her out of bed. Actually, I couldn't. She would crush me. Outside of her, though, I don't think I'd want to spend much time with superheroes or their human alter-egos. In fact, I think they'd be terrible to take out for a meal. Here's my list of the worst superheroes to take to a restaurant on a date:

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Have you seen this guy in restaurants? He's a mess. He goes out with multiple supermodels, falls into fountains and acts like a dick to everyone.

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It doesn't matter that he owns the restaurant. You still can't act like that. Sure, he's a billionaire playboy, but when was the last time you heard "billionaire playboy" and "nice guy" in the same sentence? Your dinner may be at the best restaurant in town, but that doesn't really excuse the fact that you have to listen to him talk about his yacht the whole time. Alfred, on the other hand, would be a perfectly lovely date.
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