Avengers Assemble

PHOTOS: Spidey, Cap, Wolverine And Other Heroic Hunks From Marvel Comics Movies

We’ve already got our ticket to a screening of The Avengers tomorrow night—we’ve been waiting a lifetime to see our favorite heroes assembled on the big screen.

But there’s another reason to get excited for the highly anticipated superhero flick besides the fulfillment of our fanboy dreams: The possibility of seeing lots of chiseled man-flesh, courtesy of Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr,  Jeremy Renner, , Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and a CGI Hulk (What? don’t judge!)

Just in case the film doesn’t deliver the goods, though, Hollywood.com has pulled together a handy list of shirtless scenes from Iron Man 1 and 2, Captain America, Thor and the other Avengers prequels—complete with timestamps for when the hero busts out of his oppressive Brooks Brothers button down.

Captain America: Sadly, half of the skin-baring is when Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is still scrawny and not the buff Captain who rushes off to save the day. However, when he’s fully grown, he’s well worth watching.

Timestamps: 8:14 – 9:06 (this is scrawny Steve, but takes place in an Army recruitment office full of gorgeous boys and without a shirt in sight)
32:55 – 33:45 (scrawny still)
37:00 – 37:39 (now there we go!)

The feature focuses specifically on shirtless scenes—and is limited to Avengers prequels—so we thought we’d open things up a bit with a slideshow of beefcake pics from from X-Men, Daredevil, Blade, Spider-Man and other movies based on Marvel characters. They weren’t all winners at the box office (Did anyone see Thomas Jane in The Punisher?) but they all gave us plenty to look at.

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Photos: New Horizons, Artisan Entertainment, New Line Cinema, 20th Century Fox, Marvel Studios, Columbia Pictures


Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man

Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker

Chris Evans as The Fantastic Four’s Human Torch

Hugh Jackman as Wolverine


Thomas Jane as the Punisher

Wesley Snipes as Blade

Ryan Renyolds in Blade: Trinity

Daniel Cudmore as The X-Men’s Colossus

Captain America looks as good going as he does coming