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Exaggerated physical differences between male and female superheroes

11:33 EDT 1 May 2019 | Science Daily

Superheroes like Thor and Black Widow may have what it takes to save the world in movies like Avengers: Endgame, but neither of their comic book depictions has a healthy body mass index (BMI). New research found that, within the pages of comic books, male superheroes are on average obese, while females are on average close to underweight.

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