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What the World Would Be Like Without Comic Books

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Romantic comedies helped shape the ways we all see love; the Internet paved the road for, well, ALL TECHNOLOGY. But what about comic books? While physical comic book stores aren’t seen as much as they were back when our parents were kids, it doesn’t mean that the readable entertainment is obsolete. In fact, many of your current favorites were derived from ’em. To prove it to ya, here’s what life would be like without CBs:

If not for comic books, we’d never know what Andrew Garfield looked like in spandex…

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Perez Hilton

…or how Jennifer Lawrence appears underneath the sheets. (Plus, no Joult!)

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Think you’d care about Chris Hemsworth? Eh, probably not as much.

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The Dark Knight would’ve never come into existence, thereby diminishing Heath Ledger‘s chance at an Oscar, which we all know he deserved. #RIP

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A comeback would’ve been that much harder for Robert Downey, Jr..

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Let’s face it, Chris Evans would have, like, no career.

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Wiffle GIF

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Chloe Moretz wouldn’t be known as the most ‘kick-ass’ teenager. Ever.

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Rebloggy

Green Lantern wasn’t exactly our fave, but that’s how Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively met, so… yeah.

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Blogspot (bycomics)

Movies wouldn’t be the only casualties either; TV would’ve suffered too!

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Fanpop

And, finally, this man:

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