Marvel Comics Designs a Mask for LeBron James

When LeBron James' black mask made its debut most people compared it to DC Comics' Batman, but it turns out that Marvel Comics' wants a piece of that publicity too. Marvel Illustrator Greg Land sketched up a Captain America-like mask for LeBron and Tweeted out.

This isn't LeBron's first time in the Marvel universe however.

Back in 2012 the comics company made a special 12 issue LeBron comic book that was inserted into ESPN The Magazine. Marvel and ESPN are both owned by Disney -- corporate synergy! Speaking of ...did you know Captain America: Winter Solider hits theaters on April 4th! Why are things like this always a little less fun when you realize the marketing purpose behind them?

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >