Over the weekend someone on Tumblr got the great idea of satirizing anatomically unlikely, and overtly sexualized comic book covers by replacing the women with Hawkeye.
As far as we can make it out started withthis post by artist Blue which remixed a Marvel cover on Saturday:
Hundreds more all over the place.
One of the reasons the meme caught on was that Jeremy Renner, who plays Hawkeye in The Avengers, is so fond of hitting the brokeback himself:
Hawkeye Initiative participants also noted that Renner has a nice ace, which makes it even more effective. Sometimes the stars align and magic happens.
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Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.