Newswire: Here’s the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Marvel’s Doctor Strange

Most comic book characters look a bit silly when taken out of their usual context. That’s why a lot of superhero movies feel the need to insultingly wink at the audience and make a joke about someone looking goofy. It’s a way for the people making the movie to admit that they’re pandering to the character’s fans while also getting out in front of any hypothetical snotty audience members who have somehow missed the memo that superhero movies are pretty common these days.

The reason this is relevant is because Marvel is making a movie with Benedict Cumberbatch about Doctor Strange, a character who even looks a bit silly when he’s in a comic book. Traditionally, he wears a blue tunic of some sort, with a giant golden amulet holding a red cape around his neck. The cape has a collar that extends at least …

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