In "The Avengers," Scarlett Johansson plays the super sexy assassin Black Widow -- but she's hardly the first actress to play a comic book character who's as beautiful as she is deadly.
Dating back to the original "Batman" and "Wonder Woman" TV shows, real life versions of female comic book characters have walked the line of tough and titillating ... thanks to their slinky costumes, curvy figures and fierce fighting moves.
But who's the hottest of them all?
We've pulled together over 20 very different (but still very gorgeous!) gals who have breathed life into characters from comics like Superman, X-Men, Daredevil, G.I. Joe and more.
Which one is your favorite -- and how does ScarJo rank? Sound off below!