Having first popped up in an edition of
, Silver Sable would go on to head up her own strand of individual comics, focusing on her exploits as a mercenary of questionable methods. A ruthless, violent warrior, the comic-book series sees her bring all manner of undesirables to justice, with Nazi war criminals featuring particularly high on her hit list. She eventually heads up her own team of mercenaries, known as Silver Sable International.
In the comics, Silver Sable often works within the wider Marvel universe, with her exploits often setting her at odds with its more clean-cut heroes. However, we'd give her sole billing, homing in on the war criminal element, and pitting her against a host of evil, but crucially human foes.
We'd like to see a female director take a run at a superhero movie, and Kathryn Bigelow certainly has the action credentials to make the job her own.
When it comes to ass-kicking leading ladies, there are none more fearsome than
star Gina Carano, and we'd love to see her become a marquee name with the leading role in this one. Alternatively, Malin Akerman has the right look. Max von Sydow would play the ageing Nazi in her sights…