15 Most Offensive Superhero (And Villain) Origins

Big Bertha of the Great Lakes Avengers makes herself throw up

Superhero (and supervillain) origin stories have become just as important as the characters themselves in comics. In many cases, ordinary people have transformed into superpowered beings due to a series of chance events that changed their lives. Others were born with or acquired a mutation or deformity that made them superhuman in some regard (X-Men anyone?), or at the very least, gave them the ability to perform some kind of abnormal feat. Their stories are revealed to fans often as a form of inspiration, giving us all hope that under the right circumstances, perhaps we could someday be mighty in our own right.

But occasionally, …

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