Marvel and the Brooklyn Nets Unveil First Super Hero in NBA History

Brett Yormak of the Brooklyn Nets is probably one of the most innovative marketing CEO’s when it comes to sports team. The Nets are the first team in the NBA to unveil an official super hero in conjunction with Marvel entertainment. According to both Marvel Entertainment and the Brooklyn Nets, unveil the Brooklyn Knight, who is the new mascot is the “protector of Brooklyn’s hometown team, defender of New York’s largest and most courageous borough, and ruler of Barclays Center.” The superhero made his debut at the Nets’ first game in their new arena and featured in BrooklyKnight #1, a 32-page comic book — written by Jason Aaron and illustrated by Mike Deodato — that was handed to all of the game’s attendees. Fans present at the November 11 home tilt against the Orlando Magic — sans Dwight “Superman” Howard — can also look forward to a limited edition BrooklyKnight trading card courtesy of Marvel Custom Solutions and the Brooklyn Nets.