China Has Created an Iron Man Knockoff to Sell Antibiotic.


A GuangZhou-based Chinese medicine brand has produced a new advertisement to promote their antibiotic. The 15 seconds ad stars a familiar looking Marvel super hero which representing as ‘medicine’, blasting humane germs who are harassing a Chinese family.

The video has more than 700k views on Youku, the Chinese video-hosting site similar to youtube. We all know Iron Man is now super popular in China, doing a copy work might provoke ridicule but at the same time still able to draw market attention. In fact, the fake Iron Man looks like some Japanese super hero (Power Rangers ? ) The copy work also remind us the Captain China’s comic.