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Amazon's The Boys Trailer Asks, 'How Do You Spank a Superhero?'

The Boys is coming to Amazon Prime this summer, and the newest teaser trailer gives fans plenty to be excited about.

A more adult-themed superhero story, the trailer offers a glimpse of how some of the more irresponsible supers spend their downtime, and why it's sometimes necessary to put them in check. After all, they can't all be boy scouts like Superman.

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The series, starring Dredd's Karl Urban as Billy Butcher, will adapt the comic series of the same name for an eight-episode first season full of sex, violence and superpowers. And, if this trailer is any indication -- lots of explosives.

Clocking in at a little over a minute long, this teaser gives us significantly more insight into the show than the last one did, which is bound to happen when there's more than one line of dialogue revealed. Here, we see Butcher's penchant for doling out punishment to the usually impossible-to-punish, as well as some highlights of super-powered bad behavior.

Created by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys comic series the show is based on launched in 2006 and ran through 2012, totaling 72 issues, first for Wildstorm and then moving over to Dynamite Entertainment after its sixth issue. The show credits Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen among its creators, and the duo has some experience working with Ennis properties, as they also created the Preacher series on AMC based on another of his books. The third name mentioned among the show's creators is Eric Kripke, who is probably most famous for creating The CW's Supernatural.

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The Boys will premiere on Amazon Prime July 26. The series stars Karl Urban as Billy Butcher, Jack Quaid as Hughie, Laz Alonso as Mother's Milk, Karen Fukuhara as the Female, Erin Moriarty as Annie January, Chace Crawford as the Deep, Antony Starr as Homelander and Simon Pegg as Hughie's dad.

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