How many do you recognize?
Pros: Remember it's the movie business and Russia is one of the fastest growing and profitable international markets for Hollywood. Originally a Soviet Union-era Iron Man rip-off, Red has lived on as Russia's top hero in the DC universe. In the past, there have been a number of Rocket Reds - called the Red Brigade - that have defended Russia from superhuman or alien attack. Including Red in the League wouldn't be far fetched either. Red was an original member of the Justice League International back in 1987 and was recently part of the JLI team in DC's 2011 continuity reboot.
Cons: The character behind the mask has always been something of a stereotypical Russian buffoon and even the latest Red armor left something to be desired. And, to any Marvel fan, including Red would just be seen as a blatant Iron Man ripoff.
- Gregory Ellwood