Re: Namor the Sub-Mariner
I'd rather see the ankle wings translated as tatoos or some form of branding, maybe as a show of his royal lineage.
Feathery little wings on a underwater humanoid make no sense whatsoever and would probably detract from the story.
"A shared universe, like any fictional construct, hinges on suspension of disbelief. When continuity is tossed away, it tatters the construct. Undermines it."
-- Peter David