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Top Ten Popular Superheroes

Updated on November 24, 2017

Truth, Justice and Sometimes Chimichanga's.

Superhero's have been around for quite some time now, some hero's have even been plastered into Society like true hero's of the world. Many are known throughout the world, many have been loved by kids since they were tiny. As always the list isn't in order so please enjoy.

#10, Batman. First appearing in Detective Comics #27 in 1939 Batman has become an Icon of the hero industry. The Caped Crusader, The Dark Knight, many names have been given to this Vigilante of Justice. Batman is known for his dark and brooding attitude, a rich boy who's parents were murdered in a dark alley, Bruce Wayne trained himself to become fear itself. Batman has fought man foes throughout his life time, some psychopaths and others superpowered Villains of destruction. While many believe that he is overrated I will say this.I have loved Batman since I was little for this one reason, he is human. While many of the hero's of the comic world have powers Batman does not, well I mean alot of hero's don't have powers but Batman is my favorite. A human who fights crime, even if he is outmatched and outgunned.

#9, The Wolverine. Did you know the creator was originally just going to have him be a humanoid animal? First appearing in The Incredible Hulk #180 Wolverine or James Howlett has lived an incredibly long life. Adamantium bonded skeleton, razor sharp claws, enhanced senses and a very strong healing factor that also slows down the aging process. Logan has had a life filled of sadness and pain. A mutant trained in the art of the Samurai and having fought in many battles, The Wolverine is a living legend and one of the fiercest characters in comics. Think of him like Kratos, except shorter and alot more hairy.

#8, The Incredible Hulk. The Incredible Hulk #1 in 1962 is when we first got a taste of the Green Goliath. The Hulk is a large and muscle bounded beast of rage, known for his incredible strength and durability. The Hulk has been seen as both a menace to the world and as its hero. While not the most stable of beings Hulk has helped just as much as he destroyed. Bruce Banner was a nuclear scientist until he was hit by large waves of Gamma Radiation. Now any time he gets angry or gets put into a lot of stress he transforms. One of the physically strongest characters in Marvel, he always is ready to do some smashing.

#7, The Green Lantern. There are alot of Lantern's so we will stick with Hal Jordan. Showcase #22 in 1959 we got Hal Jordan, one of the Green Lanterns, a special intergalactic with the supposed most powerful weapon in the galaxy. The Lantern Ring. The ring allows the bearer to conjure up anything he wishes, many of the rings require a certain thing however. Hal Jordan's ring is powered by will, the stronger the will the more durable construction can be made.

#6, Deadpool. You had to know this one would be on the list. The New Mutants #98 in 1991 is when we got the Merc with a Mouth. A mutant with a healing factor as good or better then Wolverines, depends on who is talking. Usually a perverted, mexican food loving, sword wielding psychopath of a mercenary. He is one of the most popular characters in the world today and considering how many people go as him to Comic-Con I very much doubt that will change any time soon. Just don't upset the man, he has a pouch of infinite weapons the lucki dickens.

#5, Spiderman. With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility. There is still some smoke around the fact if Uncle Ben actually said that or not. First appearing in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962 the smart quip shooting webslinger is definitely a fan favorite. Said to be the greatest hero's of the Marvel Universe. Spiderman has been tasked with protecting New York since he was bitten by a radioactive spider, when I got bit I had to go to the emergency room. In any case he has super strength, durability, a great mind for knowledge and some tech here and there. A few comics have switched his Homemade artificial web shooters for actual ones inside his wrist. Although he may be part spider no one cares, it seems Arachnophobia only works when you don't know the bug.

#4, John Constantine. Debuting in Swamp Thing #25 in 1984 Constantine has been rather all over the place. Constantine is a human who tends to get wrapped up in the affairs of magic quite often, it is said that he is adept at making friends but unfortunately many die in the end.Said to be one of the most powerful Magicians in DC Comics it is also said that he mainly prefers to trick and outwit his opponents, with this it is said he can do that quite well. He is Bisexual, he is a master of magic and he is most likely capable of tricking any guy into thinking they are a women, I wouldn't play against this Chap in a card game if I were you.

#3, Superman. The Man of Steel debuted in Action Comics #1 in 1938. He is known as one of the most powerful figures in Comics. Heat vision, X-ray vision, super strength, super speed, flight and so many more. With so many powers we are lucky the man is a boy scout. Always trying to not kill or destroy anything,funnily enough most of the time large parts of the city are destroyed when he fights. While near invincible to humans and many super powered characters the man of steel can be hurt by magic and the infamous green stone called Kryptonite.

#2, Iron-Man. Tony Stark debuted in Tales of Suspense #39 in 1963. A billionaire playboy just Like Bruce Wayne but a few key differences. Tony Stark was a weapon manufacturer till he was kidnapped.Injured by one of his own weapons he had to create a device to keep shrapnel from entering his heart and killing him, he also created a suit of armor. Many in fact. Iron-Man has created hundreds of suits. Steel covered machinery with flight capabilities and lots of weapons, one of the more well know weapons are his Repulsor blasts. Tony is one of the greatest minds in the Marvel Universe and for good reason.

#1, Wonder Woman. All Star Comics #8 in 1941 is when we got Wonder Woman. A Amazonian warrior from a world beyond ours. Super strength, near unpenetrable skin, flight and super speed. She is a warrior at heart and a princess. Using her Lasso of Truth and armlets she sets out across the world to face off against the forces of evil, although I don't think it is a good idea to do so in some underwear and a bra.


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