While there are many fascinating aspects to comic books, there’s something common in all of them. It is the battle between good and evil. This theme occurs in almost all horror, science fiction, and superhero books. The good and the evil are signified by heroes and villains respectively. Decades of comic book production have also resulted in the birth of several heroes and heroines.
Some managed to stand the test of time while others faded away. Those who managed to stay have continued to inspire generations. Even today, they’re pretty much an inseparable part of popular culture. Now let’s revisit the most popular comic book characters of all time.
Marvel’s most important superhero, Spider-Man is the creation of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Spidey has lived on over the years and there’s a secret behind this. Besides challenges from the supervillains, he faces the same mundane problems faced by his fans, the readers. This is what makes this superhero so relatable.
He’s not someone who dropped from some unknown world. This simple idea makes Spider-Man one of us. He can be literally anyone in the crowd, yet invincible when he assumes the role of a superhero. The world of comic books would’ve missed someone great without this charismatic character.
Even after so many years of struggle and questionable decisions, Batman is loved by many. He is quite an intriguing character who pursues justice and is not afraid while doing so. Batman constantly pushes the boundaries and fights the most dreaded criminals. You’ll be in awe when you learn about his incredible journey to becoming the most loved superhero.
His rise from the back lanes of Gotham city to becoming such a legendary character is simply marvellous. The most important thing to note is that he has a moral compass. Most of the time, he would not kill to prove his point or when fighting injustice.
He’s the epitome of everything that’s good in the world. Superman is certainly the most influential superhero ever created in the past few decades. This charming superhero reminds us that no matter how powerful evil is, it can be defeated. Among this superhero’s greatest qualities is standing up for what is right, unwavering in his conviction.
A voice for the voiceless, Superman is admired across the world. There are very few places where people don’t know who he is. His presence is the greatest solace to his readers. While reading Superman’s comic books, they’re constantly reminded that the world is safe when he is around.
4. Wonder Woman
She proved that girls can be superheroines, which greatly inspired all the young girls and women out there. Wonder Woman is the most popular superheroine the world has ever known. She is one of the most respected as well. In the world of comic books dominated by superheroes, she carved out a path for herself.
She has fought alongside some of the best superheroes of DC Comics. They include Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and Green Arrow. While doing so, she also proved that she’s more valuable than any of the other superheroes.