With a global monthly search volume of 10.2 million, Joker tops the ranking of the most searched-for superheroes and villains in the world. The iconic DC villain is followed by Marvel's Spider-Man
Spider-Man is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko, he first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) in the Silver Age of Comic Books.
“Iron Man” sits at the top of the list of most popular Marvel movies, and incidentally, the character played by Robert Downey Jr. is also the most popular. With 62% of votes, he comes ahead of Spider-Man with 66% and Captain America with 61%.
If you go by at least one analysis of the past year's Google search data, that hero is Spider-Man. According to online entertainment retailer Zavvi, the web slinger is the world's most popular superhero with more than 5 million average searches per month.
DC: Ratings. In the ratings game, Marvel wins by a large margin: 66% of Marvel films are certified fresh compared to 54% of DC films. Between the box office numbers and ratings, Marvel is still coming out on top.
Quicksilver…the man many believe to be Marvel's answer to DC's The Flash. Quicksilver, as his name implies, is really fast. His speed has been estimated well over 8500 miles per hours. To put that into perspective, even the fastest car in the world is only capable of achieving speeds of 301 miles per hour.
Created by Lee Falk (USA), the first superhero was The Phantom, who debuted in his own newspaper comic strip on 17 Feb 1936. It recounted the adventures of Kit Walker, who donned a mask and purple outfit to become The Phantom – aka “the ghost who walks”.
It's a bird, it's a plane — it's Superman, earning the title of “America's favorite superhero,” according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans pinpointed respondents' favorite heroes, and Superman led the pack with 47% of the vote.
For a long time, Spider-Man has been considered the dominant solo superhero when it comes to comic book sales. Now according to some charts compiled by The Guardian based on Comichron data, it looks like Batman has overtaken Spider-Man in comic book sales.
Big Bertha, also known as Ashley Crawford is an overweight superhero as well – in the Marvel comics, first appearing in West Coast Avengers vol. 2 #46 in 1989. Considering the name, she is considered to be overweight. Big Bertha has the ability to make herself stronger than most and durable than most also.