Superhero

Superhero, Type of stock character.

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A superhero or superheroine is a stock character that possesses abilities beyond those of ordinary people, who typically uses his or her powers to help the world become a better place, or is dedicated to protecting the public, and fighting crime. Superhero fiction is the genre of fiction that is centered on such characters, especially in American comic books since the 1930s (and later Hollywood films), as well as in Japanese media (including kamishibai, tokusatsu, manga, anime, and video games) since the 1930s. Superheroes come from a wide array of different backgrounds and origins. Some superheroes (for example, Batman and Iron Man) derive their status from advanced technology they create and use, while others (such as Superman and Spider-Man) possess non-human or superhuman biology or study and practice magic to achieve their abilities (such as Zatanna and Doctor Strange). While the Dictionary.com definition of "superhero" is "a figure, especially in a comic strip or cartoon, endowed with superhuman powers and usually portrayed as fighting evil or crime", the longstanding Merriam-Webster dictionary gives the definition as "a fictional hero having extraordinary or superhuman powers; also: an exceptionally skillful or successful person." Terms such as masked crime fighters, costumed adventurers or masked vigilantes are sometimes used to refer to characters such as the Spirit, who may not be explicitly referred to as superheroes but nevertheless share similar traits.

Superhero Movie
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Superhero Movie ... Superhero Movie is a 2008 American superhero parody film written and directed by Craig Mazin, produced by Robert K. Weiss and David Zucker, and starring...

Superhero film
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Superhero film ... A superhero film (or superhero movie) is a film that focuses on the actions of superheroes: individuals who usually possess extraordinary – generally superhuman...

Superhero fiction
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Superhero fiction ... Superhero fiction is a genre of speculative fiction examining the adventures, personalities and ethics of costumed crime fighters known as superheroes...

Superhero Kindergarten
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Superhero Kindergarten ... Superhero Kindergarten (also known as Stan Lee's Superhero Kindergarten), is a 2021 American superhero streaming television series starring Arnold Schwarzenegger...

List of superhero debuts
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List of superhero debuts ... A superhero (also known as a "super hero" or "super-hero") is a fictional character "of unprecedented physical prowess dedicated to acts of derring-do...

Superhero comics
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Superhero comics ... Superhero comics are one of the most common genres of American comic books. The genre rose to prominence in the 1930s and became extremely popular in...

Superhero (disambiguation)
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Superhero (disambiguation) ... A superhero is a fictional archetype. Superhero or superheroes may also refer to: Superhero (band), a British Christian rock band, with a self-titled...

Bhavesh Joshi Superhero
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Bhavesh Joshi Superhero ... Bhavesh Joshi Superhero is a 2018 Indian vigilante action thriller film directed by Vikramaditya Motwane under Phantom Films banner and co-written by...

List of American superhero films
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List of American superhero films ... This is a list of superhero films produced by American film studios by year excluding Marvel and DC movies. List of films based on DC Comics List of films...

List of superhero television series
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List of superhero television series ... The following is a list of superhero television series. Because so many DC and Marvel comic books based on superheroes have been adapted into television...

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