Superman Beats Spider-Man As Most Popular Superhero In U.S.A In New Poll

According to a research poll conducted by OnePoll, Superman beats Spider-Man as the most popular superhero in the United States of America.

The study was conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Visit Anaheim to measure the favorite superheroes, villains, and comic book universes of the respondents, with Superman emerging as the most popular hero among those surveyed. The Man of Steel managed to come out ahead of Spider-Man, who took the runner-up spot, followed by Batman, Captain America, and Iron Man.

While the DC Comics hero managed to take the number one spot in the poll, Marvel was voted as the most popular comic book universe over DC, with over twice as many respondents preferring the former over the latter. Additional results reveal the Avengers as the most popular superhero team while the Joker was named the most popular villain.

You can view the full list of results, including what superpower respondents would most like to have, below.

AMERICA’S TOP 10 FAVORITE SUPERHEROES
1. Superman
2. Spider-Man
3. Batman
4. Captain America
5. Iron Man
6. Wonder Woman
7. Aquaman
8. Captain Marvel
9. Black Panther
10. Wolverine
AMERICA’S TOP 10 FAVORITE VILLAINS
1. Joker
2. Catwoman
3. Venom
4. Thanos
5. Lex Luthor
6. Magneto
7. Penguin
8. Harley Quinn
9. Mystique
10. Loki
THE SUPERPOWERS AMERICANS WANT MOST
1. Invisibility                           37%
2. Healing                              35%
3. Time travel                        35%
4. Superhuman strength       33%
5. Superhuman intelligence  33%

What do you think of the results? Which hero and villain would you choose as your number one pick? Let us know in the comments section below!

On the film side, Warner Bros. and DC are reportedly shelving Superman for the time being. However, Marvel Studios and Sony are set to co-produce a third Spider-Man film with Tom Holland as the web-slinger. In the meantime, fans can re-watch the wall-crawler’s most recent film, Far From Home, on all home media formats.

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Directed by Jon Watts from a script written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, Numan Acar, J.B. Smoove, Oli Hill, Remy Hii, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Cobie Smulders, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-Ray, and DVD.
Source: Newsarama
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