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ˈsu pərˌhɪər oʊsu·per·her·o

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Wiktionary

  1. superheronoun

    Any kind of fantasy/science fiction crime-fighting character, often with supernatural powers or equipment, in popular children's and fantasy literature.

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  1. Superhero

    Superhero is a 1997 single by Danish Eurodance band Daze from their album, Super Heroes. It was a big hit in Scandinavia and peaked at number 2 in Denmark, Finland and Norway. On the Eurochart Hot 100, the song reached number 91.

Wikidata

  1. Superhero

    A superhero is a type of stock character possessing "extraordinary or superhuman powers" and dedicated to protecting the public. Since the debut of the prototypical superhero Superman in 1938, stories of superheroes—ranging from brief episodic adventures to continuing years-long sagas—have dominated American comic books and crossed over into other media. The word itself dates to at least 1917. A female superhero is sometimes called a superheroine. "SUPER HEROES" is a trademark co-owned by DC Comics and Marvel Comics. By most definitions, characters do not strictly require actual superhuman powers to be deemed superheroes, although terms such as costumed crime fighters or masked vigilantes are sometimes used to refer to those such as Batman and Green Arrow without such powers who share other common superhero traits. Such characters were generally referred to as "mystery men" in the so-called Golden Age of Comic Books to distinguish them from characters with super-powers. Normally, superheroes use their powers to counter day-to-day crime while also combating threats against humanity by supervillains, their criminal counterparts. Often, one of these supervillains will be the superhero's archenemy. As well, some longrunning superheroes, such as Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Iron Man each has a rogues gallery of enemies. As well, superheroes sometimes will combat such irregular threats as aliens, magical/fantasy entities, American war enemies such as nazism or communism, and godlike or demonic creatures.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of superhero in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of superhero in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Ruchira Gupta:

    Of course, we need better laws to punish those who rape and buy and sell women, but we also need to get into the consciousness of young men and young women to make them think differently, the message for girls is to stand up to sexual violence and the message for boys is not to dominate, but to have sex with equality and participation. We want to eroticise equality rather than eroticise domination, which is what many superhero comics do.

  2. Jennifer Lawrence and James McAvoy:

    Maybe when people get really tired of superhero movies, they'll do it as one last ditch desperate attempt to kind of milk the cow dry, i think there are so many characters in the X-Men universe that we could go and explore before we have to go and mash up with those guys.

  3. David Veatch:

    It gets cold up there at night, pretty high elevations, so she survived not only the crash, then going through that. I will just tell you this from all of us here -- we are just impressed with her, she's like a kind of superhero.

  4. Jose Padilha:

    We're not doing a movie where ... the bad guy is the guy who produces drugs and the superhero is whomever represents the American government, and the victim is the guy consuming drugs, we didn't do this at all for the simple fact that this is not even close to what the reality is.

  5. Dave Karger:

    These days, the top-grossing films are usually either sequels, superhero movies, or sequels to superhero movies, those aren’t the kind of films, by and large, that speak to the Academy.

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