Best Street-Level Superhero

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They have a heart that is very willing to save the world, but on a day to day basis, what they actually do on their own is just keep the streets and the neighborhood safer– not stop the world from heading into apocalypse or stopping a gigantic machine that can end the human race. They’re just fond of stopping typical bad guys and criminals. Simply stated, they can just be simply me… or you. Who do you think among these costumed adventurers is the best street-level superhero?


Rorschach

rorschachReal Name: Walter Kovacs
Base of Operations: New York City
Other superheroes have day jobs, but this street-smart adventurer doesn’t have any. Viewed as a lunatic by the society he is religiously protecting, Rorschach is really crazy enough to waste himself by fully devoting his life to heroism, without compromise.
Creators: Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons
Year Created: 1986
Publisher: DC Comics

 

 

Spider-Man

Real Name: Peter Parkerspidey
Base of Operations: New York City
The first truly popular teenage superhero. He is your friendly neighborhood wisecracking defender. Conceptualized in an era where teenagers were often depicted as sidekicks, Spider-Man abolished the stereotyping and became one of the most famous superheroes of all time.
Creators: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko
Year Created: 1962
Publisher: Marvel Comics

 

 

Batman

batmanReal Name: Bruce Wayne
Base of Operations: Gotham City
A non-superpowered superhero, but one of the greatest there ever was. He is said to be the world’s greatest detective. He is proven to be capable of beating Superman and other meta-humans with nothing but his will and intellect.
Creator: Bob Kane
Year Created: 1939
Publisher: DC Comics

 

 

Green Arrow

greenarrowReal Name: Oliver Queen
Base of Operations: Starling City
A billionaire playboy and businessman, that’s what he is in the community. In the underground scene however, he becomes a costumed vigilante who targets and pierces anyone who has the habit of corrupting and destroying peace and order in his city.
Creators: Mort Weisinger, George Papp
Year Created: 1941
Publisher: DC Comics

 

 

Kick-Ass

kick-assReal Name: David Lizewski
Base of Operations: New York City
If you think that all superheroes are well-trained and well-organized, think again. Dave Lizewski is just a scrawny kid who believes that bravery and a costume is all you need to be a hero. Armed with a pair of batons and a slightly damaged body which gives him high resistance to pain, he is determined to kick the asses of bad guys though he is neither efficient nor very good at it.
Creators: Mark Millar, John Romita, Jr.
Year Created: 2008
Publisher: Marvel Comics, Icon Comics
 

 

Daredevil

daredevilReal Name: Matthew Murdock
Base of Operations: New York City
He is the first blind superhero. Created in the tradition of Spider-Man, and with motifs inspired by Batman, Daredevil though viewed as a demonic character is actually the most religious superhero.
Creators: Stan Lee/Steve Ditko
Year Created: 1964
Publisher: Marvel Comics

 
 

 

Punisher

punisherReal Name: Frank Castle
Base of Operations: New York City
He works alongside heroes with super-powers. But since he has none of that, he relies on high-powered weapons instead. Coupled with his brilliant tactics and over the top brutality, this guy is undoubtedly one of the most dangerous humans in the superhero universe.
Creators: Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr.
Year Created: 1974
Publisher: Marvel Comics

 

 

Wolverine

wolverineReal Name: James Howlett
Base of Operations: (varies depending on mission/adventure)
A very brave super-soldier who easily heals any wounds and with severe attitude problems, that’s what this guy is all about. Known to be centuries older than most superheroes, Wolverine has a great array of skills and combat tactics that make him a very dangerous opponent even when pitted against the most powerful supervillains.
Creators: Roy Thomas, Len Wein, John Romita, Sr.
Year Created: 1974
Publisher: Marvel Comics
 
 

V

vReal Name: Unknown
Base of Operations: London
Insanity is actually a bad thing, unless it turns you into a pacifist, a protector, and a superhero. Stalking the streets of London for abusive and delinquent individuals, this character with a mysterious past and an even more mysterious image is a poetic and a very romantic revolutionist as well.
Creators: Alan Moore, David Lloyd
Year Created: 1982
Publisher: Vertigo Comics, DC Comics
 

 

The Phantom

phantomReal Name: Kit Walker
Base of Operations: Banggala, Africa
Most superheroes operate in city streets and jump from one tall building into another. But for this guy, his most ideal criminal-busting region is in the fictitious jungles of Banggala, somewhere in Africa. An offspring of a heroic dynasty that has been present for centuries, The Phantom is a relatively unpopular character, but an amazing one nonetheless.
Creator: Lee Falk
Year Created: 1936
Publisher: Frew Publications

 


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