Most Compelling Superhero Similarity

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What’s so hard to ignore about these superhero pairings is that they are strikingly in resemblance with each other. Which among the following has the most compelling similarity?


Aquaman / Sub-Mariner

namoraquamanBoth known for: ruling the underwater kingdom, summoning underwater creatures to do their bidding, having super-strength

Aquaman
First Appearance: 1941
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Arthur Curry

Sub Mariner
First Appearance: 1939
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Namor McKenzie

 

Atom / Ant-Man

ant-manatomrayBoth known for: shrinking their bodies to sub-atomic sizes, being brilliant scientists and inventors

Atom
First Appearance: 1940
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Ray Palmer

Ant-Man
First Appearance: 1962
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Hank Pym

 

Green Arrow / Hawkeye

hawkeyegreen-arrowBoth known for: having no superpowers but excellent marksmen particularly in using the bow and arrow, being expert hand-to-hand combatants

Green Arrow
First Appearance: 1941
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Oliver Queen

Hawkeye
First Appearance: 1964
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Clint Barton

 

Catwoman / Black Cat

balck-catcatwomanBoth known for: excellence in breaking and entering, being expert cat burglars, having relationships with notable street-level superheroes (Batman and Spider-Man respectively)

Catwoman
First Appearance: 1940
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Selina Kyle

Black Cat
First Appearance: 1979
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Felisha Hardy

 

Flash / Quicksilver

quicksilverflashBoth known for: being superfast, moving in the speed of light to the point of traveling through time.

Flash
First Appearance: 1940
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Barry Allen

Quicksilver
First Appearance: 1964
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Pietro Maximoff

 

Deathlok / Cyborg

cyborgdeathlokBoth known for: having cybernetically-enhanced bodies after an event that nearly killed them, being retro-fitted with weapons and interfaces for various connecting into various devices.

Deathlok
First Appearance: 1974
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Luther Manning

Cyborg
First Appearance: 1980
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Victor Stone

 

Dr Fate / Dr Strange

dr-strangedr-fateBoth known for: projecting magic, harnessing sorcery, manipulating space-time

Dr Fate
First Appearance: 1940
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Kent Nelson

Dr Strange
First Appearance: 1963
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Stephen Strange

 

Timber Wolf / Wolverine

wolverinetimberwolfBoth known for: having heightened senses, projecting animalistic behavior, peak human agility, being equipped with sharp claws

Timber Wolf
First Appearance:1964
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Brin Londo

Wolverine
First Appearance: 1974
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: James Howlett

 

Black Canary / Black Widow

black-widowblack-canaryBoth known for: being the trademark femme fatales of their respective publishing companies, being expert hand-to-hand combatants, having relationships with superheroes who are almost exactly alike (Green Arrow and Hawkeye respectively)

Black Canary
First Appearance: 1947
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Dinah Drake

Black Widow
First Appearance: 1964
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Natasha Romanova

 

Batman / Moon Knight

moon-knightbatmanBoth known for: being wealthy businessmen, employing high-tech gadgetry, being a one-man army

Batman
First Appearance: 1939
Published by: DC Comics
Alter ego: Bruce Wayne

Moon Knight
First Appearance: 1975
Published by: Marvel Comics
Alter ego: Marc Spector

 


Which among these should be ranked as No. 1?




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