Since I've been on Comic Vine I've noticed several things. The main thing is that Batman appears to be by far the most popular character, but also that Superman is generally seen as un-cool. The top 10 DC characters poll saw very few people place him as number one. The MOS Film has tried to take superman in a new direction and upset many superman fans. It initially did well at the Box Office but seems likely to fall well short of Iron Man 3 and The Avengers. The lack of a decent film prior to MOS for a generation also means a lot of younger comic book fans are growing up as Iron Man fans, or Hulk, Wolverine, Spiderman fans. Then we have big blockbuster films such as Transformers and Pacific Rim featuring massive robots and huge tech being so popular. So this is a genuine question from a long standing Superman fan, "has he had his day?" Is the largely analogue Superman, a character created 75 years ago in a different type of society, just too outdated now and "un-cool"? The grittier darker, more realistic Batman seems to fit better with a more pessimistic 21st century society than the optimistic, moral and almost god like Superman who went down well in the post WW2 era of discovery. I see most kids my way wearing Iron Man T shirts and older guys with stuff sporting the big "S". Iron Man is modern and tech based, so kids love him. So is Superman in danger of losing his number 1 perch in the superhero universe, or do you think after a few more MOS films he will still be popular in say a decade time?