Is DC more overpowered than Marvel?
No. Superman isnt more overpowered than Marvel big guns.
Marvel has prob traditionally had more prominent mid tier characters whereas DC has tended towards characters beings more "Batman-level or Superman-level".
Marvel's big guns havent traditionally been as prominent/popular within their universe - for many years their two biggest franchises were Spider-man and the X-Men while guys like Thor and Hulk only had a single book each and the Surfer couldnt even stay maintain a regular series.
@i_like_swords: Everyone has their own taste and the funny thing is.... The exact reason you like Marvel and not DC is the exact reason I like DC. I like the Superhuman aspect of tadada... "Here I am to save the day" lol And as for Marvel characters.... Thor is one of my favorites, and I guess it is b/c he resembles a DC type of character.
In case of earth bound heroes "YES" DC tends to show that they have more over-powered characters. It's kinda a mistake really in their part for doing that. They may have the tendency to bore readers and have a hard time fitting the stories with the characters. They just don't learn.
I think yes, if you talk about the popular characters and not the likes of Sentry and Galactus etc. On the marvel side only Hulk of their major characters has really amazing strength feats. In DC only last week I read of Orion lifting an aircraft carrier, in League of One, Wonder Woman moves an oil tanker that has run aground...Superman has lifted everything from islands to planets during his time....
Silver surfer, Apocalypse, Thor, beyonder, Kronos, Master Order, Lord chaos, Captain Marvel, Impossible man, mistress love, Pheonix force, Gladiator, Beta ray bill, Tyrant, Inbetweener, Eternity, onslaught, Living Tribunal, Mephisto, dormamuu, Magus, Infinity, Thanos.
These are just some cosmic mother effers from Marvel. They can pretty much do anything.
@i_like_swords: Talk about lack of knowledge, that was the golden age smart ass, superman has been nerfed in every reboot so far, silver age, SO MUCH NERF, bronze age nerfed, and new 52 supes is no where near his old self. And besides you talk like marvel does not have strong characters? Just look at the superman rip of ( sentry ), or one of there most powerful characters silver surfer, thor & shit ton of hulks. And there villainst are insane, i mean galactus? Jesus...
@jnr6lil: DC has telepaths such as despero that would probably stop Pro X and Jean Grey (without phoenix), but idk how Despero vs Nate Grey would go.
Few DC telepaths to check out:
• Martian Manhunter
• Manchester Black
• Gorilla Grodd
• Saturn Girl
• Dr Psycho
• Hector Hammond
No, DC's popular characters are just more powerful than Marvel's.
I tend to agree. As long as their good guys and bad guys are at the same power levels who cares? It would be OP if say Superman only fought street level bank robbers, and no Darkseid types. They still have to stuggle
Knowing how a lot of people on CV say that Marvel's omni/multi/universal characters outclass DC's omni/multi/universal characters, I don't think DC is OP. Marvel has Thor, Hulk, Dr. Strange, Thanos, Silver Surfer, Phoenix, Galactus, Void/Sentry, Scarlet Witch, etc. Heck, they even have Squirrel Girl. It's just that the majority of JL are stronger than the Avengers or X-Men. Like comparing Flash to Quicksilver.
superman can lift the earth with one hand his heat vision can melt alaska his freeze vision can freeze the sun and he can blow away the universe..... yeah dc's not overpowered (sarcasim)
Silver surfur can travel at light speeds, create worm holes, detect life light years away, shoot cosmic energy, control matter(move through it)......a little more poweerful than superman i'd say.
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