Fall of the Trinity

#1 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (35154 posts) - - Show Bio

OK so every one knows the trinity consists of Superman Wonder Woman and Batman, these three are the best of the best, the main component of the JLA and are the most iconic comic book characters in the world. 
So why with the exception of Batman aren't they that popular? I mean when Superman and Wonder Woman began they where massive they where genre defining, now not so much. What is it about these characters that readers are put off by? Its not just the comic book readers ether, Batman as has had some criticality acclaimed movies (  Schumacher not included) and a ton of animated TV shows but the only real time you see Supes and WW was on the JLA related shows and superman hasn't had a good movie since the original  Christopher Reeve effort where Wonder Woman hasn't had one at all, with the push back of her TV show and the movie stuck in limbo we are not likely to see one any time soon. 
Why has Batman's popularity been consistent since he began? Is it just poor writing and poor directing that Supes and WW aren't on top of there game like they once where? Or are the powers that be too scared to take a stab at doing something big with these characters to make them stand out? what do you guys think?   
 

#2 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (35154 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone?

#3 Posted by Valtot (4486 posts) - - Show Bio
@spiderbat87:

when did they start to fall? batman just has more opportunities such as he has games since wonderwoman and superman would be hard to get games with cause there to powerful thus making batman more popular as hes got a bigger range of fans. HMm i think that covers it
#4 Edited by Jonny_Anonymous (35154 posts) - - Show Bio
@Valtot said:
" @spiderbat87: when did they start to fall? batman just has more opportunities such as he has games since wonderwoman and superman would be hard to get games with cause there to powerful thus making batman more popular as hes got a bigger range of fans. HMm i think that covers it "

It wouldn't be hard to fit them in games, a mean they made a game about the hulk, and thor. I'm sure there's other real powerful video game characters out there too.
#5 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13694 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman has more relatable drama. alot of people hate superman because he's so powerful and hard to relate too for some,and people just dont really know enough about Wonder Woman

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