Superheroes

Superhero fiction is a genre originating in and most common to American comic books, though it has expanded into other media through adaptations and original works.

The form is a type of speculative fiction examining the adventures of costumed crime fighters known as superheroes, who often possess superhuman powers and battle similarly powered criminals known as supervillains.

Wonder Woman, Volume 1: The Lies
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Batman: Detective Comics, Volume 1: Rise of the Batmen
Superman: Action Comics, Volume 1: Path of Doom
Suicide Squad, Volume 1: The Black Vault
Hal Jordan & the Green Lantern Corps, Volume 1: Sinestro's Law
Civil War II
Doctor Strange, Vol. 3: Blood in the Aether
All-New, All-Different Avengers, Volume 3: Civil War II
Captain Marvel, Vol. 2: Civil War II
Guardians of the Galaxy: New Guard, Volume 3: Civil War II
Invincible Iron Man, Volume 3: Civil War II
Dreadnought (Nemesis, #1)
Batman, Volume 1: I Am Gotham
Superman, Volume 1: Son of Superman
Steelheart (Reckoners, #1)
Calamity (Reckoners, #3)
Firefight (Reckoners, #2)
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 6: Civil War II
Wonder Woman, Volume 1: The Lies
The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 2: Generation Why
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 5: Super Famous
Vicious (Vicious, #1)
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 3: Crushed
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Love Is Love: a comic book anthology to benefit the survivors of the Orlando Pulse shooting
Mitosis (Reckoners, #1.5)
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book 1
Marvels by Kurt BusiekThe Infinity Gauntlet by Jim StarlinX-Men by Chris ClaremontAstonishing X-Men, Volume 1 by Joss WhedonX-Men by Chris Claremont
Best of Marvel Comics
433 books — 146 voters
Possession of My Soul by Kia Carrington-RussellEven Villains Fall In Love by Liana BrooksThe Truth is Contagious by Emily GoodwinContagious by Emily GoodwinHeartCrystal by Linda Mooney
Get Your Super On: Heroine Style
71 books — 106 voters

Saga, Vol. 5 by Brian K. VaughanNimona by Noelle StevensonRat Queens, Vol. 2 by Kurtis J. WiebeLumberjanes, Vol. 1 by Noelle StevensonMs. Marvel, Vol. 2 by G. Willow Wilson
Best Graphic Novels 2015
125 books — 319 voters
X-Men by Chris ClaremontX-Men by Chris ClaremontAstonishing X-Men, Volume 1 by Joss WhedonAstonishing X-Men Omnibus by Joss WhedonX-Men by Chris Claremont
X-Men Trade Paperbacks
205 books — 81 voters

Popular Superheroes Books

Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
Watchmen
Batman: The Killing Joke
Hawkeye, Volume 1: My Life as a Weapon
Batman: Year One
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 2: Generation Why
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
Hero
Soon I Will Be Invincible
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 3: Crushed
Marvel 1602
Vicious (Vicious, #1)

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I'm the smartest man in the world. Once I wore a cape in public, and fought battles against men who could fly, who had metal skin, who could kill you with their eyes. I fought CoreFire to a standstill, and the Super Squadron, and the Champions. Now I have to shuffle through a cafeteria line with men who tried to pass bad checks. Now I have to wonder if there will be chocolate milk in the dispenser. And whether the smartest man in the world has done the smartest thing he could do with his life.
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Superheroes were born in the minds of people desperate to be rescued.
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