Superhero Showdown – Round 4

Want a way to earn extra raffle tickets in the Readers, Assemble! Summer Reading Club? One way is to vote each week for the best superhero from DC Comics and Marvel! Once you’ve voted, confirm that you’ve completed the week’s challenge on the Readers, Assemble! website, and come into the library to pick your raffle ticket!

This week’s category is Supernatural. Some of the best superheroes (and villains) are witches, demons, vampires, or otherwise inhuman. Voting for this category will end on Thursday, July 2 at 11:45 p.m.


Don’t know a whole lot about superheroes? Not to worry! We’ve done some research for you that might help you make your decision. (All of the information is from the DC Comics and Marvel wikis, so if you don’t agree with any of this information, take it up with them!)

Who is the best supernatural superhero from DC Comics?


Name: Arthur Curry. Origin: Atlantis. Powers: Superhuman Durability, Superhuman Stamina, Superhuman Speed, Superhuman Strength, Telepathy. Abilities: Swimming

Beast Boy

Name: Garfield Logan. Origin: California. Powers: Unique Physiology, Terrestrial Metamorph, Animal Mimicry, Animal Empathy. Abilities: Martial Arts


Wonder Woman

Name: Diana of Themyscira. Origin: Themyscira. Powers: Divine Empowerment – Superhuman Strength, Superhuman Durability, Flight, Superhuman Speed, Superhuman Reflexes, Superhuman Agility, Superhuman Stamina, Enhanced Healing Factor, Ageless. Abilities: Hand-to-Hand Combat (Advanced), Enhanced Intellect


Name: Rachel Roth. Origin: Azarath. Powers: Darkness Manipulation, Empathy, Chronokinesis, Emotion Negation, Empathic Healing, Telekinesis, Soul-Self, Astral Projection, Teleportation, Flight


Who is the best supernatural superhero from Marvel Comics?



Name: Eric Brooks. Origin: London, England. Powers: Human/Vampire Hybrid – Superhumanly Acute Senses, Superhuman Speed, Superhuman Strength, Superhuman Agility, Superhuman Stamina, Superhuman Durability, Regenerative Healing Factor, Immunity to Vampire Vulnerabilities. Abilities: Master Martial Artist, Expert Marksman, Expert Swordsman, Weapons Proficiency, Sorcery. Weaknesses: Serum/Blood Dependence

Doctor Strange

Name: Dr. Stephen Vincent Strange. Origin: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Powers: Magic – Intangibility, Mystic Bolts, Banishment, Transmutation, Telekinesis, Flight, Teleportation, Protective Shields, Time Manipulation, Dimensional Travel, Conjuring of Objects; Sorcerer Supreme – Magical & Mystical Manipulation, Elemental Manipulation, Astral Projection; The Words – Energy Blasts, Pyrokinesis, Organic Disintegration, Cryokinesis, Paralysis; Divine Sources; Darkness of the Divine Conduit. Abilities: Telepathy, Hypnotism, Illusions, Universal Awareness, Infinite Longevity/Fearlessness, Expert Surgeon, Expert Occultist/Magical Knowledge, Skilled Martial Artist, Expert Strategist. Weaknesses: Science-based Opponents, Incantations and Gestures Dependency, Human Factor, Astro-Limits


Name: Ororo Munroe. Origin: New York City. Powers: Atmokinesis – Weather Manipulation, Willpower/Telepathic Resistance, Earth Link, Temperature Resistance, Energy Vision, Magical Potential. Abilities: Master Thief, Expert Combatant, Weapons Proficiency, Expert Tactician, Pilot. Weaknesses: Claustrophobia, Emotional Influence, Physical Condition, Naturally Occurring Limitation


Scarlet Witch

Name: Wanda Maximoff. Origin: Wundagore Mountain, Transia. Powers: Chaos Magic Reality Warping, Hex Bolts, Flight, Telekinesis. Abilities: Expert Knowledge of Sorcery, Expert Combatant, Expert Tactician. Weaknesses: Possible Mental Illness






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