Superhero

A superhero or superheroine is a stock character that possesses superpowers, abilities beyond those of ordinary people, and fits the role of the hero, typically using his or her powers to help the world become a better place, or dedicating themselves to protecting the public and fighting crime. Superhero fiction is the genre of fiction that is centered on such characters, especially, since the 1930s, in American comic books, as well as in Japanese media. Superheroes come from a wide array of different backgrounds and origins. Some superheroes derive their status from advanced technology they create and use, while others possess non-human or superhuman biology or study and practice magic to achieve their abilities.

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