Superheroes may not be real, but they always feel alive in comic books. No matter how old we get, they never fail to fascinate us with their extra-ordinary personalities and powers. And like the cherry on the top, we get an impressive storyline that keeps us submerged in the world that does not even exist. Over the time, the comic world has given us numerous superheroes, irrespective of their gender, that has a humongous fan following because of the thrilling story. However, a superhero comic book background always remains unexplored to people. Below you can find eight of the top superhero comic book backgrounds that you love to read.
The Infinity Gauntlet- Superhero Comic Book Background
Written by a “cosmic” writer Jim Starlin, penciled by George Perez and Ron Lim, and published by marvel comic, The Infinity Gauntlet is a limited series comic with six-issues only. Jim Starlin created the nihilist character Thanos who first appeared in 1973 in Iron Man #55. Then the character appeared in the First Thanos War and the Second Thanos War.
In 1990, Starlin thought of further proceedings with the story and created the Infinity Gauntlet concept with the immense power of the Infinity Stones. It provided Thanos with the required power to kill half of the living beings in the world. However, Adam Warlock and the remaining heroes on the planet were committed and succeeded to stop Thanos and undo the destruction he made.
Fantastic Four- Superhero Comic Book Background
Written by Stan Lee and penciled by Jack Kirby, Fantastic Four is a comic based on a group of fictional superheroes that Marvel Comics first published in November 1961. The story revolves around the four persons, framed as a loving family. And they gained superpowers after being exposed to the cosmic rays in outer space.
Suicide Squad- Superhero Comic Book Background
The group of expendable supervillains, the undertaker of black ops secret missions, first appeared in The Brave and the bold in 1959. That was the first version of the Suicide Squad, and the creators were Robert Kanigher and Ross Andru. However, John Ostrander is the second and modern version of the comic, published in January 1987. Published by DC Comics in five volumes, all the volumes had multiple issues, but volume one had the highest one of them with a total of sixty-eight issues.
The first time appeared in All-Star Comics in 1941, published by DC Comics, Wonder Woman, a founding member of the Justice League. William Moulton Marston and H. G. Peter were the creators of the character. Diana Prince was her civilian identity despite being the princess of her hometown. It is said that to create Wonder Woman, both the writers found their respective partners as the source of inspiration.
Written by Stan Lee, penciled by Bill Everett, and published by Marvel Comics, Daredevil gained his superpowers after he met with an accident with a radioactive substance. That took his eyesight away, but he became the owner of some inhuman powers. The first publication of the comic came in 1964.
This superhero first time appeared the Action Comics in 1938. Writer Jerry Siegel and penciller Joe Shuster created this fictional superhero. He is from the planet Krypton. But he lives on the earth and fights against the odds for humanity. He still appears in his colorful costume in DC Comics.
Created by Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani, Teen Titans first time appeared in The Brave and the bold comic by DC comics in 1964. Initially, the team had Kid Flash, Robin, Aqualad, and Aqualad. However, it’s a fact that over the time, DC Comics added and removed numerous characters like Wonder Girl, Speedy Roy, Aquagirl, Bumblebee, and much more.
Created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, Spider-Man first time appeared in Amazing Fantasy, published by Marvel Comics in 1962. Bitten by a radioactive spider, Peter Parker gained the abilities of a spider, which made him Spider-Man. He never got a superhero as his mentor to fight against the odds.
These were just some of the famous superhero comics that gained popularity over the years. Movies were also filmed on them with multiple sequels.