New Infographic Gives You a Guide to the Weaknesses of Marvel and DC Heroes and Villains

Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 12:55PM
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Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 12:55PM
New Infographic Gives You a Guide to the Weaknesses of Marvel and DC Heroes and Villains
For Superman it's Kryptonite, for Wolverine it's the Muramasa blade, for Wonder Woman it's being "bound by man," but every superhero has a weakness. Luckily, all the supervillains have weaknesses as well, lest the forces of evil triumph without so much as putting up a fight. Now, Morphsuits, who recently ranked Marvel's most badass female characters, has provided us with a handy infographic running through the Achilles' heel of all the major Marvel and DC heroes and villains:

Infographic Gives You a Complete Guide to the Weaknesses of Marvel and DC Heroes and Villains

Some of the weaknesses are more straightforward, like Kryptonite or adamantium, while others, like "low confidence," are a little more subjective. But the most interesting part of this infographic is the division into categories, such as "substance," "emotion," or "weapons," as it demonstrates recurring themes in superhero comic books. Just as every YA hero or heroine needs to be an orphan, every superhero and villain needs to have some kind of explicit vulnerability in order to make him or her more relatable.
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