Top 10 Most Common Superhero Clichés

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We love superheroes. In this day and age, who doesn’t? That being said, there are countless tropes, cliches, and story devices that constantly reappear in the superhero genre. In this list, we’re breaking down ten of the most prevalent, constantly used cliches in superhero comics, movies, and tv shows.

00:32 #10: From Selfish Individual to Selfless Hero
01:24 #9: A Personal Connection to the Villain
02:11 #8: Intelligence Is a Defining Characteristic
03:07 #7: Exorbitant Wealth Facilitates Their Mission
03:55 #6: Police Resistance
04:48 #5: A Younger Sidekick
05:43 #4: A Secret Identity to Protect
06:38 #3, #2 & #1: ???

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