Originally Posted by ThaVirus
The only superhero in Marvel that could touch
and Batman in a battle of recognition is Spider-Man.. And even he would take third place to those two.
Edit: Maybe The Hulk or Wolverine. Still, neither is as popular as Bats and Supes
This probably was true at one time. Not anymore.
Spidey, Wolverine, and all of the Avengers save Cap, Widow, and Hawkeye are all bigger than
now, and the only people who might find him more interesting would be under the age of 12. I doubt the new movie will have the chops to change that in the future either with what marvel has planned.
And there are more characters coming.
The only character DC has that is on their level now is Nolan's Batman, and that franchise has ended.