With an abundance of Marvel and DC properties smacking our faces every other week, we’ve hit the peak point of superheroes. This is no longer just about comic book lovers or children’s characters; this is full-on mainstream popular culture now. From Hollywood to video games, superherodom is entrenched in every medium around us.
As expected, a lot of people are now casting their nets wider as they search for other superheroes that aren’t DC or Marvel. It’s a good thing, too, since these other companies deserve credit for their awesome characters and shouldn’t be ignored because of where they were created.
Deciding to make life a little easier for you, we’ve identified 8 awesome superheroes that aren’t part of the big two’s catalog. If we’ve missed a character that you feel should be mentioned or you disagree with any of our picks, please do leave your thoughts in the comments section below.
With that said, let’s dive right into the 8 best superheroes that aren’t Marvel or DC.