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Superheroes: This fellow is only a good blurb away from joining the ranks of our unofficial saviors of the streets. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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There's been a lot of talk in the past year about how we're in the middle of a cinematic superhero boom. But what's gone mostly unnoticed is that the two most successful films in this supposed trend —

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