In a survey conducted by WiseVoter earlier this year, the US chose their favorite comic book superheroes and Texas helped vote in the #1 Hero in The Country. Among the star-studded lineup of comic book icons, Spider-Man emerges victorious! As Stan Lee would say, "Excelsior!!" Marvel wound up taking the top spot but check out all the heroes who made the list and which states claimed them.

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Spider-Man

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Web Head!

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington

With an impressive 25 states backing him, Spider-Man swings into the national spotlight as the undisputed champion of superheroes, proving that his wit, agility, and heart resonate across state lines.

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Batman

Photo of Adam West as Batman and Yvonne Craig as Batgirl from the television program Batman
Photo of Adam West as Batman and Yvonne Craig as Batgirl from the television program Batman
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The Caped Crusader!

  • Hawaii
  • Massachusettes
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Coming in hot on Spider-Man's heels is the Dark Knight himself, Batman. With New York and Hawaii claiming the Caped Crusader as their own!

Superman

Kirk Alyn as Superman in a publicity still from 1948
Kirk Alyn as Superman in a publicity still from 1948
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The Man of Steel!

  • Arkansas
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Wyoming

And let's not forget the Man of Steel, Superman, soaring into third place with four states, including neighboring Arkansas and Oklahoma, placing their trust in his unwavering commitment to truth and justice.

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Wolverine

  • Alabama
  • Montana

Captain Marvel

  • Delaware
  • Rhode Island

Aquaman

  • Iowa
  • North Dakota

As the dust settles, the fourth-place spot is a thrilling tie between a diverse array of heroes, including the fierce Wolverine, the mighty Captain Marvel, the aquatic Aquaman, and the wonderful Wonder Woman, each championed by two states.

Iron Man

  • New Mexico

Captain America

  • Alaska

Black Panther

  • Oregon

In a neck-and-neck race for fifth place, the last three states each showcase their individuality with unique choices. From the tech genius of Iron Man in New Mexico to the patriotic valor of Captain America in Alaska and the regal prowess of Black Panther in Oregon, every hero finds their place in the mosaic of American superhero fandom.

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In the Lone Star State, Spider-Man's web of influence stretches far and wide, proving that with great power comes great popularity!

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