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#1 Edited by Spideysense44 (3839 posts) - - Show Bio

I know RulerofthisUniverse is going to say Batman lol

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#2 Edited by RulerOfThisUniverse (6518 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman.

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#4 Posted by longbowhunter (9414 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmmm...I'm not sure. I'll say this though, Ragman is the most under utilized. And Booster Gold is the most under appreciated.

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#5 Posted by PowerHerc (86183 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel: Hercules

DC: Captain Marvel/SHAZAM/Billy Batson

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#6 Posted by longbowhunter (9414 posts) - - Show Bio

Lets see, now to pick a Marvel. I really loved Black Tarantula in Brubaker's run on Daredevil. I thought there was a ton of potential there. Sadly we haven't seen him since Shadowland.

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#7 Posted by MakkyD (6955 posts) - - Show Bio

Ant-man-Though he's one of the earliest Avengers and one of the brilliant minds of the Marvel universe he is barely mentioned/utilised. He hasn't had his own title in years and his intellect is often shown to be inferior to Reed Richards and Tony Stark. He'll hopefully be back in the limelight after his film in 2015.

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#8 Posted by tramilla (11 posts) - - Show Bio

@maccyd: I completely agree with Ant-Man (Hank Pym) is a found member of The Avengers, Im still salty he and Wasp werent in the Avengers but thats for another time, and I would argue that he is just as intelligent as Reed Richards. I would also say the Silver Surfer is vastly underrated in terms of being one of the greatest superheroes in Marvel. As for DC I still feel that Deadman gets overlooked even though he has great potential.

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#9 Edited by MakkyD (6955 posts) - - Show Bio

@tramilla "Nerfed to seen inferior to Reed Richards and Tony Stark" is more along the lines of what I meant.

Avenger Vs Xmen #5 is an example of this.

Plus: Dunno about Silver Surfer, the second Fantastic Four film revolved a lot around him and he is one of the most popular of the cosmic heroes (least until the new Guardians of The Galaxy came along). Marvel also badly wanted to make a deal with Fox around him and Galactus showing they think he's an interesting character. Just my take.

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#10 Posted by NorrinBoltagonPrime21 (6870 posts) - - Show Bio

@maccyd: I think maybe he meant Silver Surfer as a character, because not many people know about his character.

As for the question, Black Bolt and captain marvel

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#11 Posted by Jorgevy (5165 posts) - - Show Bio

don't believe in underrated but I'll try to answer something close to it

Marvel- Wasp
DC- Cap Marvel

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#12 Edited by JulieDC (1269 posts) - - Show Bio

In New 52, I'd say Red Robin. He lost his solo in the reboot, has been poorly written in the one title he actually appears in, and barely appears in any other Bat-title anymore. His character has fallen hard from where he was at in Pre-New 52. DC pretty much treats him like he is just a step above having been erased from continuity like Wally West and Cassandra Cain.

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#13 Posted by Night Thrasher (3820 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel: Black Knight

DC: Connor Hawke. Does he even exist anymore?

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#15 Posted by ThexX (1615 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel: Bucky Barnes (Winter Soldier).

DC: Aquaman

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#16 Posted by lifeofvibe (3774 posts) - - Show Bio

@juliedc: im pretty sure he is when you think about the character that is gaining popularity jason

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#17 Posted by Monarch_Chronicle (2865 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel: Sasquatch

DC: i normally would have said Ragman but as some have already pointed him out i gotta say Plastic Man

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#18 Posted by Xwraith (33824 posts) - - Show Bio

As a Green Arrow fan, I nominate ol' Ollie Queen.

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#19 Edited by Tyrus (1208 posts) - - Show Bio

@xwraith said:

As a Green Arrow fan, I nominate ol' Ollie Queen.

God are you kidding me, he's OVERRATED just as all other archers in media these days. I hate Green Arrow even more nowadays because Stephen Amell thinks he's "on top" and says that he (as both the actor and character) can be more popular than Batman and Superman. It's even more hilarious when he talks about how he wants in on a Justice League movie :P

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#20 Posted by spiderbuck1 (2563 posts) - - Show Bio

@tramilla said:

@maccyd: I completely agree with Ant-Man (Hank Pym) is a found member of The Avengers, Im still salty he and Wasp werent in the Avengers but thats for another time, and I would argue that he is just as intelligent as Reed Richards. I would also say the Silver Surfer is vastly underrated in terms of being one of the greatest superheroes in Marvel. As for DC I still feel that Deadman gets overlooked even though he has great potential.

Agreed about the Avengers movie! wtf. Hank Pym is going to have a good run in A.I. though.

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#21 Posted by Xwraith (33824 posts) - - Show Bio

@tyrus said:

@xwraith said:

As a Green Arrow fan, I nominate ol' Ollie Queen.

God are you kidding me, he's OVERRATED just as all other archers in media these days. I hate Green Arrow even more nowadays because Stephen Amell thinks he's "on top" and says that he (as both the actor and character) can be more popular than Batman and Superman. It's even more hilarious when he talks about how he wants in on a Justice League movie :P

I actually wouldn't mind Ollie being an A-lister.

Amell is another story.

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#22 Posted by blkson (788 posts) - - Show Bio

DC: Vixen. A character with vast potential to be in the conversation with all of DC's top woman. She has abilities endowed with magic that make her a power house. She has even given Superman trouble in the past. She was on the Suicide Squad and she has been a Justice League member a number of different times. Yet she doesn't really get mentioned with the likes of Supergirl, Power Woman, Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Zatanna etc.

I don't really read Marvel comics so I don't know of any underrated characters from that publisher.

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#23 Posted by JM3D (24 posts) - - Show Bio
Dr. Fate (DC)
Dr. Fate (DC)

Falcon (Marvel)
Falcon (Marvel)



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#24 Posted by Jaydarocknrolla (102 posts) - - Show Bio

dc-mark shaw manhunter. marvel adam warlock,I absolutely loved that manhunter series in the late 80's and I JUST READ INFINITY GUantlet for the 1rst time. off to track down the infinity watch series.

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#26 Posted by joshmightbe (27423 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel- Danny Ketch f**k Johnny Blaze 90s GR FTW.

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#27 Posted by jeanespinosa21 (250 posts) - - Show Bio

i really like red hood character and i think at least in the new 52 he seems to be more badass than the other robins. I really like nightwing so i wish they would one day fight in the new 52 just to see who wins.

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#28 Posted by SideburnGuru (1364 posts) - - Show Bio

Marvel - Ghost Rider. Don't know how that happened, but Marvel just dropped him.

DC - Martian Manhunter. In this day and age? Lobo. Holy hell. And Shazam. And Aquaman.


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#29 Edited by Mega_spidey01 (3080 posts) - - Show Bio

marvel- moon knight

dc- static

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#30 Edited by Spideysense44 (3839 posts) - - Show Bio

Yea i dont know wat happened to Ghost Rider

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#31 Edited by MysteriousUsername (1235 posts) - - Show Bio

Stilt-Man.

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#32 Posted by QueenCorp15 (1058 posts) - - Show Bio

THE WHOLE JSA!!! An booster gold, an for marvel without a doubt MOON KNIGHT!

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#33 Posted by Fallen_Crippled (6475 posts) - - Show Bio

Even though she is going to be in the next X-Men movie, I'd say Blink. She is one of the greatest teleporters.

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#34 Posted by Spideysense44 (3839 posts) - - Show Bio
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#35 Posted by ULTRAstarkiller (9093 posts) - - Show Bio

DC: Captain Marvel

Marvel: Captain America

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#36 Edited by Bierschneeman (4311 posts) - - Show Bio

Batwing. I know he isn't old enough to get massive press. but his seems to be one of the best series of the New 52 i'd say thats pretty good since most of the characters that were thrown a bone to get their own title have been cancelled already. HE SHOULD GET MORE PRESS

Marvel.... I don't know....I haven't seen Gambit in a while.. he deserves as much respect as any of the other marvel heroes with their own book. but I am not as familiar with the other marvel self titles

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#37 Edited by HumanRocket (11205 posts) - - Show Bio

For the DcU I feel it's the Question and for the MU it had to b Forge. Forge being able to create anything with just his thoughts is something people don't really pay attention to.

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#38 Posted by deaditegonzo (4168 posts) - - Show Bio

Wonder Woman

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#39 Posted by Chibio (973 posts) - - Show Bio

For Marvel it's Deadpool, because they write him as a joker most of the time, while he actually has skills. For DC it's probably Parasite, who should be a much bigger threat, than he is.