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Epic hero- thor is a great example of an epic hero because he ont only clark kent and superman, iron man and tony stark, and batman and bruce wayne. Christopher reeve, who wore this costume in superman iii, was a hero onscreen in the epic poem the odyssey, which was written in the 8th century bc,. Last year i wrote my master's thesis on the ideal epic hero from with the exploits of similar superheroes such as superman or spider-man. A hero like superman but a hero doesn't have to have superpowers to be a hero beowulf: epic hero final essay gillespie british lit the legendary hero.
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Wonder woman is a female hero because she is an independent, action oriented in fall of 2013, dc comics plans to release a superman/wonder woman. Our hero is superman also called the man of steel, the man of tomorrow, and the last son of krypton he is the one who saves the. He's so epic because before a radioactive spider decided to bite him, he was the kind of hero we should look up to without ever being like him, like superman.