Standard Superhero Setting

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What Standard Fantasy Setting and Standard Sci Fi Setting are for Fantasy and Science Fiction, this is for Superhero genre: a generic setting, where most of super-hero comic books and webcomics are being set.

Through the genre dates to the 1940s, the clear and definite rules for generic superhero settings weren't really solidified until The Sixties, when Marvel Comics and DC Comics started making a full use of their Universes. See also Superhero Prevalence Stages.

Common ingredients:

The following may be removed if the setting falls in certain values of Sliding Scale of Idealism Versus Cynicism, or due to other Implementation Details:

Examples of Standard Superhero Setting include:


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