Your Favorite Superheroes, According to Social Media [Infographic]

Over the last few years, Marvel has churned out a series of blockbusters that merge the comic book maker's universe of characters into one intertwining plot, like when Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk fought side by side in The Avengers. See what fans have to say about their favorite Marvel heroes in this infographic from Networked Insights.

Over the last few years, Marvel has churned out a series of blockbusters that merge the comic book maker’s universe of characters into one intertwining plot, like when Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk fought side by side in The Avengers. See what fans have to say about their favorite Marvel heroes in this infographic from Networked Insights.

The social analytics company scoured social media posts to determine what Marvel fans were talking about and the demographics behind each thread.

Between June 10 and July 10, 2012, most of the conversations were about Ant-Man and the villainous Thanos from the upcoming Avengers sequel, as well as the openly gay character, Northstar.

There’s also a top ten character list for each of three categories: Avengers, villains, and “cosmic” characters.

Finally,  a map of the U.S. shows where most of the social networking is taking place. Not surprisingly, the larger cities have the most activity.

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Infographic by Networked Insights via Visual.ly.