super-hero

Characters from Sentinels of the Multiverse, a superhero card game.

pl. n. super-heroes; also superhero, superheroes; abbrev. super, supers, supe, supes
1. n., in general usage, a fictional hero having extraordinary or superhuman powers; usu. refers to pulp comic book characters. See superpower.
2. a role-playing game milieu based on pulp comic book scenarios, usu. involving super-powered heroes battling super-powered villains; may have strong science fiction elements. See supervillain.

Addendum: Super-hero games include Hero Games’ Champions and Hero System, TSR’s Marvel Super Heroes, SJG’s GURPS Supers, and HeroClix.

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Kunochan, Francis Herman

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