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National Superhero Day: Here Are Details About Date, History & Significance Of The Day

When is National Superhero Day in the USA? Here are details about the date, history & significance of the day. Read on to know.

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Every year, National Superhero Day is celebrated on April 28. On this day, people honour the superheroes protecting them and making efforts to make their lives better. Here is more information about National Superhero Day 2021, its history and significance. 

When is National Superhero Day in USA?

The National Superhero Day is celebrated every year on April 28. This year, the celebrations at the picture Perfect Studios in New Jersey have been postponed.

National Superhero Day history

According to reports on various media portals, National Superhero Day was created by Marvel employees. Back in the year 1995, on December 28, Marvel employees created this day to celebrate everyone’s favourite superhero. Reportedly, the idea behind superhero day was to honor those who serve and protect people and the world as they fight the evil.

National Superhero Day significance

According to the web portal, employees of Marvel comics also sent a team of interns out in central Pennsylvania to hear what the public had to say about superheroes. Moreover, according to the media portal, the interns were also made to ask the public what superpower they would like to have the most. The National Superheroes Day is about honouring all the superheroes in one’s life, be it the fictional superheroes or the real life ones, who give in their all.

List of superheroes

  • Ant-Man
  • Aquaman
  • Asterix
  • The Atom
  • The Avengers
  • Batgirl
  • Batman
  • Batwoman
  • Black Canary
  • Black Panther
  • Captain America
  • Captain Marvel
  • Catwoman
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • Daredevil
  • The Defenders
  • Doc Savage
  • Doctor Strange
  • Elektra
  • Fantastic Four
  • Ghost Rider
  • Green Arrow
  • Green Lantern
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Hawkeye
  • Hellboy
  • Incredible Hulk
  • Iron Fist
  • Iron Man
  • Marvelman
  • Robin
  • The Rocketeer
  • The Shadow
  • Spider-Man
  • Sub-Mariner
  • Supergirl
  • Superman
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Thor
  • The Wasp
  • Watchmen
  • Wolverine
  • Wonder Woman
  • X-Men
  • Zatanna
  • Zatara

How to celebrate National Superhero Day?

  • Dress up: To celebrate National Superhero Day, one should dress up like their superheroes.
  • Wear or make a superhero mask.
  • Design the accessories used by the particular superhero one has dressed up as.
  • Take a picture of oneself dressed up in the superhero costume.
  • Post it on social media and do not forget to add in the trending hashtags fpr the superhero.
  • Also share on the social media post why have you chosen the particular superhero. Let your friends know which superpower would you like to have and why.


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