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Seconds out! Welcome the 5th annual Superhero Showdown!

Last Time Out...

As always, we begin with a recap of the past year, which saw new instalments from the three highest-grossing superhero franchises - Batman, Spider-Man and the Marvel Cinematic Universe - as well as another outing for Nicolas Cage's Johnny Blaze in the sequel Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance...

Last Year’s Prediction - “On paper, everything looks set for 2012 to become the year of the superhero movie and - done right - all four releases have the potential to become the defining installment in their respective series (which in the case of Ghost Rider, isn't saying all that much). Selecting a favourite will probably come down to personal taste, but in terms of critical and commercial success it's hard to look past The Dark Knight Rises. If the current level of hype is anything to go by, Nolan »

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