Anti-heroes have become much more common and also quite popular, especially in the "Platinum Age of Television," over the past twenty years. Antiheroes have, of course, been around for a long time, including in, of all places, superheroes. The phrase "superhero anti-hero" may sound like an oxymoron but, in books, television, and movies, the merging of these types work entertainment wonders. Which of the following superheroes do you think best personifies the anti-hero?
(According to the Oxford dictionary, an anti-hero is "a central character in a story, film, or drama who lacks conventional heroic attributes.")