super-man isnt a super hero.

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  1. luke4

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    i have been thinking about it and super-man is an alien. he can fly, is super strong, etc but wouldnt that mean transformers are super-heros? transformers are aliens and they transform. so its either transformers are superheros or super-man isnt.
     
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    Your logic wins the internet.
     
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    Agreed. In that case, I vote that Transformers are superheroes. Fitting, considering the working title of Animated was Transformers: Heroes.
     
  4. luke4

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    ya but i dont think aliens should b called super heros or spawn and ghost riders b/c they got thier powers from the devil and batman, punisher and iron man are just normal guys so really, a superhero should hav actually super powers.
     
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    Remember: it-s not the powers or the origins that makes superheroes, but their actions.
     
  6. luke4

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    but super hero implies that they hav super powers
     
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    Exactly, this is why the Autobots are super heroes, as they aren't just giant and powerful, but genuinely care for their new home and even help fix it after the more high-octane barttles.

    No, super hero just means they're above average heroes.
     
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    Exactly, Batman is considered a superhero but he hasn't any powers.

    Actions man, actions.

    And this is absurd.
     
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    how do u find this absurd?... i wanted to see what other people though of the idea...
     
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    I'm sorry. Absurd is not the word I was looking for.

    What i wanted to say was confusing. Your first post is not too well...articulated. It's hard to understand what you tried to write.
     
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    o... well im a pretty shitty writer so... ya. it basicly means that if super-man is an alien and so are transformers. y arent transformers called super heros or super- man not called a super hero...
     
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    Well, if you watch Animated, you'll have your question answered. There the Autobots are called superheroes, at least in the first episodes.
     
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    well superman we can view as a 'person' however, autobots are cars ect, which we view as 'subordinate' to ourselves

    can you honestly see yourself cheering a suzuki?

    im not invalidating your point btw, just making a point!lol
     
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    I could spend a good ten minutes writing up a long explanation about where you're wrong, but instead I'm just going to tell you to read this.
     
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    no tights no hero? lol
     
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    1) I agree that you can call the Transformers (the good guys, anyway) superheroes. And this, especially, in light of their new treatment in Transformers Animated (formerly, Transformer: Heroes).

    2) Yeah, if you use the fact that a super-powered character is an alien to disqualify him/her from being a "superhero", then that would also disqualify characters like Hawkman, the Martian Manhunter, and the Silver Surfer.

    This is speaking strictly within the framework of the Transformers universe, so I don't mean to patronize. But for a Transformer, being a 'car' or a 'Suzuki' is just a disguise. Thinking of them as "subordinate" just because of that would be biased, wouldn't it? They're a species of sentient organisms. Alien, yes, but sentient...
     
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    If Superman is an alien, does that mean Lois Lane is into bestiality? O_O
     
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    What's in a name?
     
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    Of course superman is a hero, and only some transformers can be considered supeheroes as well.
     

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