When we look at these movies we see that are all aimed at teaching good lessons to viewers and establishing hope among them. The popularity of superhero movies can accredit to different things and we can see that a lot of factors are involved in making them all time favorites and helping them in smashing the US Box Office again and again. When we think about the reasons we can see a long list of items which have given their fair share in making these movies super hit. To begin with, we can see that the movies are usually derived from comics. Comics were trending during the 40s and 50s and kids and teenagers were seemed very interested in comics and the characters depicted in them. The sales for these comics were quiet high during that era and more and more people were getting attracted towards these superhero series. Comic stores were flocked with customers all day long and enthusiasts got never get enough of their favorite superhero.
So, in a time like this when the demands were high and people were duly interested in these comics, film producers saw a great opportunity to bring these comics on the big screen. Their idea was more of an experiment which could have left them bankrupt and helpless but the step had to be taken. The risk was definitely worth it and producers and directors were quiet hopeful about their movies. They were quiet hopeful that the film would be appreciated and they would get the benefit back. Although superhero movies were quiet common in the 40s and 50s and we could see the first American superhero movie being released in 1920. “The Mark of Zorro” by Grosset and Dunlap was the first superhero movie ever made. The movie was a silent movie and was based on the story “The Curse of Capistrano”. The movie was greatly appreciated and made reasonable business in the box office.