The Stars From The Stars
Top 25 Cosmic Comic Heroes
The out-of-this-world Matt Bielby champions the heroes who make the cosmos their home
Are superheroes science fiction? Well, of course they are – they’re people that can do impossible things, and usually through the agency of spurious scientific advancement or accident rather than magic (though characters powered by the supernatural exist too, of course). For most of them, adventure takes place against a backdrop we can just about pretend is “the world outside our window”.
But we’re not interested in those guys here. Instead, let us look to the stars: to the heroes who come to us from outer space and return there often, and to the men and women who adventure there from Earth…