Though there is serious competition in the club — think Superman, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Captain America, Thor, Hellboy – Batman edges them out when it comes to popularity. In a YouTube trend (till Aug 7, 2013), Batman is the most popular with 3 billion views, followed by Thor, Superman and Iron Man. BuzzFeed, a news and entertainment website, also puts Batman at the top of the pile. According to the website, Batman was the most successful at the box office in the past 35 years. Spider-Man, Iron Man and Superman follow.