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Marvel vs. DC: Which is more popular across the country?

DC won overall with 64% of the country supporting DC over Marvel.

Chris Evans stars in the 2016 film "Captain America: Civil War."
Chris Evans stars in the 2016 film "Captain America: Civil War."

SALT LAKE CITY — A new report from identified every state’s favorite comic book universe between the Marvel and DC universes.

Findings: The report identified a number of interesting trends across the country.

  • DC won overall with 64 percent of the country supporting DC over Marvel, which was only supported by 28 percent of the population.
  • Eight percent of the population remained indifferent and couldn’t choose a favorite universe between the two sides.
  • California chose Marvel as the favorite universe even though the DC headquarters is located in California.
  • New Yorkers search more for DC comic book content even though Marvel’s headquarters is in New York City.
  • Superman is currently the most popular superhero with eight states.
  • The report looked at 18 superheroes. Only 22 percent are female.

Utah: The data show that the Beehive State’s superhero universe is Marvel. As for specific superheroes, Iron Man and Captain America topped the charts.

Method: used Google Trends data to identify each state’s most popular superhero universe and a specific superhero.

Read more: Marvel vs. DC: Which comic book universe is your state’s favorite?