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Animated Superhero Series Demand

26 November, 2015

Though there has been a recent explosion in the number of high-budget, live-action superhero shows, there has always been more animated series based on comic book characters. These shows have an audience of mainly children; the shows chosen here air on Disney XD and Cartoon Network for Marvel and DC content, respectively.

(26 October – 22 November, 2015)

We consider the average demand over the last four weeks in the United States for the three most recent animated titles from each company using Demand Expressions™. The ranking by demand is: Unlike the live-action shows, the Marvel title Ultimate Spider-Man takes the top spot and Marvel overall has more demand (with an average of 1,304,518 Demand Expressions™) than DC (with only an average of 674,713 Demand Expressions™).

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