1001 Writing Prompts About Superheroes

1001 Writing Prompts About Superheroes

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For many centuries now, people have been telling stories about extraordinary men and women using their inhumane powers and special abilities to protect the innocent and battle the forces of evil. However, the idea of what we know today as superhero fiction originated with the debut of Jerry Siegal’s Superman in 1938. 

Since then, more than 80 years have passed and thousands of stories about superheroes have been told in the pages of books and the screens of movie theaters and TVs, and they show no sign of disappearing any time soon. 

If your dream is to be the next breakout writer in superhero fiction, below are writing prompts to inspire you: 

  • The superhero becomes an inanimate object when not fighting crime.
  • The superhero has an awful, frightening dream that they are responsible for a superhero slaughter.
  • The superhero has to put their job in the superhero job fair.
  • The superhero tries to be careful and use their powers for good, but still end up breaking something.
  • A team of scientists have accidentally unleashed a monster from a secret lab.
  • The supervillain teams up with a superhero’s nemesis.
  • The villain is manufacturing super powers to give to ordinary people.
  • 3. Script-driven Prompt
  • A superhero witnesses a super robbery.
  • There’s a new superhero on the block and everyone is in love with him.
  • The supervillain gets caught by the police. The hero arrives to make sure that the police stay out of trouble.
  • The superhero visits a super villain in prison.
  • A crack video of the superhero hits the internet.
  • The superhero of the quadrad wants to go to prom with the supervillain.
  • The adventure ends when the superhero meets the love interest for a date – rather than saving the day.
  • The hero is grieving the loss of a friend / lover who was also a superhero.
  • The hero realizes that they are the only person that can save their city, but they are tired and, yesterday, they were beaten pretty bad.
  • The hero’s true identity is revealed.
  • The superhero discovers that they can get super powers by drinking the blood of the supervillain.
  • The superhero becomes upset with the civilian when the civilian comments on the hero’s sexy costume.
  • An entire town hates the superhero, who apparently did something really mean, although they have no idea what it was.
  • The super villain is running for election, but the superhero who knows the nemesis’s secret plans to throw him/her out of office.
  • The superhero takes time off to honor their dead sidekick.
  • A superhero is brought back to life, but no one knows it’s him or her.
  • The villain discovers his dog has super powers.
  • The superhero wakes up with amnesia.
  • The superhero discovers a new way to use their super powers.
  • The super villain keeps kidnapping their own daughters.
  • The superhero discovers that they can fly in their dreams.
  • The superhero questions whether they should report their nemesis/love to the police.
  • The superhero must save the world while figuring out their identity.
  • The superhero announces that they are gay
  • The superhero’s team wrestles with a dilemma – should they stop the villain, or try to give them a second chance?
  • The villain creates an army of clones of the superhero and the rogue villain explains how the clone army was instrumental in defeating them.
  • A superhero switches personalities like certain people’s bodies switch genders.
  • The superhero’s boss is unhappy about the hero’s absences from work.
  • The heroic archer saves a cat from a tree.
  • The superhero is captured by a celebrity.
  • Superheroes get recruited into a sports team.
  • A scientist replaces the heart of a superhero with a battery, and it destroys the hero.
  • The same events happen when the superhero comes home from school – school bullies and love interests are involved.
  • The superhero discovers that their supervillain identity is known to their parents.
  • The superhero’s archenemy is a businessman.
  • The superhero treats everyone like garbage, saying they deserve it, because they are garbage.
  • The superhero is a complete mess at school.
  • The superhero defeats the supervillain in front of their girlfriend.
  • The superhero goes to the pets store, looking for supplies for their pet.
  • The superhero has been told by the mob that they will kill one of their grandparents unless they let the mob know about their powers.
  • A supervillain throws a large ball where a number of heroes and their love interests come together.
  • The superhero ends up in an unknown dimension and the costume adopts a life of its own.
  • The superhero discovers that they are destined to be a supervillain.
  • The superhero is grappling with the decision whether to use their powers to make money.
  • The superhero starts looking for a new job so as not to reveal their secret identity to their coworkers.
  • When the superhero died, his rabbi prayed for the god to bring him back to life. The superhero returned to life as a zombie.
  • The superhero gets caught in the middle of a fight between good and evil and their cape gets snagged on a street post and rips into two pieces – one cape for good and one cape for evil.
  • A supervillain invents a device that will erase the superhero from history.
  • A woman fights with her spouse after she got a promotion at work and he didn’t.
  • The superhero has a sidekick.
  • The superhero decides to give their powers away, but can’t bring themselves to do it.
  • The big boss has made the superheroes into international celebrities, which makes it difficult for the heroes to do normal things.
  • Someone proclaims themselves to be the hero.
  • A supervillain is motivated by the need for power.
  • A supervillain discovers that their parents are the superheroes he’s fighting against.
  • The hero must defend themself against a crazy super villain that they have created.
  • A superhero becomes a criminal.
  • A person becomes an orphan when their totally awesome superhero parents die in saving the world from the supervillain.
  • There is one day when superheroes and supervillains are having a truce with one another. This is a non-combatant day, when they all gather at the museum. The supervillains steal the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The superheroes must get it back.
  • The superhero and the villain engage in a wild goose chase to find the villain’s stolen children’s teeth.
  • The superhero routinely opens a portal to Mars, and he seems more and more interested in it.
  • The superhero has their parents, or another member of their family/team/friendship group, has super powers.
  • Someone new moves into the neighborhood. The young adventurer knows exactly who he is, and is about to find out if he is a threat or can become an ally.
  • A psychopath kidnaps the superhero’s pets.
  • The superhero hires an accountant to manage their finances.
  • The superhero discovers that they have accidentally killed several people while trying to do good.
  • The superhero never wants to leave their mask off.
  • The hero’s loving mother is found dead in the home of someone close with her.
  • The superhero wants to be a stand-up comedian, but can’t do it, because his identity secret leaks.
  • The superhero who was adopted gets curious about where they actually came from.
  • The superhero in training accidentally reflects enough sunlight that his/her love interest is blinded.
  • A supervillain wants to be a superhero.
  • The superhero’s date becomes angry when their secret identity is revealed.
  • The superhero and supervillain are both professors and they are trying to win the same job.
  • Before the hero saves the day for the first time.
  • The villain would be pretty famous, since it’s not every day that a supervillain dies.
  • The superhero steals again, this time taking the villain for evidence.
  • A supervillain tracks down all the superheroes they could.
  • The supervillain’s daughter loves the hero.
  • After years of fighting crime, the superhero wants to retire.
  • An ordinary kid gains superpowers and  has identity issues.
  • The superhero is murdered and they discover that the supervillain is their parents.
  • The superhero is always rescuing their villainous nemesis.
  • An evolution super hero or a steampunk superhero? George Washington gets captured by the British. A space marine gets caught in a black hole and fights their way back home. The zombie apocalypse only affects superheroes. The apocalypse is actually the supervillain’s evil plot. The superheroes murder the supervillain, and then go to the supervillain’s funeral. In Japan the superhero version of a superhero movie is better than the original version. A superhero movie is being filmed near where you live. Satellites are a common invention in the near future. There is a battle between the world’s superheroes and a supervillain witnessed by a group of school children. You are made super by a rogue government scientist. A  molten hot ball of radiation falls out of the heavens. Your hand gains the power of gestures. A superpower is when one of your senses blurs into another sense. You have super hearing and super touch. In the near future invis
  • It’s hard for the superhero to keep their secret identity.
  • The superhero’s team name is revealed and they wonder if that’s lame.
  • The superhero gets a big surprise after an unwillingly mind battle with the villain.
  • The superhero feels awful for neglecting their sick aunt, who always supported them.
  • The superhero is hiding a powerful telekinetic power.
  • The Superhero is kidnapped to a magical realm by an evil Wizard.
  • The superhero gives a costume party.
  • Why can’t the superhero use their powers for sex?
  • An insurance agency decides to discontinue coverage of a crime-fighter who has strong liability.
  • The superhero who regularly apprehends teen gangs comes home from a fight with a completely different teenage gang.
  • A superhero writes a letter telling their younger self about what to do to stop something terrible.
  • What makes a superhero?
  • The heroine wonders how to tell her girlfriend that she’s pregnant.
  • What is the superhero’s response when asked what they do for a living?
  • The hero becomes decided about who their arch-nemesis should be.
  • The particular power comes with a side effect.
  • A teenager creates a superhero suit out of everyday objects, but accidentally loses it in a neighbor’s backyard.
  • The supervillain realizes how many of their problems were because of the superhero.
  • The superhero tries to find a balance between super-heroine and schoolwork.
  • A supervillain experiences something traumatic and vows to do good for the rest of their life.
  • A famous superhero has retired to marry a normal citizen.
  • The superhero’s power is weakening.
  • A superhero battles an anti-hero.
  • The caped crusader goes drinking after a rough night on the streets.
  • What would happen if the superhero didn’t have a secret identity?
  • The superhero takes the mask off during a crime battle to prove he is real.
  • The villain introduces their new sidekick.
  • The superhero tries to hide their identity, but when they go to bed they forget to cover themselves.
  • The super can only use their chosen power during daylight.
  • The superhero must balance being a hero with other duties, such as duties as a husband and father.
  • Superman and Batman both think the other one is a punk.
  • The superhero teaches humans how to train animals to do tricks.
  • To be a superhero, it requires training a secret identity that no one can discover.
  • In order to protect their identity, the superhero gives up their superhero job.
  • The superhero’s parents are worried, because they don’t fall behind.
  • The superhero has always been an outsider, but one day they find that they are accepted.
  • Her friends and family are bothered by the superhero’s weird quirks.
  • The superhero takes on a new sidekick.
  • After saving a bus load of schoolchildren from a fiery wreckage the hero vows to only protect children.
  • The superhero’s butler, except the butler does superhero chores.
  • A hero saves an elderly woman from being mugged.
  • The superhero needs to decide whether or not to be honest about not being able to find the villain.
  • Two mutants get married.
  • The superhero’s celebrity status exposes that they are an imposter.
  • A religious person thinks a superhero is a sign.
  • The superhero is fired from their job because the job requires skills the hero does not possess.
  • The superhero cannot stop dating the superhero’s arch nemesis.
  • The worst supervillain in the world comes to their town.
  • The supervillain discovers that their enemy is a local kid.
  • Their parents ground their superhero child for a week.
  • The superhero discovers the supervillain is actually a secret fan.
  • The superhero meets an old foe who tries to get the hero to go back to their old ways.
  • The superhero is haunted by the memories of the accident that gave them powers.
  • The superhero has defeated many villains, but one evades them.
  • The superhero is just as surprised as the reader that their crimes have suddenly begun being linked to them.
  • A superhero lacks confidence.
  • The superhero deals with crime fighting being a drag, because all they want to do is help people.
  • The supervillain discovers that a rival villain is dating the hero.
  • The superhero discovers that they have psychic powers.
  • The superhero is being chosen as a sacrificial offering to a volcano to appease the gods.
  • Now, you are not required to use the prompts. Adding your own spin to any of them will work just as well.
  • Why the superhero got his or her powers.
  • The FBI are hunting the superhero, but the hero despises guns.
  • The superhero must fix their costume before a fanboy comes to visit.
  • The superheroes’ lives become complicated when they do not know who is on the side of good, or who is working for the criminal underworld.
  • A fantasy version of the superhero is created.
  • Have your students write their own backstories for their supervillains.
  • A supervillain takes hostages at a high school.
  • The superhero comes home bruised after a battle with a supervillain.
  • The superhero has a crush on a supervillain.
  • The superhero teams up with another hero.
  • The superhero calls their alter ego on their cell phone and it’s coming from inside the underwear drawer.
  • The hero is forced to remove their costume.
  • The hero formulates a plan to stop the supervillain, but their ability to manage strategic thinking is lacking.
  • The superhero can’t figure out why their costume is torn.
  • The superhero keeps getting distracted by fights with villains on the news, because his nemesis is in the same city.
  • A colleague wants to use the superhero for medical experiments.
  • The superhero investigates the murder scene of a fellow hero.
  • The superhero quits because they feel stressed out and considers an office job.
  • Heather is not a real superhero.
  • A family of superheroes moves into the neighborhood.
  • The superhero’s nemesis is their neighbour, who is always mocked, has only one friend, and loves comic books.
  • The superhero’s next mission requires them to leave their loving family.
  • The superhero is just a child, and does not know how to control their powers.
  • The superhero discovers that their enemy is the son of a good friend.
  • The hero is the only one that knows that an ordinary person is actually a superhero.
  • The superhero loathes their civilian job and wants to change it.
  • The villain is asking for trouble from a superhero.
  • The superhero is captured by the supervillain, and a loved one must rescue them.
  • The hero has been going through a lot of pain around the one shoulder that holds his or her super-branded cape.
  • The superhero sees himself on the news for doing something good, but doesn’t remember doing it.
  • The superhero has to convince a little boy that magic isn’t real, because the little boy thought the superhero was a real magician.
  • The teammates of a hero are all found mysteriously dead the day after the hero joins the team.
  • There’s a new supervillain in town terrorizing everyone.
  • The shapeshifting superhero is nervous about the impending holidays.
  • The superhero is quizzed about how he became a superhero.
  • The superhero visits another world where they meet a copy of themselves.
  • A new supervillain is upset that another is stealing all the attention. The awkward construction also echoed the adventures of comic books, which often showed flawed heroes triumphing despite the limitations of their world
  • The superhero gets blackmailed for being a hero, but discovers the blackmail is a scam.
  • The superhero is part of a Justice League International.
  • The superhero wonders why nobody else can see how monstrous their evil counterpart looks.
  • The superhero accidentally leaves behind a signature when they are exercising incredible control over an object.
  • The superhero finally wins over a villain, but then it is revealed to be one of the hero’s close friends.
  • The hero tries out a new costume for Halloween.
  • The hero must save someone who usurped the hero’s reputation in school/work.
  • In a never-ending war between superheroes and supervillains, a super villain has captured another super hero hostage.
  • The superhero becomes ashamed and gives up their career.
  • A superhero wants to quit because they have nothing left to protect.
  • The superhero is a famous person, who sometimes needs to let their fans down easy.
  • A hero’s sidekick becomes the superhero.
  • After a superhero has super strength for the first time, it is revealed that the hero is not actually super powered.
  • The superhero has no secret identity.
  • Two superheroes accidentally switch bodies.
  • The superhero is able to freeze anything they touch.
  • Superman is devastated when his computer breaks.
  • The superhero’s life is snatched by the supervillain and they are rescued by a new hero.
  • The superhero wishes that their life were different, that they could be a normal person.
  • A group of superheroes’s hero skills are not useful in ordinary life.
  • The superhero discovers that their arch-nemesis is actually the son of their hidden town twin.
  • The superhero meets another person with a similar gift, but malevolent.
  • An innocent person is accused of being a supervillain. The so-called hero ends up capturing or killing the suspect, despite knowing that he is innocent. What will the hero do?
  • The hero is kidnapped by their evil ex-partner, and has a non-violent fling with them.
  • The superhero’s secret identity gets leaked by school officials.
  • A happy superhero comes down with a sudden case of melancholy.
  • The superhero is invited to join a pack of well-known heroes, but they are met with distrust and closed doors.
  • The hero investigates the crime no one else wants to investigate.
  • How do the children see the superhero after having observed his/her alter-ego for some time?
  • A journalist uncovers his/her neighbour as a superhero.
  • The supervillain tries to convince the superhero to join their team.
  • The superhero doesn’t know why they have superpowers.
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  • The hero has a crush on a fellow teammate, who is interested in another woman.
  • The superhero’s parents discover that the hero’s secret identity is actually their school nemesis.
  • The superhero realizes that the supervillain is secretly obsessed with them.
  • The child’s guidance counselor advises the child’s parents to ground the child until he learns to control all of his powers.
  • A new superhero comes to town. The superhero tries to incorporate this hero into their superhero group.
  • Every other super hero refuses to help the hero with a problem, because they think they can’t do it themselves.
  • The superhero discovers that a villain is their brother or sister.
  • Superman gets an invitation to join the Justice League.
  • How the superhero transports his or her costume to and from school.
  • Society welcomes the superhero with open arms, until they realize that the person behind the mask is not the person they want writing the laws.
  • People go to war to get the item the superhero wants.
  • A mother finds out that her son has been running around dressed as a superhero…in her wardrobe.
  • The superhero’s love interest is the villain.
  • The superhero is late for work because they stopped another super villain from a crime.
  • A supervillain replaces a villain from the future.
  • The superhero’s secret identity is deciphered by an unlikely person.
  • What do the supervillains do on their off days?
  • The superhero discovers that a former foe has become a sidekick.
  • The superhero discovers that a supervillain is an actual superhero.
  • The superhero is without powers, so they serve in the army instead.
  • The superhero interview that everyone is talking about.
  • A superhero has to go undercover at school to blend in.
  • One of the hero’s childhood friends joins a local gang and turns to a life of crime.
  • During her studies, the superhero realizes that an ancient Celtic deity is actually real. They must obliterate all known artifacts of this being before he returns from the otherworld to enslave the people of her world.
  • The superhero feels discontented with the friendships they hold.
  • The superhero must deal with a famous superhero.
  • The superhero discovers they possess the power to manipulate matter.
  • The superhero must choose between their duty and their loved one.
  • The hero wakes up one day and discovers that they have super speed.
  • Fighting the supervillain. Super powers disappearing.
  • A peacekeeping hero doesn’t understand why villains don’t want to make peace.
  • The superhero finds out the child living in the local daycare is in fact the supervillain.
  • The superhero wins a dare to jump into the deep end of a pool.
  • The hero accidentally makes a crime wave by doing nothing, allowing super criminals to be imprisoned and costing the city a lot of money.
  • The superhero’s popularity stems from their identity being a secret.
  • The superhero suspects they are in love with the villain.
  • The villain’s lair is featured in the comic book.
  • The superhero has been captured.
  • The villain is surprised when the superhero addresses them by name.
  • A kid in the neighborhood is lazy, and doesn’t join in activities, so the superhero helps them out.
  • The shooting star that hit the superhero when they were a child contains the power source for a villain’s next device of destruction
  • The superhero gets into an argument with their best friend, over superhero vs. civilian priorities.
  • The superhero finds out that the villain is a fellow hero.
  • The villain captures the superhero, who is tied up.
  • The hero is popular at school, but just as respected at the local comic book convention. What will his  school think about  him going nerdy?
  • What superpower would the superhero give themselves?
  • A new superhero has arrived in the city, and everyone is raving about their new outfit and how their costume matches the color of the sky.
  • The superhero is diagnosed with cancer and does some everyday acts of heroism.
  • The superhero discovers that their sidekick is a bit of a bully.
  • The superhero accesses their super powers through the song of a bright yellow bird.
  • A superhero performs vulgar acts on live television on a talk show.
  • The superhero is being hunted by the police.
  • The superhero has been away, and was seen with an amazing new costume.
  • A superhero fights with their arch enemy before he realizes that they are the same person.
  • The superhero is the school bully.
  • A buff, teen boy is interested in joining a cape club.
  • The superhero has to live a double life.
  • The superhero is required by law to marry the supervillain.
  • The superhero is forced to miss their first performance because a supervillain attacks it.
  • The superhero discovers that the teen sidekick is kicking their butt.
  • The superpower is nearly out of energy.
  • A superhero proposes to their love interest.
  • The superhero finds out that the supervillain doesn’t know they exist.
  • The superhero must make a choice between using their powers and earning extra credits.
  • The superhero’s best friend finds out and thinks he’s cheating or something.
  • The superhero’s parents think the result of their heroics is that they’ve changed.
  • The superhero doesn’t realize that a fellow super is evil, and wants to be friends.
  • The hero can never keep a secret.
  • The superhero in this story has no superpowers, but is admired by some of their peers for their courage and grit.
  • A villain returns, deciding to be a superhero instead.
  • The superhero believes in peace, but there is something about their appearance that just looks intimidating.
  • The superhero is a family man.
  • Why don’t super heroes feature in the Olympics or the super bowl?
  • The hero’s super power is owned by rival crime gangs.
  • Someone writes an obituary for the superhero.
  • The supervillain wins, but the superhero keeps coming back.
  • The superhero has insomnia, because they can’t sleep knowing about the real problems of the world.
  • A post-apocalyptic world, because society has fallen, superheroes are rulers over their own little corners of the world.
  • Ironically, the superhero is all thumbs, and can’t do anything related to household chores.
  • The superhero’s love interest discovers them in their costume.
  • The superhero struggles with being respected in school, because they are no longer any geek or nerd.
  • Superheroes have no middle name.
  • A superhero story is updated for the digital age like a remake movie.
  • The superhero is inspired by the 7 items in their secret identity kit.
  • The superhero solves a crime quickly, but doesn’t want to reveal their secret identity.
  • The superhero accidentally hurts a bystander, first when their powers activate, and then again when they are fighting crime.
  • The superhero writes their own back-story, and something is wrong with it.
  • The hero learns a shocking secret, regarding a superhero who died long ago.
  • The heroes experience a romantic breakup.
  • The superhero had retired, but then reconsiders it when someone needs saving.
  • The teenage superhero must live a double life, where she is a normal, boring teenager who babysits for the neighbors.
  • The superhero is warm and cuddly on the inside.
  • A superhero is in a team, who dies.
  • A mysterious package with an unknown sender is sent to the superhero.
  • A supervillain wants to drag the superhero’s parent into the supervillain’s inter-dimensional prison.
  • The superhero now works on behalf of the government, for official interests.
  • In the middle of a fight, the hero has a moment of crippling doubt.
  • The superhero who just wants the days with romping and fighting.
  • A blind superhero must fight a supervillain.
  • During school, the super hero is confused – why don’t more people value honesty, kindness, and generosity.
  • The superhero discovers her healing powers can’t defeat the supervillain.
  • Some special power, like strength or flying, is very overt and terrifying to others.
  • The superhero is secretly a substitute human teacher.
  • The villain takes the superheroes sneakers before fleeing.
  • The superhero has to take on adult problems, because of the several hours their demanding job takes each night.
  • The superhero walks into a party in costume, except that he’s also carrying a body bag.
  • The superhero suffers from amnesia.
  • The superhero is receiving threatening phone calls.
  • The superhero has to leave their secret identity safe at the daycare at night.
  • A superhero confesses to someone that they are terrified of failure.
  • The superhero accidentally discovers their powers.
  • A middle schooler is far from home when a supervillain attacks. They are thrown from a window, and land on the head of their favorite superhero.
  • The superhero is seriously injured in the fight against the villain.
  • The superhero goes into retirement.
  • The superhero is young, naive, and completely inexperienced.
  • The superhero’s parents introduce him at the town hall meeting.
  • The superhero has to give up their powers, but goes on to gain other powers or talents.
  • The superhero realizes they must do one good act a day to avoid unleashing a greater evil.
  • The superhero quits their past job and opens a business out of their own home. They name the business, describe its logo, offer services, etc.
  • Superman must decide whether to help a villain who asks him.
  • A super hero doesn’t know how to fight with someone who is immune to all their powers.
  • How would you feel if another hero disappeared, never to return.
  • The hero has powers for seven years, but never speaks about them.
  • The superhero tries to prove their worth by taking down the supervillain.
  • The superhero discovers that their race is called ‘imaginary.’
  • No one has seen the superhero in months. They go see where the superhero lives.  Only they don’t find a superhero… The superhero discovers they have an arch nemesis. The superhero receives a threatening letter. The superhero investigates a mystery that is taking over the town. Happy writing! Dr. J
  • A man stumbles into the superhero’s hideout.
  • The super villain realizes their nemesis is actually somewhat innocent and harmless.
  • The superhero would really like to help the police solve crimes, but not while wearing a costume.
  • The superhero is adjusting to a new sidekick.
  • Superheroes are required to donate their organs to a donor program.
  • The Wizard is a superhero-in-training. He has the choice to stick to the good side or turn evil.
  • The superhero has started to wear a mask all the time.
  • The superhero chooses to be a vigilante, fighting evil wherever they find it.
  • A couple becomes superheroes by costume shopping.
  • The superhero can no longer fly.
  • All the superheroes are getting old or sick, but one of them has kept the same body for the last fifteen years.
  • The superhero misses work a lot.
  • The superhero’s arch nemesis is a hotshot at the rival school.
  • The superhero gets into a shopping mall fight.
  • The hero realizes that a younger version of him is secretly a greater superhero than the adult one.
  • We follow the superhero from the time they were a child until present day.
  • Superheroes attack the school in order to find out who the hero is.
  • Someone overturns their parent’s car into the superhero’s front yard.
  • The superhero has to go on a date.
  • Many women would like to marry this superhero, but the hero is gay.
  • The superhero loses their powers.
  • What are some of the unforeseen consequences of superpowers?
  • An all-powerful supervillain grants the superhero the power to destroy the world once.
  • A member of a superhero support group ends up having their most hated villain appear to give them advice.
  • The superhero realizes that their arch-nemesis used to be a friend when they were children.
  • The superhero has woken up in the wrong body.
  • The superhero discovers they have a terminal illness.
  • The superhero has way too much power, and they don’t know how to control it.
  • The hero falls for their nemesis.
  • The superhero jumps in to save a bystander instead of saving a friend.
  • The superhero is a cat person and only eats tuna.
  • The protagonist of a dystopian future story discovers that they can now fly.
  • The superhero must overcome a supervillain with a damaged costume.
  • The superhero goes on a date.
  • The superhero has super powers, although they never know when they will work.
  • The supervillain’s wife asks the mayor to join a neighborhood watch.
  • The superhero becomes the archenemy of the superhero mentor.
  • A villain gains a superpower.
  • A superhero must keep their super identity secret.
  • The superhero is kissing up to the supervillain, and acting slightly evil.
  • The superhero overhears that they were a monkey in a previous life.
  • The superhero constantly loses their powers.
  • The hero has been lying to their family. They tell them that they are working two jobs.
  • The superhero has information on a notorious villain, but won’t reveal it because the villain may come gunning for them.
  • A sidekick takes over for the bitten superhero.
  • The superhero faces a super-villain who can read their mind.
  • The superhero and supervillain decide to settle matters by a boxing match.
  • The superhero works at an ordinary job to pay their bills, but everyone thinks they are slacking off.
  • An auto mechanic hears a sonic boom and discovers someone surfacing from a manhole.
  • One of the superhero’s allies is a villain.
  • Write what happens when the superhero evaluates his abilities to fight other superheroes while denying that he’s doing so.
  • The superhero’s evil twin decides to join the “good side”.
  • A superhero’s costume was destroyed.
  • Superheroes are famous.
  • The villain’s moocs are asphyxiated.
  • The supervillain escapes from prison and the hero’s parents offer to have him spend the night.
  • A superhero gets caught in his own trap.
  • The superhero is captured by the supervillain’s henchman.
  • The superhero becomes an alcoholic.
  • The superhero has noticed a particular child visiting their store often.
  • A villain hacks the computer system and corrupts the database of superheroes.
  • The superhero’s hours after fighting their nemesis are spent relaxing in the hard-earned bath.
  • The superhero discovers a powerful new clothes destroying ray, and is tempted to use it against the supervillain.
  • The origin story of the superhero is recalled in a flashback scene during the present day.
  • The superhero’s dog’s name is Krypto.
  • Three superheroes make the other eleven look like chumps.
  • The superhero is seriously injured, nearly dies.
  • A rival superhero has showed up and they are secretive.
  • The superhero is approached by a villain employer who is looking for a world-famous hero in training.
  • After defeating a supervillain, no one believes the superhero and the police think the hero is the villain.
  • The hero is constantly struggling with a romantic entanglement.
  • A superhero tries to unwind by window shopping for clothes inspired by their own uniform.
  • The superhero dumps their love interest because the nemesis is flirting with them.
  • The superhero discovers that their nemesis is in love with the superhero.
  • The superhero meets their real parents.
  • The supervillain takes the superhero’s side.
  • The supervillain, in disguise, sees the hero and thinks they have caught them off guard, and immediately attacks.
  • When a hero does something “by mistake,” a supervillain usually steps in to make sure things are done properly.
  • A superhero faces discovery, as the school bully is revealed as their secret identity.
  • The superhero’s identity is discovered.
  • The superhero who falls in love with a supervillain.
  • BANG! The superhero vs. the villain. The hero fires the shot, and the villain goes down. Silence. The superhero looks up in horror as the hero’s neighbor is holding a baby. The neighboring couple stands behind the hero as they peacefully walk away. Trust the superhero to save the day.
  • The superhero’s arch-nemesis makes a Super proposal.
  • The superhero is bullied because their parents could have ‘conferred their abilities onto their child’ in a lab.
  • An ordinary man finds a costume in his pocket.
  • The battle between justice and evil is the main course.
  • A super villain is robbing the city. The mayor has no clue how to deal with it. It is up to the hero to capture the villain.
  • The supervillain is searching for his parents, but cannot find them, because the parents are in witness protection.
  • The superhero is the first of their kind, and everyone wants them to join their side.
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  • Your hero wants to be a student at your school.
  • A high school bully attempts to justify their actions by claiming that the superhero is the brains of the operation while they are all the brawn.
  • The supervillain is injured and has to stay in the hero’s house while recovering.
  • The superhero finds themselves at odds with a law.
  • At home, the superhero finds it harder and harder to control their powers. The heroes don’t know how to react because, despite their different super powers, they are all rather shy.
  • When a supervillain steals the superhero’s identity for an evil scheme, who is the public willing to believe?
  • The superhero’s former love interest is dating the superhero’s arch enemy.
  • After saving the world, the superhero realizes that they will never get the recognition they deserve.
  • The superhero is idolized by every person they meet.
  • The superhero and friends sign up for a commercial for a product that doesn’t exist.
  • A team of superheroes is called in to save a cat.
  • The superhero is cursed to be abused by people.
  • The superhero searches for their true identity in the Bermuda triangle.
  • You’re a superhero, and you’re invited to be a guest at the President’s Mansion, but you don’t have the proper attire for such an occasion.
  • The superhero told their friend about their secret identity. This makes the hero’s friend really excited.
  • The superhero applies for a job at a supermarket and gets it.
  • From an old foe, the superhero starts receiving threatening letters.
  • Their heroic alter-ego breaks up with who is their secret identity.
  • A superhero is wounded / killed in the line of duty, and his non-super friends admire him for his sacrifice, but his friends who knew him before the superhero act like him being a hero and almost losing his life has changed him for the worse.
  • When they go out, they’re alerted to the costume shop that’s making money off their likeness.
  • A cartoonist takes a superhero and draws them into their comics.
  • The superhero is non-human.
  • A mysterious stranger gives the superhero an artifact which allows them to control their super power.
  • The mayor wants to ban superhero costumes from the city.
  • The hero uses their powers to cheat on an important test.
  • The superhero’s parents want their child to drop their superhero career.
  • The superhero discovers that their arch-nemesis is their long lost cousin.
  • How would the world change if the superheroes existed? What positive aspects and impacts would they have? To what extent can their powers be used for protection and offense? What would a supervillain do if they had superhero powers? How do superheroes deal with their powers? A superhero can only travel by an airplane. Choose a few episodes to write about, from the start to the finish of the flight. Did the superhero make it in time? Why not? How did the superhero get along with the co-pilot? Interview the superhero. What do they like about their job? Describe a time when they have laughed. Describe a time when they have been scared. What made them laugh? Why were they afraid? Get a superhero to give you advice on a life problem.
  • How do superheroes handle annoying teenagers?
  • The superhero is a very strong, important city official.
  • The superhero ticks off the supervillain and the latter sends minions to get back at the hero.
  • The superhero discovers music and discovers that they have superb singing abilities.
  • The superhero is bullied by schoolmates because of their role of a hero.
  • A thief gets a taste of his own medicine when he runs into the superhero.
  • A supervillain decides to quit supervillainy and joins the superhero establishment.
  • A superhero shares their powers with a man going through a hard time.
  • Superman sniffles just a smidge.
  • The superhero has to track down the supervillain, who has kidnapped their love interest.
  • The superheroes discover that they enjoy their work more than their history test.
  • The superhero hates his or her nemesis for being just ordinary and super-rich.
  • A comic book writer has trouble coming up with new ideas.
  • The hero joins the wrong team.
  • A teenage superhero can count their real friends on one hand.
  • It’s hard being a superhero. They must neglect their own family, relationships, or studies so they have time to protect the world at night.
  • A journalist investigates the background of superheroes/supervillains.
  • The superhero has a super smell.
  • The superhero discovers that their costume is from another planet.
  • The superhero reaches the that the more work they do, the better the villains get.
  • The superhero and their street-name are the clear front-runner for awards.
  • The superhero says they do not need a sidekick.
  • The superhero finds out that the supervillain is their long-lost identical twin.
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  • The superhero’s kryptonite is garlic, the supervillain’s kryptonite is sunlight  and the superhero sacrifices garlic.
  • The superhero’s costume is accidentally demolished.
  • The superhero is used to battle super villains with the alias in America, or has to hide their powers while attending school in America.
  • The superhero realizes that the villain has abilities they don’t have. What abilities does the superhero try not to use?
  • The superhero learns that they can be easily owned.
  • The hero’s parents want the hero to stop saving the world.
  • A clone doubles of a superhero
  • The superhero uses their powers to terrorize the villains who ruined their life.
  • A hero turns evil.
  • The supervillain plans to wipe out their chosen city, but the hero still smiles.
  • The superhero realizes they haven’t been wearing their costume at school.
  • The superhero battles a supervillain who is a fashion designer.
  • The superhero is forced to work with a sociopathic supervillain.
  • The supervillain is sweet and popular among his peers.
  • A school bully manages to rob a bank using super powers, but later turns off the powers and is arrested.
  • The superhero decides to join a sports team, and becomes the best player.
  • The superhero’s powers are revealed to the public.
  • The superhero doesn’t understand why they fail so often, but often gets back together to fight evil.
  • The superhero gets lost.
  • The supervillain claims to have a soft side when it comes to animals or young children.
  • The superhero is saving lives, but a journalist is claiming that the superhero murders people.
  • A villain decides that killing a superhero is the most logical side quest t o becoming a hero.
  • The superhero’s sidekick believes the sidekick is better than the superhero.
  • A superhero cleans up after a party.
  • The supervillain and superhero get married.
  • The superhero destroys their nemesis and takes the death count to a new level of violence.
  • The superhero has an archnemesis, who has had plastic surgery to make him look exactly like his hero.
  • Public opinion turns against the superhero after the hero saves someone the media shames.
  • The supervillain’s daughter discovers her father’s true identity.
  • The superhero also has the power of telepathy.
  • A lonely teenage girl’s reality TV show is canceled, and asks the hero to save it via their goofy superhero spin off show.
  • The hero discovers that they can no longer use their super strength either because their hands are hugely swollen.
  • Your hometown is ravaged by giant monsters.
  • Some students are bullying the superhero’s disabled love interest.
  • A villain sends the superhero a riddle, and they know what it means, but what will happen? When the superhero gets there that is.
  • The newspaper launches a superhero page, to be edited by a nine year old boy.
  • When they were young, the young hero was dazzled by the feats of an older, super-powered hero.
  • Someone burns a cross on the hero’s lawn.
  • The crime fighter is distraught, and about to retire from crime fighting for good when they receive a call from their mother.
  • The journalist plans to expose the people that own superpowers.
  • The superhero is a groundskeeper at a cemetery.
  • The superhero holds a love interest by using only their hands.
  • The superhero is recruited by a global intelligence network.
  • The superhero could finally show his true colors if they defeated the supervillain.
  • The superhero accidentally kills a villain.
  • A thug sees the super hero and is aghast, because his partner, who had died a couple of years ago saving his life, totally resembles the new super hero.The supervillain is having a disastrous first day on the job.
  • The supervillain is just like Groot.
  • The superhero just can’t stop telling everyone that they’re the hero.
  • The lunches of the superheroes and supervillains are switched.
  • The superhero gets grounded by their parents because of the injuries the superhero has inflicted.
  • The superhero has never caught the supervillain.
  • The supervillain seeks redemption.
  • The superhero is given the power of super speed.
  • A bug with radar sense asks to join the superhero’s extended family.
  • A supervillain shows up in town at the scene of a crime or emergency.
  • A supervillain tries to blame something on the hero.
  • The superhero’s diary is stolen and the villain reads it.
  • The superhero’s parents are worried, because they found their room full of weapons.
  • The super villain is double crossed by his henchman and accidentally stays out a whole day.
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  • The superhero wishes to retire, but no one else has the same power.
  • The superhero’s sidekick quits.
  • The superhero throws a party for his fellow heroes.
  • An old superhero takes the new teen superhero under his wing.
  • How does the superhero reconcile the need to be a good participant in their families life as well as a superhero?
  • The   superhero’s  superpowers include an instant  increase in intelligence.
  • The superhero discovers that they are unable to go a day without a drink, a drug, or something else.
  • No one will reveal where the superhero learned to drive so well.
  • A doll maker has invented a robot superhero to protect the world while his business crumbles around him.
  • A hero goes back in time and tells their younger self that they will grow up to become a great superhero.
  • There is a real risk of death when a hero saves the day.
  • A superhero movie doubles as the hero’s origin story.
  • The president wants the hero to protect his family.
  • A superhero story.
  • The superhero goes to a masked ball, to investigate an evil plot the supervillain is implementing.
  • A damsel calls the superhero to ask for help, but it turns out that woman was a manipulative villain.
  • A superpowered villain wants to write a superhero retirement program.
  • There have been a series of superhero attacks, but no witnesses of good enough quality.
  • The superhero has a secret identity, and the villain is finding it out.
  • The superhero keeps accidentally revealing their identity to the press.
  • A supervillain is tired of struggling against superheroes, so they go back to school to research who is more powerful, superheroes or parents.
  • The superhero needs to use the bathroom, but they have to be careful with their super pace.
  • The superhero is exorcising ghosts from his or her city.
  • The superhero begins to worry that they will never be normal again.
  • A superhero has super shoes, which let them fly.
  • The supervillain is brought in for questioning, and the hero leads the interrogation.
  • The superhero’s former sidekick becomes the supervillain.
  • The superhero goes through a rebellious phase with the kids at school.
  • My own superhero needs to borrow some money for new equipment.
  • A new superhero begins fighting crime in the city. The super hero is a coward.
  • A celebrity on a reality TV show is actually a villain.
  • The superhero becomes drunk.
  • A super hero falls in love with a non-super hero.
  • A supervillain arises.
  • Everyone else on the planet has super strength, and the hero is the only one who does not.
  • The superhero speaks to the reader through letters.
  • The hero is battling the supervillain and a civilian bystander is about to get hurt.
  • A woman wonders what her therapist will think once they know she is a superhero.
  • The superhero discovers that they aren’t the only hero.
  • The hero can’t figure out who replaced their super suit.
  • The superhero saves humanity by flying through a black hole and catches a green energy from another dimension, and begins to change into something unrecognizable.
  • On their fortieth birthday, he realizes that he was bitten by a radioactive bug.
  • The superhero’s parents think the hero is responsible for everything that is wrong in the town.
  • The supervillain files a civil suit against the superhero for “breaking and entering”.
  • The superhero is blamed for something the supervillain did.
  • The super hero’s serum gave them the additional ability of super intelligence and an eidetic memory.
  • The superhero doesn’t get along with the local super team.
  • The superhero considers pushing themselves to pull off the next heroic feat.
  • The hero is reluctant to wear his costume after he learns that his face has been caught on camera.
  • The superhero is really from another dimension.
  • The supervillain develops anxiety issues after becoming famous for their actions.
  • The family car has the bottom half of the shark and is named Kima .
  • The superhero accidentally discovers that their sidekick is superhuman as well.
  • The superhero discovers that the villain they fought yesterday has a very close friend in the superhero’s social group.
  • Struggling with failure or guilt, a hero is mid-slump.
  • The supervillain’s evil plans are spoiled by the hero’s shocking news.
  • The superheroes discover that any damage they do disappears within 24 hours.
  • The superhero’s mother fixes a past incident of the superhero bailing water from a sinking ship when they apparently cause an oil spill.
  • The superhero’s arch-nemesis joins their super team.
  • What would a symbol for your superhero look like?
  • A supervillain wishes to cease their criminal activities for good, but can’t – for some reason.
  • The superhero’s nemesis is relocating to a different city, but the superhero doesn’t agree with their nemesis. The superhero makes a final plea.
  • Someone steals the superhero’s mask!
  • A supervillain decides to go straight using their powers of persuasion.
  • The supervillain kidnaps the superhero, and keeps them in a cage.
  • The superhero has a secret weakness.
  • The superhero lives with the supervillain.
  • The superhero is having a hard time keeping their superpowers from their parents.
  • The superhero receives a hero’s welcome at the homecoming football game.
  • An entire neighborhood is missing their mail and newspaper.
  • The hero discovers that no matter where they live, they still have some enemies.
  • The superhero’s identity has been exposed.
  • While fighting crime, the hero finds themselves in a bed and breakfast, and the owner recognizes them.
  • There will be a quiz about the tropes of superheroes.
  • After a fight, the hero finds that the supervillain escaped.
  • The superhero returns home and discovers their family became criminals after they were killed.
  • The superhero realizes they were supposed to save the falling baby from the burning building. The superhero tries to call for help, but realizes nobody can hear them.
  • The superhero has mixed feelings about their job.
  • A pair of superheroes find interesting compatibility during a night patrol.
  • The superhero discovers a new power, but when they use the new power, their fellow heroes wonder if they can still be trusted.
  • The villain’s master plan backfires and they become the hero’s sidekick instead.
  • A super hero is trapped on a deserted island with no way off.
  • Heroes set out to teach the “powers that be” a lesson.
  • The superhero realises that their powers are shrinking.
  • The supervillain has, like, a lot of henchmen.
  • Superheroes and regular everyday criminals have switched places.
  • The superhero’s mean boss has requested that they work longer hours.
  • The supervillain has a bottom that is perfect for spanking.
  • A superhero who left on a spiritual journey years ago returns a changed person.
  • The superhero has a major falling out with another superhero.
  • The supervillain wants to grow up and have normal  children herself.
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  • The superhero wants to test their strength out on trees.
  • The hero and the villain are friends.
  • The superhero has won a lot of awards, and friends wonder if the hero should move on to something wor…
  • The superhero’s parents are worried because their hero accidentally exposed their secret identity to their love interest.
  • The hero is running out of costume designs.
  • The superhero discovers their power when they accidently throw the cars in the parking lot. You will learn a lot about the history of heroes, their origins, abilities, and how each is unique.
  • There’s an incredible heat wave with many people poisoned by the hot weather. The superhero hears cries of help and saves the city and the city council gives them a parade…But the superhero was overheated and felt really bad the whole time.
  • The hero secretly returns a kidnapped child home, which will cause complication.
  • The villain reveals that they’re actually the superhero’s parents.
  • The superhero joins the cheerleading squad.
  • A superhero wants to use their powers, but their boss has outlawed using powers in the workplace.
  • The superhero doesn’t mind wearing a costume, because getting girlfriends or boyfriends was more of a problem before.
  • A day in the life of a superhero.
  • The superhero is not super intelligent. They dress up in costumes because it makes them look more intelligent and they feel it brings them credibility.
  • The villain wants to secretly become a superhero and fight crime.
  • A young hero searches for their place to hide their secret.
  • The supervillain seeks help in using their powers better.
  • Superman is outed as Clark Kent.
  • The superhero acts like a superhero, even when there are no witnesses.
  • The government produces a hero training academy.
  • The villain hires a competent sidekick.
  • A superhero sneaks out in the night to fight crime.
  • A villain kidnaps the superhero’s girlfriend and then makes an unexpected discovery.
  • The crime-fighter battles an evil prototype.
  • The hero discovers himself alone in a strange city and wonders how to get home.
  • The same comic book is a hit, time and again.
  • A supervillain decides to dedicate his life to taking out one superhero.
  • One hero dates another hero but there can be only one.
  • As the superhero is flying home, they see a building on fire, someone yelling for help, and someone running from the person yelling for help. How does the superhero tackle these situations? The superhero tastes a new kind of fruit for the first time, but doesn’t like it. The superhero now craves fruit like never before, and also as never before, they lose their appetite for all other foods. They’d rather be teased about their super strength than about their eyes. The superhero discovers that super strength runs in their family. Every super human in their ancestry had it, and there were a couple of unsuper people as well.
  • The superhero marries the former supervillain, but is then pursued by the police.
  • The backstory behind the character.
  • The superhero defeats the supervillain. But the supervillain escaped without their mask! How will the superhero act in front of their parents when they find out?
  • A small town becomes the site of a superhero fight.
  • A story about two superheroes who have a happy marriage filled with fighting crime and the raising of children.
  • The superhero discovers that their archnemesis is using a magic power source.
  • The hero and the villain battle on yard duty.
  • The supervillain’s villain yet crime saving equipment goes missing. Somebody is stealing.
  • The supervillain is a little person, and physically overpowers his nemesis with a knife.
  • The superhero customizes his or her costume at night after school and before bedtime.
  • A superhero can’t save everybody.
  • The superhero must defeat their arch enemy to win the heart of the city’s mayor.
  • The superhero was scared of the supervillain until they helped an old lady across the street.
  • The villain who almost killed the hero has been offered a hefty reward for turning them in.
  • The superhero is constantly late for work.
  • The superhero starts trying to leave the famous hero team and their fellow heroes are not happy about it.
  • The superhero struggles to keep their normal life and superhero life separate.
  • The superhero sympathizes with their arch nemesis.
  • The superhero never knew life without superpowers.
  • A villain sees that there is a new superhero, so goes into hiding.
  • There is much screaming upon the revelation of oneself as a second-tier superhero.
  • The superhero family members go to the bowling alley.
  • The superhero has a mental breakdown.
  • Dr. Rex was quite upset. He had never failed so spectacularly. In his tired hands, he held his wrench – which had failed as well. Now, the giant machine was stuck together with duct tape and rope, it’s’ pipes were uneven, staples poked out in every direction. It was a mess.
  • The superhero discovers that the super organization seems to be part of a greater evil organization.
  • The superhero isn’t normal anymore.
  • The superhero’s first crush is their rival.
  • The superhero is having relationship problems due to their secret identity.
  • The hero confides in their co-worker who has deductive powers.
  • An anti-theme party is thrown.
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  • The superhero is framed for fire-setting.
  • Your school’s new dress code requires shorts and a t-shirt. The t-shirt says “Fight Crime.”
  • The superhero rescues their neighbor’s cat, only to discover it was really their arch-nemesis in disguise.
  • The superhero is worried that a family member might be a supervillain.
  • A super villain keeps trying to blow up the hero, instead of killing them because he’s too attractive.
  • The rogue superhero has decided to disband and become a lawyer, but their evil hitman brother is out to kill them so that they can be together forever.
  • After a particularly brutal fight, the superhero realizes that they don’t remember the supervillain’s name.
  • A supervillain has the dream of being a hero instead.
  • A supervillain swears that he will steal the superhero’s greatest secret.
  • The superhero has finally discovered their true parentage.
  • The superhero even knows the secret identity of the supervillain.
  • Someone in the superhero’s high school has the superpower of invincibility.
  • Sometimes the superhero runs out of gas.
  • The superhero has to officiate a religious wedding.
  • A hero attracts teenagers to physical training, by taking them through a workout.
  • A minister tries to deploy the superhero for religious war.
  • The comic book artist cannot stop raving about his comic book hero.
  • As a reward for saving the day, the heroes invite themselves over to the villain’s place.
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  • The superhero is having a hard time living up to her name.
  • It’s time to select the school mascot, and the hero is fighting on the wrong side of the cafeteria lunch table.
  • The superhero’s secret identity is that of an ordinary student.
  • The superhero is captured in a villain’s situation.
  • The superhero’s younger brother has super strength.
  • The supervillain joins the superhero’s side, despite hating the hero.
  • The villain involved in the scandal of committing a crime at the Golden Globes / came out as a supervillain.
  • There is a superhero that is saving people in other countries.
  • The superhero discovers that his best friend is the villain.
  • There is an underground society of superheroes with an extended language.
  • The superhero enjoys dressing up but realizes that it’s getting in the way of their clothing budget.
  • A super villain escapes jail and the superhero grants a request for a dance competition to take place at the supervillain’s secret hideout.
  • The superhero’s younger sibling expresses an interest in being a superhero.
  • The superhero discovers that a neighborhood bully is actually a minion of the supervillain.
  • Twins get superpowers, but only one has the ability to fly.
  • The superhero cannot stop thinking about the super villain’s fatal flaw.
  • The superhero is raising a baby.
  • When Superman crosses the street, his good deeds put off traffic for dozens of city blocks.
  • The superhero refuses to work with the sidekick.
  • The superhero that saves people’s cats from tall trees.
  • The superhero witnesses their city burning down.
  • The superhero is not allowed to fight fire with fire.
  • The superhero rescues animals.
  • The superhero works to fundraise for a charity.
  • All of the super villains’ henchmen are gathered in a secret lair conducting a symposium on the art of the super villain.
  • A hero sneaks away to help out a fellow hero in trouble.
  • The supervillain searches his/her house for all traces of his/her former friend.
  • A college professor was injured, but the hero saved him.
  • The superhero has to be careful moving around in public, so does not take part in any sporting events.
  • The superhero is trapped at a speed building in the middle of a super villain attack, and is about to meet their presumed death.
  • The superhero imagines what life would be like if he or she could date as normal teens, without super strength.
  • The superhero meets their idol, a retired superhero, in hopes that they can provide some tips.
  • The superhero gets bored because the bad guys are too easy to defeat.
  • The superhero takes an origin story turn and becomes a supervillain.
  • The superhero asks for advice from an expert, but gets some different responses.
  • The superhero deals with an annoying archenemy.
  • Super weapons are destroying lots of stuff.
  • The superhero becomes the bully.
  • The superhero is different from all the other kids from their neighborhood.
  • There are reminders of their powers everywhere, like their homework.
  • A loved one tells the superhero that they are using super strength to vandalize their usual methods of transportation.
  • Superfast is worried, because Superfast isn’t sure if the next generation of heroes will be as fast… or faster!
  • The superhero discovers that their sidekick is dating another superhero.
  • A person who is bullied realizes that the super power that they just discovered belongs to their tormentor’s.
  • Once upon a time, a super villain used to be a superhero.
  • The superhero learns about the tragic injustice that made them become a hero.
  • The superhero that died saving the world came back as a ghost to save the world– again.
  • The superhero meets another superhero.
  • A superhero obsesses over their love interest at night.
  • The superhero has been summoned as a witness in court.
  • The superhero’s genius geek friend creates a gadget that his friend can’t stop using.
  • The superhero thinks that a weekend without rescuing a cat stuck in a tree will make them less of a hero.
  • The superhero’s enemy is offered a cure for their condition.
  • The superhero discovers that their familiar, animal sidekick was sent to them by the supervillain.
  • The superhero has terrible allergies that they can not explain.
  • Our superhero discovers that their archenemy is truly admirable.
  • The heroic itch is worse at night.
  • A supervillain traps the superhero.
  • When the superhero saves the day, they ask out the lifeguard, now a millionaire.
  • The superhero stays locked in their room, but it is more interesting here than down there.
  • A supervillain’s plans are derailed by his attempt to solve his sidekick’s school bully problem.
  • A supervillain is using super speed to commit robberies.
  • All the superhero wants is a little privacy, but the media wants a photo op.
  • The superhero is bullied by a tough street gang.
  • The superhero discovers that they’re living in a video game.
  • A supervillain hires a paranormal detective to investigate the superhero.
  • The superhero is depressed because they are tired of receiving credit for the actions of the others in a team.
  • What if two superheroes fall in love?
  • Feeling rejected by a peer, the superhero goes to a cyber tournament and loses an arm.
  • Whenever he tries to help someone, the superhero ends up hurting them.
  • The superhero believes that their crime fighting is a calling, but doubt has been creeping in.
  • The superhero’s sidekick breaks up with him/her.
  • When the superhero grows up, they want to be like whoever they have had the most emotional impact on.
  • The superheroes team up to fight crime and arrest criminals, but something goes wrong and their leader is killed.
  • The superhero knows that his former mentor has a felony conviction and legal trouble for drug possession.
  • The supervillain is now using their powers for good.
  • The superhero loses all of their powers due to a jamming signal.
  • There is an insta-shift in scenery between one normal day and the next.
  • Wildly popular comic books are filled with vices and violence, featuring super idols.
  • The hero gives a demonstration at the school, lighting up a smoke-machine filled darkened gymnasium.
  • A hero has lost their powers.
  • The superhero’s sidekick rehearses a rescue, but gets only bruises.
  • Dreams make the superhero think of a past they’re not too proud of.
  • The superhero is appalled at the superhero media cookie-cutter issues that arise.
  • The child wishes to join the local SuperLeague.
  • The hero’s dog turns out to be a super creature.
  • The superheros swore off crime fighting, becoming an accountant instead.
  • A superhero wanders through a post-apocalyptic setting.
  • The kind hearted superhero discovers that one of their enemies is now homeless.
  • A superhero never gives in to bullies.
  • The superhero wants to give it all up.
  • It’s the big showdown! Hero vs. superhero.
  • The supervillain breaks out of prison. When they have their showdown, the superhero can’t help but think that their adversary looks so much like a person that they know.
  • A super hero becomes famous, and starts to spend their money getting the things that they never had.
  • The superhero is having strange dreams.
  • Mercenaries are hunting the superhero and will not stop until brain matter is on the wall.
  • An inexperienced superhero returns from their first adventure and discusses it with their parents.
  • The superhero has the ability to teleport.
  • THE SUNSET AWARD
  • The arrival of a new superhero casts a shadow on the original superhero.
  • A group of super-villains sets out to destroy the world.
  • Super hero demands payment from villains that the heroes caught and sent to jail.
  • The superhero has a surprise meeting with themself and discovers that they’re a truer version.
  • The bad guy has kidnapped a superhero.
  • The superhero witnesses a crime, but sees that no one is around to help.
  • The superhero is nervous about possibly using their powers to succeed at a test.
  • The superhero begins an official superhero job, then realizes that the job must be put on hold.
  • The superhero is not who they think they are.
  • The superhero reports to the police department, because crimes are on the rise.
  • A young boy finds a super power ring on the floor.
  • The superhero’s parents think their child is wasting their God-given talents.
  • The bad guy notices that a body in the morgue matches perfectly with the superhero.
  • The school bully can guarantee that the superhero won’t show up. But when they’re invited to the superhero’s house for dinner, the bully is helpless to say anything.
  • The superhero is the only one who can stop an impending super villain attack.
  • How does the sudden emergence of superpowers affect the life of the superhero?
  • The superhero is on a date, but switches moods from super serious, to their regular personality. Which triggers more worry from their parents.
  • The superhero’s sidekick refuses to play the role anymore and breaks up with the hero.
  • A superhero uses their abilities for good or evil.
  • A retired superhero has chosen a day to let their son or daughter be the superhero, and an unforeseen supervillain hijacks this day.
  • Two heroes who are in love with the same man, decide to share him.
  • The superhero wakes up and fails to use their special ability.
  • A superhero writer loses their manuscript.
  • The superhero’s favorite food is muffins.
  • Super powers are all right, but a guy could really miss chocolate.
  • The superhero is caught off-guard when a group of villains introduces themselves as the “Superhero Support Group,” and they plan on swimming in his pockets.
  • The superhero begins to think that there is one hero who is both famous and liked by the public.
  • The male superhero meets the female villain’s child.
  • A superhero gains powers due to an object that they found.
  • The superhero creator is back from 30 years of intense scientific work, and asking for input on his big project.
  • A frustrated superhero finds himself not performing all too well when he’s around his love interest.
  • A simple crime turns into a superhero pursuit, because the criminal has evil henchmen.
  • The supervillain discovers that the superhero lives across the street.
  • The superhero discovers a secret entrance through time into a supervillain’s hideout.
  • The superhero accidentally beats up their love interest.
  • Two superheroes fight over a trust fund.
  • The superhero realizes they’re pregnant, the baby will probably be super.
  • The superhero dates a fellow hero.
  • The superhero shows mercy to a criminal who doesn’t deserve it.
  • A superhero makes long-term plans.
  • A superhero’s power isn’t as great as a supervillain as they thought.
  • A year after the move to Superhero City, the superhero knows no one.
  • Our superhero struggles because they are an only child.
  • The superhero grows incredibly bored while fighting bad guys.
  • The supervillain breaks into the hero’s home, destroys their things, and attempts to scare the hero.
  • The reason people think the superhero is weird is because…
  • A superhero escapes death by doing a flip over a shark.
  • Superheroes don’t think anything when they casually walk past someone. But they do it all the time.
  • The superhero saves the day, but in the process becomes seriously injured, including burns, cuts, and black eyes.
  • The superhero receives a party invitation from one of the supervillains.
  • The superhero comes back from their daily fight to find a villain lurking in his parents’ closet.
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  • The world finds out a superhero’s true identity.
  • A fanboy superhero is jealous of the success of a rival character.
  • The superhero goes on a date with a policeman.
  • The superhero realizes they must disclose their identity to the love interest.
  • A superhero goes into a store and gets a gun. He puts it into his school bag.
  • The superhero works late at night cleaning up bus lanes and railway tracks.
  • The superhero orders the supervillain to promise to go straight.
  • The superhero regularly lifts weights to increase their power.
  • A rebellious teenager discovers that their local superhero is the high school principal.
  • The superhero has a nemesis with super speed.
  • The help desk calls the superhero to find out if the hero is a hacker.
  • The superhero encounters a villain which is able to make them sleep.
  • The villain and the superhero have to work together to save someone from a burning building.
  • The superhero discovers that parents have been noticing their 3 a.m. disappearances.
  • The superhero has a t-shirt that’s covered in stains, because the hero often vomits before blowing their cover.
  • The hero doesn’t stop a shoot out at school, leading to its closure.
  • A bad guy gets super powers and battles both heroes and police.
  • The supervillain’s parents never come home.
  • A superhero starts to develop super hearing.
  • The superhero has a naughty alter ego.
  • The reader follows three superheroes who want the same powers as their friend.
  • The superheroes need to extract a supervillain from enemy territory.
  • The superhero visits a retired hero and asks for advice.
  • The superhero tries to propose to their love interest, but can’t find the right words.
  • The hero was not always strong/powerful.
  • The superhero’s heroic activities cause a lot of collateral damage.
  • An evil principal wants to keep the hero at school, to be trained for a life of crime.
  • The supervillain needs to find their arch-enemy’s true identity,  so when they catch them in a vulnerable moment, they beg for the name.
  • At school/work, the superhero is zapping villains.
  • The superhero accidentally knocks his teacher onto a desk, breaking it.
  • The superhero keeps having to deal with their arch villain, who wants to join the hero’s side.
  • A universe-wide war breaks out between super heroes, only blood and death can save the world now.
  • Dogma, a new superhero, is recruited from the crowd to fight against zombies.
  • A superhero realizes that being a cape is more difficult than expected.
  • Lessons you learned from your favorite superhero.
  • The townspeople cheer on the local superhero who protects their families.
  • The superhero’s parents are worried, because the hero is so intelligent, it’s possible that they skipped a grade.
  • The supervillain has a sense of humour, and likes to leave taunting notes.
  • The superhero can’t decide between being a crimefighter and being rich and famous.
  • A superhero stops a bank heist, and discovers a crumpled note in the bag of cash that says, “I don’t want to be a villain anymore.” The superhero delivers the teenager to the police.
  • The hero ties a bunch of criminals to train tracks, but the train comes quickly, so the hero decides to take care of some random errands quickly.
  • The superhero and villain face off in the supermarket during a crazy shopping spree.
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  • The superhero is angry because they can’t reveal their identity as a superhero to their significant other.
  • One of the villain’s attacks is a distraction, so that they can kidnap a loved one.
  • One of the superhero’s teammates has a new bowl cut.
  • A famous superhero is accused of working with the supervillain, but they maintain their innocence.
  • There are superheroes and supervillains who love children at a local school.
  • The superhero is caught having a romantic dalliance with an enemy.
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  • The superhero discovers that they have the power of flight.
  • The superhero is a stripper with super strength.
  • A superhero freezes time, and has a one night stand with the villain during frozen time.
  • A villain has tricked the superhero into handing over his power.
  • The hero joins a superhero team.
  • The superhero goes off to confront a new supervillain. The hero is uncertain.
  • The superhero is scared that their powers will fade.
  • The superhero’s true identity is discovered by someone he or she loves.
  • A superhero decides to give the gift of their superpowers to a friend.
  • Someone builds a fifteen story statue of the superhero.
  • The supervillain finds out their own evil plan has been thwarted by the superhero.
  • The superhero discovered that the supervillain is working for another secret group.
  • Maintaining your alter ego takes time and dedication. So, to whom do you disclose the secret of your other life? What are the consequences to either choice?
  • They’re dead, but back to serve as an avenging super sleuth.
  • When the hero gets injured, they fear they may have side effects.
  • The villains beat the hero too severely, and now they are in the hospital.
  • The superhero loses a battle.
  • The superhero wakes up one day as the supervillain.
  • Two new heroes join the superhero’s squad.
  • The superhero’s disguise is wearing off.
  • The superhero cannot write their term paper on time.
  • The superhero sometimes meets his arch nemesis to chat.
  • When things are tough at home, the superhero can always count on the cooler-than-everybody-else boyfriend for support.
  • A superhero defeats the supervillain.
  • The superhero is dating another superhero with a completely opposite superpower.
  • The superhero’s sidekick is super annoying.
  • The superhero realizes that members from their group have washed out. They are all invited to an intervention.
  • A police officer is angry that the superheroes call the shots, and they hold more power than the law.
  • The protagonist comes home after fighting crime all night, and is apathetic.
  • When sad, the hero seeks comfort by smoking marijuana.
  • A supervillain does their banking from a prison cell.
  • The superhero designed their suit, well, what is the thing that isn’t shown on camera?
  • The superhero makes peanuts for their evening job.
  • The superhero has super powers, yet they do not feel these powers are anything to be mad about.
  • The hero is almost captured and defeated.
  • The superhero collects an impressive number of enemies.
  • The downside of being a superhero is a lack of free will to do what you want.
  • The superhero designates a talent show act for a fellow hero, but the hero tricks the hero into a bad act.
  • Raised in the church, the superhero now questions their faith when the priest asks if they fight the forces of evil.
  • The superhero and supervillain are college roommates.  It’s either a comedy or a tragedy.
  • The superhero has a hard time finding clothes.
  • The superhero realizes that their enemy has been plotting this for years.
  • The hero gets the flu and everyone thinks they can fly.
  • The superhero has to maintain a secret identity from his/her loved ones.
  • A superhero has to pose as their awesome nemesis.
  • The supervillain escapes from the prison and visits the superhero’s home.
  • The superhero realizes that the villain’s plan is impossible.
  • The superhero must train at a summer camp to learn new skills.
  • The superhero’s kid comes by one of their super-generous toys.
  • A superhero that goes on patrol every morning comes across a wizard in a cave.
  • The supervillain targets a group of its victims because they are minors.
  • One of the superhero’s villains comes back for revenge.
  • A hero cannot unlock a sense of purpose in their life.
  • The superhero’s mother has a date, with a handsome football player. The superhero is certain that he is an aspiring criminal.
  • The superhero saves a puppy from an evil villain.
  • The superhero meets their villain’s nemesis.
  • The superhero goes on their first date with the superhero they like, and is excited that they developed invulnerability.
  • The superhero discovers a list of people that their nemesis wants to harm.
  • The superhero wakes up with their costume on differently.
  • The superhero wears matching pants and shirts, one for every day.
  • The villain turns out to be just a misunderstood villain. He is actually a nice, if misunderstood man.
  • The superhero fights in the superhero tournament, which was created to determine which hero has the strongest ability, and only the superhero can win.
  • The boyfriend of a superheroine is a superhero himself.
  • The superhero’s criminal crush threatens to kill their family if they don’t give them what they want.
  • Your hero has a secret identity. Tell the story of how they created it.
  • The superhero can only turn into their costume at midnight.
  • The superhero wants a night off and entrusts the safety of the world to a coworker.
  • The superhero loses their parents due to mob violence.
  • The superhero is a teenager in high school who is really missing their powers while studying for an upcoming test.
  • The supervillain abducts the superhero, who eventually escapes.
  • The superhero can do a really cool super stomp move.
  • The superhero can make people fall in love instantly, but the hero feels like that is wrong.
  • The superhero’s parents don’t have an answer for the hero’s final essay question.
  • The super hero tries to explain their powers to their family.
  • A superhero is overdeveloped, and their torso and shoulders are very wide, almost freakishly so.
  • The superhero is way too heavy, for anyone else.
  • A superhero hears or sees something that has haunted them for years.
  • The superhero isn’t yet sure what their powers are capable of.

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