Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) in the epic superhero film Avengers: Endgame (2019). The phenomenal film, which brings to an end the Infinity War saga, is already the second highest-grossing film of all time.
Steve Rogers: Big man in a suit of armour. Take that off, what are you? Tony Stark: Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist. Steve Rogers: I know guys with none of that worth ten of you. I’ve seen the footage. The only thing you really fight for is yourself. You’re not the guy to make the sacrifice play, to lay down on a wire and let the other guy crawl over you. Tony Stark: I think I would just cut the wire. Steve Rogers: Always a way out… You know, you may not be a threat, but you better stop pretending to be a hero. Tony Stark: A hero? Like you? You’re a lab rat, Rogers. Everything special about you came out of a bottle! Steve Rogers: Put on the suit. Let’s go a few rounds.
Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr in the action superhero film The Avengers (2012). The quote reflects the problems that must be resolved within the superhero group.
After focusing on the lone wolf superheroes of the 20th Century, it is time to look at the superheroes who join forces and fight crime as a team. Do you have a favourite? Any you would want included? As always, there is clue as to when the film was released, with answers at the bottom.