A fic about characters who aren't already superheroes in canon gaining superpowers and/or becoming superheroes.
- The Nucleus Incident, where the aforementioned incident gives the RED team and the BLU team of Team Fortress 2 superpowers.
- My Little Avengers starts off with Big Macintosh becoming The Mighty Thor, and just gets crazier from there.
- The Fate/stay night fic Path of the King, where Shirou decides that the best way to be a "Hero of Justice" is to become a crime-fighting vigilante called "The Archer".
- The "Superwomen of Eva" series, centering around characters from Neon Genesis Evangelion gaining superpowers and subsequently becoming superheroes, usually based on a more well-known superhero, such asMisato as She-Hulk, Asuka as Power Girl, Maya Ibuki as Zatanna, and Hikari as original hero "Spirit".
- Last Child of Krypton, where Shinji Ikari is basically Superman.
- True Heroes: Year One and Year Two are fanfics set in a Fairly OddParents AU where everyone is a superhero, based on the "Big Superhero Wish" episode.
- Avenging and Defending are two Ranma ½ fics of this type written by different authors but set in the same universe.
- Hinata Ends With The Soul Calibur
- Witchblade Sakura, a Naruto fic that's Exactly What It Says on the Tin.
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