The SuperHero genre is best-known in the medium of American ComicBooks. But even there, its fortunes have gone up and down, and this has influenced the perception of superheroes in general. Each age has had its own good and bad qualities, its classics and its trash. And the pendulum swings on...

* ProtoSuperhero
* UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks
* UsefulNotes/TheInterregnum
** UsefulNotes/TheComicsCode
* UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks
* UsefulNotes/TheBronzeAgeOfComicBooks
* UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks
** UsefulNotes/TheIronAgeOfComicBooks
** ComicBook/PostCrisis
** UsefulNotes/TheGreatComicsCrashOf1996
* UsefulNotes/TheModernAgeOfComicBooks
** ComicBook/{{New 52}}