This amazing infographic displays the most popular superheroes and villains according to social media. From social media monitoring firm Synthesio and Mashable, the infographic gives nerds the statistics they will need to win arguments will their friends and fellow comic book fans.

The infographic shows Batman and the Joker are the most popular, followed by Superman, Catwoman, Spiderman, Magneto, Iron Man, Lex Luther, Wolverine and Jean Grey. The world map also gives geeks an idea of where certain comic book characters are most popular. Interestingly, DC has more popular superheroes when looking at mentions on social media compared to Marvel comic book characters.

It is also fascinating to consider the number of heroes present compared to bad guys, and how they stack up against each other percentage wise.