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So, what exactly is a street leveler any more?

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So, what exactly is a street leveler any more?
« on: August 08, 2018, 07:57:37 AM »
When i started posting, the rule of thumb was, ‘Spider-man straddled the line between street level and the higher powered characters’.

Has that line shifted?

Because for years now, characters i used to consider street level have gotten more and more powerful.
Black Panther used to be a jungle gymnast, basically, now he can do some truly outrageous stuff. Iron Fist’s chi powers have him doing things i never even considered possible.
Those are just two examples, but what got me to ask was this:



Posted at KMC.
Is Batman really a guy who takes on muggers still? Packing that kind of tech?

Does the street level definition ‘fights crime on the streets’ still apply and to heck with the fact that most of these characters dont, any more, and can easily fight high level metas?

Just wanna hear your take(s) on it, if you have one. 

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Re: So, what exactly is a street leveler any more?
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2018, 11:09:47 PM »
Spider-Man is such an odd cat. Has a character of doing serious damage and even beating cosmic/Hulk level guys but has fought guys like Daredevil and didn't somehow knock his daylights out in 2 punches but instead engaged in extended fights.

So I'm not sure how to answer your question, its a good one I just dont know.