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In Contention's Top 10 Performances in Comic Book Movies
With "The Avengers" hitting theaters imminently and "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "The Dark Knight Rises" still to come, we look at the top portrayals of film's comic book subgenre. Note the lingo: "comic book." We're not just limiting things to the superhero realm. So from "Road to Perdition" to "Ghost World," "A History of Violence" to "American Splendor," we considered all comers. Click through to see where your favorites ranked and feel free to join the discussion at In Contention.