What if Superman was part of the Avengers and Thor was part of Justice League
So this is the New Avengers team Superman,Hercules,IronMan,WonderMan,Vision and Scarlet Witch and they get attacked by Ultron,Absorbing Man,Quicksand,Morgan le Fay can the New Avengers win the day?
Ok This is the New Justice League Team Thor,Manhunter,WonderWoman,Captain Marvel,Green Lantern,Flash Batman. Just like the New Avengers the New Justice League gets attacked by Black Adam,Solomon Grundy,Brainwave,Thunder. Can the New Justice League win the day?
I think people are missing the point of this thread.
It's not about who's more powerful...Thor or Superman. It's about how their presence would effect a team.
In a sports analogy, one can say that Kobe is more versatile than Dwayne Wade, but DWade's intangibles and leadership skills make him far more critical to the success of his team.
While Thor may be the more powerful of the two (although I personally don't think so), Superman is the far better leader, team player, and that makes him much more critical to a team than Thor would ever be.
And you telling me that that Thor's combination of raw power, more raw power, and the ability to basically do anything with it hasn't been critical to the Avengers time and time again?
I've seen fights where one guys wrecks the rest of the avengers line up and Thor comes in and beats or delays that person for the rest of the group to do what they need done.
And besides his iconic nature with the JL it is very debatable whether or not Thor is more important to Avengers compared to Superman's nature with the League.
First of all here is a brief list of people that at any time can come in and replace Superman's shoes in the League.
As for Superman's leadership. Everyone should know that it is basically Batman that runs the team, and it's plans. As to who is the better leader. Thor has lead the Asgardians into countless battles that were it not for him they would have surely lost.
in the fights you posted i see no problem they switch would change things of course but the good guys would win.
in a more long term look, witch enemies being switched out and having to interact and how things would change by their presence.
i dont see thor doing for metropolis what superman those. superman could handle a good portion of Thors foes and it would be rather interesting given his magical weakness. Thor himself can do the same but enemies like DD and such that put a big dent in superman he would have a hard time with.[if not need help] they both seem to be just dropped into hostile waters here inheriting each others responsibilities.
i think thor might do better than Superman. Thor can do so much more and supergirl can fill in the role of the DC Universes 'Super' person. he could fill in the missing spot in the DC Trinity if not just letting it fall upon captain marvel.
Superman.. eh. between loki and Dr.Doom with their magic. Mephisto, great beasts. given his 'save the world' attitude he would clash with many enemies with the team and alot more dangerous ones on his ow during a patrol. hell just fly over doom-country and he will have a serious problem on his hands. and if galactus ever manages to swing his way into being a threat to earth or anything near superman with his need to... ya know.. save all life. he will clash with surfer, which he could win but then Big G himself.....eh. his own personality and morality that might serve some of the heroes in the marvel U to see and be inspired by will lead him into alot of trouble. soo he gets the sh*t end of the stick.
hell whoever remembers Hyperion would probly just think hes him. "oh your that guy!"
while Thor does what he has to do, with threats as they come. swings his big hammer. yells 'I SAY THEE NAY!!' and hits the big bad of the week.
loki vs superman? cool. thor vs Luthor? in the suit is like Thor VS Ironman for me =/ so that rivalry angel is dead. the switching roles was a cool idea tho.