Over 3500 votes were cast in CBR's Most Anticipated Summer Superhero Blockbuster poll and the results are in. In a three-way battle between "The Avengers," "The Dark Knight Rises" and "The Amazing Spider-Man," the most anticipated superhero film of summer 2012 according to CBR readers is…
With nearly 60% of all votes, "The Avengers" took the crown with a very clear majority. Although Earth's Mightiest Movie easily took the crown for its May 4 release date, Christopher Nolan's epic conclusion to his Batman trilogy, "The Dark Knight Rises," took a little over 35% of the vote, leaving "The Amazing Spider-Man" with slightly more than 6% of all votes cast.
As "The Avengers" continues to ramp up anticipation in the final week leading to its release, "The Dark Knight Rises" continues to be incredibly secretive with the only recent news being Christopher Nolan making an appearance at CinemaCon 2012 and recent promotional images hitting the web. Trailers for both "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Amazing Spider-Man" are expected to accompany "The Avengers" on May 4.