What's worse: an all-powerful hero, or an all-powerful villain?Charlie Jane Anders12/26/12 5:00pmFiled to: PollOpen channelSupermanSuperheroesStar TrekStar Trek: The Next GenerationtweetBorgFb143EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkSometimes, a hero becomes so powerful, nothing can touch him or her. Take pre-Crisis Superman, who juggled planets and laughed off nukes. And sometimes, a villain is so unstoppable, your best defense is as much use as a cardboard box. Like the Borg. Or the Observers, who are an army of teleporting super-intelligent telepaths who can catch bullets and do kung-fu.AdvertisementBut which is worse: a hero who's too powerful, or a villain who's too powerful? You decide! Which is worse: an overpowered hero or an overpowered villain?