Slot games have improved a lot since the good old days of ‘one-armed bandits’ in dusty Western saloon bars. Since slot machines were invented by Charles Fey in 1895, they’ve become a casino staple – and as gambling has expanded into the online world, virtual slot games have offered players a whole new level of enjoyment.

Online slots are accessible, easy to play and themed around a variety of popular niches – such as music, movies, and even comic books. Finding the perfect comic based slot to play can be a tricky business though, especially when there are thousands on the market and new ones released every week.

That’s where we come in. We’ve trawled through almost all of the comic book slots online and compiled a list of the top five.

Wonder Woman – The Amazon Goddess

The story of the Amazonian Goddess Diana has captivated audiences since it was created in 1942 by writer Charles Mouton. In recent years Wonder Woman has re-emerged in popular culture thanks to the 2017 film produced by DC Entertainment starring Gal Gadot as the lead.

The film grossed $821.6 million at the box office – not bad considering it had a budget of $150 million. You can make a tidy profit too from the slot game, which goes heavy on the nostalgic graphics – 5 reel and 50 paylines. There is an Aries showdown wild feature and several other bonuses such as free spins with guaranteed wins.

While the act of watching the new Wonder Woman film will help you understand the storyline and get to know the main characters, it won’t make you any more likely to hit the jackpot. However, there are some bits of homework that’ll stand you in good stead for striking it lucky. Find out all the dos and don’ts, plus some tried-and-tested tips, in this guide about how to win at slots.

Justice League

Sticking with the DC Comics and Wonder Woman theme, there’s a Justice League slot for comic nerds to enjoy. Gardner Fox was the man responsible with conceiving the Justice League idea in 1960 when it first appeared in The Brave and The Bold #28. As you’ll undoubtedly be aware, Justice League is an ensemble of superheroes such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Aquaman to name but a few.

This slot gives players a truly thrilling experience and has the authenticity to satiate even the most astute comic book fan’s eye for detail. It is payable from 30 pence a spin, has 25 paylines and features every member of the Justice League. Free spins, bonuses and a wild round which features superheroes and villains is a real highlight.

The Flash

The first ever Golden Age Flash comics release in January 1940 was another creation of Gardner Fox and featured The Flash – Fastest Man Alive. The Flash has the ability to defy the very laws of physics and move faster than the speed of light to fight crime and put the world to rights.

As one of the earliest superhero creations, The Flash remains one of the most popular of DC’s numerous superheroes. The Flash has often tested his speed against Superman in several races throughout different DC productions, with the races frequently resulting in draws.

A film and several TV shows have been made about The Flash, but unfortunately, they have failed to match the popularity of the original comic. The Flash slot game though has become incredibly popular with punters.

As you’d expect, the main feature of the slot is that it gives you the opportunity to win big and win fast. The 5 reel, 30 payline game features a 5x multiplier round and a bonus bet mode to earn quick cash.

Superman

Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster were responsible for creating the world’s most famous superhero in 1938. Born on the planet of Krypton, Superman was sent to Earth by his Father in a scientific experiment before his home planet was destroyed.

The superhero was found as a baby in the American countryside and adopted by the Kent family, given the name Clark by his new parents. Clark Kent goes on to make a life for himself as a journalist in Metropolis and fighting crime as Superman by night.

This slot is a must for Superman fans as the bright blue and red graphics hark back to the origins of Clark Kent’s alter ego. It’s a 5 reel, 50 payline slot with plenty of bonuses, wilds, and multipliers to keep you fixated ongoing for the jackpot.

Batman

Bob Kane and Bill Finger first introduced the Caped Crusader to the general public in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. After witnessing the murder of his parents as a child Bruce Wayne (Batman’s alter ego) swore vengeance against criminals, assuming the character of Batman to take on his vigilante mission.

Gotham City is Wayne’s crime-fighting playground where he forms a team with his trusty sidekick Robin and butler Alfred. In the latter half of the 20th century, there were a number of TV shows featuring Batman – as well as some notable films starring the likes of George Clooney and Val Kilmer in the 1990s.

The slot game features Gotham City as the background for the 5 reel, 50 payline game where crime doesn’t pay but matching symbols does. The Descend into Madness feature and the Batman Wild gives you the chance to double your wins and continue the fun of playing in Gotham City. Who knows, you might even end up as rich as Batman himself – the billionaire owner of Wayne Enterprises.

Summary

If you have a penchant for comic books and spinning the wheels, there is a huge range of games out there for you. Unfortunately, you won’t get the same crime-fighting action that you would in a comic book, but you will get the thrill.

In all of the games we’ve reviewed here the graphics are second to none and mimic the style and authenticity of the original comics. You can get the buzz of fighting the Joker and Aries while you win big bucks.

Slot games have clearly come on leaps and bounds since the days of old. Today, they’re genuinely engaging ways to indulge in your favorite superheroes, so why not give it a go?

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Slot games have improved a lot since the good old days of ‘one-armed bandits’ in dusty Western saloon bars. Since slot machines were invented by Charles Fey in 1895, they’ve become a casino staple – and as gambling has expanded into the online world, virtual slot games have offered...