In this feature on Charles Maynes, Miguel Isaza takes a look at the sound for the Spiderman and The Fantastic Four movies:
The films Spider-Man and Fantastic Four were tour-de-forces of creativity, both visually and sonically. The superhero franchise is really one of the venues for sound design that can be both fun and challenging due to the character flaws and traits of the protagonist, and the usually insanely busy nature of the story and how it takes the heros from the relatively typical, to the extraordinary.
These stories also typically enjoy a “super-sized” villain with all sorts of fantastic schemes to destroy the hero, or heroes..
Read the full feature on superhero sounds right here.