Recently my wife bought me this amazing gift: it's a frame with a set of Lego superheroes/villains from the Marvel and DC universes. Image below.

Lego Superheroes and Villains

Now, I know most of them, but I'm not able to place a few, here's how they sit (the ones with * next to them are the unknowns):

[Left to right]

Top Row

  • Captain America
  • Spiderman
  • Wolverine
  • The Hulk
  • Unknown 1* - Falcon?
  • Unknown 2*

Second Row from Top

  • The Flash
  • The Joker
  • Batman
  • Me (IT Nerd Guy)
  • Superman
  • Iron Man

Second Row from Bottom

  • Nick Fury
  • HawkEye*
  • Deadpool*
  • Loki
  • Unknown 3* - Antman?
  • Unknown 4*

Bottom Row

  • Wonder Woman
  • Batman*
  • Aqua Man
  • Unknown 5*
  • Catwoman
  • Thor

Who are these Lego Superheroes and Villains?

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    Can i just say, that's an awesome way to display some heroes. – CandiedMango Oct 12 '15 at 2:30
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    @RogueJedi No, as far as I can tell they're all real Lego; there's a pretty extensive set of Marvel and DC Lego sets, and they've released some exclusives based on their video games – Jason Baker Oct 12 '15 at 2:33
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    @RogueJedi I sort of lied; the Hawkeye appears to be a custom job; I found an Etsy store selling them, but I'm not sure if it's 3d-printed, or a modified minifigure, or what – Jason Baker Oct 12 '15 at 3:12
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    Clearly off topic, but you have a neat wife – Edward G-Jones Oct 13 '15 at 11:01
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    Awesome gift...your wife's definitely a keeper. – Kerr Avon Jun 12 '17 at 20:17
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First Row

  • Captain America

    I'm pretty sure this is The Avengers version of the Cap minifig, although it's hard to tell. I'm basing this judgment off his belt, mainly, which in the question image appears to be very thick red; Avengers cap is the only one who has thick red bands on his belt in those locations.

    This variant is only available with the Captain America's Avenging Cycle set, released as a tie-in for the 2012 Avengers movie.

  • Spider-man

    Lego Spidey

    Based on the defined musculature on his chest, this is the "Ultimate Spider-man" variant of the Spidey minifig. Ultimate Spidey is available in almost every Spidey set released between 2012 and 2016

    The rope in his hands is, maybe obviously, meant to represent one of Spidey's web-ropes

  • Wolverine

    Wolverine

    This is the "Astonishing Wolverine" variant (you can tell because of the blue vertical stripes on either side of his chest. This is a rare variant (although Wolvie is a pretty rare minifig to begin with), and is only available in the Wolverine's Chopper Showdown set

  • Hulk

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    This is notably the Hulk minifigure, which was given away as a promotional item with LEGO Store purchases in May 2012. The Hulks that you can get in the regular sets are more...hulking.

  • Falcon

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    Based on the guns, I think this one might be an off-brand, not the official Lego figure. I obviously can't be certain, but the picture I've included above is of an off-brand, and it's the only one I could find of Falcon carrying those guns.

    In any case, classic Falcon is only available in the Hulk Lab Smash set (which also doesn't have guns for Falcon)

  • Cyborg

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    Cyborg is a newcomer; his minifig was only released in September of 2015. You can get him as a Dimensions Set, or from the Darkseid Invasion set, which is also the only place you can get Hawkman

Second Row

Third Row

  • Nick Fury

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    This is the "Ultimate Spider-man" Nick Fury minifigure; he's only available in the Spider-Man: Spider-Cycle Chase set.

  • Hawkeye

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    Unlike the rest, this one doesn't appear to be an official Lego minifigure; the official one has red accents, not purple. This purple variant seems to be a custom job, from this Etsy store

  • Carnage

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    So far, Carnage has only appeared in a single set: Carnage's SHIELD Sky Attack

  • Loki

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    It looks like you have the Avengers variant of Loki, which appears in a few of the tie-in sets for the 2012 Avengers film (such as Loki's Cosmic Cube Escape); however, the standard Loki minifigure comes with a bright green cape, while the one you have appears to be wearing a black cape (although that may just be a trick of the light; it's hard to tell).

    Also note that Loki's Scepter comes in two pieces (one of which was later re-used in Ninjago); in most official images these two pieces are together, but in yours he's holding one piece in each hand.

  • Ant-Man

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    This seems to be another custom job, available from this Etsy store; the design is based on the classic Ant-Man look, while official products tend to follow the design from the films.

  • Brainiac

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    Brainiac is only available in the Brainiac Attack set.

Fourth Row

  • Wonder Woman

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    This is the comics variant of Diana, available in Superman vs. Power Armour Lex and a Dimensions set. She also apparently appears in an exclusive The Lego Movie tie-in set distributed to members of the press.

  • Bizarro-Batman

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    By most accounts, Batzarro is a very rare minifigure; as near as I can tell, the only way to get him is with the home video release of the Justice League vs. Bizarro League Lego movie. I wouldn't be entirely surprised if this one was off-brand.

  • Aquaman

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    This is the comics Aquaman, rather than the guyliner-tastic Justice League variant, available in a few Aquaman sets release pre-2017

  • Hawkman

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    As I mentioned above, Hawkman is only available in the Darkseid Invasion set. Note that the set comes with two different sets of wings: one extended (for flying) and one folded up (for going through narrow doorways). Whoever put together your product put both sets on him, hence why he looks like he has butterfly wings

  • Catwoman

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    Catwoman is a bit unusual because no two sets seem to have quite the same version of her minifig; I'm pretty sure, however, that you have the variant appearing in Catwoman Catcyle Chase (which also contains a diamond and that brown whip)

  • Thor

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    That looks like the Avengers version of the Thor minifig, which appears in a few of the sets that tie into the 2012 Avengers film (such as Hulk's Helicarrier Breakout)

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    Programmers are heroes too <3 – CandiedMango Oct 12 '15 at 2:26
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    The Computer Programmer is often used as a stand-in for Clark Kent. – Web Head Oct 12 '15 at 2:56
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    Wait, you mean to tell me @Mooz is Superman?! – Web Head Oct 12 '15 at 3:23
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    Why does ant man have spiders? – Catija Oct 12 '15 at 3:26
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    @CreationEdge I'd never say that. I'm just saying I've never seen them in the same room – Jason Baker Oct 12 '15 at 3:26

Links are to the Brickipedia pages for the heroes/villains:

Unknown 1 Is indeed Falcon
Unknown 2 is Cyborg
Unknown 3 is indeed Antman
Unknown 4 is Braniac
Unknown 5 is Hawkman

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    And the one labeled Deadpool is definitely Carnage. – jamesdlin Oct 13 '15 at 0:24
  • He is indeed, I didn't actually see his note of the *s meaning unknowns. @jamesdlin – CandiedMango Oct 13 '15 at 0:27

Bottom row "Unknown 5" is Hawkman. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawkman Not sure about the rest.

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