The most interesting thing about Super Heroes to me personally is when they represent the ultimate victory of empathy.
A romantic idea of person that is given power far beyond a normal human, that they consciously choose to use to help others instead of using it for personal gain and abuse, and then going even beyond what they can to do so. I think it's an idea that is very important to our species going forward, and part of me really hopes that that's the reason Super Heroes resonate so much with people today.
That said, it's been a long time since a comic book or a super hero move/show gave me this feeling that I described or executed well on this premise.
What would you say are some Super Hero stories that execute best the idea that I described?