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The Coolest Non-Superhero Comic Characters

List Criteria: Characters from comic books that are human or do not have super powers

Superhero comic books tend to get all the attention and glory, but sometimes it's the characters without capes and cowls that really stand out. This list collects all the coolest comic book and graphic novel characters who don't fit the traditional superhero mold, who blaze their own trail, or sometimes who just supplement the action and provide a nice, relateable human counterpoint to the spandex-clad out space-exploring muscle-bound titans who defend humanity from existential threats.

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    Sandman More
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    most listed
    John Constantine

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    the people's #1
    Dream

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    Hellboy: Seed of Destruction More
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    Swamp Thing

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    Elfquest More
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    Batman: The Dark Knight Returns More
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    Bigby Wolf

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    Transmetropolitan More
    56
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    Cerebus the Aardvark

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    Rick Grimes

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    Shenshen

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    Elfquest More
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    added by: SarahBeth
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    Donald Duck

    Donald Duck Adventures More
    49
    added by: ИльговВладимир
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    Katchoo Choovanski

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    Sandman More
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    Judge Anderson

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    2000 AD
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    Asterix More
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    39
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    The Yellow Kid

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    Crispus Allen

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    Mr. Natural

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    Harry Dresden

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    The Adventures of Tintin More
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    Asterix More
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    Spirou

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    Lucky Luke

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    Iznogoud

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    new! BugHouse

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    Adèle Blanc-Sec

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    Blueberry

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    American Flagg!

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    Buddy Bradley

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    Martha Washington

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    Marv

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    Sin City
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    Evey Hammond

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    V for Vendetta
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    Karic

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    Mice Templar
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