Total Nerd The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes  

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List Rules 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 trails, or who sometimes just supplement the action and provide a nice, relatable human counterpoint to the Spandex-clad, outer space-exploring, muscle-bound titans who defend humanity from existential threats.

Did we miss one of your favorite characters who has better things to do than patrol the thin line between criminality and innocence? Add your own picks for the best non-superhero characters in comics to this list below!

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John Constantine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
2
965 461
Death is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Sandman
3
1,141 308
Hellboy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Hellboy: Seed of Destruction
4
708 471
Dream is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Sandman
5
699 344
The Crow is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
6
918 286
Alfred Pennyworth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
7
368 234
Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Sandman
8
572 322
Swamp Thing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
9
735 276
James Gordon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
10
654 324
Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Rick Grimes
11
346 364
Bigby Wolf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
12
416 148
Nick Fury is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos
13
367 179
Marv is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Riot18 added Marv
Sin City
14
655 775
Strongbow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
15
257 352
Spider Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Transmetropolitan
16
282 286
Donald Duck is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
ИльговВладимир added Donald Duck Adventures
17
229 315
Renee Montoya is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
18
294 310
Bone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
19
234 160
Pepper Potts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
alc1128 added
20
187 302
Yorick Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
21
300 237
Howard the Duck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Ian T added
22
175 123
The Maxx is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
KBenClarke added The Maxx
23
179 287
Redlance is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
fuzzi added Elfquest
24
151 143
Moira MacTaggert is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
Ranker Comics added
25
173 191
Tintin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes
The Adventures of Tintin