The Best Characters From The 'Batman' Universe

Who are the best characters in the Batman universe? From sidekicks to villains, Gotham City is filled with a giant cast of Batman characters who've made appearances in DC comics, movies, TV shows, and video games. This ranked list of popular Batman characters includes fan favorites, like the Joker, Red Hood, and Dick Grayson as well as strong female characters, like Barbara Gordon and Catwoman.

Does Bane from The Dark Knight trilogy or Harley Quinn from Batman: The Animated Series deserve to make the top 10?  Help us rank them, and vote up your favorite Batman characters. If you're drawing blanks on their names, feel free to use this list as a handy reference.

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