Total Nerd The Best Female Comic Book Characters  

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List Rules Women in comic books, including female superheroes as well as villains.

List of the best female comic book characters, be they superhero or villain. These are the women characters comic book enthusiasts continue to adore for a range of reasons. The list includes great women in comics from any period, from classic characters (such as Wonder Woman) to characters who were introduced in the 21st century.

Did you know that Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, holds the official Guinness World Record of being the first female character to act as the main heroine in her own comic series? The first issue of Sheena Queen of the Jungle was published in the U.S. in 1942. Fans of female comic book characters might know that Wonder Woman first appeared in that same year, but according to Guinness, Sheena was published earlier in the year, thus earning her the title.

The top females in comic books today don’t necessarily resemble these forerunners of the genre. As of 2013, there are female comic book characters, best or otherwise, of different nationalities, allegiances, and abilities. Comic book readers might note one similarity amongst female comic book characters from all time periods, though: The best female comic book characters, heroines and villains, are usually dressed to turn men’s heads.

This list contains the best female comic book characters of all time, including famous female superheroes and villainesses. You might prefer the villains. You might prefer the superheroes. You might choose your favorites based on abilities, clothing, or personality. However you choose your favorites, though, the greatest women in comics are all right here.

Check out these amazing comic book heroines and other girl comic book characters!
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1
4,505 2,897
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
All Star Comics

2
5,406 2,419
Rogue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men

3
2,841 2,015
Storm is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men

4
3,044 2,471
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman

5
2,781 2,397
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman

6
2,640 1,389
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men

7
2,239 1,217
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman

8
2,430 1,483
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men

9
2,316 1,350
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

10
2,168 1,044
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

11
1,918 1,350
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men

12
1,963 1,020
Zatanna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Hawkman

13
2,043 1,059
Raven is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Teen Titans

14
1,910 992
Psylocke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Captain Britain

15
1,915 948
Barbara Gordon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Birds of Prey

16
1,912 1,165
Ms. Marvel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
The Avengers

17
1,500 1,029
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
She-Hulk

18
1,653 1,405
Kitty Pryde is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Uncanny X-Men

19
1,766 980
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Action Comics, Superman

20
1,269 982
Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Marvel 1602

21
1,217 998
Elektra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Daredevil

22
1,725 673
Black Canary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Birds of Prey, Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

23
1,475 998
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
The Amazing Spider-Man

24
1,499 482
Starfire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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1,244 594
X-23 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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918 932
Mary Jane Watson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

27
1,158 812
Hawkgirl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
All Star Comics

28
933 699
Wasp is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Tales to Astonish

29
847 633
Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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30
888 798
Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Marvel Spotlight

31
740 706
Gwen Stacy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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32
920 656
Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

33
923 686
Sif is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Journey into Mystery

34
990 694
Talia al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Detective Comics, Batman

35
683 446
Domino is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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665 659
Polaris is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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37
677 726
Jubilee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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780 424
Gamora is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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39
726 716
Helena Bertinelli is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Birds of Prey

40
602 773
April O Neil is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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541 238
Power Girl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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574 682
Spider Woman ( Julia Carpenter... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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614 630
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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483 628
Dazzler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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492 603
Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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46
602 565
Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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47
466 558
Cheetah is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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483 534
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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49
520 394
Death is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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50
432 554
Miss Martian is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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