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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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Rogue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Rogue X-Men

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3,447 2,611
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Wonder Woman All Star Comics

3
2,421 2,042
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Harley Quinn Batman

4
2,190 1,705
Storm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Storm X-Men

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2,050 1,106
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Jean Grey X-Men

6
1,634 912
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Poison Ivy Batman

7
1,894 1,200
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Mystique X-Men

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1,769 1,111
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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1,590 818
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

10
2,140 2,159
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Catwoman Batman

11
1,670 792
Raven is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Raven Teen Titans

12
1,505 1,074
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Emma Frost X-Men

13
1,516 803
Zatanna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Zatanna Hawkman

14
1,533 780
Psylocke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Psylocke Captain Britain

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1,497 757
Barbara Gordon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Barbara Gordon Birds of Prey

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1,531 953
Ms. Marvel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Ms. Marvel The Avengers

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1,168 787
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
She-Hulk She-Hulk

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1,391 764
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Supergirl Action Comics, Superman

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1,360 1,190
Kitty Pryde is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Kitty Pryde Uncanny X-Men

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959 753
Elektra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Elektra Daredevil

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960 773
Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Invisible Woman Marvel 1602

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1,355 548
Black Canary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Black Canary Birds of Prey, Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

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1,176 820
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Black Cat The Amazing Spider-Man

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1,110 354
Starfire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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936 457
X-23 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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704 707
Mary Jane Watson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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950 653
Hawkgirl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Hawkgirl All Star Comics

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720 626
Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) Marvel Spotlight

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695 567
Wasp is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Wasp Tales to Astonish

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616 491
Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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544 528
Gwen Stacy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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683 523
Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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765 563
Talia al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Talia al Ghul Detective Comics, Batman

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740 553
Sif is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Sif Journey into Mystery

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534 552
Jubilee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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505 513
Polaris is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
KaylaHumphreys added Polaris

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564 592
Helena Bertinelli is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Helena Bertinelli Birds of Prey

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462 318
Domino is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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484 609
April O Neil is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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528 311
Gamora is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
brandon-nelms added Gamora

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480 494
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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461 524
Spider Woman ( Julia Carpenter... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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380 472
Dazzler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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309 127
Power Girl is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
badoo added Power Girl

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385 466
Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Ag47 added Mockingbird

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345 421
Cheetah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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467 411
Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
First L added Buffy Summers Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Witch of the Black Rose is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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319 328
Spider-Girl is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
van-piercy added Spider-Girl

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318 421
Miss Martian is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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