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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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4,914 1,930
Rogue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Rogue X-Men

The Best Comic Book Superheroes of All Time The Greatest Marvel Avengers Characters of All Time

2
3,653 2,683
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Wonder Woman All Star Comics

3
2,564 2,131
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Harley Quinn Batman

4
2,309 1,769
Storm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Storm X-Men

5
1,760 965
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Poison Ivy Batman

6
2,166 1,173
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Jean Grey X-Men

7
1,992 1,267
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Mystique X-Men

8
1,868 1,169
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

9
2,279 2,205
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Catwoman Batman

10
1,703 868
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

11
1,766 845
Raven is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Raven Teen Titans

12
1,586 1,128
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Emma Frost X-Men

13
1,618 837
Zatanna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Zatanna Hawkman

14
1,610 824
Psylocke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Psylocke Captain Britain

15
1,593 792
Barbara Gordon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Barbara Gordon Birds of Prey

The Coolest Comic Characters That Aren't Superheroes Your Favorite Marvel Characters: Where Are They Now?

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1,600 1,005
Ms. Marvel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Ms. Marvel The Avengers

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1,218 843
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
She-Hulk She-Hulk

18
1,466 806
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Supergirl Action Comics, Superman

19
1,418 1,234
Kitty Pryde is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Kitty Pryde Uncanny X-Men

20
999 805
Elektra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Elektra Daredevil

21
1,010 823
Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Invisible Woman Marvel 1602

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1,432 572
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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1,238 858
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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1,195 378
Starfire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt1 added Starfire

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1,000 489
X-23 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt added X-23

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743 757
Mary Jane Watson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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993 683
Hawkgirl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Hawkgirl All Star Comics

28
666 521
Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Mad Scar added Valkyrie

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747 671
Spider-Woman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Spider-Woman Marvel Spotlight

The Best Alternate Costumes in Marvel Comics The Sexiest Female Comic Book Characters

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729 599
Wasp is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Wasp Tales to Astonish

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586 568
Gwen Stacy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt1 added Gwen Stacy The Amazing Spider-Man

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778 584
Sif is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Sif Journey into Mystery

33
823 585
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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730 559
Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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559 594
Jubilee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt added Jubilee

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539 544
Polaris is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
KaylaHumphreys added Polaris

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507 344
Domino is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
sandra-walker-luihn added Domino

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604 615
Helena Bertinelli is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Helena Bertinelli Birds of Prey

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510 649
April O Neil is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
udontneedtoknowmyname added April O'Neil

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577 334
Gamora is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
brandon-nelms added Gamora

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477 568
Spider Woman ( Julia Carpenter... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
charlesminorversion1 added Spider Woman ( Julia Carpenter )

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401 509
Dazzler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt added Dazzler

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406 501
Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Ag47 added Mockingbird

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513 523
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
charlesminorversion1 added Vixen

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367 145
Power Girl is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
badoo added Power Girl

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500 450
Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 46 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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377 450
Cheetah is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt added Cheetah

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435 680
Witch of the Black Rose is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Boladis added Witch of the Black Rose Sexy thong bikini-clad redhead with even more impossibly skimpy outfits than Sara Pezzini's bikinis (Witchblade), Red Sonja or Emma Frost, or even Starfire,Vampirella or Hericane. Plus spiky-high stiletto heels, long nails and ...

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392 423
Medusa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Mad Scar added Medusa

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346 447
Miss Martian is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
biggdelta7 added Miss Martian