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
5,847 3,450
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
All Star Comics
2
6,247 3,328
Rogue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
3
4,393 3,076
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman
4
3,750 2,629
Storm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
5
3,920 2,808
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman
6
3,297 1,606
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman
7
3,318 1,366
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
8
3,557 1,796
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
9
3,271 1,714
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
10
3,263 1,885
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
11
2,631 1,770
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
12
2,753 1,376
Zatanna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Hawkman
13
2,617 1,330
Barbara Gordon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Birds of Prey
14
2,496 1,367
Psylocke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Captain Britain
15
2,544 1,629
Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
16
2,042 1,377
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
She-Hulk
17
2,408 1,333
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Action Comics, Superman
18
2,056 1,820
Kitty Pryde is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Uncanny X-Men
19
2,524 1,469
Raven is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Teen Titans
20
1,718 1,285
Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Marvel 1602
21
1,989 1,274
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
The Amazing Spider-Man
22
1,583 1,367
Elektra is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Daredevil
23
2,291 942
Black Canary is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Birds of Prey, Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters
24
2,129 700
Starfire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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25
1,739 813
X-23 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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