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
5,994 3,520
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
All Star Comics
2
4,561 3,139
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman
3
6,339 3,413
Rogue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
4
4,044 2,859
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman
5
3,828 2,706
Storm is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
6
3,416 1,658
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Batman
7
3,444 1,415
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
8
3,643 1,854
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
9
3,370 1,762
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
10
3,353 1,931
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
11
2,703 1,829
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
X-Men
12
2,836 1,426
Zatanna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Hawkman
13
2,688 1,384
Barbara Gordon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Birds of Prey
14
2,549 1,423
Psylocke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Captain Britain
15
2,622 1,700
Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
16
2,111 1,424
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
She-Hulk
17
2,491 1,376
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Action Comics, Superman
18
2,590 1,514
Raven is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Teen Titans
19
2,099 1,878
Kitty Pryde is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Uncanny X-Men
20
1,780 1,328
Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Marvel 1602
21
2,047 1,320
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
The Amazing Spider-Man
22
1,616 1,423
Elektra is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Daredevil
23
2,354 980
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
2,203 728
Starfire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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25
1,790 854
X-23 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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