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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4,803 1,791
Rogue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Rogue X-Men

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2
3,454 2,613
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Wonder Woman All Star Comics

3
2,424 2,044
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Harley Quinn Batman

4
2,194 1,706
Storm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Storm X-Men

5
2,054 1,107
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Jean Grey X-Men

6
1,639 913
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Poison Ivy Batman

7
1,895 1,203
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Mystique X-Men

8
1,773 1,113
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

9
1,596 818
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

10
2,145 2,160
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Catwoman Batman

11
1,673 793
Raven is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Raven Teen Titans

12
1,509 1,075
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Emma Frost X-Men

13
1,521 803
Zatanna is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Zatanna Hawkman

14
1,534 782
Psylocke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Psylocke Captain Britain

15
1,501 757
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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1,535 954
Ms. Marvel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Ms. Marvel The Avengers

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1,170 789
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
She-Hulk She-Hulk

18
1,393 765
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Supergirl Action Comics, Superman

19
1,361 1,192
Kitty Pryde is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Kitty Pryde Uncanny X-Men

20
961 754
Elektra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Elektra Daredevil

21
962 773
Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Invisible Woman Marvel 1602

22
1,359 548
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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1,178 822
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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1,114 354
Starfire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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939 459
X-23 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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705 709
Mary Jane Watson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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951 655
Hawkgirl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Hawkgirl All Star Comics

28
722 627
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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698 568
Wasp is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Wasp Tales to Astonish

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620 492
Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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546 530
Gwen Stacy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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684 525
Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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769 564
Talia al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Talia al Ghul Detective Comics, Batman

34
742 554
Sif is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Sif Journey into Mystery

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535 554
Jubilee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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508 514
Polaris is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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567 592
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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464 320
Domino is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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485 611
April O Neil is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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530 312
Gamora is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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483 494
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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464 525
Spider Woman ( Julia Carpenter... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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382 473
Dazzler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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313 127
Power Girl is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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387 467
Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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349 421
Cheetah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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469 412
Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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430 643
Witch of the Black Rose is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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320 421
Miss Martian is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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320 330
Spider-Girl is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
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