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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4,758 1,750
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
3,369 2,596
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Wonder Woman All Star Comics

3
2,387 2,009
Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Harley Quinn Batman

4
2,162 1,689
Storm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Storm X-Men

5
2,020 1,092
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Jean Grey X-Men

6
1,600 902
Poison Ivy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Poison Ivy Batman

7
1,864 1,188
Mystique is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Mystique X-Men

8
1,742 1,097
Scarlet Witch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

9
1,564 806
Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

10
1,633 781
Raven is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Raven Teen Titans

11
2,108 2,147
Catwoman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Catwoman Batman

12
1,486 1,057
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Emma Frost X-Men

13
1,514 762
Psylocke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Psylocke Captain Britain

14
1,487 792
Zatanna is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Zatanna Hawkman

15
1,470 748
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 32 Things You Didn't Know About Wolverine

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1,507 939
Ms. Marvel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Ms. Marvel The Avengers

17
1,151 769
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
She-Hulk She-Hulk

18
1,366 753
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Supergirl Action Comics, Superman

19
1,340 1,174
Kitty Pryde is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Kitty Pryde Uncanny X-Men

20
941 739
Elektra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Elektra Daredevil

21
945 760
Invisible Woman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Invisible Woman Marvel 1602

22
1,333 537
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

23
1,162 800
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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1,081 346
Starfire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt1 added Starfire

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918 444
X-23 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt added X-23

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688 694
Mary Jane Watson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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930 644
Hawkgirl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Hawkgirl All Star Comics

28
714 609
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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686 553
Wasp is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Wasp Tales to Astonish

The Best Latino Comic Book Characters The Sexiest Female Comic Book Characters

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605 478
Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Mad Scar added Valkyrie

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534 511
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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669 508
Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters

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749 551
Talia al Ghul is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Talia al Ghul Detective Comics, Batman

34
728 542
Sif is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Sif Journey into Mystery

35
524 540
Jubilee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt added Jubilee

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495 503
Polaris is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
KaylaHumphreys added Polaris

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560 579
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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456 305
Domino is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
sandra-walker-luihn added Domino

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476 599
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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513 304
Gamora is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
brandon-nelms added Gamora

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475 481
Vixen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
charlesminorversion1 added Vixen

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458 509
Spider Woman ( Julia Carpenter... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
charlesminorversion1 added Spider Woman ( Julia Carpenter )

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377 460
Dazzler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt added Dazzler

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380 452
Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Ag47 added Mockingbird

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296 118
Power Girl is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
badoo added Power Girl

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338 410
Cheetah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
mariahhewittt added Cheetah

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456 400
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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427 627
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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314 314
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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369 507
Big Barda is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Female Comic Book Characters
Big Barda Birds of Prey