Total Nerd Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film  

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List Rules Add and vote up the comic characters who should be in movies

Certain comic book characters definitely lend themselves to film better than others.

Sometimes it's their costume, or their power-set being cinematically dynamic (how Hydroman made this list), or how necessary they are to the universe, or even to a specific storyline. Many heroes and villains out there deserve their turn in the limelight. With Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel showed no character is too obscure to delight fans, and with Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Dark Knight they proved that you really can have multiple villains work in a single film... unlike the disasters that are Spider-Man 3 and Batman & Robin.

From fan favorites (Carnage!) to how-do-they-not-have-a-movie-yet?! (Ms. Marvel, and yes we know it's eventually coming but it's not here yet), these are the comic characters we should see in movies. We also added characters that need to be redone in the comic book film industry (Green Lantern... among others).

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Carnage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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2,581 693
Venom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

3
2,153 869
Gambit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

4
1,976 784
Deathstroke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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1,632 817
Cable is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

6
1,499 815
Moon Knight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

7
1,991 891
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
Batman Beyond

8
1,419 728
Galactus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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9
1,529 796
Martian Manhunter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

10
1,219 625
Darkseid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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1,438 794
Ms. Marvel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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1,403 443
spawn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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1,057 768
Mysterio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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286 109
Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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1,119 818
Green Arrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
Identity Crisis, More Fun Comics, Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

16
964 392
Silver Surfer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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1,081 890
Aquaman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
More Fun Comics

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1,091 826
Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew) is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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1,134 733
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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907 757
Black Canary is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
Birds of Prey, Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

21
867 158
Nightwing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
Josh Drury added Nightwing

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975 800
Iron Fist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
The New Avengers

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1,088 741
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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1,217 639
Lobo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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1,092 756
Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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744 700
Brainiac is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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741 720
Hawkgirl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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827 714
Luke Cage is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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799 436
Spider-Man Noir is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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709 597
Doctor Fate is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
ChrisTraub added More Fun Comics

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751 348
Juggernaut is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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814 599
Cyborg is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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770 379
Nova (Richard Rider) is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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869 560
Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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633 314
Mister Sinister is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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630 326
John Constantine is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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745 614
Solomon Grundy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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690 559
The Wasp is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
The Wasp

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592 679
Enchantress is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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594 463
Taskmaster is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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781 515
Shazam is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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502 339
Black Bolt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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585 742
Namor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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532 407
Wally West is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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623 627
Omega Red is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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540 335
Beast Boy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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513 289
Black Adam is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film

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503 407
Toxin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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492 419
Power Girl is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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571 517
Blue Beetle is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Comic Book Characters We Want to See on Film
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