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Total Nerd Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad  

Whitney S Moore
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List Rules Which superhero would your parents be the happiest to see you date?

Which superhero would you bring home to impress your parents? Do DC heroes or Marvel heroes make better girlfriends and boyfriends? We've all fantasized (right?) about bringing our favorite comic book characters home to meet the parental units and play with the dog before they whisk us away to their secret headquarters. The problem is, even some of our favorite characters aren't the type we'd like to meet our mothers. Sure, Deadpool is hilariously crude and a total badass, but would your father approve of you dating him, young lady? 
 
Vote up the characters you'd be most likely to bring home to Mom and Pop, and add your own favorites as well. Would your mother be more impressed by Batman's suave broodiness, or Spider-Man's beta-dude charm? Vote based on which hero would get your parents' seal of approval, and add any comics heroes you think would make a good impression!
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974 119
Rogue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

2
173 62
Dick Grayson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Nightwing, Detective Comics, Batman

3
173 75
Barbara Gordon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Birds of Prey

4
198 101
Kitty Pryde is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Uncanny X-Men

5
131 79
Flash is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

6
153 104
Jean Grey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

7
119 77
Zatanna is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

8
118 79
Black Canary is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Birds of Prey, Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

9
153 116
Captain America is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Captain America, Volume 5, Captain America Comics

10
123 94
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Superman vs. the Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man, Dying Wish

11
139 112
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

12
98 76
Power Girl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

13
99 96
Superman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Superman/Batman, Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?, Action Comics

14
65 61
Nightcrawler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
MichelleGoff added

15
69 67
Huntress is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

16
69 71
She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

17
84 92
Batman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Superman/Batman, Identity Crisis, Batman Confidential

18
72 78
Thor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Journey into Mystery

19
59 63
Hal Jordan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Green Lantern Corps: Recharge, The Brave and the Bold

20
67 77
Black Cat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

21
54 64
Green Arrow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Identity Crisis, More Fun Comics, Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters

22
49 60
Hawkeye is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

23
49 68
Cyclops is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Astonishing X-Men

24
54 85
Emma Frost is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

25
44 70
Gambit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

26
45 72
Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Iron Man (vol. 4), Iron Man: Extremis Motion Comic, Civil War

27
13 29
Howard the Duck is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Madman1er added

28
41 80
Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad
Marvel Comics Presents, The New Avengers

29
24 62
Ant-Man (Eric O'Grady) is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

30
25 65
Silk Spectre II is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

31
26 76
Hulk is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad

32
9 79
Spawn Godslayer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Superheroes You Can Take Home to Mom and Dad