Total Nerd The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite heroes who possess the awesome ability to travel through time.

Superheroes have all sorts of powers, from flight to being bulletproof, but there's one superpower many would argue to be the very best of them all: the ability to travel through time. Throughout the years, there have been a ton of superheroes who have this ability. Some acquired it naturally, while others learned how to manipulate the space-time continuum through the use of some insane technology.

Let's face it: it's not easy to break out of one time and enter into another, but there are some who have done it. Leaving the obvious villains like Doctor Doom aside, the superheroes of Marvel, DC, Image, and other comic book universes have figured out time travel and have used it to help achieve their goals. Not everyone who jumps about in time ends up mucking it up and creating events like the Flash, but there are those who travel through time without creating much of a fuss.

Here is a list of popular superheroes who can time travel, but it's up to you to determine who is the best! Don't forget to cast your vote and see which superhero jumps to the top as the best time-traveling superhero of them all!

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Flash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, Daddy Day Care, DC Universe
The Flash is a fictional superhero who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics. Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert, the original Flash first appeared in Flash ...more
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15 8
Cable is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Marvel Universe
Cable is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most commonly in association with X-Force and the X-Men. The character first appeared as Nathan ...more
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17 10
Doctor Strange is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Dr. Strange, Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme, Marvel Universe
Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, best known under his alias Doctor Strange, is a fictional superhero that appears in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. A former neurosurgeon, ...more
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9 4
Green Lantern is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
American Splendor, Green Lantern, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
Green Lantern is the name of a number of fictional superheroes that appear in American comic books published by DC Comics. They fight evil with the aid of power rings that grant them a variety ...more
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9 7
Spider-Man 2099 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Marvel Universe
Spider-Man 2099 is a fictional superhero created by Peter David and Rick Leonardi in 1992 for Marvel Comics' Marvel 2099 comic book line. His secret alter ego is Miguel O'Hara, a brilliant ...more
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11 11
Iris West Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
The Flash, DC Universe
Iris West Allen is a fictional character who appears in various DC Comics publications. She is a one-time wife of the second Flash, Barry Allen, the aunt of the third Flash, Wally West, and the ...more
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7 8
Waverider is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
DC Universe
Waverider is a fictional superhero in the DC Comics universe, a time traveler who was merged with the time stream. Waverider first appeared in Armageddon 2001 #1 and was created by Archie ...more
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5 6
The Doctor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
The Shakespeare Code, Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death, Doctor Who
The Doctor is a fictional character from 1999 film Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death.
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5 7
Rip Hunter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
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6 10
Booster Gold is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
DC Universe
Booster Gold is a fictional DC Comics superhero created by Dan Jurgens. He first appeared in Booster Gold #1 and has been a member of the Justice League. The character is initially depicted as a ...more
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4 8
Timeslip is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Timeslip is a fictional mutant character, a Marvel Comics superheroine and the last addition to the New Warriors before the cancellation of their original series. Timeslip first appeared in New ...more
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3 7
Bishop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Marvel Universe
Bishop is a fictional comic book superhero, appearing in books published by Marvel Comics, in particular the X-Men family of books. Bishop first appears as a member of Xavier's Security ...more
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2 6
Deathlok is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Marvel Universe
Deathlok is a fictional character, a cyborg superhero who appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. He first appeared in Astonishing Tales #25, and was created by Rich Buckler and Doug ...more
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4 9
Doctor Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Watchmen, Watchmen
Doctor Manhattan, often stylized as Dr. Manhattan, is a fictional character who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics. He debuted in the graphic novel miniseries Watchmen, ...more
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2 7
Franklin Richards is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Time-Traveling Superheroes
Marvel Universe
Franklin Benjamin Richards is a fictional comic book character appearing in books published by Marvel Comics, usually as a supporting character in Fantastic Four. He's generally portrayed as a ...more