Top Ten Comic Book Superheroes

"A superhero is a fictional character who is noted for feats of courage and nobility and who usually has a colorful name and costume which serve to conceal their true identity, and abilities beyond those of normal human beings.

The word superhero originated with Superman, who debuted in 1938, and the stories of superheroes - ranging from episodic adventures to decades-long sagas - have become an entire genre of fiction that has dominated American comic books and crossed over into several other media." (source Wikipedia: Superhero).

This is a list of the most popular comic book superheroes.
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The Top Ten

1
Batman
BATMAN is the best because without superpowers, he is of the level of other superheroes. He has solid personality and he is a very good detective. Without him, Justice league can't sustain. He has extra-ordinary skills and always remains two-step ahead of everyone :)!
Batman murks superman any day. He fights the same dudes as superman and does just as good as him without superpowers.
The great ranking!
I like it very much... Batman... Really an ultimate star
But I think superman should've gained more votes
[Newest]Greatest of all time
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2Super Commando Dhruva
Super Commando Dhruva is actually one of those heroes who has not been inspired from any other character in the world and has a very unique Identity. Unlike any other Super Hero, Super Commando Dhruva, doesn't carry any weapons, except his Star Belt which he uses in extreme emergencies, and instead uses anything appropriate that finds on situation as a weapon. His main power is that he is exceptionally witty and sometimes even overcome situations without use of any weapons. Many of his foes who were once danger for society have become his friends and help him in missions from time to time, all because how he tackled them, and the self realization that they are doing wrong. I don't think any other comic super hero has ever made his foe a friend. That's why I say he is very unique, right above the list with Batman.
My friend, I love Super Commando Dhruv too, but we must accept that he has been heavily influenced and sometimes copied from Batman, Robin (Jason Todd) and Bucky Barnes.
Rank doesn't matter for me because the comics readers in India are very less in comparison to western countries. And the comics readers outside India are not aware about Super Commando Dhruv because we don't have any movie or T.V. series, English comics or something like that. But as I have read both indian and foreign comics I am quite sure that Dhruv is in the top league with Batman and Spider man and much better than anyone else.
Best selling hero in India.
[Newest]The best of All the heroes... he is the superhero closest to reality
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3Spider-Man
He is what I how think a real person would be if he or she became a superhero, because he's not perfect, he gets scared and feels gulit, and lots of it. Plus he hates being a superhero sometimes, but he feels responsible because of his superpowers, so he can never quit.
Spider-man is icon superhero in the world... He's humorous, responsibility, care ^^ much women fall in love with him... So I want like him. He's Smart, Strong, just a nerd, ^^ low profile.
Spiderman is the best hands down he can crawl on walls, pickup cars, swing on webs and he gets a ton of hot chicks.

[Newest]He is the best! Loved him since I was little and is just awesome
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4Superman
Superman is the number one hero of all time, he stands for truth & justice.
He has the ability to rescue in one part of the world and fly to the other side of the world in a blink of an eye to rescue others there.
Superman never crosses the line unless under the spell off some kind of kryptonite, all other superheros would cross the line to destroy evil.
Batman comes in second for his morals but without his toys and special ancient martial arts training he would be nothing and is no match for superman in any way.
He's basically the first superhero ever created; if it weren't for Superman there wouldn't be no Batman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, Flash, Spider-Man, Green Lantern, etc. He is also the most kind and moral superhero out there. Superman is who I inspire to be like, but not in having super-powers; but in making the right decisions. Superman is an inspiration to me, and is who humanity should strive to be like. Superman is the perfect superhero.
Superman is better than any other superheroes ever created. His leadership, his will and his never ending battle for truth, justice and the American Way is what makes him so awesome.

Heman

[Newest]I think Superman is the best because someone could shoot Superman with a gun and Superman won't even get hurt by it! Superman won't get hurt if someone punch him either! Superman is really fast and strong! Superman can jump really high and fly and see through things! Superman is my favorite Superhero!
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5Wolverine
Maybe he isn't the best ever, but he definitely deserves to be above SUPERMAN. Superman is a boring superhero because he has no dark side, he is too OP, and he isn't interesting to read about because he has no depth! He's just one-dimensional. So maybe Wolverine doesn't deserve to be number one, but there's no way we can let him be below Superman.
Its not about who can win... The story of wolverine and the x men is by far the best... Wolverine should be number one I mean he's a total badass
Wolverine is the best, He is awesome Ugh I hate all the DC people in the top two people who have no clue about comics just vote for them because they are the most popular to seven year olds. GO MARVEL!
[Newest]Should be number 1 beats batman enough said

6Iron Man
Tony Stark is the Marvel equivalent of DC's Bruce Wayne. His awesome suits gives variety and we all know, "variety is the spice of death. "
He is just one great kickass character! Love his style attitude and everything about him his amazing... He is never dark oriented.. And an awesome show off!
Kick anyone's ass with gadgets and gizmos he even defeated the hulk
[Newest]Genius Billionaire playboy philanthropist!

7Nagraj
Nagraj a most powerful Indian superhero. He have snakes power like- many types of snake, invisibility, lot of arms power and more...
Nagraj has more power than maximum super heros he should have rank near about 10th
Nagraj is so powerful have his snake in lot of numbers his poison is so hard no one can take it.
[Newest]THe most powerful hero
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8The Hulk
Hulk can take on any revenge and any battle if ya like green he would be the kind of guy to look up to. What will the incredible hulk do now
Hulk is the strongest one there is. He is this because as a fight goes on he never gets tired and his strength increases as he gets madder. So in essence, Hulks power is not limited. I have never seen any being quite like him and have been a fan of him for 18 years now. He is and always will be "The Strongest One There Is! "
There's not much to say about the Hulk, except that his brutality and strength simply make an enjoyable read. When Hulk takes a hit, you'll see the damage.
[newest]
The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets.

9Captain America
Captain America is one of the only comic book heroes that could actually be called a hero in real life. It's his personality, the grace in his eye, the pride in his heart and his courage that makes Captain great. As opposed to supermans strength or batmans gadgets. Captain America to me is what a hero should be.
He's got a shield!
He was my first favorite superhero and I will miss him.
[Newest]If you built a Superhero from the ground, it would look like Captain America. Cap defines what a superhero is. He has risked his life countless times for truth and justice. It's his sacrifices and leadership that truly make him the perfect superhero. He doesn't have Hulk's strength, or Iron Man's gadgets, or Thor's powers. But he has pride, and he always fights for what's right, and has often overcome people who are superior to him on paper. Captain America owns the title "First Avenger."

10Doga
He just not solve the problem. He Destroy the problem
His passion against crime is amazing.
Great work by raj comics.
[Newest]Doga is best ever character created by raj comics
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The Contenders

11The Flash
The Flash deserves the title of The Best Superhero ever. He is the fastest, and coolest. He isn't superstrong but doesn't need to be because he can overpower strength with his speed. One flash died to save earth. He is just plain the best. Ever.
The Flash's speed would put Superman scrunched up in a corner, and he would be able to do anything to stop all the others because of his incredibly fast thinking! He's by far the #1!
The speed force gives him so many more powers than just speed too. He can phase through objects, travel through time and to other dimensions, and can turn invisible. And if its Wally West we're talking about, he's got the funniest quips in all of comics (sorry spidey and dadpool). Add to that one of the best rogue's galleries and he by far the best.
[Newest]Flash is so fast he could beat any villain before they knew he was there. His speed allows him to beat people with superstrength. Wally West could even heal people using the speed force.

12Thor
There is a zepplin song pretty much dedicated to him. Now that's just badass. I still think captain America is better because he's an American hero and he's all American
Odin- The Halls of Valhalla- the Majik Mjilnor- the Son of a God- lightning power- Thor rules

damersh

He's the god of thunder has beaten the HULK and the THING with both of their powers magically augmented (thing was powerful enough to nearly kill red hulk) I mean come on hed just pure bada
[Newest]Who could beat him?

13Green Lantern
Simply a very awesome idea for a super hero. He should definitely have a higher vote than Aqualad, Goku, and Cat Woman, if not wonder woman as well.
Green Lantern is the best super her ever! I got to write an essay on any super hero I wanted and I chose Green Lantern. He should totally be number 1!
Nothing to say really. He is just awesome. But, the fact that his abilities were not magically given to him, that they are actually a piece of extraterrestrial tech and that there are others like him, is awesome.
[Newest]I think that a super hero is only limited by their imagination and that's the best of the lanterns. Any thought is possible.

14Wonder Woman
She's a super-powered amazon with powers and weapons granted to her by the greek gods themselves. She's one of the best superheroines ever created.
The best of the best there is but needs the proper attention given to her. With the proper writer and artist this lady outdoes anyone else around and that includes the guys.
All of the above could kick her @$$ but she is most definitely the hottest super hero
[Newest]The only female superhero to make it to the top 10 list.

15Goku
Goku would win against any superhero in the world. Goku is the best. KAMEHAMEHA! Will blast you away. Batman has no real powers and his so called intelligence would be easily overshadowed by Bulma. Also Goku would just brutally beat anyone. Goku can destroy planets easily and even universes and Solar Systems. Now vote for Son Goku!
The world of Dragon Ball Z over the world of any other super hero! Its not just goku vs a couple different bad guys, There's Vegeta whos both bad and good, Trunks who comes back from the future but then also grows up in real time to be a great fighter, Gohan with his amazing power hidden within, Vilians with multiple forms, etc etc etc. Goku and company #1 for sure!
Instant transimition, super sayian, kamehameha, spirit bomb, dragon fist, hyper speed, hyper strength, he can squash the planet blow it to dust, funny, kind, caring, great dad, great friend, compassion, and he eats a lot what could be better than that
[Newest]Goku is the world's strongest.

16Deadpool
Wade is the coolest ever. I have no idea why they killed him off in origins. And he shouldn't be able to die in the first place
He messes with his enemies head as much as his allies. Teamed up with Alex Hayden and your begging for nonsense and mayhem.
Deadpool is easily the coolest comic book hero/anti hero. He's so cool about everything and well... he broke the fourth wall people... the fourth wall...
[Newest]Deadpool is uncoordinated and is really just an idiot.

17Shakitmaan
Too good...one of the best Indian hero who taught everything with fun n action...moreover he had an emotional side too and had a sweet crush on Geeta...the reporter! It had made students crazy with his action of revolving...ten on ten.
The first indian ' Digital super hero '
First time in india people running home to watch a superhero ( before this only God's serial do the same..). Students bunk their school. Madness for shaktiman dress...
Too awesome

18Parmanu
Parmanu! A "24/7" Superhero with multiple superpowers & when he is not beating the crap out of mega-villains he is still fighting against crime as Inspector Vinay, a Delhi Police Cop. He handles villains with supernatural powers as well as India's top Dons, strategists specialist in mind games and evil schemes. Oh...Did I mention he is also a part time model/actor.

- Mohit Sharma (Trendy Baba)
An indian superhero having great powers like invisibility, shrinking of size, atomic energy etc.
Is an Indian comic super hero with lots of power he can fly, he has a super belt. Lovely character in yellow dress.
[Newest]He contains the power of atom

19Cat Woman
Catwomen isn't really a superhero I mean she is a jewel theif

9361721

I kinda like her and I don't like the comment you put above me. SHES A CAT AND I REALLY LOVE CATS.

20Chacha Chaudhary
Best Character since childhood.
Chacha chaudhary had brain which worked faster than computers.
One of my childhood favorites!
[Newest]Awesome childhood increasing brains

21Daredevil
He is blind and can still beat criminals much more impressive than Iron Man

Kafka

Poor Daredevil! He has lost 3 girlfriends to bullseye! D:

bluefoxx2346

He's a BEESHT! I mean, what a tank!

22Optimus Prime
Who can forget transformers

23Bankelal
Bankelal is an Indian comic book character, one of a number of titles published by Raj Comics. He is presented as the "Hasya Samrat"(King of comedy) as the main motive is to arouse laughter and fun among readers through his mischief.
He is the one who can bring life our if death, courtesy lord Shiva
No-one can match Bankelal when it comes to humour

24Rorschach
Surprised he isn't further up the list with "real" superheroes having gained popularity and comics turned film like Kick-Ass.
The best hero, with real conscience, so much so that even in the face of death (He died eventually), he had the courage to stand up against his old friends. To stand up against your enemies is on thing but to stand up against your friends takes another level of conviction.
Stick up for the little guy! Why does everyone hate watchmen so much!? HE WAS EPIC!

Dr_Sandvichius


25Spawn
spawn kiks but and can beat anyone
Spawn was given his powers by the devil and uses them to fight evil, bad ass!
Is spawn marvel dc or neither

26Ghost Rider
This guy can match up most superheroes, vote for him or feel the Penance Stare!

LordA117

Most prominent character fro marvel. I like burnig rider.

27Nightwing
Has developed from a pun churning, pixie booted sidekick to a full on hero in his own right. Plus, he donned cape and cowl and became a refreshingly different Dark Knight! Come on, show the boy some love!
He is the original robin revamped to kick ass. He is armed with two poles and should be recognized for his raw awesomeness

Clive888

Learned from the dark knight good acrobat too fast to damage and let's face it. He's taken on some of batmans villains and isn't as strong as the bat.
[Newest]He even became Batman once when Bruce Wayne was "dead", and anybody that can actually become Batman is awesome!

28Aquaman
The definitive under-rated superhero. Aquaman does a lot more than simply talk to fish. He polices and is the king of the entire sea. Also his strength level is on par with Superman's and has an impressive array of allies like his sidekick Aqualad, his wife Mera, the Justice League, and of course his pet walrus Tusky.

29Blade
He is a action pack superhero!
crazy vampier killer man!! yeah!

30Punisher
When you need a man to get the job done; you call the Punisher. Most superheroes will throw the villains intro prison or some other magical place where they will eventually escape, obviously. So a straight out kill can do the trick any day.
The Best Super Hero of all! No question about it. He is realistic, and I love his motives for his actions. Mostly, supperheros just kick butt to kick butt. But the punisher kicks butt for revenge. =)
punisher by garth ennis is a great read but it will destroy your confidence in humanity.

31Green Arrow
Green Arrow because he is basically Batman, Batman is rich- Green Arrow is rich, etc
He is specially trained and is great with arrows
He became one of my favorite superheroes since the T.V. show arrow
Except green arrows really lame and batmans awesome

32Captain Marvel
Look him up has the power of multiple gods

33V

34Black Widow

35Bhokal
Bhokal is one of the best super hero and comics of him I still read on

36Cyclops

37The Human Torch

38Hawaldar Bahadur
Hawaldar Bahadur is a comedian character and a police constable. He is a thin man having a long moustache and a stick in his hand.
Havaldar bahadur. He's not a superhero but defeated many supervillians. And even angels, devils, Jinns calls him when in trouble and he solves there problem. The most funniest character I have ever read.

39Bheriya
A very very mysterious superhero created by Dheeraj Verma.he is original, stylish and unique.one of the finest from raj comics
The god of the jungle born as an crossbreed of human and wolf 50000 years ago.Bheriya is an Indian comic book character, published by Raj Comics. Bheriya was created by Dheeraj Verma in December 1993.
.In 1997 India's first digitally colored comicbook Kobi aur Bheriya was published.

40Vegeta
Vegeta badass goku is strongest and vegeta has beaten him before

41Storm
Storm is awesome. She has been worshipped as a goddess. And has kicked ass and taken names for a long time now.

42Jean Grey
Yeah definitely the most powerful superhero in the X-men lineup! She probably can go up on her own, be the entire X-men team actually!
Phoenix, Marvel Girl, the first student of Xavier. She is one of the most powerful heroes in the marvel universe.
Phoenix is almost invinsible, if you consider her enormous powers... She can evaporate you in a nanosecond if she wishes... No chance for anybody to even get close... Since she can produce force fields with her mind, no chance for anybody...
[Newest]What the HELL is Jean Grey doing at no. 22? Move her up before I destroy the world.

43Aqualad
"such a cool hero. hell of a lot better then Aquaman. i mean, at least Aqualad has power over water, not just the dumb fish. u gotta respect him for being the first sidekick to be cooler than his mentor.
I think we can all agree that Aqualad was always there for us when we needed him most...When we were drowning, or base diving without ropes, or doing other dumb things that had something to do with water. He'll always be just a cut above the rest.

Vooduon

aqualad is just the coolest he can breathe under water!

madurotoejam


44Ms. Marvel
i think she is goog just because shes a women doesn`t mean shes not tough
I dont know what she is but i might do her for science

45Gambit
If everybody knew Gambit, he would be number one. He is only 21 on this list because he isn't in many comic books.
super energy producer...! he got super style!

JonathanMartini1231

wooot i love his royal flush move! wooot!
the best deadly gambler
and he got ROUGE, shes hot

46He-Man

47Flash Gordon

48Scarlet Witch
Hottest woman from comic books

Alexandr


49Phantom
Almost every super hero owes so much to him. He is the one who really defined the rules what a super hero should be.
Protector of the Jungle..the Ghost who walks

50Hawkeye

51Deathstroke
Deathstroke is not a superhero!

HeRo657


52Sonic the Hedgehog

53Nightcrawler

54Silver Surfer
Are you kidding me... Captain America and Goku are ahead of the Silver Surfer? The Silver Surfer is hands down the most underrated super hero of all time.
barring jean grey would kick the top tens arse at the same time

bromleymonkey

A slave who killed conquer of universes.
Dude he is number one.
He is the most amazing. g character

55Power Girl
They r cute n intelligent..

56Cassie Hack

57One Above All

58Professor X
As long as they do not wear mind-protecting helmets, Xavier can make any villain completely and senselessly insane my simply using his big mind.

59Captain Planet

60Kick-Ass
A normal kid that wanted to be a hero, got his ass handed to him, got metal implants, learned martial arts and went on a total TEAR!

61Megaman
Super fighting robot!
Mega Man! Mega Man's a badass (or X)
But I don't remember being a comic book hero! I remember Mega Man being an anime show! :D Hey! Speaking of anime! I should show the mega man show to my friend who loves anime/manga!

sagat2010

I love the Megaman Manga! He's just the best superhero around! He respects people's choices and is super-brave!

62Winter Soldier
Followed since page one.

rayroadcrossing


63Chuck Norris

64Invisible Woman
She is the Jean Grey of the Fantastic Four, except she can also disappear in addition to her kinetic powers.

65Spider Woman

66Golden Girl
everyone forgets golden girl and i didn't even know she existed until today but she looks like pretty good superhero

67Bills

68Bigby Wolf

69Captain Atom

70Robin
Didn't seem to help batman out much but is definitely one of the most well known side-kicks
The sidekick of Batman. The Boy Wonder. Also home to 5 regular people.

71Gogeta

72Luke Cage

73John Constantine
This guy needs to be on top 10
The most interesting sorcerer with almost a supernatural habbit for smoking
I think he is awesome and have unique apperance

74Super Inggo
The cutest and youngest superhero.

75Rogue
Can take anyone's power by touching them and they pass out. Okay some times she does too, but still top 10 easy.

76The Thing

77Huntress

78The Crow

79Vegito

80Arm Fall Off Boy
I can see why this so called ''hero'' did not make the top ten.
My idol.. Beats superman every time!
This guy is so stupid... The ability to have your arm fall off... Whaaa?

81Emma Frost
Is the best superheroine in the whole supernatural world
Not only is she hot but her powers are amazing and she can be such a b****

82Raven
How the heck raven is #71 I will never know
Her dads a bad ass demon, who by the way SHE BEAT BY HERSELF!
She has power over DARK energy shes funny as without trying
And lets not forget how she kicked dr lights (along with many others) arse
She should be number 1
!

83Angara
Jungle hero with ultimate friendship with all the jungle inmates

84Black Canary
I would 69 her any day heh heh heh... What am I doing with my life...

85Sylar
He has the power to understand things better... And take your powers!
How is he not number one?
legendary superkller nothing will get in his way he would kill superman so easy legend

86Judah Maccabee
strongest warrior in the galaxy,
superman bring it on

87Cable
Unlimited POWER! Cable could potentially be the most powerful super hero out there!

88Carnage

89Underdog
Just a dog people just a dog

90Iceman

91Nick J. Fury
He's the leader of the avengers

92Doctor Who
The Doctor has saved the universe a trillion times, way more than a ny other super heoro in the world! How can he be so low down? He is awesome and forever changing, he has so many different sides to him but he is always a great guy and he made so many sacrifices to save Earth and the universe and he's not even human!

93Billoo

94Pedro Penduko
A very funny but smart hero haha

95Ant-Man (Eric O'Grady)

96Vampirella
Amazing woman! Should be much higher

97Chandika
She is a genius. Sister of scd. She loves her brother super commando dhurvso much. So she became chandika to support her lovly bro and then villain call him superheroin

98Black Panther

99Judge Dredd

100Madman

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