Top 10 3rd Party Superheroes

While DC and Marvel share the largest and most recognizable vault of superhero characters, there are some heroes and heroines from independent creators and 3rd party companies that have made a big name for themselves too. Some are very old, and some are quite new. Here they are:

The Top Ten

1 Spawn Spawn Spawn is a fictional character, an antihero and hellish Superhero that appears in a monthly comic book of the same name published by American company Image Comics.

Was top dog in the 90s. - ShuhBanggg

2 Captain Marvel Captain Marvel Ms. Marvel is the name of several fictional superheroes appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics.

A great character - iliekpiez

This character was originally from Fawcette Comics. DC thought the character was too similar to Superman and filed a law suit. They later bought the character and eventually renamed him Shazam. And now he's getting his own movie. - ShuhBanggg

3 Ladybug Ladybug She is a main protagonist in Miraculous Ladybug. Her civilian self is Marinette Dupain-Cheng. Unlike Marinette who is really clumsy, kind, and dorky, Ladybug is serious when she fighting the akuma villains. Ironically, she rejects Chat Noir's flirtation despite her civilian self have crush to Adrien more.

Oh my god I love Miraculous - TwilightKitsune

While Marvel and DC mostly base their characters in the USA, this little bug's creator based her in France. - ShuhBanggg

4 Danny Phantom Danny Phantom Daniel "Danny" Fenton, also known by his alias Danny Phantom, is the half-human/half-ghost protagonist of the television series Danny Phantom. As the ghostly superhero Danny Phantom, he protects the citizens of Amity Park from the dangerous ghosts of the Ghost Zone.

Going ghost! - ShuhBanggg

5 Hellboy Hellboy Hellboy is a fictional superhero created by writer-artist Mike Mignola. The character first appeared in San Diego Comic-Con Comics #2.

Was a playable character in Injustice 2, and is now slated to get another movie in 2019. - ShuhBanggg

I love this character so much, and I really like his movies too. I hope he can get a movie trilogy or a T.V. series. - iliekpiez

6 Inspector Gadget Inspector Gadget
7 Static Shock Static Shock

Another character eventually bought by DC. Was made because of the lacking number of black heroes in comic books. - ShuhBanggg

8 He-Man He-Man He-Man is the principal character of a series of comic books and several animated television series, characterized by his superhuman strength.
9 Darkwing Duck Darkwing Duck Darkwing Duck is an American animated action-adventure comedy television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation that first ran from 1991 to 1992 on both the syndicated programming block The Disney Afternoon and Saturday mornings on ABC.
10 Tommy Oliver Tommy Oliver Thomas Oliver is a fictional character and the overarching main protagonist of the American live-action television franchise Power Rangers.

The Newcomers

? Chat Noir Chat Noir Chat Noir (read: "Sha Nu-ar", also called "Cat Noir" in English dub, "Black Cat" in Korean dub or "Super Cat" in Russian dub) is a deuteragonist from the French show "Miraculous Ladybug". Unlike his civilian self, Adrien Agreste, who actually very calm, polite, and kind, he is snarky, active, cocky, more.
? BoBoiBoy BoBoiBoy

The Contenders

11 Rorschach Rorschach Rorschach is a fictional anti-hero who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics. He first debuted in the graphic novel Watchmen, published from 1986-1987. Rorschach was created by writer Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.

Rorschack's gonna kill everyone above him if they don't move NOW

12 Raphael Raphael Raphael, nickname Raph or Rap, is a fictional character and one of the four main characters of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics and all related media.
13 Leonard the Duck Leonard the Duck

The result of the greatest comic heist of all time: The creator of Howard the Duck worked for Marvel, but he lost the rights to his character. Devastated, he left Marvel and went to work at Image Comics. Later on, Marvel asked him to make a crossover comic between Marvel and Image. He agreed and made a crossover featuring Howard the Duck. At the end of the comic, Howard the Duck goes to the Image universe, and a clone of Howard goes back to the Marvel universe. The real Howard renamed himself Leonard and remains at Image. - ShuhBanggg

14 Zero

Also known as Lelouch Lamperouge. - girlcool

15 Space Ghost Space Ghost Space Ghost is a fictional character created by Hanna-Barbera Productions and designed by Alex Toth for CBS in the 1960s.
16 Invincible Invincible

Kind of a Superman clone, this character was created by the same guy who created Walking Dead. - ShuhBanggg

17 Mr. Incredible Mr. Incredible Robert "Bob" Parr, also known as Mr. Incredible, is the protagonist of The Incredibles and is the deuteragonist of Incredibles 2.
18 V for Vendetta
19 Captain Underpants Captain Underpants
20 Green Hornet Green Hornet

Briefly had a T.V. show that lasted one season, and famously starring Bruce Lee. - ShuhBanggg

21 The Mask The Mask

The creator based this character on the Joker. - ShuhBanggg

22 Megamind Megamind
23 Secret Squirrel Secret Squirrel
24 Gru Gru Felonius Gru is the main character of Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, and Despicable Me 3, alongside Mel and a minor character in Minions.
25 Scud the Disposable Assassin
26 Goku Goku Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. more.

Not a superhero more of a overpowered alien to me...

27 Sailor Moon Sailor Moon Sailor Moon is the main character of the show Sailor Moon. She is named Usagi Tsukino when not Sailor Moon. Usagi meets Luna and Luna says that she is searching for the Moon princess. Luna gives Usagi a brooch that gives her the ability to transform into Sailor Moon. Usagi is usually happy and cheerful, more.
28 Black Reaper Black Reaper
29 Earthworm Jim Earthworm Jim Earthworm Jim is the main protagonist of the Earthwork Jim video game series as a worm who's life changed after coming in contact with a cyber suit that granted him special powers to battle the likes of his nemesis like Evil the Cat, Psycrow, Queen Slug for a Butt and Bob the Killer Gold FIsh, in the more.
30 Chapulin Colorado
31 Nanoha Takamachi Nanoha Takamachi
32 Shana Shana
33 El Tigre El Tigre
34 One Punch Man One Punch Man One-Punch Man is an ongoing, online, web comic, which was later adapted into a Manga and Anime series . Created by ONE in 2009, It gained popularity, and soon after, went viral in 2012, surpassing 7 . 9 million views . One-Punch Man (OPM for short) focuses on the protagonist Saitama (Who is named after more.
35 Crimson Chin
36 Captain Planet Captain Planet
37 Crash Nebula
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1. Captain Marvel
2. Danny Phantom
3. Ladybug
1. Tommy Oliver
2. He-Man
3. Inspector Gadget
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2. Spawn
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