Best Marvel Comics Characters

The Top Ten

1 Spider-Man Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics existing in its shared universe. The character was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko, and first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) in the ...read more.

Both the MCU movies and the original comics by Stan Lee are great!

There always is Batman and Spiderman who come down to the greatest superheroes of all time. I definitely do love Batman, but not only can he not be the greatest superhero while he has no superpowers, but Spiderman is ten thousand times Batman will ever be. He is the most relateable, heartfelt, and amazing character anyone could ever think of creating. Everyone knows him. His comics do amazingly well, and even though most of the Spider-Man movies don't do the greatest job of displaying and embracing who Peter Parker/Spidey is, they still are (most of them) great movies and some of the best comic book movies I've ever seen. Spider-Man is on the number one spot of this list, and for many reasons we can keep going on and on, he is here to stay.

Spiderman is the single greatest superhero ever. He is the center of Marvel's popularity. Spidey also has the most awesome Marvel villain of all, Venom. Spiderman is the coolest hero I have ever known and all of his movies kick ass. Tobey Maguire was so great as Spiderman, and Andrew Garfield was great too. SPIDERMAN RULES!

Spooder man is the best character in marvel and captain America is trash and licks big shields because he's sad

2 Iron Man Iron Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, as well as its associated media. The character was created by writer and editor Stan Lee, developed by scripter Larry Lieber, and designed by artists Don Heck and Jack Kirby. He made his first appearance ...read more.

Best story arcs / real hero with real situations and personal problems - Dan2431567

Iron man is the coolest guy ever he has 42 different powerful
Armors, he can even control it in at the same time. He is the one who
Save the entire city and the avengers in the movie the avengers.

This should totally be #1. Tony Stark is like the best Marvel character ever. He may be a bit arrogant and the is the whole playboy thing, but he defeats bad guys all thanks to his genius.

When I was young, long before the movie, I wanted to be Tony Stark. - RdrTech

3 Wolverine Wolverine is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly associated with the X-Men. His powers and abilities include a healing factor and his signature adamantium claws and adamantium skeleton.

A remarkable and interesting character with the most badass powers that enables him to showcase fierce and exciting fighting techniques on the screen. The story of Wolverine and basically everything about him makes him the most intense, grittiest and fascinating character in the marvel universe. The Wolverine 2013 is also one of the best movies. Amazing!

Wolverine is an amzing character! Claws make him one of the most violent heroes ever to exist. A rule to me is BLOOD makes a character (Wolverine) awesome!
Wolverine is like the BEST OF THE BEST X-Men Charcter. Wolverine is amazing because of his claws and the power to grab and kill right away.

Wolverines a beast! IF you have read the civil war wolverine series you know what I am talking about. That might just be the best one I have read so far - challey

He is the best there is in what he does! Best background story, best personality and most awesome powers you can get!
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4 Deadpool Deadpool is a fictional antihero created by Marvel who appears in their comics. Deadpool's first appearance was in New Mutants #98 by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza in February of 1991. His powers include self-healing and super strength. He is regarded as one of the funniest characters in comics due ...read more.

Canadian like me, unkillable, 4th wall breaking allows him to enter our universe and get the writers to do what he wants, killed the marvel universe, funniest dude ever, how can he not be the coolest

The funniest ninja on the planet that is getting his own video game!

Are you kidding me deadpool should be number 1 his health regeneration is faster than wolverines and he survived the battle against hulk when wolverine threw him at hulk and wolverine was the only other character that survived.

He should at least be in the top 5! He is Deadpool. He is not the average superhero. He is the one that breaks the mold of average superheroes. He isn't as serious as the other heroes.

5 Captain America Captain Steven Grant Rogers, most known as Steve Rogers or Captain America, is a fictional superhero appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He was a World War II veteran and is known as the world's first superhero. The character was created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon and ...read more.

Based on his ideals, Cap should be the standard superhero everyone should look up to. I do anyway.

Captain america can stinkin' hold both thor weapons!. HE SHOULD BE NUMBER 1!

Though Siderman's great, Cap. is the hero that makes others look like students. He practically is the face of Marvel, underdog to hero. Everyone's favorite story, he's above all the modest and true hero. Not wanting to do it for someone, not revenge, plain and simple. Humbleness is the ruler of great qualities, he takes the gold, silver, and bronze for that. So great that it goes around.

Cap has a pure heart, and his movies are amazing. Every time you see him, you learn a valuable life lesson. We aren't looking for the more powerful characters in the Marvel Universe. We are looking for the true hero who displays what being a superhero and a leader is just as well as Superman, and does the best job of displaying what being a true soldier is like.
Come on, guys. He deserves to be at least on the #3 spot.

6 Hulk Robert Bruce Banner, also known as The Hulk or Bruce Banner, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and was portrayed by Edward Norton and Mark Ruffalo in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Watch any movie or read any comic, it takes multiple heroes/characters to bring down the HULK, or to calm him down. He destroys anything or anyone in his path, the only time I believe where he was in trouble was against COSMIC Spiderman, but please... that's pretty weak. HULK is clearly the #1

Dude, hulk has infinite strength and is known for these deeds. Holding up a mountain, killing the red king, taking down almost all the marvel characters, and (My personal favorite) cracking onslaught's indestructible armor. All the avengers couldn't do it but then they just let out hulk.

HULK is unique in any fashion. A potential rival to Vector the Crocodile, he can smash, thump his chest, lift anything more than two times his very heavy weight and HULK Smash anyone or anything. He is the greatest Marvel hero of all time.

Hulk is the greatest character ever. He can destroy everyone with a single finger.

7 Venom Venom, or the Venom Symbiote, is an alias used by several fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with Spider-Man.

Venom is so cool. He is one of the most iconic villains ever.

Venom is off the chain. I especially like Flash Thompson as Venom.

I think venom is the best because he turns big and small

Venom is cool because he is so bad ass

8 Thor Thor Odinson is a fictional superhero appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, based on the Norse mythological deity of the same name, is the Asgardian god of thunder and possesses the enchanted hammer Mjolnir, which grants him the ability of flight and weather ...read more.

Virtually a god, a mystical hammer, can control the weather with super strength to boot. You just should not logically be able to beat Thor.

Undeniably one of the greatest Marvel Characters ever. The Avengers would be barely anything without at least some version of Thor whether Jane Foster or Odinson. The concept of not being able to lift his hammer, Mjolnir, unless you're worthy, is one of the best twists for a superhero and allows character development for others besides Thor him/herself. This hero deserves a spot on the top 5. Come on, my people. You're seriously gonna let DEADPOOL be taking a higher position than THOR?!?!?

We are talking about strength and Spiderman does not deserve any of that. Thor is definitely the one unless One Above All just destroys him from all his comics. Thor wields one of the strongest weapons in the universe, a hammer called Mjlonir.

Thor should be in the top 5

9 Ghost Rider Ghost Rider is the name of several fictional supernatural antiheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Ghost rider is bad ass in fighting he will beat any character you name.

Ghost Rider can beat anyone in fighting with his fire.

One of the coolest and strongest characters in marvel! Thor, hulk and dr strange are nothing compared to the power of the rider

He is so awesome!

10 Green Goblin The Green Goblin is the alias of several fictional supervillains appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, mostly those starring Spider-Man. The character first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #14, and since then he has become one of the characters most famous villains. He was ...read more.

Best villain in history, surpassing Darth Vader easily in my opinion. If there is a Spiderman movie in the DVD shops, cinemas; or a videogame dedicated to Spiderman, it is all out there thanks to good old Norman Osborn. I have read almost 500 old Amazing Spider-Man comics. Read about at least 600 characters in marvel universe but none was as impressive as Green Goblin and his genius.

Total beast just awesomely creepy

IKR Green Goblin is so awesome! X-P - ScourgetheHedgehog

The Newcomers

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11 Daredevil Daredevil is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Daredevil was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Bill Everett, with an unspecified amount of input from Jack Kirby. ...read more.

This is unbelievable. How does Daredevil not even appear on the top tens? Let's go guys! This guy is legendary! There is no way that Venom should get the 8th spot and Daredevil is on the Honorable Mentions.

Part ninja, part acrobat. Superhuman senses and balance. Matt Murdock is the ultimate underdog in the MU.

Of course daredevil should be up top he's blind and an amazing crime fighting hero I think he's one of the best marvel superheroes

The NETFLIX series is amazing. His origin is. I mean, you're talking about the hero who teamed up with Spidey many times, took part in Civil War, Avengers vs X-Men, and a bunch more epic Marvel events, and even fought the Punisher! With radar sense, Batman-like fighting styles, and legendary foes such as the Kingpin, this is definitely one of my favorite superheroes, and deserves a spit on the top ten list, without question!

12 The Punisher The Punisher is a fictional antihero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by writer Gerry Conway and artist John Romita, Sr., with publisher Stan Lee green-lighting the name.

Frank Castle is the most underrated character in marvel. He is smart, good with a gun, can tolerate enormous amount of pain, and has the most honor out of anyone in comics. Semper-Fi!

13 Dr. Doom Doctor Doom is a Marvel comic book supervillain. His first appearance was in The Fantastic Four #5 (July 1962).

BEst Villian of all time. I have all the comic books that includes him.

Possibly the best fictional character ever created, every true Marvel fan knows about DOOM.

14 Nightcrawler

The charming BAMFing devil. He's as good natured and well mannered as he is deadly. The guy actually teleported from a mission briefing and gave Kitty a NightCrawler soft toy to play with as she was too young to go with the x men to fight. How can you not put someone like that in top 10

One of the best!

So OP

15 Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe) is a mutant superhero appearing in Marvel Comics. Her first appearance was in Giant-Size X-Men #1 in 1975 and was created by Len Wein and Dave Cockrum. Her main super power is weather manipulation.

Ororo Munroe is the most recognizeable female mutant in marvel universe. I like her mohawk look and the different costumes that she wear. I like her style. And most of all, I like her attitude. Her powers are really awesome. She is even considered an omega level mutant. She's my favorite X-man character and her team X-men gold is my favorite too. Storm has a great heart. - RLAAMJR

Though she is claustrophobic, she tries to be strong and fight against evil at all costs. She tries to see through a problem and find solutions analytically unlike Wolverine. Her ability to control the mother nature is one of the most powerful abilities one can have as a mutant.

Probably the most powerful female X-Man along with Jean Grey, Strom is classified as an Omega level mutant. Seriously, what mutant can create tornadoes, storms, and flash floods with a wave of their hand? Her will is impressive and her skills as a thief are one of the best in the Marvel universe. She's way more powerful than her teammates, if you compare her to Nightcrawler, or even Colossus or Iceman.

Storm is the epitome of strong, independent women. She is absolutely unmatched in beauty, grace and power.
Although, they could have chosen a better person to play her in the X-Men Movies... Halle Berry was sorry as hel.. - Celestius

16 Thanos Thanos is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by Jim Starlin and Mike Friedrich. The character first appeared in Iron Man #55 and has been portrayed by actors Damion Poitier and Josh Brolin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Finally a Villain who made Marvel Villain a bigger attention and more recognition to come. GO THANOS! You are very best to know fellow up on!

He's the strongest person in the universe. he has vanquished half the universe already

As person before me say he in avenger infinity war plus he's the second greatest villain of all time number 1 is mistress death (his boss and crush) - MarvelcampomWWE

He's going to be in the new avengers infinity war which is coming out in 2018

17 Carnage Carnage (Cletus Kassidy) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, usually as an enemy of Spider-Man. He appeared for the first time in The Amazing Spider-Man #361.

He's just so relatable

CARNAGE WILL BEAT THE HELL OUT OF SPIDER-MAN

He can duplicate!

18 Loki Loki Laufeyson, or Loki Odinson, is a fictional character appearing in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the adoptive brother and archenemy of Thor, and is known as the "God of Mischief". In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the character has been portrayed by Tom Hiddleston.

Loki is awesome in every way possible in the films, I mean he's played by a great actor, has amazing lines, and can do anything really.

Are you kidding me? Loki is even better than thor! HE SI THE BEST, MORTALS! Google, loki is better than thor, see what you get.

Okay so Loki is cool, but I don't get why people like Thor so much when Loki is so much better. - Anonymousxcxc

Oh come on. Who can't love a villain like this! - Asgardian

19 Magneto Magneto is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men.

I like the younger one better.

He isn't a villain, he is THE villain

Magneto is the best! He should be 1! ! ! ! ! - 111222

The best... either him, mystique, proffesor X, or Storm, or Captain America, or Bucky

20 Mysterio Mysterio is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is most often depicted as an enemy of Spider-Man. He made his debut in The Amazing Spider-Man #13.

He's my all time favorite Marvel Villain. - asantalo

21 Jean Grey Jean Grey, or Jean Grey-Summers, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character has been known under the aliases Marvel Girl, Phoenix, and Dark Phoenix. ...read more.

She can't control her anger and destroys planets. Its just amazing

22 Professor X
23 Cyclops Cyclops is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and is a founding member of the X-Men.

He kicked the avengers ass in a vs x - mikenike87

Best Leader

24 Doctor Strange Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, best known under his alias Doctor Strange, is a fictional superhero created by artist Steve Ditko and writer Stan Lee appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Doctor Strange serves as the Sorcerer Supreme, the primary protector of Earth against magical ...read more.

Doctor Strange isn't it

CAUSE he's BENEDICT YA STUPIDSSS

25 Moon Knight Moon Knight is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Doug Moench and Don Perlin, the character first appeared in Werewolf by Night #32.

A true superhero! Howard the duck being above him baffles me.

He is a sick assassin and so good in age of ultron graphic novel

26 Silver Surfer The Silver Surfer is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Born Norrin Radd, the Silver Surfer's abilities are given to him through the Power Cosmic. His first appearance was in Fantastic Four #48 in 1966 and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. He was ...read more.

The most powerful marvel superhero! Able to manipulate elements of earth through his cosmic power. He can't die, doesn't need food nor water. Above all, he's a surfer

27 Black Panther T'Challa, better known as the Black Panther, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1966, first appearing in Fantastic Four #52 (cover-dated July 1966) in the Silver Age of Comic Books. He is known to be the ...read more.

If these people are gonna disrespect the leader of a entire COUNTRY, then I don't know what to do to the fools. HE SHOULD AT LEAST BE NUMBER FOUR!

Seriously? Black Panther at 31? Ever since I got into Marvel when I was 7, Panther has been my favorite hero. He's extremely underrated, and no one takes him to his full potential. I also would vote for Ultron, Captain America, Vision, and Kang if I could.

He is just the best superhero every no need for explanation

Need I say more how could he not get a spot on the list

28 Shocker
29 Dr. Octopus
30 Groot Groot is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Larry Lieber and Dick Ayers, the character first appeared in Tales to Astonish #13. An extraterrestrial, sentient tree-like creature, the original Groot first appeared as an ...read more.

Groot is very heavy in weight due to his species of a tree. He is also very tall in height. His width never changes when he grows, he yaks himself out into a lanky beanstalk as he is. Groot should be top 1. Spiderman is overrated (yet still a masterpiece whom we need for Marvel to continue). Groot has the ability to absorb wood as food, regenerate, control any tree, form plants and use them to attack others, and even appears as resistant to fire. Groot can also sprout, dramatically increasing mass but even severely inhibiting movement. Groot is not very close to overpowered, but he must be top 1!

I AM GROOT!

I am groot - Batmaniscole

I am groot.

31 Lizard
32 Rhino

Really powerful villain! Should be much higher

33 Iron Fist Iron Fist is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane, Iron Fist first appeared in Marvel Premiere #15.
34 Galactus Galactus is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Formerly a mortal man, Galactus is a cosmic entity who originally consumed planets to sustain his life force, and serves a functional role in the upkeep of the primary Marvel continuity.
35 Star-Lord Star-Lord is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character, created by Steve Englehart and Steve Gan, first appeared in Marvel Preview #4. ...read more.

Come on...Star Lord man

36 Hawkeye Clinton Francis "Clint" Barton, better known as Hawkeye, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is a former special agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., where he worked under the supervision of Phil Coulson. Known for his use of the bow and arrow as his primary weapon, ...read more.

HAWKEYE is awesome, I love the avengers and I love archers

37 The Wasp The Wasp is a fictional superheroine appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Stan Lee, Ernie Hart and Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in Tales to Astonish #44.

She is so damn underrated.Main avenger for years and still no-one cares about her

WOW! ALL THE WAY DOWN HERE

38 Gambit Gambit is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men.

Cool

39 Tombstone
40 Rocket Raccoon Rocket Raccoon is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer Bill Mantlo and artist Keith Giffen, the character first appeared in Marvel Preview #7.

He's just a raccoon sexy doll even though he's alive

Rocket should be higher

41 Ant-Man Ant-Man is the name of several fictional superheroes appearing in books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby, Ant-Man's first appearance was in Tales to Astonish #27.

After the success of this movie, no longer should we ever underestimate or underrate Ant-Man. one of the best Avengers, Ant-Man deserves to be higher.

Ant man can go from ant size to GIANT size and can throw discs to shrink and grow

He should be way way higher.If I had seen him I would defenetly choose hi,

42 Ultron Ultron is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is most recognized as a foe of the Avengers, and has a quasi-familial relationship with several of their members, especially his creator Hank Pym.
43 One Above All

DON'T VOTE JUST because HE IS the MOST POWERFUL - CN121

44 Hydro-Man
45 Scarlet Witch Wanda Maximoff, also known as the Scarlet Witch, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is portrayed by Elizabeth Olsen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She is thought to be one of the most powerful people in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and can ...read more.

Her powers are so amazing. How is she not number 1. She is so powerful and shes one of the few good guys with real powers. I'm annoyed shes 65. So underestimated

Excuse me...who took almost all the mutants powers away?! She almost destroyed the whole mutant race. She should be number one! She would just say no more...dc...marvel...hulk...Spider-Man...or maybe everyone except her!

46 Black Widow Natalia Alianovna Romanoff, most known as Natasha Romanoff or the Black Widow, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. She is one of the most talented spies and assassins in the entire world and is a founding member of the Avengers. The character was created ...read more.

I don't know how great of a "superhero" she is... But without a doubt, #1 in sheer hotness!

Black widow is good at skill

BEST HERO EVER!
SUCK IT, BATMAN!

47 Vulture
48 Nick Fury Colonel Nicholas Joseph Fury is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer/artist Jack Kirby and writer Stan Lee, Fury first appeared in Sgt.

He brang the team together but in avengers the first movie why didn't he just get iron man to get all his suits to help and in captin marvel he gives her a messaging thing why didn't she help hmmm

He IS THE RESON THE OTHER AVENGERS ARE HERE YOU FOOLS

49 Sandman
50 Iceman Iceman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and is a founding member of the X-Men.

A young Omega-level mutant filled with dreams. - aeromaxx777

Ice power mutant omega level

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