Best DC Comics Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Batman Batman Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27.

I think there is not doubt that Batman is the best Superhero in DC comics. He is one of the most interesting characters, the supporting cast is almost flawless and, of course, the best rogues gallery in all of comic book history. Plus, thanks to Nolan's trilogy and Arkham games, he has been spreading through media faster than any other heroes. Let's just hope Zack Snyder doesn't mess his reputation up with the upcoming movie.

Batman is the one with the best stories and has the strongest mind of them all. He has the tactical advantage in nearly every situation and his combat skills are often unmatched. How does that not indicate on him being the best DC hero of all time? With a little of preparation time Batman is able to take down anyone, even Superman! All of this he achieves with no superpowers, just his mind, combat skills, detective skills, tactics and gadgets. He is pure awesomeness.

Batman is interesting he has overcome the most obstacles to become the hero he is today, he has the most interesting list of the most interesting villains EVER and has proven to always be interesting no matter where he turns up. He has a backup plan to put all other herbs out of commission and he could do it so fast they wouldn't even see it.

HE IS SAVAGE!

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2 The Flash The Flash

The Flash is possibly the most important character in DC, if not all of comics. The Flash (either Barry Allen, Wally West, or Bart Allen) has been at the center of every major DC event in history, and the history of The Flash is pretty much linked with the history of DC itself. In the Golden Age, Jay Garrick Flash was one of the first superheroes, but after WWII people didn't really care about superheroes that much (punching Hitler wasn't cool anymore). So DC rebooted Flash as Barry Allen, a mild-mannered police scientist, and people loved him so much that they started buying comics again, and DC rebooted Green Lantern, Atom, and many more. This is around the time Marvel started being a thing, and they were helped by the jump in comic sales caused by The Flash. So essentially, Flash saved not only DC comics, but all of superhero comics. He is also a superhero who is truly more than the man under the mask. Sure, Batman is "an idea", and so is Superman, but it'll always be ...more

He is the man with unimaginable and dangerous powers. The Flash is not just a man or a superhero who runs fast but, he is the person with truly responsible superpowers. Without showing of or threatening people like any other superheroes he do his work very efficiently. His cool personality makes him a better citizen as well as a superhero having positive thinking. Every superhero has their own personal issues and they dragged the whole world into some worst situations where they cannot reset the things. But The Flash is only one who changed the course of history and reset it as it is. as a normal person for me The Flash is only one who cares about feelings of others. He is very sensitive person and respect the feelings of people. That's why he is the REAL SUPERHERO.

The Flash is one of the best and the most important characters in the DC multiverse. No offense, batman, but HE CHANGED AN ENTIRE DC TIMELINE! (The Flashpoint). He also gives people hope and inspires them in a way no other superhero has ever done so. And the most important of all- his personality, his charming, funny personality gives him an edge where he seems relaxed even when the situations at at their worse. I think, the Flash can easily take down all the marvel Avengers by himself.

He is awesome and so is the show

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3 Superman Superman Superman is a comic character. And probably the first powerful superhero in the fictional world.The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933. It was published by DC comics.The first animated superhero movie was superman.The ...read more.

I never really liked Superman that much and I never really knew why, it's just whenever I see him he's always saving the entire world from a bald guy he could just throw in a jail cell and he couldn't do anything about it. True batman doesn't kill and pretty much causes more destruction with letting the villains live but Batman has more interesting enemy's and stories so that can all be made up with bat and awesomeness. Superman just sucks.

I never really enjoyed Superman as a superhero. He is just too... perfect in my way. Every superhero have a weakness, sometimes many. But Superman, it's just Kryptonite. He is too perfect in many ways, it's the classic superhero. He can fly, he can raise cars and buildings, and he is a boaster. So I really dislike Superman and he doesn't deserve to be #3.

He's the first and greatest superhero of all time. People may think he's plain but there's so much to the character and the people the around him that is very complex. His struggle to truly fit in as a human is one of my favorite things about him.

Fight me haters - PeeledBanana

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4 The Joker The Joker The Joker is a fictional super villain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics . Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design, ...read more.

The. Joker is one of my favorite Villains in any type of media, he is probably the most interesting and coolest villain ever and causes Batman a lot of trouble.

Without a doubt the most interesting Psychopath in comic book history. His actions are unpredictable, and amazing to witness.

The Joker is Batman's greatest rival. He is dark and crazy. The only character even at his level of awesomeness is Batman. These two should be 1 and 2 respectfully.

Joker should be 1 batman should be 2 he is one of the best villains and fiction character ever created and with heath ledger's performance its even better so ya bit

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5 Green Lantern Green Lantern Green Lantern is the name of a number of superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

If anyone's a hero it's Hal Jordan, all about inspiring others to overcome fear to reach greatness, and putting his all into protecting others. Also he punches batman in the face, ultimate props for sticking it to that depressing bastard

The ring bearer as I would like to call him is probably the second strongest hero in Justice league. (second to flash) While Batman is definitely cooler than him but his at there on the top. And yes he can beat anytime.

Never really liked the idea of his ring having to be charged for every ten minutes for him to gain power. I like Hal Jordan as a character though just not Green Lantern that much.

I'm a Green lantern fanboy by the way. Greatest superhero in the DC Universe.

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6 Green Arrow Green Arrow Green Arrow is a fictional superhero who appears in comic books published by DC Comics. Created by Morton Weisinger and designed by George Papp, he first appeared in More Fun Comics #73 in November 1941. His real name is Oliver Queen, a billionaire businessman and owner of Queen Industries, also a well-known ...read more.

This guy is an awesome character who is not given due recognition. But still I think giving him more cool and awesome tech and also some more cool villains could increase his popularity.

Awesome character he can go head on with the bats and probably win or tie if you play justice league gods among us he kills Solomon Grundy who's a 3 ton zombie and arrow just made him ten times better and is able to fight destroke and get his head his chopped off which is an amazing feat.

Awesome character, and Arrow made him even better!

Green arrow is one of the most badass and best dc characters... even superman looked up to him (before the new52 of course)... for me, he is number 1...

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7 Harley Quinn Harley Quinn Harley Quinn is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as a sidekick of the Joker.

She was created for the fans, by the fans, debuting in Joker's Favor, starting nearly 20 years after everyone else, yet still managing to become one of the most loved comic book characters of all time

Come on harley quinn is one of the best villains she doesn't deserve to be 36. she should be in top 20

My favorite character. Deserves to be in the top ten.

I wish I joined the suicide squad

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8 Nightwing Nightwing

I mean come on we always give a lot of credit to the main characters, like the batman, and forget characters like nightwing! Amazing costume, amazing persona, amazing alter ego (Robin John Blake), amazing everything! TEAM NIGHTWING! Especially when portrayed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Nighwting is the alter ego of Dick Grayson. He was the first Robin and even was the "BATMAN" for a period of time. In fact when Damian Wayne started as Robin, the Batman was Dick Grayson.

Nightwing is the beat and has cool costumes and weapons

What would batman do with out Nithgwing's help. The Joker would beat Batman up:)!

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9 Martian Manhunter Martian Manhunter

Come on guys mm has the best leadership qualities and I love him because he is mature like no other

HOW are wonder woman and abd the flash ahead of this guy? he could take them down in a millionth of a millionth of a second

I can't believe this MM is the #1 superhero...if your comic books you would know that he took on the whole JL including (superman) so go do your research and you would know that MM is the #1 superhero

He already defeated the entire JL in the New 52 (WW, Superman, Aquaman, Cyborg, Flash, Green Lantern and Batman), even Bats said: 'It ended very BADLY'

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10 Deathstroke Deathstroke Deathstroke is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez. He is a mercenary and assassin who first appeared in The New Teen Titans #2.

Deathstroke Is No Doubt My 2nd Favorite Character In The DC Comics, (Behind Batman Of Course). When He First Appeared In Teen Titans, I Knew He Was A Badass. Then His Media Spread On With The Arkham Videos Games, And The Comic Books. Like Batman, He Doesn't Need Superpowers To Be Badass. - TundraTopTenners

Deathstroke is really one awesome character and villain. The thing is don't like though is how his main enemy is a group of teenagers but whatever you know.

Deathstroke has become one of my most favorite super villains because he's like Batman: he doesn't need fancy superpowers to be badass. - Mcgillacuddy

The Mercenary Grim Reaper is indeed very badass.

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The Contenders

11 Wonder Woman Wonder Woman

She's the greatest female superhero and is really cool. Who else has an invisible jet or a lasso of truth? She's very beautiful too. Steve Trevor is an extremely lucky guy to be her boyfriend.

Common she is better than the 9th place hero she deserves more than that she is better than batman and all of them give some credit she is like the only female on the dc you guys are so wrong so so wrong!

I can't believe Wonder Woman is the only girl in the top ten! I mean come on, she has beaten Super Man, has a lasso of truth, and can even impress the dark and sulky Batman!

Come on, wonder woman ought be somewhere around 5! She's awesome!

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12 Aquaman Aquaman Aquaman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Created by Paul Norris and Mort Weisinger, the character debuted in More Fun Comics #73.

He should be up there as King of Atlantis, super strength. He's not dummy. Smart as batman when he's on his own.

Aquaman is most underrated fictional thing I've ever seen in anything. I hope Justice League shows his true power. He's such a badass - Username123

Equal strength as Superman and Equal intelligence as Batman he should be in top ten for sure.

Game of Thrones Aquaman!

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13 Lex Luthor Lex Luthor Alexander "Lex" Luthor is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
14 Shazam Shazam

Isn't shazam a music thing?

If more peoples were smart enough shazam would have2% because captain marvel is the second shazam'sname

Shazam is duh bezt - The8Bit

awesome!

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15 Alfred Pennyworth Alfred Pennyworth Alfred Thaddeus Crane Pennyworth is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, most commonly in association with Batman.

Don't you mean DC comics should make into a superhero who TRAINS batman? or they could just leave as he is, he's awesome anyway

I don't know super butler?

He can kick batman's ass

Alfred is awesoeme

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16 Catwoman Catwoman Catwoman is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with the superhero Batman.

Best boobs ever!

MEOW!

M close runner up 2nd favorite. My X Box profile mini me has donned her get up the past year and a half. Sexy, sassy, slinky, clever and gotta love the whip. Love Selina Kyle!

17 Rorschach Rorschach

By far one of the best on this list. He is the batman that will never be. He is insane, but very determined to punish the criminals of New York, an will start at nothing to release the true mask murderer. He is one of my all time favorites.

Like Batman, he isn't a mutant and would kick ass. He is also an anti hero like Venom that would finish his enemies in order to get answers. I definitely think he would be a good character in a DC Ultimate Alliance Game.

I'm not locked in here with you! Your locked in here with me! - samanime

Rorschach is special no dc character is as cool as him

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18 Robin Robin

Nightwing is AMAZING! Red Hood is pretty cool. And I know they are the same person, but I just don't like Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Damian Wayne or any of the others as Robin. I just see Robin as that tween sidekick that someone as legendary and amazing as Batman just doesn't need. I do LOVE Nightwing Though

If you like batman vote robin, batman is incomplete without robin

Lol to lego robin

Depends which Robin you mean. Dick Grayson was Awesome. Jason Todd sucked and was better as Red Hood. Tim Drake is almost as awesome as Dick. I think Stephanie Brown was better as Batgirl than Robin. Damian Wayne was annoying. Dick Grayson is the best Robin and Nightwing is my favorite superhero - Username123

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19 Darkseid Darkseid

Darkseid killed batman before and he can do it again

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20 Bane Bane Bane is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.

Bane is awesome guys. I mean, come on! He broke Batman's back, for crying out loud.

The guy is a super good villain. He's super strong. On my PlayStation, it took me 45 days to beat him.

Bane is really strong

Second thing! He's a GOD-DAMN SUPER SOLDIER!

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