Most Overrated Comic Book Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Batman Batman Batman aka Bruce Wayne 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. In film, he has been portrayed by Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, ...read more.

He has no talent or superpowers, at least superman does. Plus, he has no personality it is boring as hell and it's hard to like him. - missyweirdo

You shouldn't hate him.

Hate him, that's all I have to say

Overrated as hell!

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2 Goku Goku Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He had many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. ...read more.

Fools, he's not from comic books. Research a bit before putting these people up here.

Well he's originally a manga character and mangas are basically comics so I think it's legit.

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.

He is no where near as powerful as people think he is. - THEGODAMNBATMAN

4 Captain America 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.

He's not that overrated. He shouldn't be in top 10. - Tia-Harribel

5 Wonder Woman Wonder Woman

Not a terrible character by any means, but Wonder Woman is the most overrated female superhero. She isn't the only GREAT or HOT female superhero. - Svampbob164

6 Deadpool 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.

He's literally just like an 11-year-old's fan character. He looks like Spider-Man but has tons of guns and swords. He has Wolverine's healing factor, but it goofed up so now it's even stronger somehow instead of being weaker. He cannot die. He's invincible. Take Spider-Man's cocky, sarcastic personality and amplify it up x70, and you got Deadpool. I honestly prefer when he was a blatant ripoff of Deathstroke who looked like Spider-Man. Now he's just obnoxious.

Deadpool is literley a copy of Deathstroke. Deathstroke's name is Slade Wilson. Deadpool's name is Wade Wilson. Coinsidence, I think not

I hate call any character overrated but if I had to then Deadpool would be my number one pick. This guy used to be funny but unfortunately bad writers have turned him into a stupid meme-spewing parody of his former self. R.I.P Deadpool. The character is dead to me now.

7 Catwoman Catwoman Catwoman is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with the superhero Batman.
8 Jean Grey Jean Grey Jean Grey, or Jean Grey-Summers, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
9 Bane Bane Bane is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
10 Lobo Lobo

The Contenders

11 Venom 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.
12 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.

Overrated alert!

I like her and all, but she never proved herself to be one of Batman's strongest enemies, unlike her friend Ivy. - crazy fangirl

NOW she is

13 She-Hulk
14 Loki Loki Loki is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the adoptive brother and archenemy of Thor.
15 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.
16 Black Cat
17 Joker 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.

Joker to me isn't a really menacing villain like Loki, Thanos, Venom, and Ultron

So villain's like porky from mother 3 and jasper batt Jr from no more heroes 2 get universally hated for what they do. But when joker does it, how come he get's a free pass?

18 Gwen Stacy Gwen Stacy Gwendolyne Maxine "Gwen" Stacy is a fictional character who appears in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, usually as a supporting character in those featuring Spider-Man.
19 Robin Robin Robin is the name of several fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was originally created by Bob Kane, Bill Finger, and Jerry Robinson, to serve as a junior counterpart to the superhero Batman.
20 Red Skull Red Skull The Red Skull is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
21 Raven
22 Emma Frost Emma Frost Emma Grace Frost is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most commonly in association with the X-Men . The character first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #129 (January 1980), and was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist/co-writer John Byrne . Emma Frost, ...read more.

With all her assets, her Omega psychic skills and her ability to switch her gorgeous body into diamond, she is clearly among the most powerfuls mutants. She is not overrated in my opinion, on the contrary would like to involve her more in the main stories. However, I think she has to remain selfish and arrogant, so I don't wish her to become nicer, she is more appealing in her lascivious slutty bitch attitude. Do not look her for any excuse to have stolen Cyclop to Jean, as the White Queen she is, her main motivation is to prove to herself she is the best... and she obviously is. - Toshin

23 Rogue Rogue Rogue is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men.
24 Gambit Gambit Gambit is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men.
25 Galactus 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.
26 Black Canary Black Canary Black Canary is a fictional superheroine in comic books published by DC Comics. Created by the writer-artist team of Robert Kanigher and Carmine Infantino, the character debuted in Flash Comics #86.
27 Blue Beetle
28 Storm 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.
29 Wolverine 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.

Extremely overrated

30 The Beast
31 Spiderman Spiderman Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics existing in its shared universe.

No he's awesome, enough said.

32 Darkseid Darkseid

Darkseid is an extremely overrated villain. Oh no, it is the big, bad, and overrated Darkseid.

33 Fone Bone
34 Iron Man 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.
35 Punisher 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.

This guy could easily be the single most overrated character in all of fiction, never mind comic books. He's about as generic as they come and could easily be replaced by any other tough guy character in any other comic/ fictional piece at any given time ( and vice versa) without making any real difference to the story. He's also the epitome of trying to have your cake and eat it as he lazily straddles the line between cartoonish/ memorable and realistic/ bland and it all comes down to the giant skull on his chest. Most character designs can be messed around with quite a lot ( and even completely changed in some cases) without really damaging the appeal or point of the character ( Hell, they dumped the costume for Wolverine entirely on some occasions but it was still Logan) but you remove the giant skull from his design or alter his overall look in any noticeable way ( mostly black with white in the middle), then you realize how underdeveloped and unremarkable Frank Castle is. He's a ...more

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1. Wonder Woman
2. Black Cat
3. Gwen Stacy
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1. Jean Grey
2. Superman
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