Best Replacement Superheroes

A selection of heroes who have replaced superheroes for prolonged periods of time.

The Top Ten

1 Spider-Man (Miles Morales) Spider-Man (Miles Morales)

Replaced Peter Parker in the Ultimate universe - kanetheundertaker25

2 Batman (Dick Grayson) Batman (Dick Grayson)

Replaced Bruce Wayne - kanetheundertaker25

3 The Flash (Wally West) The Flash (Wally West)

Replaced Barry Allen - kanetheundertaker25

4 Robin (Tim Drake) Robin (Tim Drake)

Replaced Jason Todd - kanetheundertaker25

5 Ghost Rider (Danny Ketch) Ghost Rider (Danny Ketch)

Replaced Johnny Blaze - kanetheundertaker25

6 Green Lantern (Kyle Rayner) Green Lantern (Kyle Rayner)

Replaced Hal Jordan - kanetheundertaker25

7 Venom (Flash Thompson) Venom (Flash Thompson)

Replaced Mac Gargan - kanetheundertaker25

8 Scarlet Spider (Kaine) Scarlet Spider (Kaine)

Replaced Ben Reilly - kanetheundertaker25

9 Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) Batgirl (Barbara Gordon)

Replaced Betty Kane (kind of) - kanetheundertaker25

The first Batgirl was Betty Kane. - girlcool

10 Robin (Damian Wayne) Robin (Damian Wayne)

Replaced Tim Drake - kanetheundertaker25

The Contenders

11 Spider-Man (Otto Octavius) Spider-Man (Otto Octavius)

Replaced Peter Parker - kanetheundertaker25

12 Batman (Terry McGinnis) Batman (Terry McGinnis)

Replaced Bruce Wayne - kanetheundertaker25

13 Robin (Jason Todd)

Replaced Dick Grayson - kanetheundertaker25

14 Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes) Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes) Blue Beetle is the name of three fictional superheroes who appear in a number of American comic books published by a variety of companies since 1939. The most recent of the companies to own rights to the Blue Beetle is DC Comics who bought the rights to the character in 1983, using the name for three more.

Replaced Ted Kord - kanetheundertaker25

15 Ant-Man (Scott Lang) Ant-Man (Scott Lang) 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.

Replaced Hank Pym - kanetheundertaker25

16 Captain America (Sam Wilson) Captain America (Sam Wilson)

Replaced Steve Rogers - kanetheundertaker25

17 Hawkeye (Kate Bishop) Hawkeye (Kate Bishop)

Replaced Clint Barton - kanetheundertaker25

18 Captain Marvel (Genis-Vell)

Replaced Mar-Vell - kanetheundertaker25

19 Captain America (Bucky Barnes) Captain America (Bucky Barnes)

Replaced Steve Rogers - kanetheundertaker25

20 Thor (Jane Foster) Thor (Jane Foster)

Replaced Thor Odinson - kanetheundertaker25

21 Black Panther (Shuri) Black Panther (Shuri)

Replaced T'Challa - kanetheundertaker25

22 Wolverine (X23) Wolverine (X23)

Replaced Logan - kanetheundertaker25

23 Hulk (Amadeus Cho) Hulk (Amadeus Cho)

Replaced Bruce Banner - kanetheundertaker25

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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Spider-Man (Miles Morales)
2. Robin (Tim Drake)
3. The Flash (Wally West)
1. Batgirl (Barbara Gordon)
2. Robin (Damian Wayne)
3. Ghost Rider (Danny Ketch)


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