Strongest Marvel and DC Comic Characters

And I mean, physical strength and hand to hand combat. No flying. Just pure wrestling.

The Top Ten Strongest Marvel and DC Comic Characters

1 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. more.

Ah Superman...
You see, I still find it funny how there are so many people out there who are just so ignorant. You see, to put it simply: Superman is as strong as he needs to be. He truly possesses, (a quote from Palpatine) "UNLIMITED POWER".

Now the only edge I would say anyone would have over Superman is the use of Kryptonite HOWEVER: For starters all Marvel characters already lost the fight, even Green-Angry-Stupid thing - YOU don't HAVE ANY KRYPTONITE! Well just for the sake of fanboys, lets say that Green-Angry-Stupid thing somehow even managed to "find" so called "non-existent matter in Marvel universe"... He'd probably destroy it. Alternatively, he'd not know what to do with it, SO, no advantage, which is actually Superman's ONLY weakness, hence no win. A DC character could have a chance HOWEVER its again the case of finding said matter which last time I checked only Batman and Lex Luthor and trying to get some off them, well that's a ...more

Comon you guys... lets get real. The compounded abilities of Superman far outweigh and outclass the Hulk, Thor, Martian Manhunter, Sentry, The Sentinal, Captain Atom, and any others that want to try for the title of "Main Man". Let me break it down for you once and for all...

Superman vs. Hulk: In the first 0.000001 seconds of the fight, Superman smashes his fist into Hulks head, pulls out his brain and spine, tosses them into the sun, and punts Hulk's immediately lifeless body onto a black hole.

Superman vs. Thor: The Thunder God wants to end this fast, so he hurls his fabled Hammer at Superman, going for the one-hit-knockout. Unfortunantely, Superman is just a bit faster than Thor, moving at about 10 times the speed of light. He catches his Hammer, which we all know he can use, flies 25 feet into the air, which is now out of powerless Thor's reach, waits 1 minute, gains all the powers of Thor, flies back down, taps the now powerless Thor on the forhead with ...more

Yes I think superman can beat hulk there might be a Possibility that hulk can keep on getting stronger, but don't forget pissing of superman is a other thing people should know superman always holds back in fights when people don't know what he is Actually capable of, say if it was hulk and supes, hulk would keep beating his brains out but the thing is it will piss superman of and I bet you anything superman could manage to rip hulks head off and I don't think Gamma radiation would grow him a new head back hulk would be dead straight and compare to thor which is a God so he couldn't actually die in any sort of way but hulk messed his butt so many times so I don't think Thor or even hulk could match up to the Man of steel the more time that superman spends on earth the stronger he gets I read my comics as well so forget sliver sufer, Thor, hulk all of them. Superman is faster more intelligent why more skilled in fighting doesn't know his own strength capable of smashing planets with ...more

In terms of both ability and strength, Superman probably takes the top slot. Despite taking care of many problems with his powers alone, he has shown to be just as capable at figuring out solutions to problems that requires more than just super strength or heat vision to solve. He've also gone toe to toe with Doomsday enough times and has even fought and won against Batman when he had all of Superman's powers. The Pre-Crisis Superman is also widely believed to be the most powerful character ever, capable of turning time backward by spinning around a planet. In the Kingdom Come story, Superman is also widely believed to be the most powerful man in existence, to the point where Kryptonite no longer affect him anymore, and is stated to have the power to contain the superhuman war from spreading across Earth. In various stories and Elseworld tales, Superman often takes on the role of being the strongest and most capable as well.

2 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.

Hulk has limitless strength, as said by some other commentators. While there are series in which Hulk is shows s still needing oxygen, others shows the Hulk perfectly capable of surviving in other atmospheres. The amount of gama radiation that created the Hulk created a being of unlimited potential. Hulk is basically able to fly with his mighty leaps, and superman's heat vision would barley phase him. Superman also has a regard for his surroundings and puts limitations upon himself, where if he faced The Hulk, The Hulk has a single objective.

The one above all can kill hulk with out lifting a finger mainly because he CREATED THE HULK and because HE'S A GOD OF MARVEL COMICS - Sir_Williams22

Yes, finally someone makes some sense, ok time to explain!

Superman Vs Hulk

Ok Supermans heat vision, wont help. Heat gives off gamma rays, increasing hulks strength, and he is invulnerable to fire, and extremely high temperatures. Superman can't to anything with hulks mind because hulk cannot be mentally attacked in any way. All the things that Supes pulls off on hulk makes him madder. When hulk is calm he can lift 100 tons with ease, that's a lot of blue whales. Hulk can jump into space, and breath under water. He can survive through the coldest temperatures. Better yet, his body can heal it self incredibly quickly. He has survived having all of his flesh burnt off of him, and he can regenerate it back in a few minutes. Superman has one problem witch I think gives the hulk the edge. Superman weakens over time in battle. Hulk just gets more and more pissed, and has limitless strength. This has been bothering me for ages! Hulk has the edge, FACE IT!

Hulks strength is augmented by his anger! To a degree that in world war hulk
He beat every superhero in the marvel universe at the same time!

The incredible Hulk, or David Bruce Banner, is literally stronger than Superman. What's superman's greatest feat, 200 quintillion tons. The Earth doesn't even weigh that much. Wanna know Hulk's greatest feat, it is lifting a black hole, the solid part of it. Black holes are estimated to be very heavy, heavier than stars and solar systems. The one Hulk lifted weighed approximately 200 undecillion tons. Beat that Superman!

3 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 more.

Thor is at LEAST as powerful as Superman, and carries one of the most powerful weapons in the universe, Mjolnir, just for giggles. He has thousands of years of experience fighting God level beings, and doesn't know the meaning of "quit". No one has been in more epic battles than Thor, and no one loves it more than him either. He is born of superior stock, Odin the Skyfather, and Gaea the Earth goddess. To sum it all up, Thor is the number one whup ass machine in the universe, Earth's nuclear option.

Has the power to control weather, transmutation, all forms of energy, can create dimensions or black holes and strength that can surpass the hulk or superman, anyone that doesn't say Thor or at least silver surfer doesn't really know comics and only says (ex. superman) is due to popularity

The angrier hulk gets he gets stronger... But keep in mind that's if he has time to catch his breath! Thor and superman won't give him that chance to do so... Hulk is STRONG but the THOR is the mightiest, Combat skills Stamina STRENGTH and Power ETC.. Thor Holds back because no matter what Hulk is still human and THOR wont pass that point of killing him.. If he really wanted to GOD BLAST say no more. Superman yes would give him one great fight... But THOR still has Magic and wits and years of hand to hand experience

Thor is openly admitted by Stan Lee as the strongest and most powerful character in comic book history. Every hero (including Hulk) has a weakness of some sort. Thor has none. His intellect is massively superior, he has been training in the arts of war and battle for thousands of years, against enemies far greater than that even encountered in the lower ends of the Avengers. His strength is unrivaled, he has even been known to move entire planets by just brute strength. Not forgetting the most powerful weapon in the entire universe Mjolnir. Thor is infinitely more powerful than anyone and his also extremely likable on all fronts. A fantastic addition to marvel comics, Thor reigns over all entities.

4 One Above All

The One Above All not to be confused with the Celestial of the same name is THE supreme being of Marvel and the Living Tribunal s master. He is the only being in the entire Marvel multiverse with true omnipotence.

When you think of God as the creator of all in the real world if you are that way inclined, the One Above All is essentially Marvel s version of that supreme being. He is the reason everything in the Marvel multiverse exists including every other character in this list and, as such, he possesses every possible power you can imagine and he possesses it on a truly multiversal scale, allowing him to, quite literally, do anything he wants to do.

He has actually interacted with some lesser characters on occasion, such as when the Fantastic Four travelled to the edge of existence and ended up in his realm. He took the form of the late Marvel artist, writer and editor Jack Kirby another reason that leads some people to believe that he and the Fulcrum are one and the ...more

The One Above All also known as T.O.A.A. is the creator of the entire Marvel Multiverse. He controls it All, he can do it All. He is All. He could kick the Hulk's butt even before the Hulk's notices it. He is the Creator of Galactus, Infinity, Eternity, Death and Oblivion. Even the Celestials don't stand a chance against him.
The Living Tribunal (the one who always stops Multiverse disasters) is for Him like Jarvis is to Iron-Man or Alfred to Batman.
The power of the Infinity Gems together in the Infinity Gauntlet are none compared to Him.
He is simply The One Above All.

The One Above All could simply pull out his eraser and wipe any character out of existence. Immediately. No questions asked.

The One Above All exists dimensionally outside and above all the characters beneath him. He can affect them, they could not even touch him.

Given the omnipotence of TOAA, he should be at the very top of the list.

If you are talking about physical strength, many would say that Hulk is the strongest one. Fools. One Above All is creator of everything and nothing can exist without him. At first, I think he would not arm wrestle Hulk, Thor or Superman, because he can just erase them from reality with a snap of fingers. Even if he try to beat them physically, TOAA can have as much strength, as he like because he is Ultimate God of Marvel Multiverse. His powers are limitless. It says that all beings combined in Marvel Multiverse would not stand a chance of beating him. This list includes powerful beings like Thanos, Galactus, Thor, Silver Surfer, Apocalypse, Hulk, and he can beat crap out of Beyonder too. He is The One Above All.

5 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.

This is about pure physical strength.
Scarlet Witch is at average human strength.
Wolverine is about as strong as a human can get, lifting maybe a cow.
She Hulk can lift about 91 tons. She could lift up maybe a jet plane.
Hulk, at an enraged state, not base, could lift up maybe the world's tallest building, Burj Dubai.
Apocalypse has no limit to his strength, but at base, maybe the same as Hulk.
Thor could probably lift up one of the smaller asteroids in the asteroid belt.
Doomsday could probably lift up Mount Everest, the tallest mountain.
Which Juggernaut? I'm assuming Cain Marko at near full power. He could definitely lift up one of the larger asteroids.
Red Hulk could probably lift the entire island of Manhattan at enraged state.
Darkseid at full power could lift the moon like you lift a bowling ball.
Sentry could lift up this entire planet.
The current Silver Surfer could lift up our sun, but would struggle a lot.
Which Thanos? Which ...more

Here's the thing, this list specifies physical strength only. But is it earthly strength or cosmic strength? If both, beings like Galactus, Tyrant, Beyonder, Living Tribunal, Spectre, and the Surfer have an unfair advantage. Galactus may have gotten physically beaten by Thor and Jean Grey, but Galactus' strength is incalculable. Also, Wolverine can defeat Darkseid, Ghost Rider, and Thanos?! Apocalypse is stronger than an enraged Hulk, anyway. Where is the Living tribunal?!
Also, Galactus is never truly shown in the comics. He is actually a cosmic being who takes the form of a giant man in armor. Thor, Ghost Rider, and Lobo all have the potential to destroy the Galactus armor, but the moment before he dies, he will release a blast that will literally wipe all matter from existence within a minimum of 42 light years according to Silver Surfer. So you can physically destroy Galactus, but the moment before he dies, before he is considered defeated, the being fighting him will be wiped ...more

Well, is this based on how strong physically the character is? Well then, in all honestly, the characters on this list pale in comparison to Galactus. I don't think many on here know of Galactus's power levels. He has the abilities beyond Superman: Super Strength via his connection with the Cosmic Power, the ability to project blasts strong enough to decimate a galaxy at his most powerful state, and other abilities beyond. Even only based on strength, Galactus can take on Hulk, Superman, or any other on this list with no problem. There ya go.

People seem to not get this list. You need to not think about it like "who can beat who", but more like which comic book character/entity can bench press more (we are gonna need a big bench press laugh out loud). Obviously there is physical strength that comes from cosmic power or magic. The clear winner for actual beings and not entities is "the be yonder" but since he is not from this multiverse I'm gonna give it to galactus, my favorite cosmic hungry guy. The winner for everything is The One Above All with unlimited cosmic power, unlimited magic, unlimited everything. But that's a cop-out. So once again Galactus has my vote just because he is actually somewhat vulnerable and is from around here laugh out loud.

6 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.

He destroyed half the universe with a snap of his fingers! That is one of his lesser feats. He is so powerful!

Thanos merged with the Heart of the Universe, this made him a god. He could even kill a Celestial with but a glance! Thanos decided that the true sign of his ultimate power would be to destroy the universe and become the one true supreme being.
He later chose to remove the Heart of the Universe from existance. This removed his power. But the merges Thanos could and did destroy everything and everyone. There is no other character could even get near.

If you have seen infinity war he killed half the planet in a snap of his fingers

Let's just say that in the comic books he rips off hulk's head, the number one person on this list. In the comic books they describe him as God. - bilbro29

7 Apocalypse Apocalypse, also known as En Sabah Nur, is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Apocalypse is thousands of years old, he's existed before all this mutants.

He can absorb physical powers he is invincible. He is definitely the strongest character. He can steel powers from other charters.

I think he is the strongest because he can absorb powers like he did in ancient times

Number 1 by far!

8 Juggernaut

He also has a magical forcefield surounding him that makes him invincible.

He has beaten the Hulk unconcious, not even Thor can do that.
The only time he was ever stopped was by an Apocalypse augmented "War" Hulk.

Everybody knows that the juggernaut is the strongest out of all the strong guys in marvel like hulk, rhino, colossus, abomination, etc. He has beaten hulk and he'll do it again.

Spiderman beat him, but to be fair he did it using his wits and not strength. Juggernaut is much stronger.

He is easily top 30 strongest in marvel probably top 20 maybe even top 10 he is the definition of power

9 Doomsday Doomsday is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, usually depicted as an adversary of Superman.

In all aspects Doomsday is the strongest, because he can innately get stronger from dying.

The Hulk gets stronger the angrier he gets, while Doomsday gets stronger and more invulnerable every time he dies. I also don't think the Hulk can out anger the effects of the vacuum or escape say a black hole. What's he going to do jump off a planet that's getting sucked in, troll physics anyone? This is of course if were going by normal science physics, which most science fiction does. If there are no boundaries than any character could be the strongest. But let's be honest, I mean how far can Gamma Radiation really take Bruce Banner...

Superman gets his strength from the sun, the same power source as Doomsday. Although, Doomsday does not need the sun to regenerate, he just needs it to speed up that process.

Thor... Thor may be considered a god to human's, but let's be honest if Doomsday went up against Thor it would be no match at all. Doomsday gets stronger every time he ...more

Doomsday does not need the yellow sun photonucleic effects that superman needs. His thousands of deaths made him evolve to a reactive adaption of invulnerability to everything that kills him or even hurts him. The bone protrusions he has on his body can cut through kryptonian skin and he can survive the full effect of Darkseids "Omega Effect" only too beat darkseid to near death which no other has accomplished this feat. He IS power, death and destruction and has undefined and unclear limits if he even has any. His innate hatred for all life increases his need to kill. He doesn't need to breath, eat, sleep and can maintain himself for centuries already being alive for thousands of years before Supermans race. He has no internal organs so there is nothing to damage. Doomsday has leveled planets and anyone who's stood in his way or come back a second time and finished the job.

Doomsday can not be killed and has such the only way anyone can beat him would be a God and I'm not talking Thor God, I'm talking God of the Universe, for the only way to defeat him would be to erase this thing out of the Universe. There are a lot of characters that can beat him, but the more times this thing is beaten the closer it becomes to matching the strength of those more powerful than him. As of right now Doomsday has beaten the most powerful DC Superheroes in Villains. - germshep24

When doomsday dies he comes back immune to the way he just died... So even when superman killed him once, he came back immune to how superman killed him.. Pretty much invincible

10 Darkseid Darkseid is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Created by writer-artist Jack Kirby, the character made a cameo appearance in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #134 before making his full first appearance in Forever People #1. He is the father of Orion, Kalibak, more.

Guy who regularly beats JL single-hand should be above the likes of Thing and Colossus. ALL HAIL LORD DARKSEID!

Omega force is what guy uses to kill his enemy's

This guy. IS THE MAN! I mean he is one of the strongest DC characters, I mean he's beaten Superman, Apocalypse, even Deadpool! And Deadpool is almost impossible to beat! So I vote darkseid! DARKSEID ALL THE WAY!

Could have killed superman but decided to torture him instead. He also killed brainiac!

The Contenders

11 The Presence

The fact that superman is #1 is retarded. I keep seeing people saying that since Shazam, Black Adam or Doomsday have beaten Superman, then that makes the top 5. That makes them top 75 maybe. They don't think about character that are above the level of a physical form. Characters that are truly Omnipotent, Omnipresent, Immortal, and Omniscient. Character more powerful than Superman, Martian Manhunter or The Flash for example, have no chance at beating these supreme being. Characters like The Beyonder, The Presence, The One Above All, or The Living Tribunal could erase superman, hulk, Shazam etc. from existence to where Superman never existed at all. What can the Hulk honestly do to someone like Galactus. Is he gonna punch him to death? Is he gonna physically beat, a character who as the ability to warp reality to his will and whose true form is beyond comprehension. Hulk, Superman and in general all the most popular superheroes like Batman, Deadpool, or Captain America are so overrated ...more

The presence created The DC world and he is a fictional shape of god, what are you talking about he should be number 1

Omnipotent, Omniscient, Omnipresent, Immortal, Created the dc universe...

He should be the strongest he created the dc he is omnipotent omnipresence omniscience

12 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 more.

He literally can't die so what is the point if any superhero tries to DESTROY Dead-pool he can regenerate

Deadpool is one of my favorite marvel villains! He can never die! For example you cut his head off and every other limb on his body stick to a bomb and make it explode. Deadpool will still be alive! Well it would take ages to regenerate back his limbs. But still! Who is the merc with the mouth? Deadpool! Seriously guys he should be around 15 or up!

Deadpool is good. He has probably the best healing factor. If he faces superman, superman would curse this anti-hero because he will just keep coming back and because he would be annoying.

Deadpool is my second vote, the only way he can day is if two planets crash with him in the middle of them! Plus he has my sense of humor! - LiamNeeson

13 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.

Ummm Let's see Wolverine can almost go on the same fighting level as health, he was once ripped by Hulk in half then just regenerated in like 3 days, Wolverine killed the strongest mutant ( Jean Grey ). Basically Immortal and if you want to know why Wolverine is stronger than Thor, Have you seen the Avengers movie, you could see Thor getting punched by Hulk numerous times while Wolverine can just dodge them.

This has to be First. He has adamantium claws, can fight in hand to hand combat and has regenerative powers. He killed quite possibly the most powerful mutant is Jean Grey/Phoenix and he was also ripped in half by the Hulk. Stan Lee said the only way to kill him is to cut out his heart and throw it into the sun.

Wolverine is the best ever because he all alone defeated victor and a very powerful marvel jean.he can be rated much stronger than captain america and the great professior and also the commander of x men said that wolverine is immortal

He's the best in the world he can virtually destroy anyone. His claws are also so sharp and I bet you it would be really hard to withstand his attack.
He is also the best X man in the whole universe.

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

Captain Marvel is capable of defeating Superman, which should automatically put him around #2 or #3. However, the popularity of the previous characters definitely makes voters neglect characters like Captain Marvel. He has a power overload, and has the attributes of many different gods and heroes. The New 52 comic on Captain Marvel, describes him as having many powers that he has not discovered. His only flaw (that I can think of) is that he is mortal and that he has a "childish" nature. Sure, certain comics have other heroes defeating him (e. G Superman, or Thor in the Marvel-DC crossover), but that is mainly based off reasons of popularity. It is natural for DC to neglect Billy's potential in order to idolize the more "well-known" characters. After all, Batman has defeated Superman multiple times, which is solely based off of the bias against Superman. From this, it can be concluded that a character's popularity definitely affects how he or she is portrayed in the comics. Overall, ...more

Captain marvel beats superman in many comics when captain marvel was owned by another publisher. Superman is impervious to magic and cosmic attacks. Captain marvel is basically a magical superman. In later comics, due to mad fans, superman fights marvel again and wins by throwing marvel under one of his magical lightning bolts and "unshazaming" him. In my opinion, that's a load of crap because nobody knew (except readers and writers) that a lightning bolt would turn him back to normal. And superman's ability to take on magical attacks at that rate makes me feel like writers from the DC world just want superman to be at the top of the mountain. Now it all depends because superheros and villains are stronger depending on the time period and comic.

Human, not an alien! Superman competes with him only because the writers want to write it that way. DC wants SM to be their flagship hero. Sorry DC, Captain Marvel is the greatest superhero of all time! Instead of holding him down for SM you should be taking advantage of the copyrights you purchased and give CM a big marketing push; then you will see just how much he can make for you at the box office!

Captain Marvel has the powers of Gods which put him in the top 10 of this list at the least. He can match Superman in strength, speed, durability and power and he has magic lightning! He also has the wisdom of a God which I personally do not get because he is a child but that is beside the point. He is definitely able to be in the top 5 because he can match or even best Superman! Sorry Superman but Captain Marvel takes my vote.

15 Living Tribunal

First off he is #1, his third face is instant death. Adam Warlock had the Gems that is the only reason he withstood it. This list is a joke if you think Superman or Hulk can take him on!

No, living tribunal should be #3. The Presence and The ONE Above All are true omnipotents.

Because4 I thought it said living thumbnail so I voted for this

His heads decide the destiny of the Multiverse. He 'Il
Sacrifice billion lives for trillion lives. He is only second to the One Above All..

16 Flash The Flash is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. His first appearance was in October 1956 and was created by Robert Kanigher. His main ability is super speed through the Speed Force and can run at speeds exceeding light.

The Flash is just ridiculous. I mean, this guy can't even be touched by any one that is currently in the Top Ten. And if he is about to die he can always just OUTRUN DEATH. (He's done it before. )

Can travel through time and prevent whoever he wants from ever existing...don't see anyone else doing that. Superman? Go back to his birth (Flash can run from planet to planet) and kill him as a baby if need be. When you can move faster than any other being in existence, it's hard to say someone could kill you. Can't kill what you can't see. All these people that are "immortal" could just be ripped apart by him and spread to different parts of the universe in a matter of seconds before anyone else knew what happened if they used his full power.

Realistically there's no way anyone could catch/see the Flash. He's just nerfed in shows so that us viewers could see him. If Flash were to use his powers fully, he would defeat so many of his enemies in literally a blink of an eye. The guy could literally run around the world in less than a second and punch you. BOOM goes your noggin'. And if people want to argue about characters who can fly... It would end up in a stalemate at worst... Since no one could really catch the speedster. He should definitely be higher on this list. Not number 1 of course, but for sure higher.

How is the flash stronger than batman batman has never needed superpowers to take down a villain unlike the flash a no good idiotic stupid no use WORST SUPER HERO EVER! the only thing he is good at is running really fast and escaping death oh yes he has done it before but has batman ever needed to escape death no he has not because he is way better than the flash which in my opinion is a disgrace to humanity he should have never been created I mean he can run fast has no super villain but yet people still like him I find unbelievable able batman has a real super villain and a real city to protect unlike the flash who could not even protect a bug from death!

17 Superboy Prime Superboy-Prime, also known as Superman-Prime or simply Prime, is a DC Comics superhero turned supervillain, and one of several alternate Supermen.

The guy is so strong he tear a hole through reality he should be top ten

Prime = Cosmic level Superman without weaknesses

This might be the biggest brat in comic book history but he is absolutely one of the strongest characters ever. He was the main villain in infinite crisis. He has taken on both the green lantern corps and the sinestro corps (after betraying them), defeated sodam yat w/the power of ion, the antimonitor with one punch, defeated monarch, (whose body blew up a universe), survived an attack against the black lanterns, and will eventually become the time trapper. I doubt even the retcon of the New DC 52 will stop superboy prime from returning.

He is Superman on steroids...SUPERMAN ON STEROIDS.
That statement is so hard to imagine but it's a fact.He litteraly beated all DC superheroes ALL AT ONCE.Not one by one like Hulk did in World War Hulk,BUT ALL AT ONCE.

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19 Black Adam Black Adam is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, and is a primary adversary of the superhero Shazam, formerly known as Captain Marvel.

He can kill superman that alone should make him top 5. The fact that he can fight superman and captain marvel at the same time should make him top 3.

He is the most powerful villian of all comics

He can kill any one

20 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.

He could destroy the whole universe by just becoming as big as the universe and crushing everybody - lemur

Are you stupid? He must be on the top of the list! He can control his size and kill anybody!

He can shrink and supersize and summon ants - Tavir101

He can expand in the ass

21 Red Hulk

He's a beast but has weaknesses like gets to hot and faints he does not get all of the other hulks powers as fast as the hulk

A more aggressive, military minded, version of the Green Hulk. And known to be tougher! If that's even possible!

He kicked hulks arsenic

How come I have never heard of red hulk, and why haven't they made comics or T.V. shows about this

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23 The Source
24 Orion

Orion is the weilder of the Astro Force. Basically DC's version of the Power Cosmic. Plus, he's a god with strength and speed on par with Superman. He has a berserker rage and a Mother Box.

25 Monitor-Mind The Over-Void
26 Adam Warlock Adam Warlock, originally known as Him or Adam, is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character's earliest appearances were in Fantastic Four #66–67 and Thor #165–166.

The undying is never gonna fail without coming back again and again and again. He won't stop until he wins. He'll win in no time.

Marvel Database about Adam Warlocks power. "Immortality: While Adam can be killed, he never truly dies. This is due to the fact his soul is so strong, even Death herself cannot claim his soul. As such, he can be reborn."

He is the strongest

27 Lucifer Morningstar

Lucifer should be 2 besides lucifer is stronger than Galactus

He should be higher - HollowArrow

He's god son... why is he 41? really? REALLY? This should be accurate not only for fan boyz who think superman is the most strongest. Lucifer nr.2 after GOD.

28 Colossus Colossus is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly associated with the X-Men.

Colossus has so many cool things going for him and yet he is still low on my list. First of all most of the X-Men are weak in power with a few exceptions, Jean Grey, Rogue, Wolverine. Professor X is a horrible telepath and Colossus is the weakest strong man out of all the strong characters in marvel. He's also Russian not American which is another mark against him. In infinity wars "The Thing" Colossus and maybe "Strong Guy" all get bitch slapped by HULK!

Colossus is now the Juggernaut. Since he was at way more powerful a starting point than the human Cain Marko, Colossus may be the strongest Juggernaut that has existed in the 616 continuity

Colossus with Juggernaut power can defeat Hulk. He left red Hulk win only to avoid destroying Utopia. And Colossus (the regular one) has managed She-Hulk quite easily, and it's Ultimate version has defeated Thor and Ironman in a single book, so no, he is not the weakest strong man at Marvel's Universe.

Colossus can lift over 100 tons. His strength has increased over the years.

29 Anti-Monitor

Can absorb the energies surrounding him into himself to grow more powerful. Killed a distracted Supergirl with no effort at all. He is completely indestructible as long as the anti-matter universe exists. When his power was drained and was in a state of near-death, he absorbed his own anti-matter demons to rejuvenate himself. He can warp reality. Survived blows from Superman and a Blue Sun going Supernova. He commanded an army of Qwardians and Shadow Demons and had access to highly advanced technology. He is huge. The only reason this guy isn't in the top 5 is because nobody knows who he is.

How is this guy not in the top ten?!?!? He controls Anti-matter and is a universe level threat! He Killed untold Billions and nearly destroyed the universe! He has tried multiple times to re-create the universe! He is practically a God

The sad thing is that Anti-Moniter is NO DOUBT the strongest character in comic book history. It takes the whole Avengers to beat Galactus, but it takes 52 versions of every comic hero AND villain ever to beat Anti-Monitor. Anti-Monitor could beat 52 versions of Superman, Hulk, Thor, Darkseid, Apocalypse, Thanos, the whole entire Green Lantern Corps, and Sinestro ALL WORKING TOGETHER with one hand tied behind the back. It's sad when you realize that people think Batman is stronger than Anti-Monitor simply because they like Batman more. Oh well.

Nearly destroyed the universe single handed. Rules the Anti matter universe, IE controls Anti matter. God like in immortality

30 Wonder Woman Wonder Woman is a fictional superhero created by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter, appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character is a founding member of the Justice League, a goddess, and Ambassador-at-Large of the Amazon people. In her homeland, the island nation more.

She's the most powerful heroine in dc universe. She has beaten superman, captain marvel and the six founding members of justice league.

Please Wonder Woman kills superman and single handed took on doomsday and lasted longer than superman. I could go on much longer but Wonder Woman is almost practically invisible, that's all that's need to be said here

I have actually spoken and asked the creators of the justice league and one of them said she's stronger than superman

Wonder Woman is as strong as Superman or Hulk with the fighting skills to tie them both in knots. Plus she's got the Gods on her side!

31 The Thing The Thing is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is a founding member of the Fantastic Four.

The Thing has been a punching bag over the years. Thje Thing doe not get stronger the madder he gets. He does something else. The more critical the situation is the stonger he gets. Call it a sense of social responsibility. When he fought the Champion, ,bleeding internally likely, blleeding externally. -He never stopped fighting. The Champion realized he would have to kill Ben-Ben would never surrender. The Thing is who you want if everything is on the line- you want him on the front line. When The Thing and the the Hulk had their minds switched in to each others bodies. Ben was suprised at how savagely the Hulk in The Thing's body fought. that's because The Thing usually pulls his punches. One of the best portrayals of the Thing was when Claremont did Fantastic 4. It showed his intelligence-you can't be a test pilot if you are a dummy. The fact that The Thing and the Hulk would meet to arm wrestle tells you something.

I think the Thing should be even higher as far a pure physical strength, he has proven his strength has far past the 100 ton level

The Thing is not the strongest but he is one of the toughest. Any body fighting him will know they are in a fight. He will not stop. He is knocked teeth loose from the Hulk's mouth.

He is the ever loving blue eyed thing

32 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 more.

Come on guys iron man can take down most of these guys

His suit cannot make up for the fact that he is basically a mortal human being. He lacks the physical strength.

If this list was about mind and intelligence, he would rank higher for sure!

He's iron man. You can't get better than that

He has powerful armor and shoot missles and a powerful destructive beam out of his chest and is unbelievably smart and has so much armor created by him and he has so much armor to choose from it can make its own list. He rocks and has an awesome butt kicking suit. - Tavir101

33 Martian Manhunter The Martian Manhunter is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Created by writer Joseph Samachson and designed by artist Joe Certa, the character first appeared in the story "The Manhunter from Mars" in Detective Comics #225.

One thing to remember about the Martian his weakness is fire, on mars his entire race was extinct.

Apparent Superman said that Martian Manhunter is the most powerful being in the universe.

Stated he is the strongest he even beat super man in the comics and in the shows

How is this guy not #1 he was the dude who can defeat people by staring at them!

34 Abomination

Abomination is a complete tank that could almost kill hulk. Enough said.

Abomination will crush theese guys and they will not be able to type 911 in their mobile

Come'on guys, these are ants for Abomination. He will put theese guys down and become number 1

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36 Amazo

He upgraded himself to be immune 2 energy attacks & if he copies John d martian, Magneto, Ghost Rider, Thor, Doom, Superman, Green Lantern, Invisible Woman, Hulk, Wolverine, Flash, Black bolt, Hellboy, Lord Voldemort, Molecule man, Aquaman, Dragonite, Vegeta & Goku's power within sometime he can self-upgrade 2 absorb & use all their moves. No laser, sonic, radiation, cosmic& psychic power will work against him & as he is non living he will be undead in d universe!

Amazo is just as strong as anyone in this list... Well actually stronger since he can copy everyones power just by looking at them.

Can copy pretty much any ability in the anime and has no known weakness as he stopped being nano technology. Could move world's out his way by simply looking at them and flashes his eyes to put them back where they are. The guy is over powered and should be way higher on the list as should a few more that are not in the top 10 I.E. spectre, living tribunal etc

In the justice league unlimited he upgraded him self and nothing can stop even all of the heroes are combined watch it the title of the episode is the return

37 Hercules

Hercules is the god of strength I think that about says it all, none of the other heroes or villains are, end of story.
Hulk is a man made monster of strength, superman is an alien etc. Thor is a storm god but not the god of strength. Only DC's Captain Marvel (Shazam) equals Hercules strength because he is bestowed with Hercules, strength.

Hercules has beaten Thor up. Hercules got his butt kicked by the Hulk. So he should be rated higher than Thor and slightly lower than Hulk.

Hulk is stronger than hercules. Superman has demonstrated lifting more than the hulk could lift even when hulk is mad

Hercules is a superhero, anyone that says otherwise probably doesn't read comics.

38 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.

The alien symbiote endows Cletus Kasady with enhanced physical strength greater than that of Spider-Man and Venom combined. He is able to rapidly regenerate damaged body tissues much faster and more extensively than an ordinary human. Finally, Carnage's powers have always been abnormally enhanced from the maniacal will and insane worldview that Cletus Kasady has had from the age of 8 years old onward. Kasady sees "chaos" and random, undirected violence as reality, and considers "order" and virtue to be illusions. He takes an almost artistic pride in his mayhem, likes to leave a trail for others to follow (usually leaving the phrase "Carnage Rules" written in his own blood), and is recklessly willing to take on the most dangerous and powerful of opponents and victims.

He's stronger than wizard

He sod be #30

39 The Beyonder

He got the entire Marvel Comic characters to take it out against him. Only the accidental creator of his, Owen, AKA the molecule man, finally put him to sleep while the Beyonder was rebirthing himself.

The beyonder was stated to be millions of times stronger than everything in our entire multiverse. We were just a drop of water in an entire ocean compared to him. Strongest character ever created in all of comics

He was the sum of a whole universe mad into the form a man. His powers were limitless. It took the power of the Molecule Mad aided by the Silver Surfer to chanel his power back into another universe during his attempt to be born in his birthing machine. He should be high on the list!

No One Can Even Touch The Beyonder He is The Most Powerful Character Ever Created

40 Sentry

Sentry shouldn't definitely be way higher than the twenty four. Sentry's strength is limitless just alike Juggernaut and a few others. He is capable of fighting celestials.

Sentry is the strongest. What else would you expect from someone who has the power of million exploding suns. He is immortal and has a healing factor that is as good as deadpool's.

Sentry is stronger than superman. He have the power of million exploding sun and he can control the all molecule like moleculer man. He can generate energy heat beam from his eye and hand


41 Phoenix Force

Jean Grey is one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel Universe, the epitome of goddess. When the Phoenix possessed her daughter from another timeline, Rachel, she was able to defeat Galactus. I feel like people underestimate her when she could easily take down almost any other character on this list

The Phoenix Force is the essence invincibility. The ability to destroy anything without touching it. The only plausible opponents would be God himself or Galactus.

Force once a fuse with jean it became more than a damm force it became the guardian of all realities time and of all creation death and life so please tell me why is force here lol it can't even fight compare to everyone on this list the only person that can be compare is the one above all and that it lol

Jean Grey is the most powerful character in the universe

42 Adam Strange
43 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.
44 Two-Face Two-Face/Harvey Dent is a fictional villain from DC Comics. Harvey Dent was one of Gotham's most trusted citizens until he had acid poured on his face making him go insane and become a criminal by the name Two-Face. In film, he has been portrayed by Billy Dee Williams in Batman, Tommy Lee Jones in Batman more.

I acidentally voted for him I meant to vote for scarlet witch

45 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. more.

The one above all is the only one that is able to destroy the phoenix force. But to do so he would be destroying the multiverse as we know it. The phoenix is what holds the multiverse together. Close 2nds to the phoenix are... The living tribunal-the beyonder-galactus-cronos (with crystals)

Jean Grey controls the phoenix force, which is most powerful creature in the universe so she should be the strongest. Jean Grey is a mutant born with telepathic and telekinetic powers.

She'll know ahead of time that what moves you are going to used and non of most power could touch her and beside she could used their power against them!

With the Phoenix Jean Grey is the most powerful being in the universe

46 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 more.

He's a little bit good and he can fly but I voted for him because of how bad I felt. VOTE FOR DEATHSTROKE - Tavir101

Green goblin kicks butt with his pumkin bombs


47 Zeus

Classic Ruler God of Greece... If he was real then boy, he would be hard to surpass

One big question Zues or Odin

UHHH Zeus, Thor, ring a bell - NightJinx

Zeus is at the same powerlevel as Galactus.It says so in the infinity gauntlet story line.

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

He is only limited by his imagination and fortitude of will. They seriously haven't had a smart enough green lantern yet because with that power you could do some wicked awesome stuff.

Well he could do some interesting things, such as destroying the atoms of being, making him a very powerful contender in the DC universe. I would say he SHOULD be higher on the list.

He can create anything with his ring so he could kick but

He has limit less power and if his chatacter is improved he may be alone equivalent to all

49 She Hulk

Marvel's original Savage She-Hulk is, as I think, the strongest and smartest female superhero (although she's not properly a superhero) ever, period. She's not "basically the Hulk", not at all. I'd not dare to say that she must be #1, but your combination of mind and brute strenght can smash out flat many of the tough guys ranked #1 to #10.

She's awesome. She can even beat over the strongest superman. Actually she should be in number1. These BASTARDS kept her in sixteenth place. She is too sexy.

He's basically the hulk but with more control over her powers.

50 Molecule Man

He has the psionic ability to manipulate all forms of matter on a subatomic level, and to manipulate all known forms of energy and to convert matter into energy or energy into matter, E.G. : the creation of powerful force fields and energy beams. He is able to manipulate some of the most powerful and most durable materials within the Marvel Universe. Manipulation of "mere" matter and energy. Regardless he has been able to effortlessly recreate an entire galaxy even in his regular state

He can "unmake" almost anyone else on this list with a thought. He can destroy universes. He can remake them too. One Above All is the only one on this list in the same class.

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