Top Ten Superheroes with Real Life Illness

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The Top Ten

1 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.

He is a smart, rich playboy billionaire Avenger, but his alcoholism gets in a way of things, especially that worst time in "Demon in a Bottle" arc. - TechnicallyIDoComics

2 Ant-Man 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.

Split Personality Disorder, problems Hank Pym has been dealing with. - TechnicallyIDoComics

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. ...read more.

Dissociative Identity Disorder, that is all from the Man of Steel. - TechnicallyIDoComics

4 Speedy/Red Arrow/Arsenal Speedy/Red Arrow/Arsenal

Drugs are bad, mmkay? If you were Roy Harper, you'll be a heroin addict like him, but that time has finally passed. - TechnicallyIDoComics

5 Jessica Jones Jessica Jones Jessica Campbell Jones Cage is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Those dark times being the clutch of the Purple Man himself, Jessica has gone through a severe PTSD. Even she has that illness, she's still a badass crime fighter. - TechnicallyIDoComics

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.

Although he has a funny sense of humor and all, he has is permanent brain damage ever since he became a mutant. - TechnicallyIDoComics

7 Moon Knight 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.

One word that describe Moon Knight's illness; Schizophrenia. - TechnicallyIDoComics

8 Silk Silk Cindy Moon is a Korean American fictional superhero, known as Silk, appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and created by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos.

During that time when her family's been missing, Cindy has trauma and anxiety problems through her life after spending 10 years in a bunker. - TechnicallyIDoComics

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

Emotional detachment is Cyclops' illness. The Jean Grey problem, starting a revolution, issues with Xavier, etc. What more can you ask for? - TechnicallyIDoComics

Another large problem with cyclops is that he is always mistaken for a geordi la forge cosplayer. - DapperPickle

10 Scarlet Witch 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.

That time during House of M, Scarlet has suffered a painful anxiety and loses her mind which triggers her powers to destroy all mutants around the globe. - TechnicallyIDoComics

The Contenders

11 Rorschach Rorschach Rorschach is a fictional anti-hero who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics. He first debuted in the graphic novel Watchmen, published from 1986-1987. Rorschach was created by writer Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
12 Daredevil 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.
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