Best Marvel Characters

We all know guys from Marvel. Jack Kirby and later Stan Lee were producing true masterpieces of the comics industry. Yes, the company had bad moments and gone bankrupt at one point, but it is not why we are all here. The reason behind the creation of this list is defining the best Marvel characters. Stan Lee alone created dozens of characters that are still super popular. His creations were heroes like the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, X-Men, Daredevil, Iron Man, Hulk and many more. The choice is massive and you will surely be entertained, maybe surprised about the result of this collective vote of RankTopTen community.

Trying to keep up with the increasing popularity and success of DC, authors created top Marvel characters and successfully rebooted them a couple of times. Didn’t turn out to be that easy with the X-Men movies, eh? But the whole superhero saga deserves some respect with deep stories and character lines crossing with one another. The stories are captivating and superheroes play pivotal role in such high interest mainly due to the depiction of their normal everyday life and then secret adventures when fighting villains. This Marvel heroes list is all about glory, strength, heroic deeds and shiny suits.

Which most popular Marvel characters would you pick from our list? Wolverine and his claws, Avengers crew or someone completely different? Which hero attracts you like no one else does? Vote for your favorite and comment expressing your thoughts about why particular character deserves to be top of the chart.



Looking for the strongest DC character? Better check out this Marvel superhero with built-in claws and inhuman regeneration. A true loner with a passion for alcohol and cigars, he appeals to the audience with his strength and willpower, allowing him to defeat almost any opponent. Earned iconic status by cooperating with the X-Men and Avengers.


Iron Man

Iron Man (Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark) 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 in Tales of Suspense #39 (cover dated March 1963).

Captain America
The Hulk


This guy is always among the strongest superheroes. Asgardian god with a great sense of justice, honor, pride and self-esteem he becomes an iconic protector of Midgard while charming us with his love story and humanlike simple jokes that melt our hearts. Just don’t stand in a way of his Mjolnir, okay?


Silver Surfer

Many people think he’s the most powerful superhero, and he does not lack popularity for sure. Granted powers by Galactus, he becomes an evil herald, but switches sides to become one of the most iconic good guys Marvel ever created. Who doesn’t like a guy with a surfboard, crashing a skull or two in process?


Black Panther

Black Panther is one of the Marvel superheroes that was included in the list “top Marvel characters,” and it is quite justified because he possesses extraordinary physical strength and his sensory nervous system is many times more developed than of an ordinary human. However, he became a favorite of public because of his self-sufficiency, adroitness, ingenuity, and desire for independence.


Black Widow

Black Widow is considered to be one of top Marvel characters. Her past was not easy; she had to suffer a lot. This girl is a beauty in the great physical form. Her superpower was not congenital. She obtained it due to a special serum.



Daredevil has far not the last position in the Marvel heroes list. He is a special character because of the blindness, which did not prevent him from feeling valuable, and in addition, developed other sensory senses so much that they completely compensate for vision. Daredevil is one of the most generous and fair Marvel heroes.



Who doesn’t love Wade Wilson? Created as a mockery to DC’s Deathstroke, he quickly became one of the strongest comic book characters, striking not only with his humor but with exceptional martial and weaponry skills, backed up by impressive regeneration capabilities allowing Wilson to grow a new limb or a whole body if need be.

Ant Man


After the release of the movie “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, Groot is considered the cutest character in Marvel heroes list. He is a highly intellectual alien that looks like a tree. From the very beginning Groot came to the Earth to kidnap people for his own interests, but in “Guardians of the Galaxy” he joined the team of heroes.


Human Torch

Human Torch is the most popular Marvel character from the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man’s friend. He can control fire in all possible ways: envelop himself with flame, absorb it, regulate its shape and temperature and evaporate different objects, even bullets. As well Human Torch is able to fly at the velocity of sound.


The Thing

The number of the best Marvel characters cannot dispense with The Thing, whose name is Ben – one of the strongest creatures on the Earth. He can lift a skyscraper; his solid skin makes him invulnerable. As well Ben is able to drive all modes of transport, even spacecraft.


Rocket Raccoon

It is hard to find somebody as cute and dodgy in the Marvel heroes list as Rocket Raccoon. This fearless and sagacious animal is a brilliant military tactician and faithful companion. His remarkable sense of humor makes him an indispensable member of the guardians of the galaxy.

War Machine
Scarlet Witch
Dr. Strange


Vision is unique among the most popular Marvel characters because he is not a person, he is a robot with the ability to feel human emotions. Vision is able to interact with computers and adjust the density of his body; he can be both extremely heavy and easy, taking advantages of both states.


Nick Fury

Nick Fury has been one of the most popular Marvel characters for years. He was included in “the Top 100 Comic Book Heroes” and “The Top 50 Avengers”. Nick used to be a leader of S.H.I.E.L.D. organization; he is a master of martial arts, an excellent shooter and tactician, his aging process is slowed due to the use of the serum Infinity.

Ghost Rider
Luke Cage
Professor X

Falcon (Marvel)

Falcon is the most popular Marvel characters who have a telepathic connection with an animal. He can watch through eyes of his falcon Redwing and to communicate with other birds. The hero has an equipped with wings suit which cannot be damaged with bullets and fire.