15 Best Female Superheroes in Marvel and DC Comics

Comic books have been the home of some incredible female superheroes overtimes. There have been some bad, some good, but none of them were boring. From the pages of a comic book to the animated series, and now on the silver screen, they have been the most amazing female characters that everyone loved.

15 Best Female Superheroes in Comics

Power isn’t everything that makes a character great. It’s the respect that makes a character from ordinary to the best. The interaction with the fans, power, emotion, story, and of course some degree of hotness, is the perfect combination of the best female character in the comic books. So, Without wasting any more time, let’s hit right to the listings.

15. Raven

One of the most prominent members of the Teen Titans, and the daughter of the demon Trigon is Raven. As a civilian, she goes by the name Rachel Roth.

Raven is a powerful Empath, which means she can heal anyone’s heart and feelings and manipulate their emotions. She has control over dark magic which is basically a curse from her demon father.

In comics, Raven appears in a black top and a purple cloak. With her choice of costumes and several skin-revealing attire, she is considered one of the sexiest characters in the DC universe.

14. Zatanna

Zatanna Zatara came to the DC universe as a stage magician. But later revealed that she was an actual magician and a powerful spell caster. She is also a member of the Justice League and Young Justice.

Zatanna has strong telepathic and healing powers. She can astral project, and she does all of these by speaking her spells backward. Over the years Zatanna has been in some romantic relationships with John Constantine and Zatara. 

Over the years Zatanna has been one of the most powerful magicians in the DC universe.

13. Mera

Queen of Atlantis and wife of Aquaman, Mera is the mermaid that every man has ever desired. With exceptional beauty, strength, and the power to control the sea, she is considered one of the best female superheroes that have ever been created.

Mera has gone on several adventures with Aquaman since 1963. Showing incredible strength, stamina, speed, and durability. She has the power of Hydrokinesis, Cryokinesis, and Hydro-Thermokinesis. 

She has been a powerful ally for the justice league and has controlled her rule over the sea for the longest time. With all her powers, most often she has suffered mental breakdowns and struggled to cope with her anger and rage.

12. Supergirl

Kara Zor-El aka Supergirl is the cousin of Superman. Just like Man of Steel, she is inherited from Krypton. Powered by earth’s yellow sun, she possesses all the powers and capabilities just like him.

With all the superstrength, agility, speed, and stamina Supergirl has something that the Man of Steel doesn’t. It’s her remarkable beauty that has taken the hearts of millions of fans. She also has a sympathetic nature. She has even sacrificed herself on the Crisis of Infinite Earth just to protect the universe from collapsing.

11. Emma Frost

When you talk of sheer beauty, Emma Frost is the image you have to have in mind. As a mutant, she has control over telepathy, telekinesis, and can convert the body to pure diamond. 

She is a teacher at the Xavier’s Mutant School and tries to teach new mutants to control their powers. She has a skin revealing nature and an appealing attire that has wrecked a lot of houses, including Cyclops and Jean Grey. 

Over the years Emma has been a member of various groups including X-men, Generation X, Dark X-Men, Hellions, and many more. Till the day she is one of the mysterious female superheroes in comics.

10. Rogue

Anna Marie LeBeau aka Rogue is one of the most physically strong female superheroes in the X-Men. Her life absorption abilities prevent her from touching anyone but that didn’t stop them from doing so.

Rogue has been a leading female character in the X-Men since the 1980s. Absorbing the Psyche and Kree powers from Ms. Marvel, Rouge gained the power of flight and became physically the strongest female X-Men. 

Above her enormous strength, Rogue is popular for her astonishing beauty and her iconic white & red hair. Although she has kept most of her skins private, her sensual looks in the Savage Land story has a special place on everyone’s heart.

9. Invisible Woman

Sue Storm aka Invisible Woman was the first female superhero that Marvel has ever created. She has the powers of becoming invisible and she can create force fields that can be used as shields and blasts. 

Sue Strom is the wife of Reed Richards, one of the smartest minds in the Marvel universe, and on occasions, she has been in romantic relations with Namor. Invisible woman is also the founding member of  Marvel’s first superhero team, Fantastic Four and the mother of Franklin Richards & Valeria. 

8. Black Widow

There is just something between a female character in a black suit. Natasha Romanoff aka Black widow is the prime example of that theory. Natasha doesn’t have any superpowers, but no one said you have to have superpowers to be the best at what you do.

Widow is trained in every aspect of human tactics. She was a Russian spy who later joined the Sheild and with her expertise, became an Avenger.

Natasha has a lot of qualities in her belts which include fearless, expert tactician, marksman, physical strength, and the ability to use her seduction to gain information.

7. Storm

Princess Ororo Monroe was an expert pickpocket before Professor X took her in. Because of the vast control over the weather, she took the name Storm.

Storm is one of the earliest editions of female superheroes is in the X-Men series. She has psionic abilities that allow her to control the weather. She is so strong that she can even control the temperature of other dimensions and the atmosphere. Thus she is considered an Omega Level Mutant.

For years, she has been one of the most important members of the X-Men franchise. She formed many teams and thought several students including Iceman and many others.

6. She-Hulk

Jennifers Walters was a lawyer who was badly injured and had to take blood from her cousin Bruce Banner. The blood made her skin green and gave her supernatural strength and made her She-Hulk.

She Possesses all the strength and abilities like regular Hulk and the only difference is her sanity. She doesn’t lose her mind when becoming She-Hulk. In addition to that, her skin remains green forever.

She-Hulk has massive regeneration powers and can control her emotions very well. However, just like the Hulk, she has outbursts with anger sometimes and becomes much stronger than she actually is for a limited period of time.

5. Jean Grey

Marvel Girl aka Jean Grey is one of the strongest telepaths in the Marvel universe. She one of the first mutants ever to be introduced back in 1963. She is the most famous female character in the Marvel universe. 

Jean Grey was a powerful telepath since she was a child. Even Professor X was scared by that thus he put a barrier around her psychic abilities. But eventually, that didn’t keep her from retaining them.

Jean had a romantic relationship with Cyclops and often was in a love triangle with Emma Frost. With the powers of the Phoenix Force, she is nearly immortal and considered as one of the most powerful marvel characters ever. Apart from all her powers, Jean is unbelievably beautiful.

4. Captain Marvel

Originally introduced as Ms. Marvel, Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel was always portrayed as a supporting character in the comics.

Over the years Carol has taken many names such as Ms. Marvel, Binary, War Bird, and Captain Marvel. But on the Binary stage, she was shown as the most powerful of them. In 2012 she took the name Captin Marvel and became massively successful as a female character.

Along with all the names she has a lot of powers. Including flight, superstrength, superspeed energy projection, energy absorption, danger sense, cosmic awareness, and a lot more. For years she has been portrayed as one of the hottest female superheroes in town. 

3. Batgirl

Barbara Gordon aka Batgirl is the daughter of Gotham City Police commissioner. She is also the sidekick of the Gotham City knight the Batman. 

As a teenage girl, Barbara was trained in martial arts. Fantacisiing the Dark Knight, she became one of the sidekicks for him. She has super fast reflexes, super strength, and an intelligent detective mind. She was shot by the Joker in The Killing Joke series which made her legs paralyzed. 

Unable to help Batman in the fights she devoted herself behind the scene as Oracle. As Oracle, she became the strongest and the computer mind for The Dark knight. She has also been sexually involved with Bruce Wayne for a short amount of time. 

Even as a sidekick she is one of the most popular female superheroes in the DC universe.

2. Wonder Woman

Princess Diana of Themyscira aka Wonder Woman is the first female superheroine ever to lay her foot in the comic book industry. She has been in the comics since 1941.

Born as a princess on the island of Themyscira, Diana is the leader of the Amazon warriors. She has been the symbol of feminism in the comic book pages since the golden age. As a superhero, she possesses the power of flight, has vast superhuman strength and stamina.

Wonder Woman is one of the founding members of the Justice League. She wears a tiny costume that shows her entire legs and upper body. With a beautiful body and a hell lot of confidence, which makes her one of the most desirable female superheroes of all time.

1. Scarlet Witch

If this comes as a surprise to you, then you are off of my friends list. Wanda Maximoff aka Scarlet Witch is the woman of sheer power and absolute beauty. 

Wanda’s powers are almost limitless and even she herself doesn’t know the full potential of her powers. As a character, she was introduced as a Mutant but later revealed to be a powerful mystical sorcerer. 

Scarlet Witch has been the center of many comic book stories including House of M. Her reality-warping powers are so strong that it is widely considered she herself has created the Phoenix force, subconsciously. 

Apart from her limitless powers, she has impossible beauty and one of the hottest appearances on the comic book pages. This is why she is the best female superhero of my choice.

Do you agree with this list? Who do you think is the best female superheroine ever in comic books? Let me know your list.

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