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A complete list of comic book characters (comic book superheroes and comic book villains) and their real names and true identities.

Comic book characters (comic book superheroes and comic book villains) and their real names and true identities

About Comic Book characters

Practically every comic book character has an alternate identity.  Many have more than one.  Here’s a list of well-known comic book characters, both comic book superheroes and comic book villains, Marvel, DC, and others, and their real-life identities.

Superhero/Villain NameReal Name/True Identity
4-DCaptain Lea Corbin
6 Million Dollar ManSteve Austin
AbattoirArnold Etchison
AbelAbel, Keeper of Secrets
AccessAxel Asher
AceFemale Android, Male Android
AhwehotahMax Crandall
Air WaveLarry Jordan, Helen Jordan, Harold “Hal” Jordan
AlchemistJan Arrah
Alias the SpiderTom Ludlow Hallaway
Alpha CenturionMarcus Aelius
Amanda WallerAmanda Waller
Amazing ManWill Everett, Will Everett Junior
AmazoArmen Ikarus
Ambush BugIrwin Schwab
AmericommandoTex Thompson
AmericopBartholomew “Bart” Gallows
AnarchistTike Alicar
AnarkyLonnie Machin
Angle ManAngelo Bend
Animal ManBernhard “Buddy” Baker
AnoleVictor Borkowski
Ant-ManScott Lang
Anti_MonitorMobius
AquagirlTula, Lorena Marquez
AqualadGarth, Jackson Hyde
AresAres
ArgentToni Monetti
ArmorJack Keaton
The ArrowRalph Payne
ArrowetteCissie King-Jones
ArsenalRoy Harper
ArtemisArtemis
AtlasJim Randall
AtomRay Palmer, Ryan Choi
Atom SmasherAlbert Rothstein
Atomic KnightGardner Grayle
Atomic ManAdam Mann
Atomic SubDr.Noah Talbot
Atomic ThunderboltWilliam Burns
AtrocitusAtros
AzraelJean Paul Valley
AztekUno Falconer, Curt Falconer
BackhandGreg Mattingly
BacklashMarc Slayton
Bad KittyCatherine Bell
BadrockThomas John McCall
BagabondSuzanne Melotti
BalderBalder
BallisticCassandra Lane
BaneUnknown
BansheeSean Cassidy
BatgirlBarbara Gordon, Helena Bertinelli, Cassandra Cain, Barbara Wilson (shop Batgirl products)
BatmanBruce Wayne (shop Batman products)
BattalionJackson King
Battering RamUnknown
BatwingLucas “Luke” Fox
BatwomanKatherine “Kate” “Kathy” Rebecca Kane
BeastHenry “Hank” P. McCoy
Beast BoyGarfield “Gar” Logan
Big BardaBarda Free
Big EPercy Pilbeam
BizarroBizarro
Black AdamTeth-Adam, Theo Adam
Black CanaryDinah Drake-Lance, Laurel Lance
Black CondorRichard Grey Jr., Ryan Kendall
Black HandWilliam H and
Black LightningJefferson Pierce
Black MantaDavid Hyde
Black MaskRoman Sionis
Black PantherT’Challa (Shop Black Panther products)
Black RacerSgt. Willie Walker
Black SpiderJohnny LaMonica
Black WidowNatalia Allanovna Romanova (Shostakova) (Shop Black Widow products)
BlackbirdAnissa Pierce
BlackhawkJanos Prohaska, Andrew Lincoln
Blue BeetleDan Garrett, Ted Kord, Jaime Reyes
Blue DevilDaniel Patrick Cassidy
Blue JayJay Abrams
Booster GoldMichael Jon Carter
Brain Wave/BrainwaveHenry King Sr., Henry King Jr.
BrainiacVril Dox
Brainiac 5Querl Dox
BrimstoneJoseph “Joe” Chamberlain
Bronze TigerBenjamin “Ben” Turner
BrutaleGuillermo Barrera
BulletgirlSusan Kent-Barr
BulletmanJim Barr
BumblebeeKaren Beecher-Duncan
BushidoRyuko Orsono
CainCain, Keeper of Mysteries
Captain AmericaSteven Rogers (Shop Captain America products)
Captain AtomCaptain Allen Adam, Nathaniel Adam
Captain BoomerangGeorge “Digger” Harkness
Captain BritainBrian Braddock
Captain CanadaDaniel Eaton
Captain ColdLeonard Snart
Captain CanuckTom Evans
Captain Canuck (00s)David Semple
Captain Canuck (90s)Darren Oak
Captain ColdLeonard Snart
Captain CometAdam Blake
Captain ConquestFlash Dale
Captain FlagTom Townsend
Captain FlashKeith Spencer
Captain FreedomDon Wright
Captain MarvelBilly Batson
Captain Marvel Jr.Freddy Freeman
Captain TriumphLance Gallant
Casey BrinkeCasey Brinke
CatgirlCarrie Kelley
CatwomanSelina Kyle (shop Catwoman products)
CelsiusArani Desai-Caulder
CharaxesDrury Walker
Charlie the DollThe Inner Child
CheshireJade Nguyen
ChiefNiles Caulder
CinnamonKatherine Manser
CirceCirce
ClayfaceBasil Karlo, Matt Hagen, Preston Payne, Sondra Fuller, Cassius “Clay” Payne
ClothoCharlie
CoagulaKate Godwin/Clark Godwin
Collective ManHan, Chang, Lin, Sun and Ho Tao-Yu
ColossusPiotr Nikolaievitch Rasputin
Commander SteelHenry “Hank” Heywood I
Commissioner Jim GordonJames “Jim” Gordon
CoronaryJames Sharp
Crazy JaneKay Challis
CreeperJack Ryder
Crimson AvengerLee Travis, Albert Elwood
Crimson FoxVivian D’Aramis, Constance D’Aramis
CyborgVictor “Vic” Stone
Cyborg SupermanHenry “Hank” Henshaw
CyclopsScott Summers
DamageGrant Emerson, Ethan “Elvis” Avery
Danny the StreetUnknown
DaredevilMatthew Michael Murdock
Dark ArcherMalcolm Merlyn
DarkseidUxas
DeadmanBoston Brand
DeadpoolWade Winston Wilson (Shop Deadpool products)
DeadshotFloyd Lawton
Deathstroke, the TerminatorSlade Wilson
Detective ChimpBobo T. Chimpanzee
Doctor DoomVictor Von Doom
Doctor DruidAnthony Ludgate Druid
Doctor FateKent Nelson, Eric and Linda Strauss, Inza Nelson, Hector Hall
Doctor LightDr. Kimiyo Hoshi, Arthur Light
Doctor ManhattanJonathan Osterman
Doctor MidnightDr. Beth Chapel
Doctor Mid-NiteDr. Charles McNider, Dr. Pieter Cross, Beth Chapel
Doctor MistNommo
Doctor OccultRichard Occult
Doctor PoisonMarina Maru
Doctor SivanaThaddeus Sivana
Doctor StrangeStephen Strange (Shop Doctor Strange products)
Doctor WhoDoctor Who (or The Doctor) (Shop Doctor Who products)
Doll GirlMartha Roberts
Doll ManDarrell Dane
Donna TroyDonna Troy
DoomsdayNone
DoormanDeMarr Davis
DoveDon Hall, Dawn Granger, Wiley Wolverman
DraculaVlad Tepes Dracula
DragonRicardo Diaz
Dragon KingDr. Ito
Drax the DestroyerArthur Douglas
DreadknightBram Velsing
Dyna-MiteDaniel Dunbar
EclipsoKalaa
EggheadElihas Starr
El DiabloChato Santana
Elasti-GirlRita Farr
ElectroFrancine Frye
ElektraElektra Natchios
Elongated ManRalph Dibny
Emma FrostEmma Grace Frost
EmpressAnita Fite
EnchantressAmora, June Moone
EnforcerCharles L. Delazny Jr.
EradicatorDavid Connor
Etrigan the DemonJason Blood
Etta CandyEtta Candy
ExecutionerSkurge
FalconSam “Snap” Wilson
Fast ForwardTed Bruder
FateJared Stevens
FeverShyleen Lao
FireBeatriz DaCosta
FirebrandRod Reilly, Dannette Reilly, Alex Sanchez
FirehawkLorraine Reilly
FirestormRonald “Ronnie” Raymond, Professor Martin Stein, Jason Rusch, Jefferson Jackson
FlamebirdBette Kane
Flash (The Flash)Jay Garrick, Bartholomew Henry “Barry” Allen, Wallace Rudolph “Wally” West, Bart Allen (Shop Flash products)
Flex MentalloFlex Mentallo
FluxBenjamin Tibbetts
FoolkillerRoss G. Everbest
ForgeUnknown
FreakAva
Frog ManEugene Paul Patillo
FrostEmma Frost
FuryHelena Kosmatos, Lyta Hall
Gabriel, Devil HunterPossibly Gabriel Rosetti
GalactusGalan
GambitRemy LeBeau
GamblerSteven Sharpe III, Steven Sharpe V
GamoraGamora
GargoyleIsaac Christians
GauntletJoseph Green
General GloryJoseph Jones
General ZodDru-Zod
GenesisTyler Dayspring
Geo-ForceBrion Markov
Ghost RiderJohn “Johnny” Blaze
GigantaDoris Zuel
GlobMajor Dan Stone
GoldMike Magnus
Golden EagleCharley Parker
Golden GliderLisa Snart
Gorilla GroddGrodd
GraceGrace Choi
Green ArrowOliver Jonas Queen, Connor Hawke
Green GoblinPhillip Urich, Norman Osborn
Green LanternAlan Scott, Hal Jordan, Kyle Rayner, John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Jessica Cruz, Simon Baz (Shop Green Lantern products)
Grim ReaperEric Williams
GruntHenry Bucher
GrootGroot
GuardianJim Harper, James MacDonald Hudson
GypsyCindy Reynolds
HammerheadUnknown
Harley QuinnDr. Harleen “Harley” Quinzel (Shop Harley Quinn products)
HawkHenry “Hank” Hall
HawkeyeClinton “Clint” Barton
HawkgirlShiera Saunders, Kendra Sanders
HawkmanCarter Hall
HelaHela
Heat WaveMick Rory
HerculesHercules, Harry Cleese, Herc
HippolytaHippolyta
HourmanRex Tyler, Ricky Tyler, Matthew Tyler
Howard the DuckHoward ?
HulklingTheodore “Teddy” Altman/Dorrek VIII
Human TorchJonathan “Johnny” Lowell Spender Storm
HuntressPaula Brooks, Helena Wayne, Helena Bertinelli
HushTommy Elliot
HuskPaige Elisabeth Guthrie
IceTora Olafsdotter
IcemanRobert “Bobby” Louis Drake
Impossible ManUnknown
ImpulseBart Allen
Incredible HulkBruce Banner (Shop Hulk products)
InfernoDante Pertuz
Invisible WomanSusan Storm Richards
IonKyle Rayner
Iris WestIris Ann West
Iron FistDaniel Thomas Rand-K’ai, Daniel Thomas Rand
Iron ManAnthony “Tony” Stark (Shop Iron Man products)
Iron MongerObadiah Stane
Iron PatriotNorman Osborn
IsisAndrea Thomas
J. Jonah JamesonJ. Jonah Jameson
Jack of HeartsJonathan “Jack” Hart
JadeJenny-Lynn Hayden
JarellaJarella
Jean GreyJean Grey-Summers
Jessica JonesJessica Jones
JesterJonathan Powers
Jimmy OlsenJames “Jimmy” Olsen
John ConstantineJohn Constantine
JokerJack Napier? (Shop Joker products)
Jonah HexJonah Hex
JubileeJubilation Lee
JuggernautCain Marko
KaineKaine Parker
KangNathaniel Richards
KarmaWayne Hawkins
KatanaTatsu Yamashiro
Kid FlashWallace “Wally” Rudolph West, Bart Allen
Kid SlickVic Darge
KingpinWilson Grant Fisk
King SharkNanaue
Killer CrocWaylon Jones
Killer FrostCaitlin Snow
Kitty PrydeKatherine “Kitty” Pryde
KravenSergei Kravinoff
Lady DeathstrikeYuriko Oyama
Lady ShivaSandra Wu-San
Left-WingerHector Lennox
Lena LuthorLena Luthor
Lex LuthorAlexander Joseph “Lex” Luthor
LifeguardHeather Cameron
LightningJennifer Pierce
LightspeedJulie Power
LilithUnknown
LivewireLeslie Willis
LizardDr. Curtis Connors
Lodestone/The PupaRhea Jones
LokiLoki Laufeyson (Shop Loki products)
LongshotUnknown
Luke CageCarl Lucas
Mach-XAbner Jenkins
Mad HatterJervis Tetch
Madame HydraElisa Sinclair
Madame MasqueCountess Giulietta Nefaria (Whitney Frost)
Madame WebJulia Carpenter
MadmanPhilip Sterns
MaelstromUnknown
MagmaAmara Aquilla
MagikIllyana Nikolievna Rasputin
MagnetoMaz “Magnus” Eisenhardt
MagpieMargaret “Margot”
MagusAdam Warlock
Major VictoryVance Astro
Man-BatRobert Kirkland ‘Kirk’ Langstrom
MandrillJerome Beechman
Man-ThingTed Sallis
ManifoldEden Fesi
MantisUnknown
MarrowSarah Rushman
MarrinaMarrina Smallwood
Martian ManhunterJ’onn J’onzz
Marvel BoyNoh-Varr
Mary MarvelMary Batson
Master of the WorldEshu
Master PandemoniumMartin Preston
Mathemaniacunknown
Maxwell LordMaxwell Lord IV
MayhemBrigid O’Reilly
MedusaMedusalith Amaquelin
MeltdownTabitha Smith
MenaceLily Hollister
MentalloMarvin Flumm
MentoSteve Dayton
MesmeroVincent
MetamorphoRex Mason
MicroshipLinus Lieberman
Millie the ModelMillicent “Millie” Collins
MimicCalvin Rankin
MindwormWilliam Turner
Miracle ManJoshua Ayers
Miss AmericaAmerica Chavez
Miss SinisterClaudine Renko
Miss ThingDarla Deering
Missing LinkLincoln Brickford
MockingbirdBarbara “Bobbi” Morse Barton
ModokGeorge Tarleton
Mole ManHarvey Elder
Molecule ManOwen Reece
Molten ManMark Raxton
MoondragonHeather Douglas
Moon GirlLunella Louise Lafayette
Moon KnightMarc Spector
MoonstoneDr. Karla Sofen
MorbiusDr. Michael Morbius
Mr. FantasticReed Richards
Mr. HydeCalvin Zabo
Mr. MiracleScott Free
Mr. SensitiveGuy Smith
Mr. SinisterNathaniel Essex
Mr. TerrificTerry Sloane, Michael Holt, Curtis Hold
Ms. MarvelKamala Khan (Shop Ms. Marvel products)
Multiple ManJames Arthur “Jamie” Madrox
MystiqueRaven Darkholme
Namor the Sub-MarinerNamor McKenzie
Negative ManLarry Trainor
Negative WomanValentina Vostok
NemesisJane St. Ives
Nick FuryNicholas Joseph Fury
Night CrawlerKurt Wagner
NighthawkHannibal Hawkes
NightwingRichard “Dick” Grayson, Jason Todd (shop Nightwing products)
NudgeMi-Sun Kwon
OdinOdin
OracleBarbara Gordon
OzymandiasAdrian Veidt
OverwatchFelicity Smoak
ParallaxHal Jordan
Pepper PottsVirginia Potts
PhatWilliam Robert Reilly
PainkillerKhali Payne
Plastic ManPatrick “Eel” O’Brian
Power GirlKara Zor-L, Karen Starr
Professor XCharles Francis Xavier
PrometheusAdrian Chase
PunisherMack Bolan (Shop Punisher products)
Radioactive ManDr. Chen Lu
RebisLarry Trainor, Dr. Eleanor Poole
Red GuardianAleksey Lebedev, Alexei Shostakov, Dr. Tania Belinsky, Josef Petkus, Krassno Granitsky, Anton, Nicolai Krylenko (Shop Red Guardian products)
Reverse-FlashEobard Thawne
RiddlerEdward Nygma
RobotmanCliff Steele
RorschachWalter Kovacs
RobinDick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Stephanie Brown
RogueAnna Marie
SasquatchDr. Walter Langkowski
Savage DragonKurr
Scarlet WitchWanda Maximoff (Shop Scarlet Witch products)
ScorchScott Fischer
ShamrockMolly Fitzgerald
ShivCindy Burman
Shazam[See Captain Marvel]
SlapstickSteven Harmon
Solomon GrundyCyrus Gold
SongbirdMelissa Joan Gold
SpartanJohn Diggle
SpectreJames Brendan “Jim” Corrigan, Hal Jordan, Crispus Allen
SpeedballRobert “Robbie” Baldwin
SpeedyThea Queen
Spiderman (Spider-Man)Peter Parker (Shop Spider-Man products)
Spirit of ’76William Nasland
SportsmasterLawrence “Crusher” Crock, Victor Gover
StargirlCourtney Whitmore
StarmanTed Knight, David Knight, Jack Knight
SteelHenry Heywood I, Henry “Hank” Heywood III, John Henry Irons, Natasha Irons, Nate Heywood
StormOroro Monroe
S.T.R.I.P.E.Pay Dugan
SunfireShiro Yoshida
SuperboyClark Kent/Kal-El, Conner Kent/Kon-El
SupergirlKara Zor-El, Linda Danvers, Cir-El, Ariella Kent (shop Supergirl products)
SupermanClark Kent, Kal-El (Shop Superman products)
Swamp ThingAlec Holland
TakionJoshua Sanders
TempestJoshua Clay
The AtomAlbert “Al” Pratt, Ramond “Ray” Palmer, Adam Cray
The Avenger (1930’s adventurer)Richard Henry Benson
The Avenger (1980’s enemy of Ultra-Man)Paul Cannon
The BadgerNorbert Sykes
The BeeBarry Eames
The CheetahBarbara Ann Minerva
The ChiefDoctor Niles Caulder
The HulkRobert Bruce Banner (Shop Hulk products)
The JokerUnknown, Jack Napier (from the Batman movie)
The LeaderSamuel Sterns
The MonitorMar Novu
The PenguinOswald Cobblepot (shop Penguin products)
The QuestionCharles Victor Szasz, Vic Sage
ThingBenjamin Grimm
ThorDr. Donald Blake (Shop Thor products)
ThunderAnissa Pierce
TigresZatara Foe, Paula Brooks, Artemis Crock
TroiaDonna Troy
Two-FaceHarvey Dent
TyrocTroy Stewart
U-Go-GirlEdith Constance Sawyer
ValkyrieSamantha Parrington
VenomEddie Brock (host of the alien symbiote) (Shop Venom products)
VixenAmaya Jiwe, Mari McCabe
VortexUnknown
VoxMalcolm Duncan
WarriorGuy Gardner
WiccanWilliam “Billy” Kaplan
White CanarySara Lance
WildcatYolanda Montez
Wild DogRene Ramirez
WolfieMona Wu
WolverineJames Logan Howlett (Shop Wolverine products)
Wonder GirlDonna Troy, Cassie Sandsmark
Wonder WomanPrincess Diana, Queen Hippolyta (Shop Wonder Woman products)

Feel free to shoot me any missing entries and I’ll add them to the list!