The female anti-heroes of Marvel.

#1 Posted by kfhrfdu_89_76k (3723 posts) - - Show Bio

Who are they?

Aside from mutant heroines.

#2 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29499 posts) - - Show Bio

The new Ghost Rider.

#3 Posted by Kairan1979 (16723 posts) - - Show Bio

Elektra.

#4 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
Elektra.
#5 Posted by Shadowdoggy (3815 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Cat

#6 Posted by cody1984 (1279 posts) - - Show Bio

@kfhrfdu_89_76k said:

Who are they?

Aside from mutant heroines.

Not many. Besides the obvious with Elektra you have Lynn Michaels who was a character in the Punisher's three ongoing series in the 90's. Black Cat I tend to agree with being an antihero other than that I'm really drawing a blank.

#7 Posted by RainEffect (3240 posts) - - Show Bio

During Dark-Reign, Moonstone was a highly interesting Ms. Marvel, however, her run lasted about four issues as Carol Danvers was 'resurrected' shortly after Karla claimed the mantle.
 
Black Widow is an anti-hero. She kills when she has to, and she's a Marvel classic.

#8 Posted by _slim_ (13075 posts) - - Show Bio
#9 Posted by Joygirl (19387 posts) - - Show Bio

X-2 -- oh right, no mutants. Ummmmm. Drawing a blank.

#10 Posted by PrinceIMC (5421 posts) - - Show Bio
@RainEffect said:
During Dark-Reign, Moonstone was a highly interesting Ms. Marvel, however, her run lasted about four issues as Carol Danvers was 'resurrected' shortly after Karla claimed the mantle.  Black Widow is an anti-hero. She kills when she has to, and she's a Marvel classic.
I wouldn't say Black Widow is an anti-hero just because she kills. Heroes kill these days. I always thought of anti-heroes as doing the wrong thing, for the right reason.
#11 Posted by kfhrfdu_89_76k (3723 posts) - - Show Bio

@PrinceIMC:

Many deem killing as a wrong thing to do. Besides, Batman, Human torch, Invisible woman, Spider-man* and many others haven`t killed. And they`re heroes. Therefore, not every hero kills. But thanks for bothering to answer.

*Okay, he has killed accidently ( in 616-continuity).

@RainEffect said:

Black Widow is an anti-hero. She kills when she has to, and she's a Marvel classic.

I think that she walks the border between anti-heroism and heroism. But then again, she is an agent, and they usually kill. But then again, alot of agents are considered heroes. Thanks, by the way.

@_slim_:

Hmmmh...I think you`re right...Thanks.

#12 Posted by Kairan1979 (16723 posts) - - Show Bio
@RainEffect

 During Dark-Reign, Moonstone was a highly interesting Ms. Marvel, however, her run lasted about four issues as Carol Danvers was 'resurrected' shortly after Karla claimed the mantle. 

Moonstone was always a villain, costume changed nothing. Songbird makes more sense - always trying a path of rememption, and always failing.
#13 Posted by 218Comics (191 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Cat, Elektra, and I think that's about it.

#14 Posted by Mutant God (3020 posts) - - Show Bio

Echo I think

#15 Posted by PrinceIMC (5421 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mutant God said:
Echo I think
I'd agree with Echo, specially when she became Ronin.
#16 Posted by PrinceIMC (5421 posts) - - Show Bio
@kfhrfdu_89_76k said:

@PrinceIMC:

Many deem killing as a wrong thing to do. Besides, Batman, Human torch, Invisible woman, Spider-man* and many others haven`t killed. And they`re heroes. Therefore, not every hero kills. But thanks for bothering to answer.

I guess you're right, I'd say it's the context of the killing that matters, killing in self-defense or killing someone to stop something worse from happening have become more accepted. But killing first, assassination or killing when it wasn't necessary are probably anti-hero behavior. So I guess since Black Widow has assassinated she is an anti-hero. Mockingbird too.
#17 Posted by kfhrfdu_89_76k (3723 posts) - - Show Bio

@Kairan1979 said:

@RainEffect:

During Dark-Reign, Moonstone was a highly interesting Ms. Marvel, however, her run lasted about four issues as Carol Danvers was 'resurrected' shortly after Karla claimed the mantle.

Moonstone was always a villain, costume changed nothing. Songbird makes more sense - always trying a path of rememption, and always failing.

I`d say, that failing at being a hero, and still trying to become one over and over again, is quite anti-heroic behavior.

@218Comics said:

Black Cat, Elektra, and I think that's about it.

No it`s not!

@PrinceIMC:

What!? She has killed also! Oh cmon! That`s so boring!

Has she killed humans/mutants etc.? Or are you referring to that ghost she "killed"?

#18 Posted by daak1212 (7901 posts) - - Show Bio

Rachel Cole in the new punisher series. Pretty mucht he Bride in Kill Bill except in Marvel U

#19 Edited by funnyfishman (92 posts) - - Show Bio

@Shadowdoggy said:

Black Cat

@cody1984 said:

@kfhrfdu_89_76k said:

Who are they?

Aside from mutant heroines.

Not many. Besides the obvious with Elektra you have Lynn Michaels who was a character in the Punisher's three ongoing series in the 90's. Black Cat I tend to agree with being an antihero other than that I'm really drawing a blank.

@218Comics said:

Black Cat, Elektra, and I think that's about it.

I always thought of Black Cat being an Anti-Villian

@PrinceIMC said:

@RainEffect said:
During Dark-Reign, Moonstone was a highly interesting Ms. Marvel, however, her run lasted about four issues as Carol Danvers was 'resurrected' shortly after Karla claimed the mantle. Black Widow is an anti-hero. She kills when she has to, and she's a Marvel classic.
I wouldn't say Black Widow is an anti-hero just because she kills. Heroes kill these days. I always thought of anti-heroes as doing the wrong thing, for the right reason.

Anti-Villians do the worng thing for the right reason. Anti-Heroes do the right thing for the wrong reason.

#20 Posted by Blood1991 (8098 posts) - - Show Bio

Red She Hulk would be one I think

#21 Posted by kfhrfdu_89_76k (3723 posts) - - Show Bio

@funnyfishman:

Actually, now that I think about it, anti-heroes are heroes who do more extreme/violent things than "regular" heroes. Well, at least it`s my opinion.

You`re spot on about anti-villains though.

@Blood1991:

Damn right she is.

#22 Posted by PrinceIMC (5421 posts) - - Show Bio

@funnyfishman said:

@Shadowdoggy said:

Black Cat

@cody1984 said:

@kfhrfdu_89_76k said:

Who are they?

Aside from mutant heroines.

Not many. Besides the obvious with Elektra you have Lynn Michaels who was a character in the Punisher's three ongoing series in the 90's. Black Cat I tend to agree with being an antihero other than that I'm really drawing a blank.

@218Comics said:

Black Cat, Elektra, and I think that's about it.

I always thought of Black Cat being an Anti-Villian

@PrinceIMC said:

@RainEffect said:
During Dark-Reign, Moonstone was a highly interesting Ms. Marvel, however, her run lasted about four issues as Carol Danvers was 'resurrected' shortly after Karla claimed the mantle. Black Widow is an anti-hero. She kills when she has to, and she's a Marvel classic.
I wouldn't say Black Widow is an anti-hero just because she kills. Heroes kill these days. I always thought of anti-heroes as doing the wrong thing, for the right reason.

Anti-Villians do the worng thing for the right reason. Anti-Heroes do the right thing for the wrong reason.

I'd flip that. Punisher is an anti-hero. He kills to protect people. The wrong thing for the right reasons.

Baron Zemo is an anti-villain because he saves the world and stops bad guys so he can rule the world. So he does the right thing but for selfish reasons.

#23 Posted by kfhrfdu_89_76k (3723 posts) - - Show Bio

@PrinceIMC:

I don`t think that it`s THAT simple.

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