Greatest Comic Book Characters of All Time According to FTBB


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Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Icon: Thank you, nice to know someone out there is reading :)
 
And may I say, you have excellent taste in X-Men my good man. Cyclops all the way!
Posted by Renee

This is really good! Nice explanations, I think lists are better that way. Better work on mine aha. :)

Posted by Sexy Merc

Nice list. I already recommended but I forgot to comment. I never knew you were a fan of the Hulk.

Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Sexy Merc: Heh, no worries, mate. Actually, yeh. I used to really, really dislike him, but I really liked the Ultimate Hulk. Then I started to read more into him, and Bruce Banner became one of my favourite Marvel characters. Worldbreaker Hulk just kind of sealed the deal =]
Posted by Sexy Merc
@FadeToBlackBolt: Nice. I always liked Bruce Banner. I haven't read too much with the Hulk in it though. Glad to see Cyclops in there too. Him and Nate are tied for my favorite X-Man.
Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Sexy Merc: Heck yeah, Cyke rules. Nate needs more appearances though. Everytime he shows up, it's epic, but he just doesn't show up enough.
Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

this is one of the few top 10 lists i agree with. 
 
ive had a love hate relationship with both scott and emma but at the end of the day they're both plain awesome 
 
i hear by grant you the Avenging-X-Bolt Seal of Approval 
 
Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Avenging-X-Bolt: Thank you very much :D
Posted by Primmaster64

lol Cool

Edited by entropy_aegis

Why is catwoman here she is the most laughable character ever created.
Posted by batman_is_god

Awesome list
Posted by daredevil21134
@entropy_aegis said:
"Why is catwoman here she is the most laughable character ever created. "

says who?Catwoman is cool
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Posted by Hawkeye446

Very Nice...

Posted by Silkcuts

Where's John Constantine, Kyle and Plastic Man?

Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Silkcuts: It's an older list. I hadn't even read any Hellblazer when I created it!
Posted by Silkcuts
@FadeToBlackBolt: okay your forgiven. 
^_^
Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Silkcuts: ^_^ Phew. 
 
It's not really fair to include Vertigo in these sorts of lists anyway, it's like asking what's the best Harrison Ford movie and answering Blade Runner. It's just so far and beyond better that it's difficult to even mention other things in the same breath.
Posted by Timandm

What?  DOOP didn't make you're list?  WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!?!  LOLOL!!! I'm just playing, you can put the knife down...
 
Good list.  I think Joker should be moved a little higher up the list, but hey, he's on there so that's great.

Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Timandm: I made it a while time ago, so you can feel free to mix and match some of the selections, my tastes have matured :P
Posted by PowerHerc

Nice list.

Succinct and balanced (I noticed you have 5 DC characters and 5 Marvel characters).

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Posted by fivestarga

Your description of Emma is right one man!  There seems to be quite a few fans that want her to regress back into villainy, but like me, I think you like the direction she's headed.
 
 
Also, the whole list is pretty darn good, props to Cyke and Spidey. 
Posted by RainEffect

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Sorry. I was cleaning my keyboard. 
 
Oh yeah, he went there!

Posted by ApatheticAvenger

This really is one of the better lists on CV, a who's who of the best Marvel and DC characters (although I would have put Cap and in place of Hulk and Constantine in place of Catwoman, but that's just me). =D

Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@ApatheticAvenger: Thanks. I tend to leave Vertigo stuff off most lists, because I consider it so far and beyond the standard "superhero" comic =] 
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@FadeToBlackBolt: It really is. Sandman, Hellblazer, and Preacher are just exceedingly awesome. Which brings me to another point: READ PREACHER DAMMIT! =P

Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@ApatheticAvenger: Haha, we'll see =P  
 
You left out Y; tLM, Fables, Doom Patrol, (list goes on forever) lol 
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@FadeToBlackBolt: lol yeah I was just naming big ones that came off the top of my head :P

Edited by TheAcidSkull

i'm so happy that Hulk is one of your favorites :) great list

Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@TheAcidSkull: Thanks, glad you approve ^___^
Posted by UnderDogs_OverBoard

yeah dude it wasn't cyclops fault

though i STILL HATE HIM!!!

Posted by Deranged Midget

This is fantastic list and I completely approve of it.

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Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Deranged Midget: Thanks =]  
 
It could probably do with some revising, but it's good enough for now =P
Posted by Deranged Midget

@FadeToBlackBolt: Fine by me, your first three choices are fantastic and should be basically universal. Also, kudos for adding in Daredevil.

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Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Deranged Midget: Oh yeah, they'll definitely stay. Emma, Catwoman and Cyclops are the ones I'd consider changing.
Posted by Deranged Midget

@FadeToBlackBolt: I love Selina and personally think she's the perfect love interest for Bruce, but one of the greats? Didn't make sense to me. Don't really care for Emma though :P

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Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Deranged Midget: Needed more women characters =P  
 
I used to love Emma, now she sucks.
Posted by Deranged Midget

@FadeToBlackBolt: What about Carol Danvers or Sue Storm?

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Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Deranged Midget: They'd be my two replacements haha 
 
And maybe Darkseid or Phantom Stranger over Cyclops
Posted by Deranged Midget

@FadeToBlackBolt: Scott's been letting you down huh?

Not sure how I feel about Darkseid being an all time great, I'd choose Lex over him any-day, but hey, it's your list ;)

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Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Deranged Midget: Eh, it's not so much that, but for a character to be great, the company has to at least show some enthusiasm for them. Marvel just seems to want to destroy Cyclops. 
 
One thing that, for me, puts Darkseid over Lex is how creative and original Darkseid is. Add to that he represents an entire lore (the New Gods) and the death of the Silver Age (when Kirby moved to DC from Marvel), I think he is a pretty iconic character. Whereas Lex, while an amazing villain, is just a Machiavellian businessman/scientist, who is more defined by the hero he's fighting. 
Posted by Deranged Midget

@FadeToBlackBolt: Hmm, that's a brilliant explanation. Very well my good sir, I can concur with that. But don't you think that with all that Scott has sacrificed for the mutant race, he still belongs on the list?

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Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@Deranged Midget: Probably, and if this was a favourite character list, he would be. But I'm trying to be a bit more objective with this one.  
 
I'll do a favourite character list another point, probably Top 20. 
 
And glad you agree on Darkseid ^_^
Posted by Deranged Midget

@FadeToBlackBolt: Looking forward to it! My list would pale in comparison to yours :P

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Posted by entropy_aegis

No Wolverine? lol

Posted by FadeToBlackBolt
@entropy_aegis said:

No Wolverine? lol

lol, good one =P
Posted by Cyclops4President

Man, you really nailed the first 4 for sure! Not everyone hates Cyclops, I think the Cyclops haters have just been more vocal. I think the Hulk should not be on the list though. I know he is awesome, but in reality, he's just a big ok green brute. I like Thor or Captain America to be on this list instead of Hulk.