15 Greatest Female Superheroes of All Time

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7. Batgirl

Barbara Gordon as Batgirl in The Dark Knight

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Who knew Commissioner James Gordon’s daughter Barbara Gordon would grow up to be one of the most memorable partners of The Dark Knight? With genius level intellect and skilled martial arts, Batgirl is also one of the few reasons of Gotham city being safe.

After being crippled by The Joker, Barbara Gordon still managed to be a strong ally of both Batman and Nightwing as Oracle by using her exceptional hacking and computer skills to assist them on their missions.


6. Domino

Domino Superhero a Vital Member of X-Force

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Neena Thurman was one of the test subjects of a top-secret government breeding program with the aim of creating a perfect weapon. Though all of them died, she survived and took on the alias of Domino.

An expert marksmen and a vital member of X-Force, Domino is well capable of hand-to-hand combat because of her mercenary skills and the ability to alter superpowers.


5. Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow

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The Russian beauty is a notable ally of Iron Man, member of Avengers and top spy of S.H.I.E.L.D. Unlike most of the female superheroes in the list, Natasha Romanoff does not possess any superpowers. In fact, she relies on her martial arts and several gadgets to stop the bad guys.

Taking the alias of Black Widow, the female superhero is an amazing athlete who specializes in various forms of Kung Fu. Apart from all that, Black Widow employs her beauty for psychological manipulation and is without a doubt the greatest female superhero without actual superpowers.


4. Jean Grey

Member of The X-Men Jean Grey

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Undoubtedly one of the most powerful mutants of all time, Jean Grey is famous for many reasons: being the most gifted student of Professor X, being the love interest of Cyclops etc. Above all, the female superhero is known for fighting for the rights of her species.

As a founding member of the X-Men, Grey is not an average female superhero. With her powers of telekinesis and telepathy coupled with psionic blasts, the female superhero is half-demon who can destroy people with her mind but always manages to put her temptations aside for the greater good.


3. Ms. Marvel

Ms Marvel In The Avengers And X Men

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After being exposed to an explosion of a Kree device, Carol Danvers’ genetic structure melded with her savior Captain Marvel and she resurfaced with superhuman powers.

Effectively turning into a human-Kree hybrid, Danvers vowed to employ her new superpowers for the good of mankind and took the persona of Ms. Marvel and has affiliated herself with several superhero teams including the Avengers and X-Men.


2. Invisible Woman

Jessica Alba as Susan Storm

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Best known for being a member of the Fantastic Four, Susan Storm aka Invisible Woman is a force to be reckoned with. Despite being the only female member of the team, she is no push over and serves as the second-in-command because of her powers and everlasting confidence.

Apart from the power to become invisible, Storm can project invisibility, control objects and build an invisible force field. All those powers coupled with martial arts, the female superhero is an asset for Marvel Comics and one of the most iconic female superheroes till date.


1. Wonder Woman

Princess Diana of Themyscira as Wonder Woman

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Regarded as a feminist icon who fights for peace, justice and gender equality, it is without question that Wonder Woman is one of the greatest superhero women characters of all time. Known as Princess Diana of Themyscira, the female superhero is a global icon whose popularity can be considered equivalent to Super-Man.

Gifted with abundant superpowers and excellent combat skills, Wonder Woman has an arsenal of weapons such as Lasso of Truth, indestructible bracelets and several devices based upon Amazon technology.

Having no fear when it comes to fighting crimes, Wonder Woman has fought several enemies throughout her life including fellow superheroes when felt necessary. Whether she fights alone or as a part of Justice League, Wonder Woman will not only be remembered as the greatest female superhero of all time but also one of the greatest superheroes of all time.


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