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

// October 21st, 2014 // Comic Books

Comic book superheroes and their true identities

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 superheroes and villains, and their real-life identities.

Superhero/Villain Name Real Name/True Identity
4-D Captain Lea Corbin
6 Million Dollar Man Steve Austin
Abattoir Arnold Etchison
Abel Abel, Keeper of Secrets
Access Axel Asher
Ace Female Android, Male Android
Ahwehotah Max Crandall
Air Wave Larry Jordan, Helen Jordan, Harold “Hal” Jordan
Alchemist Jan Arrah
Alias the Spider Tom Ludlow Hallaway
Alpha Centurion Marcus Aelius
Amazing Man Will Everett, Will Everett Junior
Amazo An android
Americommando Tex Thompson
Americop Bartholomew “Bart” Gallows
Anarchist Tike Alicar
Anarky Lonnie Machin
Angle Man Angelo Bend
Animal Man Bernhard “Buddy” Baker
Anole Victor Borkowski
Aquagirl Tula, Lorena Marquez
Aqualad Garth
Aquaman Orin Curry, Arthur Curry
Argent Toni Monetti
Armor Jack Keaton
Arrowette Cissie King-Jones
Arsenal Roy Harper
Atlas Jim Randall
Atom Smasher Al Rothstein
Atomic Knight Gardner Grayle
Atomic Man Adam Mann
Atomic Sub Dr.Noah Talbot
Atomic Thunderbolt William Burns
Azrael Jean Paul Valley
Aztek Uno Falconer, Curt Falconer
Backhand Greg Mattingly
Backlash Marc Slayton
Bad Kitty Catherine Bell
Badrock Thomas John McCall
Bagabond Suzanne Melotti
Ballistic Cassandra Lane
Banshee Sean Cassidy
Batgirl Barbara Gordon, Helena Bertinelli, Cassandra Cain, Barbara Wilson
Batman Bruce Wayne
Battalion Jackson King
Battering Ram Unknown
Batwoman Kathy Kane
Beast Henry “Hank” P. McCoy
Beast Boy Garfield Logan
Big Barda Barda Free
Big E Percy Pilbeam
Black Adam Teth-Adam, Theo Adam
Black Canary Dinah Lance
Black Condor Richard Grey Jr., Ryan Kendall
Black Lightning Jefferson Pierce
Black Mask Roman Sionis
Black Racer Sgt. Willie Walker
Black Spider Johnny LaMonica
Black Widow Natalia Allanovna Romanova (Shostakova)
Blackhawk Janos Prohaska
Blue Beetle Dan Garrett, Ted Kord, Jaime Reyes
Blue Devil Daniel Patrick Cassidy
Blue Jay Jay Abrams
Booster Gold Michael Jon Carter
Brain Wave/Brainwave Henry King Sr., Henry King Jr.
Bronze Tiger Ben Turner
Brutale Guillermo Barrera
Bulletgirl Susan Kent-Barr
Bulletman Jim Barr
Bumblebee Karen Beecher-Duncan
Bushido Ryuko Orsono
Cain Cain, Keeper of Mysteries
Captain America Steven Rogers
Captain Atom Captain Allen Adam
Captain Britain Brian Braddock
Captain Canada Daniel Eaton
Captain Canuck Tom Evans
Captain Canuck (00s) David Semple
Captain Canuck (90s) Darren Oak
Captain Comet Adam Blake
Captain Conquest Flash Dale
Captain Flag Tom Townsend
Captain Flash Keith Spencer
Captain Freedom Don Wright
Captain Marvel Billy Batson
Captain Marvel Jr. Freddy Freeman
Captain Triumph Lance Gallant
Catgirl Carrie Kelley
Catwoman Selina Kyle
Charaxes Drury Walker
Chief Niles Caulder
Cinnamon Katherine Manser
Clayface Basil Karlo, Matt Hagen, Preston Payne, Sondra Fuller, Cassius “Clay” Payne
Collective Man Han, Chang, Lin, Sun and Ho Tao-Yu
Colossus Piotr Nikolaievitch Rasputin
Commander Steel Henry “Hank” Heywood I
Coronary James Sharp
Creeper Jack Ryder
Crimson Avenger Lee Travis, Albert Elwood
Crimson Fox Vivian D’Aramis, Constance D’Aramis
Cyborg Victor Stone
Cyclops Scott Summers
Damage Grant Emerson
Daredevil Matthew Michael Murdock
Deadman Boston Brand
Deadshot Floyd Lawton
Deathstroke, the Terminator Slade Wilson
Doctor Doom Victor Von Doom
Doctor Druid Anthony Ludgate Druid
Doctor Fate Kent Nelson, Eric and Linda Strauss, Inza Nelson, Hector Hall
Doctor Light Dr. Kimiyo Hoshi
Doctor Manhattan Jonathan Osterman
Doctor Midnight Dr. Beth Chapel
Doctor Mid-Nite Dr. Charles McNider, Dr. Pieter Cross
Doctor Mist Nommo
Doctor Occult Richard Occult
Doll Girl Martha Roberts
Doll Man Darrell Dane
Doorman DeMarr Davis
Dove Don Hall, Dawn Granger, Wiley Wolverman
Dyna-Mite Daniel Dunbar
Elasti-Girl Rita Farr
Elongated Man Ralph Dibny
Emma Frost Emma Grace Frost
Empress Anita Fite
Eradicator David Connor
Etrigan the Demon Jason Blood
Fate Jared Stevens
Fire Beatriz DaCosta
Firebrand Rod Reilly, Dannette Reilly, Alex Sanchez
Firehawk Lorraine Reilly
Firestorm Ronald “Ronnie” Raymond, Professor Martin Stein, Jason Rusch
Flamebird Bette Kane
Fury Helena Kosmatos, Lyta Hall
Gabriel, Devil Hunter Possibly Gabriel Rosetti
Galactus Galan
Gambit Remy LeBeau
General Glory Joseph Jones
General Zod Dru-Zod
Geo-Force Brion Markov
Glob Major Dan Stone
Gold Mike Magnus
Golden Eagle Charley Parker
Grace Grace Choi
Green Arrow Oliver Queen, Connor Hawke
Green Goblin Phillip Urich
Green Lantern Alan Scott, Hal Jordan, Kyle Rayner, John Stewart, Guy Gardner
Guardian Jim Harper
Gypsy Cindy Reynolds
Hawkgirl Shiera Saunders, Kendra Sanders
Hawkman Carter Hall
Ice Tora Olafsdotter
Iceman Robert “Bobby” Louis Drake
Impulse Bart Allen
Incredible Hulk Robert Bruce Banner
Ion Kyle Rayner
Iron Monger Obadiah Stane
Isis Andrea Thomas
Jade Jenny-Lynn Hayden
Jubilee Jubilation Lee
Juggernaut Cain Marko
Kid Flash Wally West, Bart Allen
Kitty Pryde Katherine “Kitty” Pryde
Lex Luthor Alexander Joseph “Lex” Luthor
Loki Loki Laufeyson
Magneto Maz “Magnus” Eisenhardt
Man-Bat Robert Kirkland ‘Kirk’ Langstrom
Martian Manhunter J’onn J’onzz
Mary Marvel Mary Batson
Mathemaniac unknown
Metamorpho Rex Mason
Mockingbird Barbara “Bobbi” Morse Barton
Mr. Fantastic Reed Richards
Mr. Miracle Scott Free
Mr. Terrific Terry Sloane, Michael Holt
Multiple Man James Arthur “Jamie” Madrox
Mystique Raven Darkholme
Namor the Sub-Mariner Namor McKenzie
Nemesis Jane St. Ives
Night Crawler Kurt Wagner
Nighthawk Hannibal Hawkes
Nightwing Richard “Dick” Grayson, Jason Todd
Oracle Barbara Gordon
Ozymandias Adrian Veidt
Parallax Hal Jordan
Pepper Potts Virginia Potts
Phat William Robert Reilly
Plastic Man Patrick “Eel” O’Brian
Power Girl Kara Zor-L, Karen Starr
Professor X Charles Francis Xavier
Radioactive Man Dr. Chen Lu
Riddler Edward Nygma
Rorschach Walter Kovacs
Robin Dick Grayson, Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Stephanie Brown
Rogue Anna Marie
Sasquatch Dr. Walter Langkowski
Savage Dragon Kurr
Shamrock Molly Fitzgerald
Shazam [See Captain Marvel]
Slapstick Steven Harmon
Solomon Grundy Cyrus Gold
Songbird Melissa Joan Gold
Spectre James Brendan “Jim” Corrigan, Hal Jordan, Crispus Allen
Speedball Robert “Robbie” Baldwin
Spiderman Peter Parker
Spirit of ’76 William Nasland
Stargirl Courtney Whitmore
Starman Ted Knight, David Knight, Jack Knight
Steel Henry Heywood I, Henry “Hank” Heywood III, John Henry Irons, Natasha Irons
Storm Ororo Monroe
Sunfire Shiro Yoshida
Superboy Clark Kent/Kal-El, Conner Kent/Kon-El
Supergirl Kara Zor-El, Linda Danvers, Cir-El, Ariella Kent
Superman Clark Kent, Kal-El
Swamp Thing Alec Holland
Takion Joshua Sanders
The Atom Albert “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 Badger Norbert Sykes
The Bee Barry Eames
The Flash Jay Garrick, Barry Allen, Wallace Rudolph “Wally” West
The Joker Unknown, Jack Napier (from the Batman movie)
The Penguin Oswald Cobblepot
The Question Charles Victor Szasz, Vic Sage
Thing Benjamin Grimm
Troia Donna Troy
Two-Face Harvey Dent
Tyroc Troy Stewart
U-Go-Girl Edith Constance Sawyer
Valkyrie Samantha Parrington
Warrior Guy Gardner
Wiccan William “Billy” Kaplan
Wolverine James Logan Howlett
Wonder Girl Donna Troy, Cassie Sandsmark
Wonder Woman Princess Diana, Queen Hippolyta

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





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