List of comic book supervillain debuts

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A gathering of Batman's foes. Art by Jim Lee.

The following is a list of first appearances of fictional supervillains and teams in American comic books.

For a list of comic book superhero debuts, see List of superhero debuts.

Debuts by decade[edit]

1930s[edit]

Character / Team Year Debuted Company Creator/s First Appearance
Ultra-Humanite 1939 (June) DC Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster Action Comics (vol. 1) #13
Dr. Death 1939 (July) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger Detective Comics (vol. 1) #29
The Monk 1939 (September) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger Detective Comics (vol. 1) #31

1940s[edit]

Character / Team Year Debuted Company Creator/s First Appearance
Hath-Set 1940 (January) DC Gardner Fox, Dennis Neville Flash Comics #1
Professor Hugo Strange 1940 (February) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger Detective Comics (vol. 1) #36
Doctor Sivana 1940 (February) Fawcett Comics/DC Bill Parker, C. C. Beck Whiz Comics #2
Catwoman 1940 (April) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger Batman (vol. 1) #1
The Joker 1940 (April) DC Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, Bill Finger Batman (vol. 1) #1
Lex Luthor 1940 (April) DC Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster Action Comics (vol. 1) #23
Tony Zucco 1940 (April) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Jerry Robinson Detective Comics (vol. 1) #38
Clayface 1940 (June) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger Detective Comics (vol. 1) #40
Red Skull 1941 (October) Marvel/Timely Joe Simon, Jack Kirby Captain America Comics #1
Scarecrow 1941 (September) DC Bill Finger, Bob Kane World's Finest Comics #3
The Penguin 1941 (December) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger Detective Comics (vol. 1) #58
Captain Nazi 1941 (December) Fawcett Comics/DC Bill Woolfolk, Mac Raboy Master Comics #21
Turtle 1941 (December) DC Gardner Fox, Martin Naydel All-Star #21
Ibac 1942 (March) Fawcett Comics/DC Otto Binder, C. C. Beck Captain Marvel Adventures #8
The Puzzler 1942 (June) DC Action Comics (vol. 1) #49
Two-Face 1942 (August) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger Detective Comics (vol. 1) #66
Prankster 1942 (August) DC Action Comics (vol. 1) #51
The Shade 1942 (September) DC Gardner Fox Flash Comics #33
Rag Doll 1942 (December) DC Gardner Fox Flash Comics #36
Sabbac (Fawcett) 1943; (DC) 2004 Fawcett Comics/DC (Fawcett) Otto Binder, Al Carreno; (DC) Judd Winick, Tom Raney (Fawcett) Captain Marvel, Jr. #4; (DC) Outsiders, vol. 3 #8
Mister Mind and the Monster Society of Evil 1943 Fawcett Comics/DC Otto Binder, C. C. Beck Captain Marvel Adventures #22
Brainwave 1943 (February) DC Gardner Fox All Star #15
Tweedledum, Tweedledee 1943 (April) DC Detective Comics (vol. 1) #74
Crime Doctor 1943 (July) DC Bill Finger, Bob Kane, George Roussos Detective Comics (vol. 1) #77
Toyman 1943 (September) DC Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster Action Comics (vol. 1) #64
Cheetah 1943 (September) DC William Moulton Marston Wonder Woman (vol. 1) #6
Thinker 1943 (October) DC Gardner Fox, E. E. Hibbard All-Flash #12
Cavalier 1943 (November) DC Don Cameron, Bob Kane Detective Comics (vol. 1) #81
Vandal Savage 1943 (December) DC Alfred Bester, Martin Nodell Green Lantern (vol. 1) #10
Gambler 1944 DC Henry Kuttner, Martin Nodell Green Lantern (vol. 1) #12
Giganta 1944 (June) DC William Moulton Marston Wonder Woman (vol. 1) #9
Mr. Mxyzptlk 1944 (September) DC Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster Superman (vol. 1) #30
Solomon Grundy 1944 (October) DC Alfred Bester, Paul Reinman All-American Comics #61
Monocle 1945 (April) DC Gardner Fox, Joe Kubert Flash Comics #64
Black Adam 1945 (December) Fawcett Comics/DC Otto Binder & C. C. Beck The Marvel Family #1
Crazy Quilt 1946 (June) DC Jack Kirby Boy Commandos #15
Wizard 1947 (April) DC Gardner Fox, Irwin Hasen All Star Comics #34
Penny Plunderer 1947 (September) DC World's Finest Comics #30
Gentleman Ghost 1947 (October) DC Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert Flash Comics #88
Rose, Thorn 1947 (November) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino Flash Comics #89
The Fiddler 1947 (December) DC Robert Kanigher, Lee Elias All-Flash #32
Star Sapphire 1947 (December) DC Robert Kanigher, Lee Elias All-Flash #32
Mad Hatter 1948 (October) DC Bob Kane, Bill Finger Batman (vol. 1) #49
Riddler 1948 (October) DC Bill Finger, Dick Sprang Detective Comics (vol. 1) #140
The Rival 1949 (February) DC John Broome, Joe Kubert Flash Comics #104

1950s[edit]

Character / Team Year Debuted Company Creator/s First Appearance
Deadshot 1950 (June) DC Bob Kane, David Vern Reed, Lew Schwartz Batman (vol. 1) #59
The Mekon 1950 Frank Hampson Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future
Red Hood 1951 (February) DC Detective Comics #168
Killer Moth 1951 (February) DC Batman #63
Firefly 1952 (June) DC France Herron, Dick Sprang Detective Comics #184
Gorilla-Man 1954 Marvel/Timely Bob Powell Mystery Tales #21
Morgan le Fay 1955 Marvel/Timely Stan Lee, Joe Maneely Black Knight #1
The Yellow Claw 1956 Marvel/Timely Al Feldstein, Joe Maneely Yellow Claw #1
Captain Cold 1957 (May) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino Showcase #8
Doctor Achilles Milo 1957 (September) DC Detective Comics #247
Signalman 1957 (December) DC Batman #112
Brainiac 1958 (July) DC Curt Swan, Stan Kaye Action Comics (vol. 1) #242
Bizarro 1958 (October) DC Otto Binder, George Papp Superboy (vol. 1) #68
Terrible Trio (DC Comics) (Fox, Shark, Vulture) 1958 (March) DC Dave Wood, Sheldon Moldoff Detective Comics (vol. 1) #253
Calendar Man 1958 (September) DC Bill Finger Detective Comics (vol. 1) #259
Doctor Double X 1958 (November) DC Detective Comics (vol. 1) #261
Titano 1959 (February) DC Superman (vol. 1) #127
Mr. Freeze (originally Mr. Zero) 1959 (February) DC Bob Kane Batman (vol. 1) #121
Doctor Alchemy (originally as Mr. Element) 1959 (March) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino Showcase #19
Mirror Master 1959 (March) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash (vol. 1) #105
Gorilla Grodd 1959 (April) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash (vol. 1) #106
Metallo 1959 (May) DC Robert Bernstein, Al Plastino Action Comics (vol. 1) #252
Pied Piper 1959 (May) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash (vol. 1) #106
Suicide Squad (Rick Flag Jr., Jess Bright, Dr. Hugh Evans, Karin Grace) 1959 (September) DC Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru The Brave and the Bold (vol. 1) #25
Weather Wizard 1959 (December) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash (vol. 1) #110

1960s[edit]

Character / Team Year Debuted Company Creator/s First Appearance
Molten Man-Thing 1960 (January) Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko Tales of Suspense #7
Grottu 1960 (February) Marvel Jack Kirby, Bill Everett Strange Tales #73
Starro 1960 (February) DC Gardner Fox The Brave and the Bold (vol. 1) #28
Amazo 1960 (June) DC Gardner Fox The Brave and the Bold (vol. 1) #30
Professor Ivo 1960 (June) DC Gardner Fox, Mike Sekowsky The Brave and the Bold (vol. 1) #30
Trickster 1960 (June) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash (vol. 1) #113
Clock King 1960 (August) DC France Herron, Lee Elias World's Finest Comics #111
Kryptonite Man 1960 (September) DC Superboy (vol. 1) #83
Despero 1960 (October) DC Gardner Fox, Mike Sekowsky Justice League of America (vol. 1) #1
Xemnu 1960 (November) Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Journey into Mystery #62
Captain Boomerang 1960 (December) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash (vol. 1) #117
Elektro 1961 (January) Marvel Dick Ayers, Jack Kirby Tales of Suspense #13
Byth 1961 (February) DC Gardner Fox, Joe Kubert The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #34
Hyathis 1961 (February) DC Gardner Fox Justice League of America vol. 1 #3
Kanjar Ro 1961 (February) DC Gardner Fox Justice League of America vol. 1 #3
Hector Hammond 1961 (March) DC Gil Kane, John Broome Green Lantern vol. 2 #5
Goom 1961 (March) Marvel Dick Ayers, Jack Kirby Tales of Suspense #15
Matter Master 1961 (April) DC Gardner Fox, Joe Kubert The Brave and the Bold (vol. 1) #35
General Zod 1961 (April) DC Robert Bernstein, George Papp Adventure Comics (vol. 1) #283
Googam, Son of Goom 1961 (May) Marvel Dick Ayers, Jack Kirby Tales of Suspense #17
Spragg 1961 (May) Marvel attributed to Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Journey into Mystery #68
Doctor Destiny 1961 (June) DC Justice League of America vol. 1 #5
Shadow Thief 1961 (June) DC Gardner Fox, Joe Kubert The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #36
Amos Fortune 1961 (August) DC Gardner Fox Justice League of America vol. 1 #6
Legion of Super-Villains 1961 (August) DC Jerry Siegel, Curt Swan Superman vol. 1 #147
Sinestro 1961 (August) DC John Broome, Gil Kane Green Lantern (vol. 2) #7
The Top 1961 (August) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash vol. 1 #122
Fin Fang Foom 1961 (October) Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #89
Jax-Ur 1961 (October) DC Adventure Comics #289
Mole Man 1961 (November) Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #1
Abra Kadabra 1962 DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash vol. 1 #128
Chronos 1962 DC Gardner Fox, Gil Kane The Atom #3
Destroyer 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #101
Doctor Doom 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #5
Dr. Light (Arthur Light) 1962 (June) DC Gardner Fox, Mike Sekowsky Justice League of America (vol. 1) #12
Floronic Man 1962 (June) DC Gardner Fox, Gil Kane Atom #1
Doctor Polaris 1962 DC Green Lantern vol. 2 #21
Felix Faust 1962 (March) DC Gardner Fox, Mike Sekowsky Justice League of America (vol. 1) #10
Gargoyle 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Incredible Hulk vol. 1 #1
Kurrgo, Master of Planet X 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #7
Loki 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Larry Lieber Journey into Mystery #85
Miracle Man 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #3
The Puppet Master 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #8
Qwsp 1962 DC Aquaman vol. 1 #1
Sonar 1962 DC John Broome, Gil Kane Green Lantern vol. 2 #14
The Skrulls 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #2
Star Sapphire 1962 DC John Broome, Gil Kane As Carol Ferris: Showcase #22; as Star Sapphire: Green Lantern vol. 2 #16
Tim Boo Ba 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko Amazing Adult Fantasy #9
The Wingless Wizard 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #102
Yancy Street Gang 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #6
Warlord Zemu 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #103
Egghead 1962 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Tales to Astonish #38
Acrobat 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #106
Asbestos Man 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #111
The Awesome Android 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #15
Baron Mordo 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko Strange Tales #111
Catman 1963 DC Bill Finger, Jim Mooney Detective Comics #311
The Chameleon 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #1
Crimson Dynamo (Anton Vanko) 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Don Heck Tales of Suspense #46
Doctor Octopus 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #3
Eclipso 1963 (July) DC Bob Haney, Lee Elias House of Secrets #61
Gargantus 1963 Marvel Robert Bernstein, Jack Kirby Tales of Suspense #40
Hate-Monger 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #21
Heat Wave 1963 (November) DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash (vol. 1) #140
Impossible Man 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #11
Jack Frost 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Don Heck Tales of Suspense #45
The Lizard 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #6
Mad Thinker 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #15
Magneto 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #1
Mister Hyde 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Don Heck Journey into Mystery #99
Molecule Man 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #20
Nightmare 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko Strange Tales #110
Paste-Pot Pete 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #104
Pharaoh Rama Tut 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #19
Porcupine 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Don Heck Tales to Astonish #48
Reverse Flash 1963 DC John Broome, Carmine Infantino The Flash vol. 1 #139
Ringmaster 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko Hulk #3
Queen Bee 1963 DC Justice League of America vol. 1 #23
Radioactive Man 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Journey into Mystery #93
Red Ghost 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #13
Sandman 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #4
Shark 1963 DC Green Lantern vol.2 #24
Space Phantom 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Avengers vol. 1 #2
Super-Skrull 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #18
Superman Revenge Squad 1963 DC Superman vol. 1 #163
Tattooed Man 1963 DC Green Lantern vol. 2 #23
The Terrible Tinkerer 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #2
Vanisher 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #2
The Vulture 1963 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #2
Plantman 1963 Marvel Joe Carter, Stan Lee, Dick Ayers Strange Tales #113
Attuma 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #33
Baron Zemo 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Avengers vol. 1 #4
Beetle 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Carl Burgos Strange Tales #123
Black Hand 1964 DC John Broome, Gil Kane Green Lantern vol. 2 #29
Black Knight 1964 Marvel Tales To Astonish #52
The Leader 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko Tales To Astonish #62
Black Widow 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Don Rico, Don Heck Tales of Suspense #52
The Blob 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #3
Brotherhood of Evil 1964 DC Arnold Drake, Bruno Premiani Doom Patrol vol. 1 #86
Brotherhood of Evil Mutants 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #4
Composite Superman 1964 DC Edmond Hamilton, Curt Swan World's Finest Comics #142
Crime Syndicate of America 1964 DC Gardner Fox, Mike Sekowsky Justice League of America vol. 1 #29
Crimson Dynamo (Boris Turgenev) 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Don Rico, Don Heck Tales of Suspense #52
Diablo 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #30
Dormammu 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #126
Electro 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #9
Enchantress 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Journey into Mystery #103
Executioner 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Journey into Mystery #103
Green Goblin 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #14
Immortus 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Don Heck Avengers vol. 1 #10
Infant Terrible 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #24
Kang the Conqueror 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Avengers vol. 1 #8
Kraven the Hunter 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #15
Lava Men 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Avengers vol. 1 #5
Mandarin 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Don Heck Tales of Suspense #50
Masters of Evil 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Avengers vol. 1 #6
Moloid subterraneans 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #22
Mastermind 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #4
Mr. Twister 1964 DC Bob Haney, Bruno Premiani The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #54
Mysterio 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #13
Owlman 1964 DC Gardner Fox, Mike Sekowsky Justice League of America vol. 1 #29
Quicksilver 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #4
Scarlet Witch 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #4
The Terrible Trio 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #23
Toad 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #4
T.O. Morrow 1964 DC John Broome The Flash vol. 1 #143
Ultraman 1964 DC Gardner Fox, Mike Sekowsky Justice League of America vol. 1 #29
Unus the Untouchable 1964 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #8
Absorbing Man 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Journey into Mystery #114
Agent H of HYDRA 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #135
Blockbuster 1965 DC Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino Detective Comics #345
Shrike (comics) 1965 (December) DC Hawkman vol. 1 #11
Count Nefaria 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Don Heck Avengers vol. 1 #13
Dragon Man 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #35
Fisherman 1965 DC Henry Boltinoff, Nick Cardy Aquaman vol. 2, #21
Frightful Four 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #36
Goldface 1965 DC Gil Kane Green Lantern vol. 2 #38
HYDRA 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #135
Juggernaut 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #12
Krona 1965 DC John Broome, Gil Kane Green Lantern vol. 2 #40
Lucifer 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #9
Master Mold 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #15
Maximus 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #45
Medusa 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #36
Molten Man 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #28
Power Man 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Don Heck Avengers vol. 1 #21
Psycho-Pirate 1965 DC Gardner Fox, Murphy Anderson Showcase #56
Sentinels 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #14
The Separated Man 1965 DC Bob Haney, Bruno Premiani The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #60
Sinister Six 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1
The Scorpion 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #20
Spencer Smythe 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #25
The Stranger 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #11
Swordsman 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Don Heck Avengers vol. 1 #19
Titanium Man 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Don Heck Tales of Suspense #69
Bolivar Trask 1965 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #14
Advanced Idea Mechanics 1966 Marvel Strange Tales #146
Batroc the Leaper 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Tales of Suspense #75
Bug-Eyed Bandit 1966 DC Atom #26
Cluemaster 1966 DC Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino Detective Comics #351
Fixer 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Strange Tales #141
Galactus 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #48
Hades 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Thor #127
High Evolutionary 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Thor #134
Klaw 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #53
Living Laser 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Art Simek, Don Heck Avengers vol. 1 #34
Major Disaster 1966 DC Gardner Fox, Gil Kane Green Lantern vol. 2 #43
Man Beast 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Thor #135
Mimic 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Uncanny X-Men #19
Nemesis Kid 1966 DC Jim Shooter Adventure Comics (vol. 1) #346
Ocean Master 1966 DC Bob Haney, Nick Cardy Aquaman (vol. 2) #29
Parasite 1966 (August) DC Jim Shooter Action Comics (vol. 1) #340
Poison Ivy 1966 (June) DC Robert Kanigher, Sheldon Moldoff Batman (vol. 1) #181
The Rhino 1966 Marvel Stan Lee, John Romita, Sr. The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #66
Royal Flush Gang 1966 DC Gardner Fox, Mike Sekowsky Justice League of America vol. 1 #43
Spellbinder (Delbert Billings) 1966 DC Detective Comics #358
Umar 1966 Marvel Roy Thomas, Bill Everett Strange Tales #150
Awesome Threesome 1967 DC Henry Boltinoff, Nick Cardy Aquaman vol. 2 #36
Black Manta 1967 (September) DC Bob Haney, Nick Cardy Aquaman (vol. 1) #35
Blastaar 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #62
Cobalt Man 1967 Marvel Roy Thomas, Werner Roth Uncanny X-Men #31
Factor Three 1967 Marvel Uncanny X-Men #37
Growing Man 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Thor #140
Intergalactic Sentry #459 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #64
Kingpin 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, John Romita, Sr. The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #50
The Kree 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #65
Lion-Mane 1967 DC Gardner Fox, Murphy Anderson Hawkman vol. 1 #20
The Mad Mod 1967 DC Bob Haney, Nick Cardy Teen Titans vol. 1 #7
Mandarin's Minions 1967 Marvel Avengers Special #1
MODOK 1967 Marvel Jack Kirby Tales of Suspense #94
Persuader 1967 DC Jim Shooter, Curt Swan Adventure Comics #352
Psycho-Man 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four Annual #5
Ronan the Accuser 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #65
The Shocker 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, John Romita, Sr. The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #46
Supreme Intelligence 1967 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four vol. 1 #65
Vulture (Blackie Dargo) 1967 Marvel The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 1 #67
Scavenger 1968 DC Henry Boltinoff, Nick Cardy Aquaman vol. 2 #37
The Aliens of "Dimension X" 1968 DC Bob Haney, Nick Cardy Teen Titans vol. 1 #16
Annihilus 1968 Marvel Stan Lee, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four Annual #6
Black Zero 1968 DC Superman vol. 1 #205
Copperhead 1968 DC Bob Haney, Bob Brown The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #78
The Gargoyle 1968 DC Bob Haney, Nick Cardy Teen Titans vol. 1 #14
Grim Reaper 1968 Marvel Roy Thomas, John Buscema Avengers vol. 1 #52
Ultron 1968 Marvel Roy Thomas, John Buscema Avengers #54
Hellgrammite 1968 DC Bob Haney, Neal Adams The Brave and the Bold vol. 1 #80
League of Assassins 1968 DC Denny O'Neil, Neal Adams Strange Adventures #215
Mephisto 1968 Marvel Stan Lee, John Buscema Silver Surfer #3
Sensei 1968 DC Neal Adams Strange Adventures #215
Madame Masque 1968 Marvel Stan Lee, Gene Colan Tales of Suspense #97
The Fat Man 1969 DC Neal Adams Teen Titans vol. 1 #20
Naga 1969 Marvel Roy Thomas, Marie Severin Sub-Mariner #9
Set 1969 Marvel Roy Thomas Sub-Mariner #9
Viper 1969 Marvel Jim Steranko Captain America vol. 1 #110
Doctor Spectrum 1969 Marvel Roy Thomas Avengers vol. 1 #70
Hyperion 1969 Marvel Roy Thomas, Sal Buscema Avengers vol. 1 #70

1970s[edit]

Character / Team Year Debuted Company Creator/s First Appearance
Orka 1970 Marvel Roy Thomas, Marie Severin Sub-Mariner #23
Aries 1970; 1974; 1977; 1984; 1987; 1998 Marvel Roy Thomas, Sal Buscema; Steve Englehart, Bob Brown; David Anthony Kraft, Keith Giffen; Dennis O'Neil, Luke McDonnell; Steve Englehart, Al Milgrom; Steve Seagle, Duncan Rouleau The Avengers #72; The Avengers #120; The Defenders #49; Iron Man #184; West Coast Avengers Vol.2 #26; Alpha Flight Vol.2 #12
Appa Ali Apsa 1970 DC Dennis O'Neil, Neal Adams Green Lantern Series 2, #76
Arkon 1970 Marvel Roy Thomas, John Buscema Avengers #75
Lethal Legion 1970 Marvel Avengers #78
Man-Bat 1970 (June) DC Frank Robbins, Neal Adams Detective Comics (vol. 1) #400
Intergang (Morgan Edge) 1970 (October) DC Jack Kirby Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #133
Darkseid 1970 (November) DC Jack Kirby Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #134
Llyra 1970 Marvel Roy Thomas, Sal Buscema Sub-Mariner #32
Ten-Eyed Man 1970 DC Frank Robbins, Irv Novick, Dick Giordano Batman #226
Kanto 1971 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #1
Kalibak 1971 DC Jack Kirby New Gods #1
Parademons 1971 DC Jack Kirby New Gods #1
Bruno "Ugly" Mannheim 1971 DC Jack Kirby Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #139
Deep Six 1971 DC Jack Kirby New Gods #2
Doctor Bedlam 1971 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #2
Granny Goodness 1971 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #2
Desaad 1971 (May) DC Jack Kirby Forever People (vol. 1) #2
Mantis 1971 (May) DC Jack Kirby Forever People (vol. 1) #2
Glorious Godfrey 1971 DC Jack Kirby Forever People #3
Talia al Ghul 1971 (May) DC Denny O'Neil Detective Comics (vol. 1) #411
Ra's al Ghul 1971 (June) DC Dennis O'Neil, Neal Adams Batman (vol. 1) #232
Merlyn 1971 DC Mike Friedrich Neal Adams, Dick Dillin Justice League of America #94
Virman Vundabar 1971 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #5
Ballox the Monstroid 1972 Marvel Gerry Conway, Gil Kane Marvel Team-Up #5
Heggra 1972 DC Jack Kirby New Gods #7
Female Furies 1972 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #6
Lashina 1972 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #6
Bernadeth 1972 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #6
Stompa 1972 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #6
Mad Harriet 1972 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #6
Kulan Gath 1972 Marvel Roy Thomas, Barry Windsor-Smith, Michael Moorcock, James Cawthorn Conan the Barbarian #14-15
Effron the Sorcerer 1972 DC Elliot S! Maggin World's Finest Comics #210
Gilotina 1972 DC Jack Kirby Mister Miracle #8
Terra-Man 1972 DC Superman #249
Devilance 1972 DC Jack Kirby Forever People #11
Grand Director 1972 Marvel Captain America: Steve Englehart, Sal Buscema; Grand Director: Roger McKenzie, Jim Shooter, Sal Buscema Captain America #153
Griffin (Marvel Comics) 1972 DC Steve Englehart, Tom Sutton Amazing Adventures #15
Doctor Moon 1972 DC Batman #240
The Basilisk 1973 Marvel Len Wein, Gil Kane Marvel Team-Up #16
The Man-Killer 1973 Marvel Gerry Conway, Jim Mooney Marvel Team-Up #8
Moondark 1973 Marvel Gerry Conway, Len Wein, Ross Andru Marvel Team-Up #12
The Orb 1973 Marvel Len Wein, Ross Andru Marvel Team-Up #15
Thanos 1973 Marvel Jim Starlin Iron Man #55
They Who Wield Power 1973 Marvel Len Wein, Ross Andru Marvel Team-Up #15
Stegron, the Dinosaur Man 1974 Marvel Len Wein, Gil Kane Marvel Team-Up #19
Punisher 1974 Marvel Gerry Conway, Ross Andru, John Romita, Sr. The Amazing Spider-Man #129
Midnight Sun 1974 Marvel Steve Englehart, Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom Special Marvel Edition #16
Black Talon 1974 Marvel Gene Colan, Len Wein Strange Tales #173
Anthony Lupus 1974 DC Batman #255
Allatou 1974 Marvel Steve Gerber, Gene Colan Marvel Spotlight #18
Tarantula 1974 Marvel Ross Andru, Gerry Conway The Amazing Spider-Man #134
Legion of the Unliving 1975 Marvel Avengers #131
Korvac 1975 Marvel Steve Gerber, Jim Starlin Giant-Size Defenders #3
Moses Magnum 1975 Marvel Gerry Conway, Stan Lee, Ross Andru, Steve Ditko Giant-Size Spider-Man 4
Magus (Adam Warlock) 1975 Marvel Jim Starlin Strange Tales (Vol.2) #178
Manhunters 1975 Marvel Jack Kirby 1st Issue Special #5 (Aug. 1975)
Chthon 1975 Marvel Marv Wolfman, Bill Mantlo, Yong Mountaino Marvel Chillers #1
Moonstone 1975 Marvel Marv Wolfman, Frank Robbins Captain America #192
Blackrock 1976 Marvel Action Comics #458
100 1976 DC 100: Robert Kanigher (writer), Ross Andru (artist); 1000: Dan Jurgens 100: Lois Lane #105; 1000: Booster Gold #2
O.G.R.E. 1976 DC Bob Haney, Nick Cardy Aquaman #301
Baron Blood 1976 Marvel Roy Thomas, Frank Robbins, Vince Colletta Invaders #7
SKULL 1976 DC Gerry Conway, Curt Swan Superman #301
Atomic Skull 1976 DC Gerry Conway, Curt Swan Superman #303
Black Spider #1: 1976; #2: 1995 DC #1: Gerry Conway #1: Detective Comics #463; #2: Batman #518
Duela Dent 1976 DC Bob Rozakis Batman Family #6
Doctor Phosphorus 1977 DC Steve Englehart Detective Comics #469
Rupert Thorne 1977 DC Steve Englehart, Walter Simonson Detective Comics #469
Graviton 1977 Marvel Jim Shooter, Sal Buscema Avengers #158
Hulk Robot 1977 Marvel Eternals #14
Deathbird 1977 Marvel Chris Claremont, Keith Pollard Ms. Marvel #9
Aqueduct 1977 Marvel Jim Shooter, Don Heck Ghost Rider #23
Faora 1977 DC Action Comics #471
Golden Glider 1977 DC Cary Bates, Irv Novick Flash #250
Constrictor 1977 Marvel Writers: Len Wein, Sal Buscema; Artists: Ernie Chan, Glynis Wein Incredible Hulk #212
Baron Blitzkrieg 1977 DC World's Finest Comics #246
Sabretooth 1977 Marvel Chris Claremont, John Byrne Iron Fist #14
Resistants 1977 Marvel Jack Kirby Captain America Annual #4
Doctor Demonicus 1977 Marvel Doug Moench, Tom Sutton Godzilla #4
Mystique 1978 Marvel Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum Ms. Marvel #16
Blackout 1978 Marvel Marv Wolfman, Carmine Infantino, Tom Palmer Nova #19
Count Vertigo 1978 DC Bob Haney, Vince Colletta, George Tuska World's Finest Comics #251
Fadeaway Man 1978 DC Len Wein, Rich Buckler Detective Comics #479
Blue Streak 1978 Marvel Roy Thomas, John Buscema Captain America v1 #217
Needle 1978 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Carmine Infantino, Al Gordon Spider-Woman #9
Maxie Zeus 1979 DC Detective Comics #483
Crossfire 1979 Marvel Steven Grant, Jim Craig Marvel Two-in-One #52
Letha 1979 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio, John Byrne Marvel Two-in-One #54
Poundcakes 1979 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio, John Byrne Marvel Two-in-One #54
Zaran 1979 Marvel Mike Zeck Master of Kung Fu #77
Firebug 1979 DC Batman #318

1980s[edit]

Character / Team Year Debuted Company Creator/s First Appearance
Cutthroat 1980 Marvel Marvel Team-Up Vol.1 #89
Destiny 1980 Marvel Chris Claremont, John Byrne Uncanny X-Men #141
Sebastian Shaw 1980 Marvel Chris Claremont, John Byrne Uncanny X-Men #131
Rainbow Raider 1980 DC Cary Bates Flash #286
Dansen Macabre 1980 Marvel Steven Grant, Tom Sutton, Carmine Infantino Marvel Team-Up vol.1 #93
Anaconda 1980 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio Marvel Two-in-One #64
H.I.V.E. 1980 DC Marv Wolfman, George Pérez Action Comics #513
Mongul Mongul #1: 1980; Mongul #2: 1995 DC Mongul #1: Len Wein, Jim Starlin; Mongul #2: Jeph Loeb Mongul #1: DC Comics Presents #27; Mongul #2: Showcase '95 #8
Deathstroke 1980 (December) DC Marv Wolfman, George Pérez New Teen Titans (vol. 1) #2
Electrocutioner 1981 DC Marv Wolfman, Michael Fleisher, Irv Novick Batman #331
Fearsome Five 1981 DC Marv Wolfman, George Pérez New Teen Titans #3
Gizmo 1981 DC Marv Wolfman, George Pérez New Teen Titans #3
Mammoth 1981 DC Marv Wolfman, George Pérez New Teen Titans #3
Maelstrom 1981 Marvel Mark Gruenwald Marvel Two-in-One #71
Jack O'Lantern 1981 Marvel Tom DeFalco, Steve Ditko Machine Man #19
Neutron 1981 DC Marv Wolfman, Joe Staton Action Comics #525
Magenta 1982 DC Marv Wolfman, George Pérez The New Teen Titans #17
Gargantua 1982 Marvel Defenders #126
Vermin 1982 Marvel J. M. DeMatteis, Mike Zeck Captain America #272
Hobgoblin 1983 Marvel Roger Stern, John Romita, Jr. Spectacular Spider-Man #43 (as Roderick Kingsley); Amazing Spider-Man #238 (as Hobgoblin)
Killer Croc 1983 (March) DC Gerry Conway, Don Newton Batman (vol. 1) #357
Jason Todd 1983 (March) DC Robin: Gerry Conway, Don Newton; Red Hood: Judd Winick, Doug Mahnke Batman (vol. 1) #357
Lobo 1983 (June) DC Roger Slifer, Keith Giffen Omega Men (vol. 1) #3
Lady Deathstrike 1983 Marvel Dennis O'Neil, Larry Hama, Klaus Janson, William Johnson Daredevil #197
Deathbolt 1983 DC Roy Thomas All-Star Squadron #21
Brainwave 1983 DC Roy Thomas, Jerry Ordway, Mike Machlan All-Star Squadron #24
Northwind 1983 DC Roy Thomas, Jerry Ordway, Mike Machlan All-Star Squadron #25
Master of the World 1983 Marvel John Byrne Alpha Flight Vol. 1, #2
Nocturna 1983 DC Doug Moench Detective Comics #529
Iron Maiden 1983 Marvel Ralph Macchio, George Pérez Marvel Fanfare vol.1 #11
Javelin 1984 (February) DC Dennis O'Neil, Mike Sekowsky, Dick Giordano Green Lantern (vol. 2) #173
Tsunami 1984 (May) DC All-Star Squadron #33
Shredder 1984 (May) Mirage Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (vol. 1) #1
Jericho 1984 (June) DC Marv Wolfman, George Pérez Tales of the Teen Titans #43
Magus (X-Men) 1984 Marvel Chris Claremont, Bill Sienkiewicz New Mutants (vol.1) #18
Answer 1984 Marvel Spectacular Spider-Man Vol.2 #92
Freedom Force 1985 Marvel Chris Claremont, John Romita Jr Uncany X-Men #199
Armadillo 1985 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Paul Neary, Dennis Janke Captain America #308
Black Mask 1985 DC Doug Moench, Tom Mandrake Batman #386
Jinx 1985 DC Marv Wolfman, Chuck Patton Tales of the Teen Titans #56
Spiral 1985 Marvel Ann Nocienti, Art Adams Longshot #1
Ghaur 1985 Marvel Peter B. Gillis, Sal Buscema Eternals v2, #2
Flag-Smasher 1985 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Paul Neary Captain America #312
Superboy-Prime 1985 (November) DC Elliot S! Maggin, Curt Swan DC Comics Presents #87
Film Freak 1986 DC Batman #395
Master Pandemonium 1986 Marvel West Coast Avengers #4
Battleaxe 1986 Marvel Michael Carlin, Ron Wilson The Thing #33
Apocalypse 1986 Marvel Louise Simonson, Jackson Guice X-Factor #5
Headlok 1986 Marvel Steve Englehart, Al Milgrom West Coast Avengers #10
Halflife 1986 Marvel Steve Englehart, Al Milgrom West Coast Avengers #12
Quantum 1986 Marvel Steve Englehart, Al Milgrom West Coast Avengers #12
Magpie 1986 DC Batman #401
Amanda Waller 1986 (November) DC John Ostrander, Len Wein, John Byrne Legends #1
Famine 1987 Marvel Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson X-Factor #12
Artemis Crock 1987 DC Roy Thomas, Todd McFarlane Infinity, Inc. #34
Axis Amerika 1987 DC Roy Thomas Young All-Stars #1
Amazing Grace 1987 DC John Byrne Superman (Vol. 2) #3
Bloodsport 1987 DC Superman #4
Carmine Falcone 1987 DC Frank Miller, David Mazzucchelli Batman: Year One
Commissioner Gillian B. Loeb 1987 DC Batman: Year One
Deuce, Charger 1987 DC Marv Wolfman, Jerry Ordway Adventures of Superman #430
Maxwell Lord 1987 (May) DC Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis Justice League (vol. 1) #1
Mister Sinister 1987 Marvel Chris Claremont, Mark Silvestri Uncanny X-Men #221
Prometheus Curt Calhoun: 1987; Morrison's Prometheus: 1997 DC Curt Calhoun: Marv Wolfman; Morrison's Prometheus: Grant Morrison, Arnie Jorgensen Curt Calhoun: Blue Beetle #12; Morrison's Prometheus: New Year's Evil: Prometheus #1
Reaper 1987 DC Batman: Year Two
Silver Banshee 1987 DC John Byrne Action Comics #595
Ventriloquist 1988 DC Alan Grant, John Wagner, Norm Breyfogle Detective Comics #583
Major Force 1988 DC Cary Bates, Greg Weisman, Pat Broderick Captain Atom v3, #12
KGBeast 1988 DC Jim Starlin, Jim Aparo Batman #417
Ratcatcher 1988 DC Alan Grant, John Wagner, Norm Breyfogle Detective Comics #585
Cold War 1988 Marvel Marvel Comics Presents #2
Deacon Blackfire 1988 DC The Cult
Venom 1988 Marvel David Michelinie, Todd McFarlane The Amazing Spider-Man #299
Misfit 1989 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Al Milgrom West Coast Avengers #40
Blockbuster 1989 DC Roger Stern, Tom Lyle Starman #9
Portal 1989 Marvel Avengers #304
Maxima 1989 DC Roger Stern, George Pérez Action Comics #645
Deadline 1989 DC Starman #15
Crossbones 1989 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Kieron Dwyer Captain America #360
Mud Pack 1989 DC Detective Comics #604
Artemiz 1989 DC John Ostrander Suicide Squad #35
Anarky 1989 DC Alan Grant, Norm Breyfogle Detective Comics #608
Assembly of Evil 1989 Marvel Acts of Vengeance

1990s[edit]

Character / Team Year Debuted Company Creator/s First Appearance
Crimesmith 1990 DC Marv Wolfman Batman #443
NKVDemon 1990 DC Marv Wolfman, Jim Aparo Batman #445
Hank Henshaw 1990 DC Dan Jurgens Adventures of Superman #466
Yuga Khan 1990 DC New Gods Vol.2, #17
Blaze, Satanus Blaze: 1990; Satanus: 1992 DC Blaze: Roger Stern, Bob McLeod; Satanus: Jerry Ordway, Tom Grummett Blaze: Action Comics #655; Satanus: Adventures of Superman #493
Deadpool 1991 Marvel Rob Liefeld, Fabian Nicieza The New Mutants #98
Lynx 1991 DC Chuck Dixon, Tom Lyle Robin Vol.1
Bloody Mary 1991 DC Hawk and Dove Vol.2 #21
Malice Vundabar 1991 DC Hawk and Dove Vol.2 #21
Chessure 1991 DC Hawk and Dove Vol.2 #21
Speed Queen 1991 DC Karl Kesel, Barbara Kesel Hawk and Dove Vol.2 #21
King Snake 1991 DC Chuck Dixon, Tom Lyle Robin #2
Abattoir 1991 DC Detective Comics #625
Superia 1991 Marvel Mark Gruenwald, Rik Levins Captain America #390
Evil Ernie 1991 Eternity Brain Pulido, Steven Hughes Evil Ernie #1
Lady Death 1991 Eternity Brian Pulido Evil Ernie #1
Fabian Cortez 1991 Marvel Chris Claremont, Jim Lee X-Men Vol.2 #1
Acolytes 1991 Marvel Chris Claremont, Jim Lee X-Men Vol.2 #1
Carnage 1991 Marvel David Michelinie, Mark Bagley The Amazing Spider-Man #344
Fel Andar 1992 DC John Ostrander, Graham Nolan Hawkworld v.2 #22
Amygdala 1992 DC Alan Grant, Norm Breyfogle Batman: Shadow of the Bat #3
Lloigoroth 1992 Marvel Avengers #352
Doomsday 1992 (December) DC Dan Jurgens Superman: The Man of Steel #17
Doppelganger 1992 Marvel Jim Starlin, Ron Lim, Al Milgrom Infinity War #1
Hawkman (Fel Andar) 1992 (April) DC John Ostrander, Graham Nolan Hawkworld (vol. 2) #22
Rose Wilson 1992 (October) DC Marv Wolfman, Art Nichols Deathstroke #15
Omega Red 1992 Marvel Jim Lee, John Byrne X-Men (Vol. 2) #4
Goddess 1992 Marvel Jim Starlin, Ron Lim Infinity War #6
General 1992 DC Chuck Dixon Detective Comics #654
Overlord 1992 Image Erik Larsen The Savage Dragon (vol. 1) #1
Violator 1992 Image Todd McFarlane Spawn #1
Zsasz 1992 DC Alan Grant Batman: Shadow of the Bat #1
Alkhema 1993 Marvel Roy Thomas, Dann Thomas, David Ross, Tim Dzon Avengers West Coast #90
Bane 1993 (January) DC Chuck Dixon, Graham Nolan, Doug Moench Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1
Harlequin 1993 DC Ron Marz, Jim Balent Green Lantern Corps Quarterly #5
Kleinstocks 1993 Marvel Scott Lobdell, Brandon Peterson Uncanny X-Men #298
Mace Blitzkrieg 1993 Dark Horse Team CGW Comics' Greatest World: Steel Harbor Week 1
Titan 1993 Dark Horse Team CGW Comics' Greatest World: Golden City Week 3
Trigger Twins 1993 DC Detective Comics #667
Warmaker 1993 Dark Horse Team CGW Comics' Greatest World: Golden City Week 1
Tally Man 1993 DC Alan Grant Shadow of the Bat #19
Americop 1994 Marvel Captain America #428
Parallax 1994 DC Hal Jordan: John Broome, Gil Kane; Concept: Ron Marz, Darryl Banks; Creature: Geoff Johns, Ethan van Sciver Hal Jordan: Showcase #22; As Parallax: Green Lantern #50
Conduit 1994 DC Superman #0
Ignition 1994 Dark Horse Team CGW Will To Power #4
Knockout 1994 DC Karl Kesel, Tom Grummett SuperboyVol.2 #1
Scavenger (Superboy) 1994 DC Karl Kesel, Tom Grummett Superboy #2
King Shark 1994 DC Karl Kesel Superboy #0
Law 1994 Dark Horse Division 13 #1
Massacre 1994 DC Superman #92
Purgatori 1994 Eternity Brian Pulido, Steven Hughes Lady Death #3
Roxy Rocket 1994 DC Batman Adventures Annual #1
Lady Spellbinder 1995 DC Chuck Dixon, Staz Johnson, Scott Hanna Detective Comics #691
Neron 1995 DC Mark Waid, Howard Porter Underworld Unleashed #1
Savitar 1995 DC Flash v.2 #108
Cornelius Stirk 1996 DC Batman: Shadow of the Bat #46
Onslaught 1996 Marvel Mark Waid, Andy Kubert X-Men (Vol. 2) #54
Lock-Up 1996 DC Batman: The Animated Series: Lock-Up; Detective Comics #697
Grayven 1996 DC Ron Marz, Darryl Banks Green Lantern Vol.3 #74
Anomaly 1996 DC Adventures of Superman #539
Holiday 1996 DC Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale Batman: The Long Halloween
Alberto Falcone 1996 DC Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale Batman: The Long Halloween
Gearhead 1997 DC Detective Comics #712
Fatality 1997 DC Green Lantern #38
Cobalt Blue 1997 DC Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn Speed Force #1
Molloch, Lilith (as 'Lillie'), Nereus, Drive-By 1997 Brian Bondurant Phat Wars #1 & #2
Dominus 1998 DC Action Comics #747
Black Flash 1998 DC Mark Millar, Pop Mhan, Christ Ivy Flash #138
Solaris 1998 DC Grant Morrison DC One Million
David Cain 1999 DC Kelley Puckett, Damion Scott Batman #567
Mammon 1999 Image Todd McFarlane Spawn #87
Exemplars 1999 Marvel Peter Parker: Spider-Man #11
Inertia 1999 DC Todd Dezago, Mike Wieringo Impulse #50
Answer 1999 Marvel Captain America Vol.3 #20
Gog 1999 DC Mark Waid The Kingdom
Harley Quinn 1999 (October) (1992 animated) DC Paul Dini, Bruce Timm Batman: Harley Quinn #1 (adapted from Batman: The Animated Series)
Pharzoof 1999 DC Chuck Dixon Birds of Prey #6
Hangman 1999 DC Batman: Dark Victory

2000's[edit]

Character / Team Year Debuted Company Creator/s First Appearance
Kyle Abbot 2000 DC Greg Rucka Detective Comics #743
Able Crown 2000 DC Detective Comics #744
Agamemno 2000 DC Silver Age #1
Orca 2000 DC Larry Hama Batman #579
Zeiss 2000 DC Ed Brubaker, Scott McDaniel Batman #582
Mortalla 2000 DC Walt Simonson Orion #6
Queen of Fables 2000 DC Mark Waid, Gail Simone JLA #47
Nero 2001 DC Judd Winick, Darryl Banks, Mark Bright Green Lantern Vol. 3 #132
Black, White Bandit 2001 DC Dave Gibbons Batman: Gotham Knights #12
Blacksmith 2001 DC Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver Iron Heights
Double Down 2001 DC Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver Flash: Iron Heights
Girder 2001 DC Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver Flash: Iron Heights
Murmur 2001 DC Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver Flash: Iron Heights
Cicada 2001 DC Geoff Johns, Scott Kollins The Flash v2, #171
Onimar Synn 2001 DC David S. Goyer, Geoff Johns JSA #23
Tar Pit 2001 DC Geoff Johns, Scott Kollins Flash v.2 #174
Monsieur Stigmonus 2001 DC J. M. DeMatteis, Ryan Sook The Spectre v4 #6
Manchester Black 2001 DC Joe Kelly, Doug Mahnke Action Comics #775
Mongal 2001 DC Superman #170
Morlun 2001 Marvel J. Michael Straczynski, John Romita, Jr. The Amazing Spider-Man #471
Imperiex 2001 DC Our Worlds at War
Zoom 2001 DC Geoff Johns, Scott Kolins The Flash: Secret Files, Origins #3
Peek-a-Boo 2002 DC Geoff Johns, Scott Kolins Flash V.2, #180
Scorch 2002 DC JLA #61
Mortician 2002 DC Devin Grayson, Roger Robinson Batman: Gotham Knights #28
Hush 2002 DC Jeph Loeb, Jim Lee Batman #609
Al-Tariq 2003 Marvel New Deal
Great White 2003 DC Dan Slott, Ryan Sook Arkham Asylum: Living Hell #1
Kira 2003 Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata Death Note Vol. 1
Equus 2004 DC Brian Azzarello, Jim Lee Superman #206
Owen Mercer 2004 DC Brad Meltzer, Rags Morales Identity Crisis #3
Preus 2004 DC Joe Kelly, Talent Caldwell Superman 2nd series #202
Ord 2004 Marvel Joss Whedon, John Cassaday Astonishing X-Men 3rd series #1
Rainbow Raiders 2005 DC Geoff Johns, Howard Porter Flash v.2 #217
Batzarro 2005 DC Jeph Loeb Superman/Batman #20
Parademon 2005 DC Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham Villains United #1
Marvel Zombies 2005 DC Mark Millar, Greg Land, Robert Kirkman, Sean Phillips Ultimate Fantastic Four #22
Livewire 2006 DC Evan Dorkin, Sarah Dyer, Bruce Timm First Appearance: Superman: The Animated Series: Livewire; First Comic Appearance: Action Comics #835
Tally Man 2006 DC Detective Comics #819
Talon 2006 DC Teen Titans #38
Facade 2006 DC Paul Dini Detective Comics #821
Menace 2008 Marvel Marc Guggenheim, Salvador Larroca The Amazing Spider-Man #549

Sources[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Daniels, Les. The Golden Age of DC Comics: 365 Days. New York: H.N. Abrams, 2004.

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