Discover the list of female characters in Marvel!


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  1. The Marvel universe features many powerful and iconic superheroineslike Captain Marvel, the Black Widow and the Red Witch, who are equal to their male counterparts.
  2. Regarding the thousands of female characters populate Marvel comics and film adaptations, contributing to the richness and diversity of this universe.
  3. Characters such as She-Hulk, Jane Foster as Thor, and Captain Marvel embody captivating stories of transformation and strength, demonstrating the power of women in superhero stories.

In the universe Marvelbecome a superheroes is not just for men. The designers had the wonderful idea of creating female characters. From Captain Marvel to the Black Widow and the Red Witch, the Marvel Universe is full of female heroes and villains.

The presence of female characters puts women on an equal footing with men, and spices up comics and film! It's worth noting that superheroes female superpowers are just as resilient and powerful as their male counterparts. So, in this article, let's find out who these women with amazing superpowers are?

The list of female characters in Marvel

There are thousands of characters women in comics. Marvel's film adaptations have done much to make them famous in the eyes of the public. It's also worth noting thatarvel heroines like the Red Witch possess incredible powers.

The Marvel universe is populated by numerous heroines with captivating stories. Who are these heroines?

Characters beginning with A :

  • Adept
  • Aero
  • Liz Allan
  • American Dream
  • Andromeda
  • Angela
  • Ape-X
  • Arcadia
  • Arcanna
  • Ardina
  • Armor
  • Asp
  • Athena
  • aurora
  • Avenger X

B :

  • Rikki Barnes
  • Bereet
  • Big Bertha
  • Kate Bishop (MCU)
  • Black Cat
  • Black Mamba
  • Black Widow (Claire Voyant)
  • Black Widow
  • Black Widow (Natasha Romanova)
  • Scorpion (Carmilla Black)
  • Blackthorn
  • Blindfold
  • Blindspot
  • Blink
  • Blonde Phantom
  • Elsa Bloodstone
  • Betsy Braddock
  • Abigail Brand

C :

  • Caiera
  • Callisto
  • Cammi
  • Captain America
  • Cargill Joanna
  • Carpenter Julia
  • Carter Peggy (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Carter Sharon
  • Catsai
  • Cherry
  • Chang Monica
  • Hawkeye America
  • Cipher
  • Clea Strange
  • Cloud 9
  • Corazon Anya
  • Crane Mother
  • Crystal

D :

  • Dagger
  • Carol Danvers
  • Danvers Carol (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Dark Angel
  • Darkstar
  • Daughters of the Dragon
  • Dazzler
  • Dead Girl
  • Dean Karolina
  • Death Locket
  • Deathcry
  • Debrii
  • Tiger White (Angela del Toro)
  • Delphyne Gorgon
  • Diamondback (Rachel Leighton)
  • Domino
  • Dorma
  • Dust

E :

  • Echo
  • Elektra
  • Elsie-Dee
  • Elysius
  • Enigma

F :

  • Feral
  • Finesse
  • Firebird
  • Firestar
  • Foster Jane
  • Free Spirit
  • Friedlander Sharon
  • Frost Emma

G :

  • Gamora
  • Gamora (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Gladiatrix (comics)
  • GoGo Tomago
  • Gorilla Girl
  • Gosamyr
  • Grey Jean
  • Gwenpool

H :

  • Hawkeye (Kate Bishop)
  • Hayes Molly
  • Hellcow
  • Hepzibah (comics)
  • Hill Maria
  • Hit-Girl
  • Honey Lemon
  • Hummingbird (comics)
  • Husk (comics)
  • Hussain Faiza

I :

  • Inertia (Marvel Comics)
  • Invisible Woman
  • Ironheart

J :

  • Jackpot
  • Jarella
  • Jocasta (comics)
  • Johnson Daisy
  • Johnson Tilda
  • Jessica Jones
  • Jubilee

K :

  • Kaifi
  • Kale Jennifer
  • Kane Isabel
  • Karma
  • Kamala Khan
  • Kamala Khan (MCU)
  • Kismet (Marvel Comics)
  • Knight Misty
  • Komodo (comics)
  • Kwannon

L :

  • Lady Lark
  • Lady Mastermind
  • Lang Cassie
  • Lifeguard (comics)
  • Lilith (Marvel Comics)
  • Lincoln Janice
  • Lionheart (Marvel Comics)
  • Loa (comics)
  • Luna Snow
  • Lyja

M :

  • Magik (Illyana Rasputina)
  • Magma (comics)
  • Mania
  • Mantis (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Mantis (Marvel Comics)
  • Mantra (comics)
  • Mariko Yashida
  • Marrow
  • Mattie Franklin
  • Wanda Maximoff (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Mayhem (comics)
  • Medusa (comics)
  • Meggan
  • Mercury (Marvel Comics)
  • Miller Layla
  • Nico Minoru
  • Miraclewoman
  • Miss America (Madeline Joyce)
  • Mockingbird (Marvel Comics)
  • Moon Girl (Marvel Comics)
  • Moondragon
  • Moonglow (comics)
  • Moonstar Danielle
  • Motormouth (comics)
  • Ms. Marvel Marvel
  • Murmur (Marvel Comics)
  • Mystical

N :

  • Namora
  • Namorita
  • Nebula
  • Nebula (MCU)
  • Negasonic Teenage Warhead
  • Nemesis (Alpha Flight)
  • Neramani Lilandra
  • Night Nurse (comics)
  • Nightcat
  • Nikki (comics)
  • Nocturne (Talia Wagner)
  • North Dakota
  • Nova (Frankie Raye)

O :

  • Ogord Aleta
  • Okoye
  • Old Lace (comics)
  • Outlaw (comics)
  • Oya (comics)

P :

  • Peni Parker
  • Persuasion (comics)
  • Phantom Rider
  • Phyla-Vell
  • Pixie (X- Men)
  • Polaris (Marvel Comics)
  • Pepper Potts
  • Power Princess
  • Power Julie
  • Power Katie
  • Prast Klara
  • Kitty Pryde
  • Psylocke
  • Puck (Marvel Comics)
  • Pym Hope

R :

  • Rahn Tamara
  • Rambeau Monica
  • Red Raven (Dania)
  • Red Sonja
  • Replica (comics)
  • Reyes Cecilia
  • Richards Valeria

S :

  • Scarlet Witch
  • Spider-Gwen
  • Spider-Woman

W :

  • White Tigger

X :

  • X-23

And there you have it, the complete list of Marvel superheroines you need to know!

Female heroine of the Marvel Universe
Photo featuring Marvel's superpowered women. Source :

What do you call the redheaded girl in Marvel?

Beautiful, redheaded, tough and intelligent, she doesn't go unnoticed in Marvel films. She's the Black Widoworiginally known as Natacha Romanoff. In the Marvel universe, the Black Widow is a woman of many talents. An expert in several martial arts disciplines, she is also an outstanding hacker.

In fact, it was she who leaked the SHIELD files to the world, when it was corrupted by HYDRA. The Black Widow is also an experienced markswoman and can use almost any firearm.

The Black Widow in action in Marvel
Photo of the Black Widow in Marvel. Source :

In the cinema, the character of the Black Widow is played by Scarlett Johansson. First appearing in Iron Man 2 in 2008, she then had the opportunity to star in a Marvel movie dedicated to her in 2021, "Black Widow", a story combining espionage and superheroes. It was with this film that Black Widow's reputation was established in the MCU. Female characters like Black Widow show that women can be just as strong as men.

What do you call the Hulk's wife?

A woman has been endowed with the same powers as the Hulk. Less imposing, but more charismatic, she is known as " She-Hulk " Where " Mrs. Hulk“.

It all starts with Jennifer Walterslawyer and cousin of Dr Bruce Banner. The victim of a violent car accident, Jennifer Walters quickly needs a blood transfusion. Her character receives blood from her cousin, who turns out to be the best match. The lawyer inherits her cousin's powers and becomes She-Hulk.

Hulk and She Hulk in yoga session
Illustration of She Hulk with Hulk in full control of green power. Source :

She-Hulk aired in 2022 as a TV miniseries in the Marvel Universe. Tatiana Maslany is the actress who plays Jennifer Walters. Broadcast on Disney+, the series is also available on streaming sites, which you can watch with NordVPN. The series showcases the power of a woman in the guise of the Hulk.

What do you call Thor femme?

Marvel's universe of Norse gods also includes a heroine who has become Thor's female image. The character is played by Jane Foster. At first, Jane Foster is described as the nurse employed by Dr. Donald Blake, who is in fact Thor's secret identity. The stars seem to align between the two, and they end up in a complex romantic relationship.

In the film Thor: Love & Thunder (2022)Jane Foster has inherited Thor's powers following a call from Mjölnir, while suffering from terminal cancer. Using this power will only worsen her condition.

Photo of Jane Foster in action
Female Thor with Mjölnir. Source :

The 2022 film features a courageous and powerful Thor woman. The role was played by Nathalie Portman. The combination of romance and a female heroine is an unprecedented success.

What do you call the woman in the Avengers?

The Avengers include several powerful heroines, such as Captain Marvel and Black Widow. However, thehe Avengers' most famous female superpower is Carol Danverswhich has become Captain Marvel. She's a former US Air Force pilot. Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel, acquired exceptional powers after being exposed to the Tesseract.

A former US Air Force pilot, Carol Danvers has acquired the power to : 

  • Flying ;
  • Emit explosive discharges;
  • Deploy superhuman agility and strength;
  • Regenerate wounds, etc.
Image of Capitain Marvel, Marvel's most powerful heroine.
Representative image of Captain Marvel. Source :

Brie Larson plays Captain Marvel in the films. Captain Marvel is one of the most powerful superheroines in the Marvel Universe. In fact, in the Infinity Stones installment, the heroine's power is well illustrated. It just goes to show that super villains shouldn't rely on a woman's looks, or they'll take a beating.

What do you call Miss Marvel?

It should be noted that, Miss Marvel (Ms. Marvel), created, co-written and co-produced by Bisha K. Ali, is a American television mini-series in six episodes broadcast on Disney+ from June 8, 2022 to July 13, 2022. The series is part of the fourth phase of the MCU and is a preview for The Marvels (2023), where Iman Vellani becomes Kamala Khan. These powers would be from an enigmatic bracelet that would have belonged to her great-grandmother, found in an attic.

Film synopsis

The film tells the story of Kamala Khan, a young Pakistani Muslim girl living in Jersey City. Like her close friend Bruno Carrelli, she is a superhero enthusiast and in particular Captain Marvel. Her character struggles to juggle family life (with very strict parents) and school, and has trouble fitting in. When she takes part in a cosplay contest at AvengersCon, her life is about to be completely transformed as she makes a discovery of her own superpowers.

She prepares to wear a Captain Marvel costume at the Cosplay contest. This Captain America costume has become emblematic in the superhero universe, at the cosplay contest. However, her parents refuse to let her go. They manage to come to the convention and with her costume on, Kamala manages to open a bracelet and put it on her hand... And that's when she discovers that the bracelet is no ordinary bracelet...but cosmic!

Determined, Marvel superheroines defend the Earth or their neighborhoods with their male counterparts. Which female character has made the biggest impact on you in the comics and MCU?

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