Super HeroiHOT

Super HeroiHOT is Elliott’s running column of indefinite length and unpredictable regularity.

This is my rating system for female comic book characters and their attractiveness (as characters).  Typically, the higher scores represent female characters who, in my opinion, further the positive, non-sexist portrayal of women in the comic book form.  The characters who are near the end of the list typically are there due to following the stereotypes of sexism in comics among many other things.

Keep in mind, the scores are not solely determined from my mildly feminist perspective.  This is surely opinion-based, and, therefore, I encourage others to offer their opinions on the characters – in the friendliest way possible, please.

Each Character is rated in 4 Categories including: Appearance, Personality, Superpowers, and Secret Identity (what they do when they’re not being a super hero/villain).  Each category is given 10 points for a total of 40 points.  Cons not included in those categories will be subtracted from the total at the end to create a score out of 40.

Credit should be given to Rachelle at http://livingbetweenwednesdays.com for the idea (she rates Super Hunks), and the rating system (partly because I couldn’t think of any other categories).

Here’s the Wall of Super HeroiHOTs:

atomeve_187x187pxcopy.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

karaiRating_187x187pxcopy.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

ReneeMontoyaRating_187x187pxcopy.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

StephanieBrownRating_187x187pxcopy.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

SailorMoon_187x187pxcopy.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

sallyacornRating_187x187px.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

SueStormRating_187x187pxcopy.jpg Sue Storm Rating picture by PseudoPsychic

StarSapphireRating_187x187pxcopy-1.jpg Star Sapphire Rating picture by PseudoPsychic

silkspectreRating_187x187pxcopy.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

SheHulk_187x187pxcopy.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

VampirellaRating_187x187pxcopy.jpg picture by PseudoPsychic

4 Responses to “Super HeroiHOT”

  1. Cathal March 12, 2010 at 3:24 PM #

    Of course, the psycho bitch who carried around 2 zombies is at the top of your list. Maybe if she had been wearing flannel her score would have been even higher?

  2. Starcruzer September 19, 2010 at 11:47 AM #

    Waaaait a sec. Where’s Jakita Wagner? You’ve got to include her (especially the Frank Cho rendering).

  3. Cameron Telin December 16, 2011 at 10:46 AM #

    What rank would you consider Wonder Woman or Starfire to be?

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