The 24 Most Popular Professions In Comic Books

Hey superheroes, don’t quit your day jobs. Unless your day job is being a scientists. We’ve got plenty of those.

1. Scientist - 600 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Hank Pym (Ant-Man), Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), The Mandarin

2. Student - 510 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Nova, Firestorm, Mettle

3. Police - 486 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Banshee, Guy Gardner (Green Lantern), Judge Dredd

4. Soldier - 415 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Captain America, Bishop, War Machine

5. Business Owner - 390 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Luke Cage, Cardiac, Mysterio

6. Doctor - 251 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Doctor Doom, Doctor Strange, Jane Foster

7. Actor/Actress - 247 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Clayface, Buddy Baker (Animal Man), Elasti-Girl

8. Military Officer - 193 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Captain Atom, Deathlok, Nick Fury

9. Intelligence Agent - 188 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Phil Coulson, Puck, Jessica Drew (Spider-Woman)

10. Singer/Musician - 172 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Dazzler, The Crow, Constantine

11. Reporter - 159 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Clark Kent (Superman), Ned Leeds (Hobgoblin), Iris West Allen

12. Servant - 153 recorded individuals

 

Notable examples: Alfred Pennyworth, Edwin Jarvis, Stargrave

13. Spy - 151 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Natalia Romanova (Black Widow), Betty Ross (Red She-Hulk), Cinderella

14. Attorney - 142 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Matt Murdock (Daredevil), Jennifer Walters (She-Hulk), Cable

15. Ruler - 140 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Emperor Dorrek the 7th, Odin, Thanos

16. Thief - 127 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Selina Kyle (Catwoman), Larfleeze, Gambit

17. Pilot - 115 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Hal Jordan (Green Lantern), Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel), Carol Ferris (Star Sapphire)

18. CEO - 114 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Tony Stark (Iron Man), Bruce Wayne (Batman), Oliver Queen (Green Arrow)

19. Teacher - 98 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Betty Cooper, Kitty Pride, Black Panther

20. Politician - 98 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Jay Garrick (The Flash), J. Jonah Jameson, Mitchell Hundred (The Great Machine)

21. Bodyguard - 85 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Danny Rand (Iron Fist), Stronghold, Iron Man (Mark VII)

22. Inventor - 77 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Norman Osborn (Green Goblin), Stilt-Man, Peter Parker (Spider-Man)

23. Professor - 75 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Professor X, The Atom, Abin Sur (Green Lantern)

24. Athlete - 68 documented individuals

 

Notable examples: Bullseye, Northstar, SuperPro

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