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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.

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Scientist - 600 documented individuals

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

Student - 510 documented individuals

Notable examples: Nova, Firestorm, Mettle

Police - 486 documented individuals

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

Soldier - 415 documented individuals

Notable examples: Captain America, Bishop, War Machine

Business Owner - 390 documented individuals

Notable examples: Luke Cage, Cardiac, Mysterio

Doctor - 251 documented individuals

Notable examples: Doctor Doom, Doctor Strange, Jane Foster

Actor/Actress - 247 documented individuals

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

Military Officer - 193 documented individuals

Notable examples: Captain Atom, Deathlok, Nick Fury

Intelligence Agent - 188 documented individuals

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

Singer/Musician - 172 documented individuals

Notable examples: Dazzler, The Crow, Constantine

Reporter - 159 documented individuals

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

Servant - 153 recorded individuals

Notable examples: Alfred Pennyworth, Edwin Jarvis, Stargrave

Spy - 151 documented individuals

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

Attorney - 142 documented individuals

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

Ruler - 140 documented individuals

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

Thief - 127 documented individuals

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

Pilot - 115 documented individuals

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

CEO - 114 documented individuals

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

Teacher - 98 documented individuals

Notable examples: Betty Cooper, Kitty Pride, Black Panther

Politician - 98 documented individuals

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

Bodyguard - 85 documented individuals

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

Inventor - 77 documented individuals

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

Professor - 75 documented individuals

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

Athlete - 68 documented individuals

Notable examples: Bullseye, Northstar, SuperPro

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