10 Best Written Female Characters In DC Comics

Stargirl Grew From A Brat To A Bold Hero

What makes Courtney Whitmore’s story interesting is how realistic it is to the real world. Whitmore was a teenager from Los Angeles who resented her stepfather Pat Dugan for marrying her mother and moving her and Courtney from the Golden State to Blue Valley, Nebraska.

Hawkgirl Is A Lover And A Fighter

Shayera Hol (Hawkgirl) is a law enforcement officer from the planet Thanagar. Shayera is known for her partnership and relationship with Katar Hol (Hawkman), but she isn’t just his sidekick.

Nubia Represents Unity

Nubia had become an underutilized character in comic books for years. As DC's first black woman superhero, Nubia deserved to be acknowledged. Unfortunately, it took a long gap of no appearances and several years as a minor background character for Nubia to get her big break.

Huntress Was Motivated By Grief And Loss

Though her tactics are questionable due to her irrational behavior and violent nature, the Helena Bertinelli version of Huntress has such an intriguing origin story. Helena was the daughter of a Gotham mob boss, and due to her father’s lifestyle, her entire family was murdered.

Barbara Gordon Is The Best-Written Batgirl

Barbara Gordon sticks out the most out of all the different versions of Batgirl. Aside from being the most famous Batgirl of them all, Gordon has had several aspects of her life that make her storyline appealing.

Raven’s Life Is Conflicting

Commonly known as a prominent member of the Teen Titans, Raven is a character whose lore is uniquely peculiar. Raven is a cambian, meaning she is half demon on her father Trigon’s side and human on her mother’s.

Catwoman Is Relentless

As an adversary and lover of Batman, Catwoman was one of the most popular villains in DC. However, more recently, Catwoman was written as an anti-hero, and this title fits her comedic style and skills more.

Harley Quinn Rose Above Abuse And Redeemed Herself

Harley Quinn was once a respected psychiatrist named Harleen Frances Quinzel, who specialized in criminal behavior. Quinzel fell in love with Joker, who happened to be her patient at Arkham Asylum, and began to accompany him in his twisted adventures.

Vixen Is A Role Model

Vixen is one of the most beautiful and fashionable female characters in comics. Not only is she a superhero, but during her time off from saving the world, Vixen works as a supermodel and a fashion designer.

Wonder Woman Is An Iconic Warrior

Without question, Wonder Woman is the most popular female hero in DC. Hailing from Themyscira, the home of Amazonian women, Wonder Woman is the leader of an island of female warriors. Her courage and valor appeal to all walks of reader.