Marvel Comics is an American comic book publisher known for its vast library of superheroes and supervillains. Founded in 1961 by Martin Goodman and eventually growing into the vast media company Marvel Entertainment, which was purchased by the Walt Disney Company in 2009, Marvel characters appear in popular culture through their original comic book format, but also movies, television shows, cartoons, and toys. The Marvel roster of superheroes was primarily created by Steve Ditko, Stan Lee, and Jack Kirby. Marvel Comics occur within the Marvel Universe which places the major characters within the contexts of existing places and cities around the world.

Who is the most popular Marvel character?

Spider-Man is the most collected comic book character followed by the X-Men, Iron Man, Captain America, and the Incredible Hulk.

Who were the first Marvel characters?

Some of Marvel’s first superhero characters were Namor (1939), the Human Torch (1939), Black Widow (1940), Falcon (1940), Vision (1940), and Captain America (1941).

When was Marvel Comics founded?

Marvel Comics was founded on February 19, 1961 by pulp magazine publisher Martin Goodman.

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Ant Man
137000
5’10” | 1.78 m (Variable)
Tales to Astonish #35 (September 1962)
Ant Man
178.000
1962.00
137000
3D
Ant Man
10.25” | .26 m
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Baby Groot
26.000
2017.00
130000
3D
Baby Groot
6’0" | 1.83 m
Fantastic Four #52 (July, 1966)
Black Panther
183.000
1966.00
2300000
3D
Black Panther
5’5” | 1.64 m
Tales of Suspense #52 (April, 1964)
Black Widow
164.000
1964.00
238000
3D
Black Widow
6’1” | 1.85 m
Captain America Comics #1 (March, 1941)
Captain America
185.000
1941.00
422000
3D
Captain America
5’7” | 1.70 m
Marvel Super-Heroes #13 (March, 1968)
Captain Marvel
170.000
1968.00
1900000
3D
Captain Marvel
6’2” | 1.88 m
Infinity: Free Comic Book Day (May 2013)
Corvus Glaive
1.880
2013.00
13000
3D
Corvus Glaive
Deadpool
385000
6’2” | 1.88 m
The New Mutants #98 (February 1991)
Deadpool
1.880
1991.00
385000
3D
Deadpool
6’0" | 1.83 m
Strange Tales #110 (July 1963)
Doctor Strange
183.000
1963.00
154000
3D
Doctor Strange
Drax
17000
6’3” | 1.91 m
The Invincible Iron Man #55 (February 1973)
Drax
1.910
1973.00
17000
3D
Drax
5’9” | 1.75 m
New Avengers #8 (September 2013)
Ebony Maw
1.750
2013.00
27000
3D
Ebony Maw
Falcon
84000
5’10” | 1.78 m
Captain America #117 (September 1969)
Falcon
178.000
1969.00
84000
3D
Falcon
Gamora
91000
5'7" | 1.70 m
Strange Tales #180 (June 1975)
Gamora
170.000
1975.00
91000
3D
Gamora
Ghost
1600
5’6” | 1.68 m
Iron Man #219 (June 1987)
Ghost
1.680
1987.00
1600
3D
Ghost
Groot
97000
7’10” | 2.39 m (Variable)
Tales to Astonish #13 (November 1960)
Groot
239.000
1960.00
97000
3D
Groot
Hawkeye
92000
5’8” | 1.73 m
Tales of Suspense #57 (September, 1964)
Hawkeye
173.000
1964.00
92000
3D
Hawkeye
Hela
32000
5’9” | 1.75 m
Journey into Mystery #102 (March 1964)
Hela
1.750
1964.00
32000
3D
Hela
2’7” | .79 m
Adventure into Fear #19 (Dec. 1973)
Howard the Duck
0.790
1973.00
90000
3D
Howard the Duck
Hulk
184000
8'2" | 2.5 m
Incredible Hulk #1 (May, 1962)
Hulk
250.000
1962.00
184000
3D
Hulk
Iron Man
383000
6’1” | 1.85 m
Tales of Suspense #39 (March, 1963)
Iron Man
185.000
1963.00
383000
3D
Iron Man
6’0" | 1.83 m
Jungle Action #6 (September 1973)
Killmonger
1.830
1973.00
44000
3D
Killmonger
Korg
36000
7’7” | 2.31 m
Journey into Mystery #83 (1962)
Korg
2.310
1962.00
36000
3D
Korg
Loki
141000
6’2” | 1.88 m
Journey into Mystery #85 (October 1962)
Loki
188.000
1962.00
141000
3D
Loki
Mysterio
111000
5’11” | 1.80 m
The Amazing Spider-Man #13 (June, 1964)
Mysterio
180.000
1964.00
111000
3D
Mysterio
Nebula
144000
5’11” | 1.80 m
The Avengers #257 (July 1985)
Nebula
180.000
1985.00
144000
3D
Nebula
6’2” | 1.88 m
Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #1 (May, 1963)
Nick Fury
188.000
1963.00
54000
3D
Nick Fury
Odin
106000
5’8” | 1.73 m
Journey into Mystery #86 (November 1962)
Odin
1.730
1962.00
106000
3D
Odin
Okoye
25000
5'7" | 1.70 m
Black Panther #1 (November 1998)
Okoye
1.700
1998.00
25000
3D
Okoye
5'7" | 1.70 m
Tales of Suspense #75 (March 1966)
Peggy Carter
170.000
1966.00
49000
3D
Peggy Carter
5’9” | 1.75 m
Tales of Suspense #45 (September 1963)
Pepper Potts | Rescue
1.750
1963.00
41000
3D
Pepper Potts | Rescue
5’5” | 1.64 m
New Avengers #8 (September 2013)
Proxima Midnight
1.640
2013.00
25000
3D
Proxima Midnight
5’11” | 1.80 m
The X-Men #4 (March 1964)
Quicksilver
1.800
1964.00
89000
3D
Quicksilver
6’2” | 1.88 m
Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941)
Red Skull
1.880
1941.00
43000
3D
Red Skull
3’1” | .95 m
Marvel Preview #7 (Summer 1976)
Rocket Raccoon
95.000
1976.00
60000
3D
Rocket Raccoon
6’5” | 1.96 m
Fantastic Four #65 (August 1967)
Ronan the Accuser
1.960
1967.00
22000
3D
Ronan the Accuser
5’6” | 1.68 m
The X-Men #4 (March 1964)
Scarlet Witch
168.000
1964.00
146000
3D
Scarlet Witch
Shuri
29000
5’5” | 1.64 m
Black Panther #2 (May 2005)
Shuri
1.640
2005.00
29000
3D
Shuri
5'7" | 1.70 m
Amazing Fantasy #15 (August, 1962)
Spider-Man
170.000
1962.00
147000
3D
Spider-Man
Stan Lee
271000
5’11” | 1.80 m
December 28, 1922 (Birthday)
Stan Lee
180.000
1922.00
271000
3D
Stan Lee
6’2” | 1.88 m
Marvel Preview #4 (January, 1976)
Star-Lord
188.000
1976.00
80000
3D
Star-Lord
5’4” | 1.63 m
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Teenage Groot
163.000
2017.00
2300
3D
Teenage Groot
Thanos
1100000
8’3” | 2.52 m
The Invincible Iron Man #55 (February, 1973)
Thanos
252.000
1973.00
1100000
3D
Thanos
Thor
518000
6’3” | 1.91 m
Journey into Mystery #83 (August, 1962)
Thor
191.000
1962.00
518000
3D
Thor
Ultron
48000
7’7” | 2.31 m
The Avengers #54 (July 1968)
Ultron
2.310
1968.00
48000
3D
Ultron
Valkyrie
153000
5’4” | 1.63 m
The Avengers #83 (December 1970)
Valkyrie
163.000
1970.00
153000
3D
Valkyrie
Venom
389000
5’9” | 1.75 m (Variable)
The Amazing Spider-Man #252 (May 1984)
Venom
1.750
1984.00
389000
3D
Venom
Vision
85000
6’3” | 1.91 m
Avengers Vol. 1 #57 (published August, 1968)
Vision
191.000
1968.00
85000
3D
Vision
Vulture
117000
5’9” | 1.75 m
The Amazing Spider-Man #2 (May 1963)
Vulture
1.750
1963.00
117000
3D
Vulture
6’1” | 1.85 m (Armor); 5’8” | 1.73 m (Actor)
Iron Man #118 (January 1979)
War Machine
185.000
1979.00
65000
3D
War Machine
Wasp
121000
5’6” | 1.68 m (Variable)
Tales to Astonish #44 (June 1963)
Wasp
168.000
1963.00
121000
3D
Wasp
6’0" | 1.83 m
Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941)
Winter Soldier
183.000
1941.00
117000
3D
Winter Soldier
Wolverine
253000
6’3” | 1.91 m
The Incredible Hulk #180 (October 1974)
Wolverine
1.910
1974.00
253000
3D
Wolverine
Wong
6400
5’10” | 1.78 m
Strange Tales #110 (July 1963)
Wong
1.780
1963.00
6400
3D
Wong
Winter Soldier | Bucky Barnes
Series of scaled illustrations of Winter Soldier compared to various related Marvel characters

Bucky Barnes, also known as Winter Soldier, is a fictional anti-hero in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the extended Marvel franchise. Bucky originally enlisted in World War II alongside Steve Rogers, but after his apparent death in battle, HYDRA experimented on him and turned him into a brainwashed weapon. His cybernetic arm is his greatest weapon, and lethal when combined with his combat skills. When out of the grasp of HYDRA’s programming, Bucky is a friend to Captain America and the rest of the Avengers, and a formidable ally. When activated by HYDRA, Bucky becomes a dangerous opponent.

Winter Soldier, Bucky Barnes, is portrayed by Sebastian Stan in the MCU with a height of 6’0" (1.83 m). The comic book height of Bucky Barnes is 5’9” (1.75 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Winter Soldier with labeled height
Bucky Barnes, also known as Winter Soldier, is a fictional anti-hero in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the extended Marvel franchise. Bucky originally enlisted in World War II alongside Steve Rogers, but is lost to HYDRA after his near death. His cybernetic arm is his greatest weapon.

Winter Soldier, Bucky Barnes, is portrayed by Sebastian Stan in the MCU with a height of 6’0" (1.83 m). The comic book height of Bucky Barnes is 5’9” (1.75 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Winter Soldier with labeled height
Winter Soldier | Bucky Barnes
Height:
6’0" | 1.83 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Height (Comics)
5’9” | 1.75 m
Weight:
Area:

Portrayed by (MCU): Sebastian Stan

Powers
Cybernetic arm; master combatant; marksman; assassin and spy; superhuman strength, speed, vitality, reflexes
Real Name
Bucky Barnes
First Appearance
Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941)

Drawings include:
Winter Soldier front elevation (assorted), side, fighting

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Doctor Strange
Collection of scaled height drawings of Doctor Strange and other MCU characters

Doctor Stephen Strange is a fictional surgeon-turned-superhero and the Sorcerer Supreme in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, most notably the movie Doctor Strange, and Marvel Comics. After a car accident injured his hands and ended his career as a surgeon, he drained his fortune trying to cure his hands. Increasingly desperate, he eventually ended up in Nepal, where he learned sorcery. His powers include casting spells to create shields and disable his enemies, and astral projection. With the Time Stone, he can also alter time. The original comics were known for their uniquely surrealist art, sometimes compared to psychedelic hallucinations.

Doctor Strange is portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in the MCU with a height of 6’0" (1.83 m). The comic book height of Doctor Strange is 6’2.5” (1.89 m).

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Doctor Strange in various postures
Doctor Stephen Strange is a fictional surgeon-turned-superhero and the Sorcerer Supreme in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, most notably the movie Doctor Strange, and Marvel Comics. His powers include casting spells to create shields and disable his enemies, and astral projection.

Doctor Strange is portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in the MCU with a height of 6’0" (1.83 m). The comic book height of Doctor Strange is 6’2.5” (1.89 m).

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Doctor Strange in various postures
Doctor Strange
Height:
6’0" | 1.83 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Height (Comics)
6’2.5” | 1.89 m
Weight:
Area:

Portrayed by (MCU): Benedict Cumberbatch

Powers
Magic mastery; genius intellect; gifted surgeon; magical artifacts
Real Name
Stephen Strange
First Appearance
Strange Tales #110 (July 1963)

Drawings include:
Doctor Strange front elevation (assorted), fighting, flying, meditating

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Shuri
Collection of scaled height drawings of Shuri and other MCU characters

Shuri is a fictional princess, inventor, and genius in Black Panther and the extended Marvel franchise. T’Challa’s younger sister, she is the inventor of his Black Panther suit. As the chief science officer of Wakanda, she is responsible for the creation of much of Wakanda’s advanced technologies, including the remote-driven car that helps T’Challa in South Korea. Normally not superpowered aside from her superior intellect, Shuri uses her vibranium gauntlets in battle, throwing powerful blasts of energy at her combatants. She was one of the victims of Thanos’s snap, returning five years later after he was defeated again.

Shuri is portrayed by Letitia Wright in the MCU with a height of 5’5” (1.64 m). The comic book height of Shuri is 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Shuri in various postures
Shuri is a fictional princess, inventor, and genius in Black Panther and the extended Marvel franchise. T’Challa’s younger sister, she is the inventor of his Black Panther suit. As the chief science officer of Wakanda, she is responsible for the creation of much of Wakanda’s advanced technologies.

Shuri is portrayed by Letitia Wright in the MCU with a height of 5’5” (1.64 m). The comic book height of Shuri is 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned height drawings of Shuri in various postures
Shuri
Height:
5’5” | 1.64 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Height (Comics)
5’9” | 1.75 m
Weight:
Area:

Portrayed by (MCU): Letitia Wright

Powers
Genius intellect; animorphism; necromancy; use of high-tech equipment; enhanced agility, endurance, reflexes, senses
Real Name
First Appearance
Black Panther #2 (May 2005)

Drawings include:
Shuri front elevation (assorted), side, fighting

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Falcon | Sam Wilson
Set of drawings comparing the height of Falcon to other MCU characters

Falcon also known as Sam Wilson is a fictional Avenger, Air Force Veteran, and superhero in Captain America: The Winter Solider, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the extended Marvel franchise. After Steve Rogers asked him for help, he stole his old flying suit from the Air Force base and became a part of the Avengers team. He is physically human, but uses his Falcon suit to fly and uses its attached drone for surveillance. Thanks to his Air Force training, he’s also skilled in hand-to-hand combat. He is one of those disintegrated in Thanos’s snap, and brought back five years later. After Steve's retiring from duty, Sam Wilson eventually takes over the mantle of Captain America.

Falcon is portrayed by Anthony Mackie in the MCU with a height of 5’10” (1.78 m). The comic book height of Falcon is 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Falcon in assorted poses
Falcon also known as Sam Wilson is a fictional Avenger, Air Force Veteran, and superhero in Captain America: The Winter Solider, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the extended Marvel franchise. He is physically human, but uses his Falcon suit to fly and uses its attached drone for surveillance.

Falcon is portrayed by Anthony Mackie in the MCU with a height of 5’10” (1.78 m). The comic book height of Falcon is 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Falcon in assorted poses
Falcon | Sam Wilson
Height:
5’10” | 1.78 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Height (Comics)
6’2” | 1.88 m
Weight:
Area:

Portrayed by (MCU): Anthony Mackie

Powers
Flight via wing armor; combat hand-to-hand skills; telepathic link with birds (comics)
Real Name
Samuel Wilson
First Appearance
Captain America #117 (September 1969)

Drawings include:
Falcon front elevation (assorted), flying (assorted)

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Venom
Series of scaled illustrations of Venom compared to various related Marvel characters

Venom is the name for a fictional human host, most famously Eddie Brock, combined with the alien symbiote that gives him powers. He is an anti-hero, both helping and hurting Spider-Man and the world at large, in Spider-Man, Venom, and the extended Marvel franchise. His powers include shapeshifting, camouflage, enhanced physical strength, and most of Spider-Man’s powers, including webbing. He also has sharp teeth and a long tongue, and cannot be detected by spider-sense. Venom is one of the few Marvel characters is still owned by Sony, rather than Disney, and the Venom movie was the first in the Sony Marvel Universe.

Venom is portrayed by Tom Hardy in the MCU with a height of 5’9” (1.75 m) though his size is variable. The comic book height of Venom is 6’3” (1.91 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Venom with labeled height
Venom is the name for a fictional human host, most famously Eddie Brock, combined with the alien symbiote that gives him powers. He is an anti-hero, both helping and hurting Spider-Man and the world at large, in Spider-Man, Venom, and the extended Marvel franchise.

Venom is portrayed by Tom Hardy in the MCU with a height of 5’9” (1.75 m) though his size is variable. The comic book height of Venom is 6’3” (1.91 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Venom with labeled height
Venom
Height:
5’9” | 1.75 m (Variable)
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Height (Comics)
6’3” | 1.91 m (Variable)
Weight:
Area:

Portrayed by (MCU): Tom Hardy

Powers
Symbiotic capabilities; autonomatic defenses; shapeshifting; powers of Spider-Man
Real Name
Eddie Brock
First Appearance
The Amazing Spider-Man #252 (May 1984)

Drawings include:
Venom front elevation (assorted), side, fighting

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