Characters Introduced in the 2000s

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  • First Appearance : Beast Boy #1 (January 2000)

    Creator(s) : Geoff Johns, Ben Raab & Justiniano

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Superman Annual (vol.) 2 #12 (August 2000)

    Creator(s) : Oscar Pinto, Giovanni Barberi & F.G. Haghenbeck

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Superman (vol. 2) #153 (February 2000)

    Creator(s) : Jeph Loeb & Ian Churchill

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Jack Staff (vol. 1) #1 (2000)

    Creator(s) : Paul Grist

    Publisher : Image Comics

  • First Appearance : New Warriors (vol. 2) #5 (2000

    Creator(s) : Jay Faerber, Karl Kersche, & Chris Renaud

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Heroes Reborn: Young Allies #1 (January 2000)

    Creator(s) : Fabian Nicieza & Mark Bagley

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Legion Lost #1 (May 2000)

    Creator(s) : Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning & Oliver Coipel

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : JLA #37 (Jan. 2000)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison and Howard Porter

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Orion #6 (November 2000)

    Creator(s) : Walt Simonson

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Superman (2nd ser.) Annual #12 (2000)

    Creator(s) : Oscar Pinto, Francisco Haghenbeck & Carlo Barberi

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : JSA Annual #1, (October 2000)

    Creator(s) : David S. Goyer & Uriel Caton

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : The Adventures of Superman #586 (December 2000)

    Creator(s) : J.M. DeMatteis & Mike Miller

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Men vol. 2, #100 (May 2000)

    Creator(s) : Chris Claremont & Leinil Francis Yu

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Men: Millennial Visions (August, 2000)

    Creator(s) : Jim Calafiore

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Marvel Boy #1 (August 2000)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & J. G. Jones

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Batman #579 (July 2000

    Creator(s) : Larry Hama

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Captain America Vol. 3 # 28 (April 2000)

    Creator(s) : Dan Jurgens

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : The Authority #13 (May 2000

    Creator(s) : Mark Millar and Frank Quitely

    Publisher : WildStorm (DC Comics)

  • First Appearance : JLA #47, (November 2000)

    Creator(s) : Gail Simone, Mark Waid & Bryan Hitch

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Green Lantern 80-Page Giant #3, (2000).

    Creator(s) : Scott Beatty

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Spider-Girl #18, March 2000

    Creator(s) : Tom DeFalco & Ron Frenz

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : The Punisher vol. 4, #8 (November 2000)

    Creator(s) : Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : The Sentry #1 (Sep. 2000)

    Creator(s) : Paul Jenkins, Jae Lee & Rick Veitch

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Top 10 #1 (2000)

    Creator(s) : Alan Moore

    Publisher : America's Best Comics

  • First Appearance : Tomorrow Stories #6 (February 2000)

    Creator(s) : Alan Moore & Hilary Barta

    Publisher : America's Best Comics

  • First Appearance : Peter Parker: Spider-Man II #16, (2000)

    Creator(s) : Howard Mackie & John Romita Jr.

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Men Unlimited, vol. 1 #27 (June 2000)

    Creator(s) : Chris Claremont & Brett Booth

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Thor vol. 2, #22 (August 2000)

    Creator(s) : Dan Jurgens & John Romita, Jr.

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Men (v2) #100

    Creator(s) : Chris Claremont & Leinil Francis Yu

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Peter Parker: Spider-Man vol. 2 #23 (November 2000)

    Creator(s) : Paul Jenkins & Mark Buckingham

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Batman #582 (Oct 2000)

    Creator(s) : Ed Brubaker & Scott McDaniel

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Batman: Turning Points # 5 (Jan 2001)

    Creator(s) : Greg Rucka

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Wildcats #20 (April, 2001)

    Creator(s) : Joe Casey & Steve Dillon

    Publisher : WildStorm (DC Comics)

  • First Appearance : Action Comics #775 (March 2001)

    Creator(s) : Joe Kelly & Doug Mahnke

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men #117 (Oct. 2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Ethan Van Sciver

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : JLA # 52 (May 2001)

    Creator(s) : Mark Waid & Bryan Hitch

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Wonder Woman #170 (July 2001)

    Creator(s) : Phil Jimenez & Joe Kelly

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Wolverine vol. 2 #166 (2001)

    Creator(s) : Frank Tieri & Sean Chen

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Force #125 (2001)

    Creator(s) : Peter Milligan & Mike Allred

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Green Arrow (vol. 3) #2 (May 2001)

    Creator(s) : Kevin Smith & Phil Hester

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Thor Annual (2001)

    Creator(s) : Dan Jurgens

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Force volume 1 #116 (July 2001)

    Creator(s) : Peter Milligan & Mike Allred

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : The Amazing Spider-Man vol. 2 #30 (June 2001)

    Creator(s) : J. Michael Straczynski & John Romita, Jr.

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Doom Patrol vol. 3 #1 (December 2001)

    Creator(s) : John Arcudi and Tan Eng Huat

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Force vol. 1 #117 (August 2001)

    Creator(s) : Peter Milligan & Mike Allred

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Ultimate Marvel Team-Up #5 (August 2001)

    Creator(s) : Brian Michael Bendis & Mike Allred

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : 2000 AD prog 1244 (2001)

    Creator(s) : John Wagner & Will Simpson

    Publisher : Rebellion Developments

  • First Appearance : New X-Men vol. 1 #117 (2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Ethan Van Sciver

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Wolverine #163 (2001)

    Creator(s) : Frank Tieri & Sean Chen

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men #118 (November 2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Ethan Van Sciver

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Alias #1 (November 2001)

    Creator(s) : Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Gaydos

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Treme X-Men #6 (December 2001)

    Creator(s) : Chris Claremont & Salvador Larroca

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Treme X-Men #6 (December 2001)

    Creator(s) : Chris Claremont & Salvador Larroca

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Origin #1 (November, 2001)

    Creator(s) : Bill Jemas, Paul Jenkins, Joe Quesada & Andy Kubert

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Origin #1 (November, 2001)

    Creator(s) : Bill Jemas, Paul Jenkins, Joe Quesada & Andy Kubert

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Uncanny X-Men #417 (March 2003)

    Creator(s) : Chuck Austen & Kia Asamiya

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Ultimate Spider-Man #1 (October 2000)

    Creator(s) : Brian Michael Bendis & Mark Bagley

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Wolverine #159 (February, 2001)

    Creator(s) : Frank Tieri & Sean Chen

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : The Spectre Vol. 4, #6 (Aug. 2001)

    Creator(s) : J.M. DeMatteis & Ryan Sook

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : The Amazing Spider-Man #30 (June 2001)

    Creator(s) : J. Michael Straczynski & John Romita, Jr

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men #115 (2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Green Lantern (vol. 3) #132 (January 2001)

    Creator(s) : Judd Winick, Darryl Banks & Mark Bright

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men #114 (July 2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : JSA #23, (June 2001)

    Creator(s) : David S. Goyer, Geoff Johns & Stephen Sadowski

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Batman: Orpheus Rising #1, (October 2001)

    Creator(s) : Alex Simmons & Dwayne Turner

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Uncanny X-Men #392 (April 2001)

    Creator(s) : Scott Lobdell & Salvador Larroca

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : JSA Secret Files #2 (September 2001)

    Creator(s) : Geoff Johns & Rags Morales

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men vol. 1 #118 (November 2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : 2000 AD Prog 2002 (December 2001)

    Creator(s) : Robbie Morrison & Henry Flint

    Publisher : Rebellion Developments

  • First Appearance : Wolverine #163 (June 2001)

    Creator(s) : Frank Tieri & Mark Texeira

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Daredevil #26 (December 2001)

    Creator(s) : Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Treme X-Men #6 (December 2001)

    Creator(s) : Chris Claremont & Salvador Larroca

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Thunderbolts #47 (2001)

    Creator(s) : Fabian Nicieza

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : The Punisher (vol. 3) #2 (May 2001)

    Creator(s) : Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Uncanny X-Men #399 (November, 2001)

    Creator(s) : Joe Casey & Tom Raney

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men, vol. 1 #118 (November 2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Ethan Van Sciver

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men Annual (2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Leinil Francis Yu

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Uncanny X-Men #392 (April, 2001)

    Creator(s) : Scott Lobdell & Salvador Larroca

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Exiles #1 (August 2001)

    Creator(s) : Tony Bedard

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Exiles #1 (August 2001)

    Creator(s) : Judd Winick & Mike McKone

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men Annual (2001)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : The Flash: Secret Files & Origins #3 (November 2001)

    Creator(s) : Geoff Johns & Scott Kolins

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Spider-Girl #51 (Nov. 2002)

    Creator(s) : Sean McKeever & Casey Jones

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Deadpool #65 (May, 2002)

    Creator(s) : Gail Simone & Alvin Lee

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Morlocks #1 (June 2002)

    Creator(s) : Geoff Johns & Shawn Martinbrough

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Superman #181 (April 2002)

    Creator(s) : Jeph Loeb

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : Fables #1 (July 2002)

    Creator(s) : Bill Willingham

    Publisher : Vertigo Comics (DC Comics)

  • First Appearance : Amazing Spider-Man vol. 2 #43 (Oct 2002)

    Creator(s) : J. Michael Straczynski & John Romita, Jr

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Point Blank (2002)

    Creator(s) : Ed Brubaker & Colin Wilson

    Publisher : WildStorm (DC Comics)

  • First Appearance : Morlocks #1 (June 2002)

    Creator(s) : Geoff Johns & Shawn Martinbrough

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : The Ultimates vol. 1, #8 ((November 2002)

    Creator(s) : Bryan Hitch & Mark Millar

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Black Panther (vol. 3) #50 (2002)

    Creator(s) : Christopher Priest & Dan Fraga

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Wonder Woman #179 (Vol. 2) (May 2002)

    Creator(s) : Phil Jimenez

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men #133 (December 2002)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely & Ethan Van Sciver

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Morlocks #1 (June 2002)

    Creator(s) : Geoff Johns & Shawn Martinbrough

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : New X-Men #128 (2002)

    Creator(s) : Grant Morrison & Igor Kordey

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Deadline #1 (2002)

    Creator(s) : Bill Rosemann

    Publisher : Marvel Comics

  • First Appearance : Fables #1 (July 2002)

    Creator(s) : Bill Willingham

    Publisher : Vertigo Comics (DC Comics)

  • First Appearance : JLA #69 (September 2002)

    Creator(s) : Joe Kelly & Doug Mahnke

    Publisher : DC Comics

  • First Appearance : X-Statix #2 (2002)

    Creator(s) : Peter Milligan & Michael Allred

    Publisher : Marvel Comics