British characters

Characters that are British by geography, not necessarily those that are produced in Britain (so no Judge Dredd or the Doctor, for example), but including those who might predate Britain as a nation.

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  • Super speedster of World War II, currently a vampire member of MI13. Introduced in Invaders #7, July 1976.

  • World War I hero, and member of Freedom's Five. Introduced in Invaders #7, July 1976.

  • World War I hero, and member of Freedom's Five. Introduced in Invaders #7, July 1976.

  • Armoured rogue MI6 agent. Debuted in Master of Kung Fu #42, July 1976.

  • Dimension-jumping foe of the Disruptors. Introduced in "The Papist Affair", Brainstorm Comix, 1976.

  • Snake-themed hero. First appeared in Hotspur, 1976.

  • Marvel Comics, created by Chris Claremont. Brian Braddock, chosen by Merlyn to become a magically powered hero and the U.K.'s greatest champion. Introduced in Captain Britain #1, 13th October 1976.

  • Captain Britain's first opponent. Introduced in Captain Britain #1, 13th October 1976.

  • Marvel Comics, created by Chris Claremont. Albert Potter, foe of Captain Britain able to generate hurricane force winds. Debuted in Captain Britain #3, 27th October 1976.

  • Ex-girlfriend of Brian Braddock, a.k.a. Captain Britain. First appeared in Captain Britain #3, October 27th 1976.

  • Antagonistic Thames University student, enemy of Brian Braddock. Introduced in Captain Britain #3, October 27th 1976.

  • Marvel Comics, created by Chris Claremont. Betsy Braddock, twin sister to Captain Britain, former spy, telepath, telekinetic and member of the X-Men. Her original body is dead and she now inhabits a Japanese body. Introduced in Captain Britain #8, 1st December 1976.

  • Pawn of Mastermind and foe of Captain Britain. Debuted in Captain Britain #8, 1st December 1976.

  • Captain Britain's reality-warping brother. Introduced in Captain Britain #9, 8th December 1976.

  • Marvel Comics. AI based beneath Braddock Manor, sometimes ally and often foe of Captain Britain. Introduced in Captain Britain #12, December 29th 1976.

  • British pilot flying for the Russians in WWII. Introduced in Battle #100, 29th January 1977.

  • Head of STRIKE and later British Joint Intelligence Chair. First appears in Captain Britain #19, 16th February 1977.

  • Freedom fighter against the Volgs. Introduced in "Invasion", 2000 A.D. #1, 26th February 1977.

  • Freedom fighter against the Volgs. Introduced in "Invasion", 2000 A.D. #1, 26th February 1977.

  • British hyperpowered secret agent, debuted in 2000 AD #1, 26th February 1977.

  • Grange Hill's most famous pupil. Introduced on 8th February 1978.

  • While the Destroyer was introduced back in the 1940s, the current, British Destroyer, Roger Aubrey, was introduced (as Dyna-Mite) in Invaders #14, March 1977. He became the Destroyer in Invaders #26, March 1978.

  • Used holograms to appear away from her actual position, fostering a ghostly illusion. Member of the World War II Crusaders, introduced in Invaders #14, March 1977.

  • Superstrong member of the World War II Crusaders, introduced in Invaders #14, March 1977.

  • Flying member of the World War II Crusaders, introduced in Invaders #14, March 1977.

  • Electricity wielding hero, member of the World War II Crusaders, introduced in Invaders #14, March 1977.

  • Foe of Captain Britain who used a robotic bird of prey. Introduced in Captain Britain #27, April 13th 1977.

  • Villainous biker. Introduced in Captain Britain #37, 22nd June 1977.

  • The World War II Union Jack, and prior to that the Destroyer. Introduced in Invaders #18, July 1977.

  • Vampiric foe of Captain Britain. First appeared in Super Spider-Man and Captain Britain Weekly #235, 10th August 1977.

  • British member of the Global Guardians. Introduced in Super Friends #7, October 1977.

  • Prototype for MACH 1. Introduced in 2000A.D. #43, 17th December 1977.

  • Plasticine man able to change shapes. Debuted in Take Hart in 1977.

  • Interstellar rebel, leader of Blake's Seven. Debuted in Blake's 7 "The Way Back" on 2nd January 1978.

  • Thief and member of Blake's Seven. Debuted in Blake's 7 "The Way Back" on 2nd January 1978.

  • Smuggler and member of Blake's Seven. Debuted in Blake's 7 "The Way Back" on 2nd January 1978.

  • Computer expert and member of Blake's Seven. Debuted in Blake's 7 "Spacefall" on 9th January 1978.

  • Given transparent skin via nuclear exposure. First appeared in 2000 A.D. #47, 14th January 1978.

  • Villainous and highly ambitious Federation operative. Debuted in Blake's 7 "Seek-Locate-Destroy" on 6th February 1978.

  • The Lady of the Lake's sister. Debuted in Doorway to Nightmare #1, February 1978.

  • Hapless last survivor of a demolished Earth. Introduced in Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on BBC Radio 4, 8th March 1978.

  • Council official. Introduced in Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on BBC Radio 4, 8th March 1978.

  • Mutant bounty hunter, a Search/Destroy agent, a.k.a. a Strontium Dog. Debuted in Starlord #1, 13th May 1978.

  • Garbage droid, member of Ro-Busters and later the ABC Warriors. Debuted in Starlord #1, 13th May 1978.

  • Demolition robot, destroys other robots. Debuted in Starlord #1, 13th May 1978.

  • Human cyborg, owner of Ro-Busters. Debuted in Starlord #1, 13th May 1978.

  • Pawn of Morgan Le Fay and foe of Spider-Woman. Debuted in Spider-Woman #2, May 1978.

  • Bike riding crossbow-using hero. Introduced in Hotspur, at least as early as #972, 3rd June 1978.

  • Inept French Foreign Legionnaire. Introduced in The Daily Star on 2nd November 1978.

  • Regular soldier who endured the horrors of the First World War. Introduced in Battle-Action on January 6th 1979.

  • Telepathic and telekinetic teen. Introduced in Tornado #1, 31st March 1979.

  • Marvel version of King Vortigen, the ruler who preceded Arthur's father, Uther Pendragon. Debuted in Hulk Comic #6 on April 11th 1979.

  • Otherworld elf and friend of Vortigen. Debuted in Hulk Comic #11, May 16th 1979.

  • Weapons master. Debuted in Master of Kung-Fu #77, June 1979.

  • Marvel's version of the Lady of the Lake, keeper of Arthur's sword, Excalibur. Debuted in Hulk Comic #18, 4th July 1979.

  • Reality-warping body thief. Introduced in X-Men #125, September 1979.

  • Brutal husband of Moira MacTaggert, father of Proteus. First appeared in X-Men #127, November 1979.

  • Lew Stringer's Loose Brayne. Introduced in After Image #3, 1979

  • Star of Topper, 1979.

  • Obnoxious and foul-mouthed TV presenter. Debuted in Viz, December 1979.

  • Skilled pilot and member of Blake's Seven. Debuted in Blake's 7 "Aftermath" on 7th January 1980.

  • Nethergod and foe of Merlyn. Debuted in Hulk Comic #45, 9th January 1980.

  • Dalek Killer. Introduced in Doctor Who Weekly #17, 6th February 1980.

  • Transformed by the power of fruit into a superhero! Debuted in Nutty #1, 16th February 1980.

  • Companion of the fourth Doctor. Introduced in Doctor Who Weekly #19 "Doctor Who and the Star Beast" on 20th February 1980.

  • Creation of Merlyn. Debuted in Incredible Hulk Weekly #49, 6th February 1980.

  • Badly scarred stunt-man turned ghost hunter, initially appearing in Speed, then transferring to Tiger and finally Eagle. Introduced in Speed #1, 23rd February 1980.

  • Sentry at the bridge of Camelot. Debuted in Incredible Hulk Weekly #51, 29th February 1980.

  • Otherworld elf and partner to Captain Britain. Debuted in Incredible Hulk Weekly #57, April 2nd 1980.

  • Dictator of the future Earth and alien hater. First appeared in 2000 AD #167, 5th July 1980.

  • Meltdown Man, SAS operative transported to the future by an atomic explosion. Introduced in 2000 A.D. #178, 20th September 1980.

  • Street football player. Debuted in 2000AD #178, 20th September 1980.

  • Human ally of Nemesis the Warlock. Introduced in 2000 AD #179, 27th September 1980.

  • Ruthless Strontium Dog family. First appeared in Strontium Dog "The Schicklgruber Grab", 2000AD #182, 18th October 1980.

  • The Man with the Double Decker Brain. First appeared in Ro-Jaw's Robo-Tales "Final Solution", 2000 AD #189, 6th December 1980.

  • Precognitive mutant terrorist. Debuted in X-Men #141, January 1981.

  • The current Union Jack, Joe Chapman, was introduced in Captain America #253, January 1981.

  • Son of Spitfire, later the new vampire Baron Blood. Introduced in Captain America #253, January 1981.

  • Anti-mutant bigot. First appeared in Strontium Dog, 2000AD #200, 21st February 1981.

  • I, Vampire. Introduced in House of Mystery #290, March 1981.

  • 1930s occult adventurer. First appeared in Bizarre Adventures #25, March 1981.

  • Scottish Strontium Dog. Introduced in Strontium Dog "Portrait of a Mutant", 2000AD #210, 2nd May 1981.

  • Mutant resistance leader turned Strontium Dog. Introduced in Strontium Dog "Portrait of a Mutant", 2000AD #210, 2nd May 1981.

  • Mutant resistance leader turned Strontium Dog. Introduced in Strontium Dog "Portrait of a Mutant", 2000AD #210, 2nd May 1981.

  • Alcoholic Strontium Dog whose head is located in his kneecap. Introduced in Strontium Dog "The Kid-Knee Caper", 2000 AD #228, 5th September 1981.

  • Britain's top mouse secret agent. Introduced in DangerMouse on 28th September 1981.

  • Reality warping mutant. The Earth-238 version debuted first, in Marvel Super-Heroes #377, September 1981.

  • Crazy Gang member. Introduced in Marvel Super-Heroes #377, September 1981.

  • Crazy Gang member. Introduced in Marvel Super-Heroes #377, September 1981.

  • Crazy Gang member. Introduced in Marvel Super-Heroes #377, September 1981.

  • Crazy Gang member. Introduced in Marvel Super-Heroes #377, September 1981.

  • Crazy Gang member. Introduced in Marvel Super-Heroes #377, September 1981.

  • Crazy Gang member. Introduced in Marvel Super-Heroes #377, September 1981.

  • Gentleman rat, introduced in Marvel Super-Heroes #379, November 1981.

  • Omniversal Majestrix. Introduced in Marvel Super-Heroes #380, December 1981.

  • Marvel Comics, created by Chris Claremont. Rahne Sinclair, Scottish mutant werewolf, member of various X-Men related teams. Debuted in Marvel Graphic Novel #4: The New Mutants, 1982.

  • New Wave singer turned hero of a hundred ages. Debuted in Tops on 16th January 1982.

  • The relaunched Eagle's mascot. Introduced in Eagle #1, 27th March 1982.

  • Narrator of macabre tales from Eagle. Introduced in Eagle #1, 27th March 1982.

  • British undercover cop from the Eagle. Introduced in Eagle #1, 27th March 1982.