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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  • Investigate "Question Mark Crimes." Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Younger brother of Esau Shaw, pawn of Mr. Sinister and father of Sebastian Shaw. Introduced in X-Men: Hellfire Club #3, March 2000.

  • British superhero. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Vampire investigative reporter. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Teenage girl in armoured suit, posing as a "Robot Man." Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Vampire hunter. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Member of Q. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Member of Q. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Member of Q, able to turn invisible. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Belligerent cop. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • WWII fiery heroine. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • WWII hero who controlled the winds. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, April 2000.

  • Ancient vampire. Introduced in Jack Staff #2, June 2000.

  • Vampire hunter. Introduced in Jack Staff #3, October 2000.

  • Scottish member of SHE. Introduced in Sentry #4, December 2000.

  • Welsh member of SHE. Introduced in Sentry #4, December 2000.

  • Though the original Citizen V was active back in the 1940s, the current incumbant debuted, albeit possessed by Baron Zemo, in Thunderbolts #47, January 2001.

  • Demon-possessed mobster. First appeared in 2000AD #1236, 4th April 2001.

  • Head of Unit D. Introduced in Jack Staff #6, August 2001.

  • Mutant terrorist. Debuted in The Brotherhood #4, October 2001.

  • Mutant terrorist. Debuted in The Brotherhood #4, October 2001.

  • Leader of the Establishment. Introduced in The Establishment #1, November 2001.

  • Member of the Establishment. Introduced in The Establishment #1, November 2001.

  • Member of the Establishment. Introduced in The Establishment #1, November 2001.

  • Member of the Establishment. Introduced in The Establishment #1, November 2001.

  • Member of the Establishment. Introduced in The Establishment #1, November 2001.

  • Member of the Establishment. Introduced in The Establishment #1, November 2001.

  • Members of the Establishment. Introduced in The Establishment #1, November 2001.

  • Member of the Establishment. Introduced in The Establishment #1, November 2001.

  • Son of a Witch. Introduced in Beano #3103, 5th January 2002.

  • Student adventurer. Introduced in 2000AD #1290, 8th May 2002.

  • Student adventurer. Introduced in 2000AD #1290, 8th May 2002.

  • Ex-SAS Punisher ally. Introduced in Punisher #18, June 2002.

  • Victorian escapologist. Introduced in Jack Staff #9, June 2002.

  • Psychic. Introduced in Jack Staff #10, August 2002.

  • Time-traveller, the "Calendar Girl." Introduced in Jack Staff #10, August 2002.

  • Unwilling mutant terrorist. Debuted in Muties #6, September 2002.

  • Captain of the Red Wench. First appeared in 2000 AD #1313, 16th October 2002.

  • Necromancer pirate. First appeared in 2000 AD #1313, 16th October 2002.

  • Unlucky ex-SAS man, introduced in The Authority: Kev, October 2002.

  • Fabled mystic blacksmith - originally a Germanic tale, presumably brought to Britain by the Angles and Saxons. This is the Fables version, who first appeared in Fables #8, February 2003.

  • Superstrong berserker. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, February 2003.

  • Electrical villain. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, February 2003.

  • Ruthless soldier. Introduced in Jack Staff #1, February 2003.

  • Boy commanding miniature robot army. Introduced in Jack Staff #3, June 2003.

  • Sword maker, son of Bootstrap Bill. Introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 9th July 2003.

  • Daughter of Governor Swann and love of Will Turner. Introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 9th July 2003.

  • Pirate captain. Introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 9th July 2003.

  • Royal Navy sailor. Introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 9th July 2003.

  • Pirate and loyal(ish) assistant to Captain Jack Sparrow. Introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 9th July 2003.

  • Caribbean governor. Introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 9th July 2003.

  • Euro-Trash member. First appeared in X-Statix #13, October 2003.

  • Female Robo-Hunter. Debuted in 2000AD #1371, 7th January 2004.

  • Renegade Corps member. Introduced in Avengers #77, March 2004.

  • Salesman turned zombie-fighter. Introduced in Shaun of the Dead "There's Something About Mary", 2000 AD #1384, 7th April 2004, as the comic came out a few days before the movie Shaun of the Dead's cinematic release on 9th April 2004.

  • Strontium Dog. Introduced in Strontium Dog "The Headly Foot Job", 2000 AD #1400, 28th July 2004.

  • Cybernetic villain. Introduced in JLA #100, August 2004.

  • Companion of the Doctor. Debuted in Doctor Who "Rose" on 26th March 2005.

  • Companion of the Doctor. Debuted in Doctor Who "Rose" on 26th March 2005.

  • Technical expert and member of Torchwood. Debuted in Doctor Who "Aliens of London" on 16th April 2005.

  • Welsh mutant. Introduced in New X-Men: Academy X #12, June 2005.

  • The new Shining Knight. Debuted in Seven Soldiers of Victory: Shining Knight #1, August 2005.

  • Corps member. Introduced in Uncanny X-Men #462, September 2005.

  • Insane Bulleteer opponent. Debuted in Seven Soldiers: Bulleteer #1, January 2006.

  • Temporally displaced Welsh villain. Introduced in X-Factor #2, February 2006.

  • Zombie in the service of the Empire. Introduced in 2000 AD #1476, 22nd February 2006.

  • Victorian era member of Clan Akkaba. Introduced in X-Men: Apocalypse vs Dracula #1, April 2006.

  • Victorian era member of Clan Akkaba. Introduced in X-Men: Apocalypse vs Dracula #1, April 2006.

  • Marvel Comics, created by Chris Claremont. Bran Bardic, renegade alternate reality counterpart of Captain Britain. Introduced in New Excalibur #5, May 2006.

  • Mage able to perceive other realities. Introduced in Jack Staff #10, May 2006.

  • Time-displaced hero. Introduced in Jack Staff #10, May 2006.

  • Though mention of the legend of Davy Jones goes back at least as far as Daniel Defoe's 1726 "Four Years Voyages of Capt. George Roberts", this version is the Disney villain, introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, 6th July 2006.

  • Pirate and father of Will Turner. Mentioned in 2003's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, but not seen until 6th July 2006's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.

  • Ruthless agent of the East India Trading Company. Introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, 6th July 2006.

  • Companion of the Doctor. Debuted in Doctor Who "Doomsday" on 8th July 2006.

  • Leader of the Boys. Introduced in The Boys #1, October 2006.

  • Newest member of the Boys. Introduced in The Boys #1, October 2006.

  • Former police officer and member of Torchwood. Debuted in Torchwood episode 1 "Everything Changes" on 22nd October 2006.

  • General support officer and member of Torchwood. Debuted in Torchwood episode 1 "Everything Changes" on 22nd October 2006.

  • Medical doctor and member of Torchwood. Debuted in Torchwood episode 1 "Everything Changes" on 22nd October 2006.

  • Gareth Thomas' successor in SHE. Debuted in Civil War:Front Line #8, November 2006.

  • London crimelord. Debuted in Stickleback "Mother London", 2000 AD #1518, 3rd January 2007.

  • Marvel Comics, renegade faerie and member of MI13. Debuted in Wisdom #1 in January 2007.

  • Telepath, mother of Jonathan Raven (Killraven) and MI13 member. Debuted in Wisdom #1 in January 2007.

  • Elderly WWII British supersoldier and MI13 member. Debuted in Wisdom #1 in January 2007.

  • Invisible man. Debuted in Heroes "Godsend", January 22nd 2007.

  • Companion of the Doctor. Debuted in Doctor Who "Smith and Jones" on 31st March 2007.

  • The personification of Wales, the Red Dragon of pre-Arthurian times. This is the Marvel version, who debuted in Wisdom #3 in April 2007.

  • Zenescope version of the Mad Hatter, the first of whom was British. Debuted in Grimm Fairy Tales: Return To Wonderland #0, May 2007.

  • Superpowered government agent. Debuted in 2000AD #1540, 6th June 2007.

  • 17th century zombie killer. Debuted in 2000 AD #1540, 6th June 2007.

  • Corps member slain by the Fury. Introduced in X-Men: Die by the Sword #1, December 2007.

  • Foe of Jack Staff. First appeared in Jack Staff Special #1, January 2008.

  • Bestial member of the Destine family. Introduced in ClanDestine #1, April 2008.

  • a.k.a. Excalibur. Current wielder of King Arthur's sword and MI13 member. Debuted in Captain Britain and MI13 #1, July 2008.

  • Training tomorrow's heroes. Introduced in Beano #3454, 18th October 2008.

  • Occult investigator. Introduced in Ampney Crucis Investigates, 2000AD #1611, 5th November 2008.

  • Ampney Crucis' manservant. Introduced in Ampney Crucis Investigates, 2000AD #1611, 5th November 2008.

  • Ghostly detective. Introduced in Past Imperfect, 2000 AD #1613, 15th April 2009.

  • Briefly adopted the role of Azrael. Introduced in Azrael: Death's Dark Knight #1,

    May 2009.