@darkdetective27: That's a great list. It's really cool to meet someone who has Silk Spectre as their top pick. Most people don't seem to appreciate her importance to the work as a whole. She's a great character. I personally don't have her at the top of my list because she (along with Nite Owl) is one of the more human (read: average) characters in the novel, and meant to be one of the most relatable. The problem is, I don't find her relatable. I've never experienced the struggle of being forced down the same path as my parents against my will. She is still amazing, just not as amazing as the rest of the cast in my opinion.
My list used to have Rorschach and the Comedian tied for first, but overtime Eddie lost points for being a rapist. The same goes for Ozy and Dan for fourth, overtime Ozymandias lost points for being an ass who doesn't value innocent lives. Lol.