Iron Man (Tony Stark) is an American comic-book superhero who is a mainstay of Marvel Comics. Because of the character's widespread appeal, Iron Man has appeared in multiple comics, television series, and films.
Machinehead is DC's answer to Iron Man. While his real identity (if there is a human under the suit) has never been revealed, he's shown to be a useful tool in the multiverse.
General Glory is the name of two DC Comics characters. The persona is mostly used by writers as a parody of Marvel's Captain America with exaggerated "patriotic values" and a sidekick called Ernie (aka Ernie The Battling Boy), who was similar to Bucky.
Thanks in no small part to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Iron Man has become one of the most popular superheroes in the world. While the DC Universe have characters like Batman or other members of the Justice League who share several qualities with Tony Stark, none of them are exactly the same as Iron Man.
Viking Prince is DC's version of Thor. Both are rooted in Norse mythology, and both have ties to Odin. Both Thor and the Viking Prince are warriors of high integrity and courage and both are invulnerable; however, the Prince is a mortal and can be killed.
Bruce Banner can transform into his Jade Giant form and stay in it for an indefinite amount of time. Sometimes that would prolong for years on end. But Ethan Avery's transformation has a major flaw. He has the power to transform into the unstoppable beats for a period of one whole hour.
DC Comics has their own version of the Black Panther, named Red Lion, who is a mirror image of T'Challa, albeit one that is broken and distorted.
Ask a casual comic book fan who was the first spider-based superhero and they'll likely name Marvel's Spider-Man. Ask a die hard comic book fan and they'll know the correct answer is DC's The Tarantula.
Thor, American comic strip superhero created for Marvel Comics by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby. The character, derived from the Germanic god of the same name, first appeared in Journey into Mystery no. 83 (August 1962).
Well guess what, Marvel, has done the same thing. They have extensively copied characters from DC back in the day. The only difference is, when DC used to copy Marvel, most of their rehashes, failed to strike a chord with the audiences.
DC Comics introduced the first costumed superhero, Superman, in Action Comics #1 (June 1938).
1 Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff
That was enough to consider her near the top but Wanda Maximoff, known as Scarlet Witch, is the officially most powerful Avenger now.
1936 The Phantom
Created by Lee Falk (USA), the first superhero was The Phantom, who debuted in his own newspaper comic strip on 17 Feb 1936.
Red Tool is the Deadpool of the DC Universe. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then there is no more complimentary group of people than comic book creators. Since the earliest days of their publication, DC Comics and Marvel Comics have endeavored to capitalize on the popularity of competing characters.
While both comics publishers present a make-believe universe, Marvel brings more realism to a fantasy world. In addition, marvel takes more risks, so they come out with highly unique movies such as Guardians of the Galaxy. However, DC is better at giving their characters depth and backstories (ex. Batman).
The Avengers have a new member and his name is Nighthawk.
Hercules (also known as Heracles and Herakles) is a fictional Olympian god in the DC Universe based on the Greek demigod and hero of the same name. Hercules in Wonder Woman (vol. 3) #2, art by Terry Dodson.
Spider-Man is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko, he first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) in the Silver Age of Comic Books.
Venom is a character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
But Marvel's most obvious Superman clone is the Sentry. Robert Reynolds has flight, strength, beams of energy from his eyes, and "...the power of one million exploding suns!" However, he suffers from several crippling mental health issues, including agoraphobia and an alcohol addiction.
Incredible Hulk, American comic strip character created for Marvel Comics by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby. The towering muscle-bound antihero debuted in the bimonthly series The Incredible Hulk in May 1962.
Creators. Matthew Bland, the Red Lion, is the President-for-life of the African nation of Buredunia.
Hunter the White Wolf is a Marvel Comics character, featured in Avengers Assemble: Black Panther's Quest. He is the estranged, adopted brother of T'Challa. He is voiced by Scott Porter.
DC Comics was first released in 1934, making it five years older than Marvel. It was first published under National Allied Publications.