Red Superheroes Top Heroes Who Are Or Wear Red


 Heroes in comics come in all colors, each with their unique stories and abilities. Today, we shine the spotlight on those brave superheroes who either wear red or are closely associated with this vibrant color. Red symbolizes passion, love, and determination, and it’s no wonder that many superheroes embody these traits. Join us as we count down the top 15 red-clad heroes, each with their own extraordinary journeys.

 Etrigan the Demon Publisher:

DC Comics First Appearance: The Demon #1 in 1972

Etrigan the Demon, a member of the mystical Justice League Dark, hails from the Arthurian era. Summoned by Merlin, he was fused with Jason Blood, a Druid, to defend Camelot. Despite his fiery breath and poetic nature, Etrigan dons a striking red skin-tight costume with a flowing blue cape. Although Jason can be killed in his human form, Etrigan is immortal, making him a formidable force.


  • Berserker Strength
  • Claws
  • Darkforce Manipulation
  • Divine Powers
  • Flame Breath
  • Flight
  • Healing
  • Hellfire Control
  • Immortality


 Plastic Man Publisher:

DC Comics First Appearance: Police Comics #1 in 1941

Plastic Man may not be a household name, but within the pages of DC Comics, he’s renowned for his incredible abilities. Patrick “Eel” O’Brian, once a thief, gained his elasticity powers after a chemical accident. Rescued by monks, he adopted the superhero identity of Plastic Man. While his origins are shrouded in mystery, his red costume perfectly complements his unique elasticity powers.


  • Elasticity
  • Shape-shifting
  • Regeneration
  • Superhuman Strength
  • Durability
  • Malleability


Red She-Hulk Publisher:

Marvel Comics First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk #1 in 1962. Hulk volume 2 #15 in 2009 (As Red She-Hulk)

Betty Ross, daughter of General ‘Thunderbolt’ Ross and love interest of Bruce Banner, had a tumultuous life. Her love for Bruce persisted even after he became the Hulk. Betty’s own transformation into Red She-Hulk occurred when she was exposed to gamma radiation. Her skin turns red, and initially, she appears as a villain to the Hulk. However, she later regains her memories and becomes an ally to her green companion.


  • Berserker Strength
  • Energy Absorption
  • Healing
  • Intellect
  • Invulnerability
  • Radiation
  • Swordsmanship
  • Weapon Mastery


Satana Publisher:

Marvel Comics First Appearance: Vampire Tales #2 in 1973

Satana, born of a devil lineage, is half succubus and half human. Her love for the demon Marduk Kurios led to her existence. Satana embraced her demon origins and became skilled in using her powers, surpassing her brother, Hellstorm. While her outfit underwent various changes, she is often seen clad in red as she joins forces with other supernatural heroes on Earth.


  • Animation
  • Blast Power
  • Fire Control
  • Flight
  • Hypnosis
  • Immortality
  • Magic
  • Soul Absorption


 Deadman Publisher:

DC Comics First Appearance: Strange Adventures #205 in 1967

In the mystical world of DC Comics, Deadman, aka Boston Brand, stands out. A trapeze artist killed during a performance, he was revived as an undead ghost by the Hindu God of Balance, Rama Kushna, due to his virtuous deeds. Although invisible to the living, Deadman is often seen in a red outfit, a reminder of his unique existence.


  • Escape Artist
  • Flight
  • Immortality
  • Invisibility
  • Levitation
  • Magic
  • Possession
  • Teleport
  • Tracking


 Spider-Woman Publisher:

Marvel Comics First Appearance: Marvel Spotlight #32 in 1977

Jessica Miriam Drew, known as Spider-Woman, possesses extraordinary detective skills. Her powers originated from a Hydra project that affected her mother during pregnancy. Trained by Taskmaster, she joined the Avengers and played a pivotal role in the Secret Invasion comic book series. Spider-Woman’s red suit, equipped with web gliders, aids her in her superhero endeavors.


  • Blast Power
  • Chemical Secretion
  • Electricity Control
  • Flight
  • Force Field
  • Gadgets
  • Pheromone Control
  • Super Speed
  • Super Strength



These red-clad superheroes embody the essence of courage, determination, and resilience. Each character’s unique journey and abilities make them stand out in the world of comics, reminding us that heroism comes in many shades, including the vibrant red that symbolizes their unwavering spirit.