6. Luke Cage (born Carl Lucas and also called Power Man) is a fictional superhero appearing in comic bookspublished by Marvel Comics. Created by Archie Goodwin and John Romita, Sr., he first appeared in Luke Cage, Hero for Hire #1 (June 1972). Imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, he gains superpowers in the form of unbreakable skin and superhuman strength. The character frequently teams up with fellow superhero Iron Fist, and is married to Jessica Jones, with whom he has a daughter. In 2005, writer Brian Michael Bendis added Luke Cage to the lineup of the New Avengers, and he has appeared in various Avengers titles since. Mike Colter will play the character in Jessica Jones, a live-action television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, due to premiere in 2015, before headlining his own series, due to premiere in 2016.
7. Black Widow is the name of several fictional characters appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Most of these versions exist in Marvel's mainshared universe, known as the Marvel Universe.
8. Daredevil's origin story relates that while living in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of New York City, Matt Murdockis blinded by a radioactive substance that falls from an oncoming vehicle. While he no longer can see, the radioactive exposure heightens his remaining senses beyond normal human ability and gives him a type of sonarwhich acts as his vision. His father, a boxer named Jack Murdock, supports him as he grows up, though Jack is later killed by gangsters after refusing to throw a fight. After donning a yellow and dark red costume (later all dark red), Matt seeks out revenge against his father's killers as the superhero Daredevil, fighting against his many enemies, including Bullseye and the Kingpin. He also becomes a lawyer. Daredevil's nickname is "the Man Without Fear"
9. Captain America is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by cartoonists Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, the character first appeared in Captain America Comics #1 (cover datedMarch 1941) from Timely Comics, a predecessor of Marvel Comics. Captain America was designed as a patrioticsupersoldier who often fought the Axis powers of World War II and was Timely Comics' most popular character during the wartime period. The popularity of superheroes waned following the war and the Captain America comic book was discontinued in 1950, with a short-lived revival in 1953. Since Marvel Comics revived the character in 1964, Captain America has remained in publication.
10. Wolverine is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men. Born James Howlett and commonly known as Logan, Wolverine is a mutant who possesses animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, and a healing factor.