Comic Book Superhero Names for Boys

If you like to imagine your baby all grown up, standing up for what's right and fighting against evil, then this is the perfect list for you. But be careful -- we've thrown a few villains' names into the mix, too. Superheroes are synonymous with power, kindness, and courage -- admirable qualities for any mere mortal to have. Some comic book characters' names are common or familiar. But if you're looking for a name that packs a real punch, then consider a more unusual choice, such as Xavier.

  1. Norman+ Norman Osborn (Green Goblin) is an enemy of Spider-Man and owner of a New York chemical firm who gained his powers through a chemical accident. Read more about Norman
  2. Oswald+ Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot (The Penguin), a rich and smart villain of Batman lore, is known for his penguinlike appearance. Read more about Oswald
  3. Peter+ Peter Parker became Spider-Man after being bitten by a radioactive spider. Read more about Peter
  4. Reed+ Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic) is the leader of the Fantastic Four with the ability to stretch his body at will. Read more about Reed
  5. Robert+ Gamma rays turned Dr. Robert Bruce Banner into the Hulk. He transforms when he is angry. Read more about Robert
  6. Scott+ Scott Summers (Cyclops) is the first member and leader of the X-Men who has powerful optic rays. Read more about Scott
  7. Steve+ Steve Rogers, known in comic lore as Captain America, is a character created in response to World War II. Read more about Steve
  8. Thor+ Thor is a hero who wields a mythical hammer. Read more about Thor
  9. Tony+ Tony Stark (Iron Man) is the CEO of Stark Industries who is kidnapped by a warlord and creates a suit that not only protects his life, but is the source of his power. Read more about Tony
  10. Victor+ Victor Von Doom (Doctor Doom) is an enemy of the Fantastic Four. Read more about Victor
  11. Wilson+ An enemy of Daredevil, Wilson Fisk (Kingpin) uses illegal activities to get what he wants, yet maintains a clean record. Read more about Wilson
  12. Xavier+ Charles Xavier (Professor X) is the founder of the X-Men. Read more about Xavier
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