Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.

Created by Taurus, 16 d ago.

Make 4 separate lists and try to keep it down to earth, mainly include Avengers and JL.

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Dhruv
Dhruv 5 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Marvel
1.Reed Richards
2. Doctor Doom
3. Moon Girl
4.Thanos
5.Bruce Banner
6.Hank Pym
7.Valeria Richards
8.Tony Stark
9.Amadeus Cho
10.Black Panther

DC
1.Brainiac
2.Lex Luthor
3.Bruce Wayne
4.Michael Holt
5.Ray Palmer
6.Tim Drake
7.T.O. Morrow
8.Ted Kord
9.Professor Ivo
10.Riddler
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Taurus
Taurus 4 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Your Marvel list might be the closest to my opinion.
Dhruv
Dhruv 4 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Thanks, most people didn't include thanos whereas thanos actually said to Bruce that bruce is really intelligent among humans but titans are on another level, but still he lacks feats to put him above doom and richards, banner is smarter than stark, he once hacked stark's system and stark couldn't do anything, then gave the antivirus for it, leaving the room saying "I am the smartest one there is." Banner could have been higher on the list but honestly he doesn't get much time to display his intelligence, as he is mostly in his hulk form.
Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
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Yeah I excluded Thanos too because he's almost cosmic level intelligence.
Taurus
Taurus 4 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
But is he smarter than Doom or Richards?
Dhruv
Dhruv 3 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
@Taurus Who? Thanos? Most likely, but he lacks feats. Banner? He outsmarted doom before and doom also applauded is intelligence, but at the same time he doesn't get much time time to display his intelligence. And @Tyrannus, yes I at first was including Doctor Octavius at 10th instead of Thanos, but then thought I should add someone who does not belong to earth. Only thanos came to my mind.
Taurus
Taurus 3 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
I meant Thanos. Superhero comics (and movies) are funny that way. One person may be a proclaimed genius or what not but be bested by someone allegedly not on their level.
MrJaeger07
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
In general aspects I'd say:
1. Brainiac
2. Dr. Doom / Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic)
3. Lex Luthor
4. Tony Stark (Iron Man)
5. Bruce Banner (Hulk)
6. Bruce Wayne (Batman)
7. Vision / Ray Palmer
8. Peter Parker (Spider-Man)
9. Oliver Queen (Green Arrow)
10. Charles Xavier
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Taurus
Taurus 6 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Good list, pretty accurate; I agree with this for the most part.
MoNsTeR
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Good list i think mister fantastic should be on that list marvels smartest man
Taurus
Taurus 4 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Richards is a bit smarter than Doom though.
Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
1 year member
They say Dr Doom was held back only by his own pride so perhaps he is smarter. He's the only one who can claim to be the best in science AND magic
Taurus
Taurus 4 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Maybe but magic is more skill.
DeanDinosaur6
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
2 year member
Marvel:
1. Mister Fantastic
2. Doctor Doom
3. Iron Man
4. Valeria Richards
5. Bruce Banner
6. Moon Girl
7. Hank Pym
8. Black Panther
9. Beast
10. Amadeus Cho
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Taurus
Taurus 6 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
I like it, though Banner is on par with Tony, and Cho would be a bit higher.
Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
1 year member
Marvel comics
1. Mr Fantastic
2. Dr Doom
3. Hank Pym
4. Iron Man
5. Bruce Banner
6. Black Panther
7. Beast
8. Blue Marvel
9. Dr Octopus
10. Spider-Man

DC comics
1. Lex Luthor
2. Ray Palmer
3. Mr Terrific
4. Batman
5. Red Robin
6. T. O. Morrow
7. Toy Master
8. Professor Ivo
9. Ted Kord
10. Riddler
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Mr_Incognito
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
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Pretty nice list. Isn’t franklin richards like one of the smartest in marvel?
Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
1 year member
I didn't want to include beings with extreme levels of cosmic power. Its why I excluded Metron and the Phantom Stranger.
Ezio
Ezio 8 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
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Then you should remove Brainiac and add some one like Ted Kord or Tim Drake.
Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
1 year member
Tim Drake was already there but I added Ted Kord
Taurus
Taurus 6 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Nice list, though the difference between Tony and Bruce (if any) is infinitely smaller than Bruce and* Black Panther.
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Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
1 year member
Your saying BP is smarter?
Taurus
Taurus 6 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Bruce >= Tony > BP
Although this is a bit more of an opinion thing.
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Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
1 year member
I put Bruce a bit slower because he doesn't have much time to actually test his knowledge. I actually agree with you but I thought people might call me biased or say Banner doesn't have enough feats.
Taurus
Taurus 4 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Bruce and Hulk are not the same, though I agree with you on about the feats.
Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
1 year member
I agree which is what I meant when I said he doesn't have much time as Banner himself
Taurus
Taurus 4 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
No I mean would people still be able to use the bias card for Banner?
Tyrannus
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
1 year member
That's a good point. Perhaps his very close association could still be counted
Taurus
Taurus 1 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Maybe.
Dhruv
Dhruv 14 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
MCU
1.Shuri
2.Thanos
3.Tony Stark and Bruce Banner
4.Ultron
5.Vision
6.Hank Pym
7.Rocket Racoon
8.Loki
9.Peter Parker
10.Doctor Strange
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MoNsTeR
MoNsTeR 13 d
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thanos>shuri
Dhruv
Dhruv 13 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
@MoNsTeR Well you are not wrong but the russo brothers said that shuri is the smartest so I couldn't ignore that (even though she is not the smartest imo ).
MoNsTeR
MoNsTeR 13 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
i think they never read comics lol after what did they do to hulk
and make captain marvel most powerful character in mcu
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Taurus
Taurus 13 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
@Dhruv Nice list. For some reason I didn't include villains. It is true the Russos said that but they also said Fat Thor is the strongest Thor so they have no credibility therefore Shuri is not the smartest in the MCU and Captain Marvel is not the most powerful.
Taurus
Taurus 16 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Here's my MCU list:

1) Bruce Banner
2) Tony Stark
3) Rocket Racoon
4) Yinsen (helped build Iron Man's 1st suit)
5) Dr. Erskine (created the Super Soldier Serum)
6) Hank Pym
7) Doctor Strange
8) Peter Parker
9) Scott Lang
10) Shuri

3-10 are semi-interchangeable. Some on this list can be switched out.
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mn
mnwrali 16 d
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what really shuri tenth thats stupid
DeanDinosaur6
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
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I would have Shuri at first.
Taurus
Taurus 16 d
Top 10 Smartest Characters, Marvel and DC, Comics and Movies.
Tbh I kinda forgot about her, and I didn't want to change every number. But no she wouldn't be first. The list is smartest not most educated.