The 10 Mightiest Superheroes!
About the list
This list is doesn't have a winner or a loser and there is no ranking, it's just a list of 10 superheroes that are insanely powerful.
To make things a little bit easier, I decided to only look in the Marvel and the DC universe. Since those are the most well known and popular characters
Aka: the Nuclear Man.
Real name: Ronnie Raymond & Jason Rusch
Origin: A nuclear explosion
Powers: Super strength, Flight, Energy blasts, Radiation absorption, Rearrangement and restructuring of Molecules and Atoms
First Appearance: Firestorm: the Nuclear Man, issue 1 (1978)
On the list because: He can Rearrange and Restructure Molecules and Atoms... That's about the most powerfull thing imaginable...
Real Name: Nathan Christopher Summers
Origin: The son of Cyclops (Scott Summers) and a Clone of Jean Grey (it's a long story).
Powers: Telepathy, Telekinesis, Expert Marksmanship, Hand to hand combat
First Appearance: Uncanny X-men issue 201 (January 1986, as Nathan Summers), New Mutants issue 87 (March 1990, as Cable)
On the list because: Fought the Silver Surfer and Wolverine, defeated Iron Man, Captain America, the Falcon and Red Hulk
Real name: J'onn J'onzz
Origin: Sole survivor of the Martian race, came to Earth
Powers: Invulnerability, Super strength, Flight, Telepathy, Telekinesis, Super Speed, Invisibility, Shapeshifting, Optic Blasts, Intelligence
First appearance: Detective Comics issue 225 (1955)
On the list because: He can do almost everything Superman and Batman can plus extra. He is weak against fire though...
AKA: The Golden Guardian
Real name: Robert Reynolds
Origin: A special serum gave him his powers
Powers: Superhuman strength, Speed, Senses and Stamina. Flight, Invulnerability, Telepathy, Telekinesis.
First Appearance: The Sentry issue 1 (September 2000)
On the list because: He can do almost everything and is a sort of Superman of the Marvel universe. Supposedly he has the power of a million exploding suns. He does have a sort of psychological vulnerability however.
AKA: The scarlet Speedster, The Fastest Man Alive
Real name: Jay Garrick, Barry Allen, Wally West, Bart Allen
Origin: A lightning bolt hitting a shelf in his lab
Powers: Near-light Speed, Superhuman Agility, Intangibility
First appearance: Flash Comics issue 1 (1940)
On the list because: He is so powerful and so fast he can rewrite time in the blink of an eye.
AKA: Vincent Stevens, Stephen Sanders
Real name: Stephen Vincent Strange
Origin: After losing his job as a surgeon due to a car accident, he becomes an apprentice for the Ancient One, Earth's Sorcerer Supreme. After he dies Strange becomes the Earth's Sorcerer Supreme.
Powers: Mystic magical abilities, martial arts and trained in medical science
First appearance: Strange Tales issue 110 (July 1963)
On the list because: In the Marvel universe, he has been referred to as the most powerful human on earth.
AKA: Man of Steel
Real Name: Clark Kent, Kal-El
Origin: Alien of the destroyed planet Krypton
Powers: Healing, Flight, Super Hearing, Super Strength, Invulnerability, Heat Vision, Super Speed, Ice Breath, X-ray Vision.
First appearance: Action Comics issue 1 (1938)
On the list because: He's Superman, that's why.
Real name: Alan Scott, Hall Jordan, Guy Gardner, John Stewart, Kyle Rayner, Jade
Origin: A power ring obtained from the Guardians of the Universe
Powers: Flight, Wielding the universe's most powerful weapon, Force fields.
First appearance: All American Comics issue 16 (1940)
On the list because: A character wielding the most powerful weapon, is pretty powerful when he does that.
AKA: Phoenix, Marvel Girl, The Black Queen, etc..
Real name: Jean Grey
Origin: Is born as an Omega-level Mutant
Powers: Phoenix power, Telepathy, Telekinesis, Cosmic fire, Life force control, Space and Time control
First appearance: X-men issue 1 (September 1963)
On the list because: She probably is the most powerful Telepath in the Marvel Universe, as Phoenix she almost has god-like powers.
AKA: Captain Marvel
Real name: Billy Batson
Origin: Gets the power to change to Shazam from the ancient wizard Shazam by saying "Shazam" (lot's of Shazam I know). When he changes he gets the powers of 6 ancient gods.
Powers: Magic, Intelligence, Super strength, Super Speed, Healing, Super hearing, Invulnerability
First appearance: Whiz Comics issue 1 (1940)
On the list because: As strong as Superman, almost as fast as The Flash, can hurt Superman because his abilities are magical and he is my personal Favorite!