Here are 12 comic book-inspired baby names.
Callisto An X-Men mutant with heightened senses and enhanced strength.
Harley The first name of super-villain Harley Quinn, frequent collaborator with Batman’s nemesis, The Joker.
Lex Superman’s arch-enemy since his first comic book appearance in 1940.
Logan The human name of the clawed Canadian hero Wolverine from X-Men.
Octavius The real name of Spider-Man villain Dr. Octopus.
Odin Thor’s father, a Norse god who rules Asgard.
Parker The last name of Spider-Man’s alter ego.
Phoenix One of heroic Jean Grey’s many aliases in X-Men.
Raven After X-Men’s iconic shapeshifter, Mystique.
Reed The name of Mr. Fantastic, founding father of the Fantastic Four.
Selina The original name of the most widely known incarnation of Catwoman from Batman.
Talia A super-villain in the Batman universe.
A version of this article appeared in our Summer 2015 issue with the headline, "Hello my name is...", p. 98
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