Here are 12 comic book-inspired baby names.
An X-Men mutant with heightened senses and enhanced strength.
The first name of super-villain Harley Quinn, frequent collaborator with Batman’s nemesis, The Joker.
Superman’s arch-enemy since his first comic book appearance in 1940.
The human name of the clawed Canadian hero Wolverine from X-Men.
The real name of Spider-Man villain Dr. Octopus.
Thor’s father, a Norse god who rules Asgard.
The last name of Spider-Man’s alter ego.
One of heroic Jean Grey’s many aliases in X-Men.
After X-Men’s iconic shapeshifter, Mystique.
The name of Mr. Fantastic, founding father of the Fantastic Four.
The original name of the most widely known incarnation of Catwoman from Batman.
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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