20. The Fox (Top Cow Productions)
First Appearance: Wanted #1 (2003)
Creators: Mark Millar, J.G. Jones
Forget the movie—Mark Millar’s original Wanted miniseries is an absolute must-have for any fan of the superhero genre. No character embodies the anarchic tone of the series better than the Fox, modeled after Halle Berry by artist J.G. Jones. In the book, Fox is an assassin who tries to induct Wesley Gibson into The Fraternity, an organized group of super villains that secretly rules the world. In typical Hollywood fashion, a white actress (Angelina Jolie) played her in the film adaptation.
She’s amoral, psychotic, and sexy, each attribute carefully balanced by Millar so that readers couldn't help but root for her. She’s a villain in every sense of the word, but sometimes it’s just cool to root for the bad gal.