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Top Five Month (check here to see an archive of all the top five lists featured so far) continues with a look at a mostly overlooked color. You have a lot of Green characters, you have a lot of Red characters, but what about YELLOW characters? Who are the top Yellow characters?
Find out here!
Rita DeMara has one of the oddest pedigrees around. She was introduced to get some use out of the Yellowjacket name when Hank Pym wasn’t using it, then slowly but surely, this obscure little character became an Avenger (by accident) and then a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy!!!
Then she was killed off in one of the very lamest “fulfilling an ad promise” EVER!!
5. Yellow Beak
Yellow Beak is the bird who helps Donald Duck in Donald’s very first comic book story ever!! And Carl Barks’ first Donald Duck story ever!!!
4. That Yellow Bastard
This creepy villain is perhaps the tops of all the creepy villains Frank Miller came up with for Sin City (and there are a lot of them).
3. Yellow Claw
Yes, it’s a bit on the racist side, but at least Yellow Claw was always portrayed as a competent villain!
2. Yellow Kid
More or less the, very first comic character!! I overlooked him at first because of his comic strip heritage, but he HAS appeared in enough reprint comics to count, I figure. Thanks to reader Max for suggesting him! Although due to this comic strip heritage, I think I’ll slightly bump him below…
Hank Pym is a founding member of the famous Avengers and he has been Yellowjacket a large chunk of his superheroing career.
Can you think of any other Yellow characters that deserve a spot on the list? Let me know!
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