Yellow Superheroes: 15 Heroes Who Are Or Wear Yellow (Ranked)

When you hear ‘yellow’ (or in this case – read), what is the first thing that comes to mind? Daffodils? Chrysanthemums? Sunflowers? Or Maybe the vibrant tinge of yellow light in the skies during sunrise or sunset.

Just like these captivating beauties of sun-drenched nature, Yellow often signifies warmth, happiness, and optimism. But did you know that yellow also means betrayal and deceit?

Of course, I’m not saying if you like yellow or wear yellow clothes, you are a deceitful person. Unless you are. Are you?

My point is that some of the Yellow Superheroes in this list are good ones like Kid Flash, and a few of them have a deceitful and violent nature like The Demon Etrigan or Wolverine. We love to see both kinds in action.

With that let us dive into the list of superheroes who are or wear yellow.

#15 Magik

#15 Magik - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: Giant-Size X-Men #1 in May 1975 as IllyanaRasputina, Magik (Storm and Illyana) #1 in December 1983 as Magik

Illyana Rasputina is the younger sister of the X-Men member Colossus.

At a young age, Illyana was kidnapped by Belasco, The corrupted and trapped in the Demonic Realm, Limbo also known as Otherplace. She spent years in this realm learning and mastering different dark arts and became the ruler of Limbo before teleporting back to earth and joining the New Mutants.

As a mutant sorceress, Magik has trained under Doctor Strange and is considered a possible Sorcerer Supreme.

Later, Illyana starts teaching magic at the Strange Academy.

In the 2020 film The New Mutants, Anya Taylor-Joy plays the character of Illyana Rasputina.


  • Limbo Discs – Interdimensional teleportation
  • Sorcery and Spells
  • Mystical Armor
  • Astral Projection
  • Psionic Shields
  • Mystical Armor
  • Energy and Matter Manipulation
  • Summoning
  • Scrying
  • Binding
  • Exorcism

#14 Hellcat

#14 Hellcat - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: Miss America Magazine #2 in November 1944 as Patsy Walker, The Avengers #144 February 1976 as Hellcat

Patricia Walker is the daughter of a comic book writer, Dorothy Walker, from California. She marries her childhood friend, Robert Baxter, who worked in the Air Force.

When they were stationed in New Jersey, Patsy meets the Beast and gets to know about his secret identity.

Being a character and idolizing the other superheroes in her mother’s comic books, Patsy asks the Beast to help her become a “superheroine” in return for keeping his secret.

Patricia later discovers The Cat Suit worn by a former vigilante – Greer Nelson aka The Cat and later Tigra. Later, She donned the suit to help the Avengers and called herself Hellcat.

If you don’t know this then Hellcat trained on Titan, spend some time in Hell, and developed additional powers and abilities.


  • Suit enhanced physiology
  • Martial artist & Gymnast
  • Costume summoning
  • Force Field Generation
  • Mental Illusions
  • Psionic abilities
  • Magical sight and Resistance
  • Cable Claws

#13 Luke Cage

#13 Luke Cage - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: Luke Cage, Hero for Hire #1 in June 1972

Carl Lucas from Harlem, New York as a youngster spent most of his time getting involved with gang fights and committing petty crimes. After the betrayal of his friend and fellow gang member Willis Stryker, Carl is arrested.

Due to his violent behavior, Lucas was sent to Seagate Prison where Dr. Noah Burstein experimented with a variant of the Super-Soldier Serum on him.

A racist prison guard Albert Rackham, who hated Lucas, tampered with the process when the doctor left for a while.

This only accelerated the process and modified Luke’s cells, and he developed superhuman strength and endurance (toughened titanium steel skin).

After breaking out of prison, he started his journey as a Hero for Hire and later a Superhero known as Luke Cage. He had also taken the alias of ‘Power Man’ once.

Luke Cage has been a part of the Defenders, a partner of Iron Fist, and various other superhero teams since then.


  • Superhuman strength
  • Invulnerability – Almost unbreakable Titanium Steel Skin
  • Enhanced stamina and endurance
  • Accelerated Healing
  • Skilled Athlete and Combatant

#12 Firestorm

#12 Firestorm - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: DC Comics

First Appearance: Firestorm the Nuclear Man #1 in March 1978

Martin Stein, a Nobel-winning Physicist, and Ronnie Raymond, a high school student were the first two to become Firestorm. They were stuck in a Nuclear accident which caused them to fuse with Raymond in command and Dr. Stein being a voice in his head.

The interaction between a physicist and a school student while fighting crime and facing threats is the most amusing part of their story and adventures.

There have been several other fusions of the dual identities, starting from Dr. Martin Stein and Ronnie Raymond, then joined by Mikhail Arkadin. Followed by Martin Stein and Jason Rusch. Firehawk replaced Dr. Martin Stein after that. Soon Jason Rusch is seen merging with Ronnie Raymond to become Firestorm.

Firestorm has been a part of Justice League and Legends of Tomorrow.


  • Nucleokinesis and Pyrokinesis
  • Superhuman physical characteristics – strength, endurance, speed, durability, senses, and self-sustenance
  • Density control & Intangibility
  • Extrasensory Perception
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Transmutation and total conversion
  • Enhanced X-ray, Microscopic and Thermal vision
  • Eidetic and Ancestral memory
  • Matter and energy manipulation
  • Resistance to Extreme Heat and Cold.
  • Energy absorption and projection
  • Molecular reconstruction
  • Gestalt form
  • Flight
  • Intangibility
  • Regeneration
  • Telepathy

#11 Vixen

#11 Vixen - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: DC Comics

First Appearance: Action Comics #521 in July 1981

Mari Jiwe McCabe inherited the Tantu Totem which she used to summon or attain the strength and abilities of any animal in the past or present by harnessing their spirit or ashe.

Going back in time, the Tantu Totem was made to grant the wearer the powers of any animal in the kingdom provided it is used to protect the innocent.

Tantu was a warrior who was the first to wield the totem and become a famed African Legendary Superhero. The totem was then passed on to his descendants and ended up with the McCabes.

At present, Mari became quite wealthy and found success as a model. On her world tour, she stumbled upon her uncle and took her totem from him. Using the Totem’s powers, Mari became a Superhero known as the Vixen.

Vixen has been a part of the Suicide Squad, Ultramarine Corps, and Justice League International.


  • Mimic the ability of animals
  • Enhanced strength, reflexes, stamina, durability, agility, and speed
  • Claws
  • Accelerated Healing
  • Expert Hand to Hand Combatant
  • Unbreakable Will

#10 Spider-Woman

#10 Spider-Woman - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: Marvel Spotlight #32 in February 1977

Jessica Mirium Drew daughter of Jonathan and Merrium Drew, was born in England. Due to her father’s nature of work, they move to a lab built by him and his partner Herbert Wyndham in Transnia.

At a very young age, Jessica gets constantly exposed to uranium in the area and becomes severely ill. Her father Jonathan, was an expert on the regenerative and immunological properties of arachnids’ blood.

Jonathan injects a serum made with different uncommon species of spiders to save her from tissue damage and radiation poisoning.

Decades later, Jessica wakes up from her stasis and emerges as a woman with unknown powers and abilities.

Later, she takes on the alias Spider-woman for her different assignments and adventures.


  • Superhuman Physiology
  • Superhuman reflexes
  • Enhanced speed, stamina, strength, durability, agility, flexibility, and hearing.
  • Immune to toxins, drugs, and radiation
  • Venom Blasts
  • Crawling on surfaces and walls
  • Bio-electric energy projection
  • Regeneration and Healing factor
  • Gliding
  • Master Martial Artist
  • Skilled Spy
  • Acrobat
  • Investigator

#9 Yellowjacket

#9 Yellowjacket - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: The Avengers #59 in December 1968

Hank Pym, was the first to assume the identity of Yellowjacket, which was initially a result of his schizophrenia but later he uses this identity to fight crime as a part of The Avengers and at times with the Defenders before letting Scott Lang take over as Ant-man.

After Hank Pym, the second Yellowjacket was Rita Demara. Darren Cross took over as the third but became a villain and an archenemy of Scott Lang.

In MCU’s Ant-man 2015, we see Corey Stoll playing the role of Darren Cross’ Yellowjacket.


  • Size Alteration
  • Superhuman strength and senses
  • Healing Factor
  • Bio-energy projection
  • Flight
  • Telepathic connection with insects

#8 Yellow Hulk

#8 Yellow Hulk - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: Marvel Action: Avengers #9 & #10

You might have heard of Gray Hulk, Red Hulk, She-Hulk, Immortal Hulk, World Breaker Hulk, and many more. Yes, there are more!

A new and recent version of Hulk has been revealed in the Marvel Action comics. The Avengers go against Hulk who is yellow-skinned.

A.I.M or Advanced Idea Mechanics has the Yellow Hulk and several members of the Avengers under mind control.

Without giving out any spoilers, Maybe just a small one, Steve Rogers in the real world is experiencing a nightmare under the influence of a creature called a Fear-Eater where Yellow Hulk is seen clashing against powerful Superheroes like Captain Marvel.

Though we haven’t seen this version of Hulk enough, Yellow Hulk made a few more appearances in the later issues.


  • Superhuman strength,
  • Superhuman speed and stamina
  • Invulnerability
  • Enhance durability
  • Regeneration
  • Shockwave generation

#7 Kid Flash

#7 Kid Flash - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: DC Comics

First appearance: The Flash #110 in December 1959 as Kid Flash

Wally West, the nephew of Iris West, was the first Kid Flash. Wally would often go on missions with his uncle Barry and went on to be one of the founding members of the Teen Titans.

Kid Flash was one of the first people who Barry trusted with his identity as the Flash.

Later he replaces Barry as the Flash in his absence, masters the speed force and develops several abilities to help him in battle.

As Kid Flash, Wally has run seven times around the world in a second.


  • Super-Speed
  • Manipulation of Time & Time travel
  • Dimensional Travel
  • Phasing
  • Enhanced Speed, Strength, Reflexes,
  • Increased Agility and Stamina
  • Hyper-Accelerated Brain-Activity
  • Accelerated Healing
  • Heightened Perceptions and Senses
  • Vortexes Creation
  • Speed-Force Aura
  • Electrokinesis & Electromagnetism

#6 Vision

#6 Vision - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: Avengers #57 in October 1968

In the comics, Vision is the creation of Ultron, who was created by Hank Pym. The primary objective was to destroy the Avengers but Vision turned on Ultron and joined the Avengers as a superhero.

Vision was romantically involved with a member of the Avengers, Scarlet Witch, and later married her. They even retired from the group and settled in New Jersey.

In the MCU’s version of Vision, the synthezoid dies while protecting the Mind Stone from Thanos.

Later, He makes a few more appearances in WandaVision (through Wanda’s chaos magic).

The most recent version is the White Vision, created to destroy Wanda and Vision inside Westview.


  • Superhuman intelligence, strength, reflexes, and stamina
  • Durability
  • Computer Brain
  • Intangibility
  • Nanite Body
  • Enhanced speed
  • Invulnerability
  • Technopathy
  • Superhuman senses
  • Density Manipulation
  • Flight
  • Regeneration
  • Solar energy projection and absorption

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#5 Etrigan

#5 Etrigan - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: DC Comics

First Appearance: The Demon #1 in September 1972

Etrigan is a Demon from hell, who is tied to a human named Jason Blood. Despite his violent nature, Etrigan often teams up with Batman and other members of the Dark Justice League.

Jason is well known in the field of magic and occultism. He is often seen investigating and advising in supernatural matters.

Etrigan is so powerful that he could clash against beings like Superman and Wonder Woman. He can also use strong magic against his enemies. However, being a demon, Etrigan is weak against Holy Water, iron, and other holy places.

“Gone Gone O form of man - Rise the demon Etrigan”

These are the famous words uttered by Jason’s Blood to transform into the Demon Etrigan.


  • Enhanced Demonic Physiology
  • Immortality
  • Superhuman Strength, Durability, Agility, Healing, Senses
  • Hellfire Projection & Flame breath
  • Accelerated Healing Factor
  • Magic
  • Teleportation
  • Summoning
  • Illusion
  • Energy Projection
  • Necromancy
  • Occultism

#4 Sentry

#4 Sentry - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: The Sentry #1 on 19th of July 2000

Robert Reynolds derived the “power of a million exploding suns” after consuming the Golden Sentry serum. This serum was made to make a better version of the Super Soldier Serum and increase its effects a thousand times over.

Sentry has a dark side or identity known as the Void. The Void emerges to balance out every act of kindness and goodness that the Sentry does with acts of evil.

The yellow superhero, Sentry was seen as a hero and at times a villain who has been a part of the Mighty Avengers, New Avengers, and Dark Avengers and has partnered with Scout.

Mr. Fantastic called Sentry “An Omega level Threat” and Professor X said that his powers were godlike and limitless.


  • Immortality
  • Enhanced Physiology
  • Peak Superhuman Physical condition and senses
  • Superhuman Strength and Speed
  • Enhanced Agility, Reflexes, and Stamina
  • Molecular Energy and Matter manipulation
  • Light projection and Darkness Manipulation
  • Microscopic, X-Ray, Infrared, and Telescopic vision
  • Invulnerability
  • Teleportation
  • Regeneration
  • Invisibility
  • Photokinesis
  • Flight
  • Psionic Abilities
  • Biokinesis
  • Power-sharing
  • Clairvoyance
  • Night and Negative Zone augmentation
  • Death touch

#3 Dr. Fate

#3 Dr. Fate - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: DC Comics

First Appearance: More Fun Comics #55 in May 1940 as Kent, Inza

Dr. Fate is played by many different characters and sorcerers over the years. These sorcerers are given powers and abilities to act as an agent of Nabu, a cosmic entity, A part of the Lords of Order and Mesopotamia.

The agent of Nabu, or whoever held the title of Doctor Fate, was assigned to battle against the Lords of Chaos, their agents of evil, and several corrupt mystical entities.

Dr. Fate is an all-powerful sorcerer, who gets additional supernatural abilities when in possession of the artifacts of Nabu or Fate.

These Artifacts include the Helmet of Nabu/Fate, Amulet of Anubis, Orb of Nabu, Cloak of Destiny, and Staff of Power. The Tower of Fate is Dr. Fate’s magical headquarters.


  • Magic and Spell Casting
  • Immortality
  • Divination
  • Electrokinesis
  • Force Fields
  • Invulnerability
  • Telekinesis
  • Astral Projection
  • Dimensional Travel & Teleportation
  • Energy Constructs
  • Clairvoyance
  • Control of Elements
  • Energy Negation and Resistance
  • Control over Spirits
  • Pocket Universe
  • Healing
  • Illusion Casting
  • Molecular Reconstruction
  • Phasing and Invisibility
  • Telepathy
  • Flight
  • Superhuman Strength
  • Occultism

#2 Wolverine

#2 Wolverine - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: Marvel Comics

First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk #180 in October 1974 as a cameo

James Howlett or Logan is a deadly mutant who is known for going violently berserk with his beast-like abilities to assassinate and deploy painstaking measures to subdue his enemies.

Known for his bone claws as his primary weapon, fans love this character due to his ‘superior to others’ attitude and fierce fighting style.

Later Logan becomes the subject of the Weapons Plus Program and gains adamantium bones, claws, and an almost invulnerable body, becoming more vicious than ever.

His love interests include Jean Grey, Silver Fox, Itsu, Rogue, and Storm amongst many others.

Other than his fighting style, fans look forward to the interactions between Wolverine and other superheroes especially while teaming up or going against Deadpool or Spiderman.

Oh, I know we all wish that Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine crossed paths with Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool!


  • Mutant Physiology enhanced strength, stamina, agility, and speed
  • Unbreakable will
  • Fast reaction time
  • Superhuman senses
  • Beast-like attributes
  • Regenerative Healing Factor
  • Slowed aging
  • Durability and Endurance
  • Indestructible bones
  • Adamantium-infused skeleton
  • Retractable adamantium claws
  • Resistance to Telepathy
  • Skilled Tracker
  • Expert Assassin
  • Immune to contaminants
  • Expert Hand-to-hand combatant
  • Skilled martial artist

#1 Superman Prime

#1 Superman Prime - Yellow Superheroes

Publisher: DC Comics

First Appearance: DC One Million #4 in November 1998

In the Universe of DC One Million, we find Superman Prime One Million. He was the leader of all superheroes of this universe, served as an agent of Hope, and protected the people of Earth.

Kal marries Lois Lane but due to his Kryptonian Physiology, he could do nothing but watch his family, friends, and loved ones age and die out.

Later, He passes on the title of Earth’s protector to Superman Secundus and leaves Earth on an exploration journey beyond space.

Superman Prime returns in the 700th Century with immense knowledge, skills and abilities gained in his travels across the universe. He takes shelter in his fortress of Solitude in the center of the Sun.

After spending 15,000 years in the sun, Kal emerges as an all-powerful god-like Superman Prime One Million with infinite power levels which are still stated to be “Unknown.”

Did I mention his Green Lantern ring? Right. He has one.


  • Immortality
  • Invulnerability
  • Yellow Radiation Absorption
  • Solar Radiation Release
  • Regeneration
  • Solar Supercharge
  • Heat Vision
  • Kryptonian Physical Characteristics
  • Superhuman Senses
  • Superhuman Intelligence
  • Super Breath & Freeze Breath
  • X-Ray, Microscopic, and Telescopic Vision
  • Enhanced Immunity
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum Vision
  • Flight
  • Unbreakable Will
  • Green Lantern ring
  • Sharing of Powers
  • Unknown skills learned in his 50,000 years of traveling all over the universe for over.

Woah, that’s some list! And such powerful characters.

I wonder if anyone would be willing to go against these Yellow Superheroes. What if we pin them against the list of Blue Superheroes we have? Which list will overpower the other?

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My bet is on this list.

Why? Maybe because I wrote it. Duh!

But what do you think about these Yellow Superheroes?

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