Top 10 Latino Superheroes
Last updated October 4, 2023
Who doesn't love superheroes? They have to overcome adversity and still manage to win, all while looking like true rockstars. We’re seeing more Latino superheroes as comics become more diverse, so here are 10 of our faves that you need to know. They're from both the Marvel Comic Universe and DC.
Miles Morales (Spider-Man)
Peter Parker isn't the only Spider-Man around. Miles, who is half Puerto Rican, also developed useful powers after being bitten by a spider. And following Peter’s death, it was Miles’ turn to take on the great responsibility of being Spider-Man. Please tell me you've watched Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse and the sequel.
America Chavez (Miss America)
America Chavez, the cosmic powerhouse with a heart of gold! She’s a Latina teen who was raised by two moms, and she can smash through different dimensions with her incredible strength and star-shaped portals.She made her MCU debut in 2022’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness!
Robbie Reyes (Ghost Rider)
That roaring muscle car engulfed in flames? That’s Robbie Reyes. A mechanic in East L.A. by day, and the supernatural blazing Ghost Rider by night. You can catch the live-action version of Robbie in season four of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. along with another superhero on our list.
Kyle Rayner (Green Lantern)
You say Hal Jordan, I say Kyle Rayner. Kyle, whose father is Mexican-American, is one of the most important Green Lanterns in the history of DC Comics. How important? For a while, he was the ONLY Green Lantern — there's usually an army of them!
Anya Corazón (Araña/Spider-Girl II)
Anya, a girl from Brooklyn, whose ancestry traces back to Mexico and Puerto Rico, is an expert in dance and martial arts. Peter Parker isn’t the only one balancing high school drama and spider-powered heroics.
Jaime Reyes (Blue Beetle)
Jaime Reyes is the third person to be Blue Beetle, but he's at the top of our list. He lives in El Paso, Texas with his fam and feels a big responsibility to take care of them. In 2023, Blue Beetle became the first latino superhero to have a leading role in their own movie!
Roberto “Bobby” da Costa (Sunspot)
Roberto hailing from Brazil, has the ability to absorb and harness solar power as the mutant Sunspot! He is considered to be one of the strongest mutants in the Marvel Universe. Sunspot has been a member and leader of many different X-Men and Avengers teams over the last 40 years in comics. Two different versions of the character have appeared on the big screen, a cameo in X-Men Days of Future Past and a large role in New Mutants.
Elena Rodriguez (Slingshot/Yo-Yo)
The Inhuman Elena Rodriguez is a noble agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. and a member of the Secret Warriors strike force team where she was given the codename Slingshot. She has superhuman speed, agility, and reflexes. The only problem is, she can only run as far as she can go in one heartbeat before being bounced back to her original position, just like a yo-yo.
Ava Ayala & Angela del Toro (White Tiger)
Ava and her niece, Angela, have a storied past in Marvel Comics as versions of the mysterious White Tiger. Armed with mystical amulets and formidable martial arts skills, they defend the city streets and their family legacy.
Miguel O'Hara (Spider-Man 2099)
Miguel is Spider-Man in the year 2099. A genius engineer of Irish and Mexican descent with Spider-Man’s web-slinging abilities, he is a beacon of hope in the high-tech city of Nueva York. You can catch Miguel and a TON of other spider-people (including Miles Morales) in the Spiderverse films.