In the real world, heroes are not always likable. It’s true for fictional heroes too. Most superheroes are genuinely nice guys. Shazam, Ms. Marvel, and Captain America seem like they’d be great to hang out with. But nobody’s ever described Punisher, Orion, or Wolverine as lovable.

Sometimes though, it’s not obvious to us whether a hero is naughty or nice. Nine of the superheroes in this list may appear to be stand-up guys (or gals) but underneath, they’re inconsiderate. Selfish. Shallow. Constant sources of gratuitous pain. In short, jerks. The rest of the list is made up of the opposite end of the spectrum, heroes whose arrogant, ...

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