Enhance Your Knowledge With This List of Fictional Characters

Fictional Characters List
Browse through any list of fictional characters and there will be some of them that strike a chord with you. In this article, we give you a list from the comics, cartoons, and books, that we believe are the best of the lot.
Entertainism Staff
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2018
What is the best measure of a good piece of fiction? Take a poll, and most probably the response you will receive is the enduring popularity of the characters that form an integral part of the book, comic, or cartoon series. Look up any list, and you will observe how timeless the appeal of certain characters is. There are some characters that remain etched in the memories of readers and viewers long after the series they starred in came to an end, or the books they were a part of, stopped publication.

How do you decide which are the characters which deserve a place on the list of all time favorite characters? Simple, famous fictional creations are those that have a significant role to play in the series they were a part of. Characters that influenced not only the generation they were introduced to but generations that came later. They were the inspiration for parodies of their character. These characters had style, were interesting and intrigued people. This list has been divided into two parts, characters from cartoons and comics, and characters from novels.

Comics and Cartoons
  • Alvin
  • Angelica Pickles
  • Archie
  • Arthur
  • Asterix
  • Astro Boy
  • Atom Ant
  • Bamm-Bamm
  • Barney Rubble
  • Bart Simpson
  • Batman
  • Betty Boop
  • Blondie
  • Beetle Bailey
  • Boo Boo
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Bullwinkle
  • Calvin
  • Captain America
  • Captain Haddock
  • Cartman
  • Casper the Friendly Ghost
  • Charlie Brown
  • Chip and Dale
  • Curious George
  • Daffy Duck
  • Dino
  • Dick Tracy
  • Dilbert
  • Dennis the Menace
  • Donald Duck
  • Droopy
  • Dudley Do Right
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy
  • Elmer Fudd
  • Elroy Jetson
  • Felix the Cat
  • Flash
  • Fred Flintstone
  • Garfield
  • Goofy
  • Grinch
  • Hagar the Horrible
  • Hello Kitty
  • Hobbes
  • Homer Simpson
  • Huckleberry Hound
  • Johnny Quest
  • Josie and the Pussycats
  • Jughead
  • Lucy
  • Marmaduke
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Mr. Burns
  • Mr. Magoo
  • Muttley
  • Nancy
  • Obelix
  • Olive Oyl
  • Pebbles
  • Porky Pig
  • Pink Panther
  • Pluto
  • Popeye
  • Piglet
  • Road Runner
  • Rocky
  • Richie Rich
  • Roger Rabbit
  • Sad Sack
  • Scooby Doo
  • Shaggy
  • Smurfs
  • Snoopy
  • Speed Racer
  • Spiderman
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Stewie Griffin
  • Superman
  • Sylvester
  • Tigger
  • Tintin
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Tweety Bird
  • Underdog
  • Wile E. Coyote
  • Wonder Woman
  • Woodstock
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • Woody Woodpecker
  • Yogi Bear
Fictional Characters from Books
  • Albus Dumbledore
  • Alex Cross
  • Alice
  • Ariel
  • Arthur "Boo" Radley
  • Aslan
  • Atticus Finch
  • Bella Swan
  • Beowulf
  • Bridget Jones
  • Charlie
  • Charlie Marlow
  • Charlotte
  • Clarice Starling
  • David Copperfield
  • Dean Moriarty
  • Dorothy
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Dracula
  • Ebenezer Scrooge
  • Edward Cullen
  • Elizabeth Bennet
  • Emma
  • Eragon
  • Eve Dallas
  • Famous Five
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy
  • Frankenstein's Monster
  • Frodo Baggins
  • Gandalf
  • Gulliver
  • Hamlet
  • Hannibal Lector
  • Hardy Boys
  • Harry Potter
  • Hercule Poirot
  • Hermione Granger
  • Holden Caulfield
  • Holly Golightly
  • Huckleberry Finn
  • Humbert Humbert
  • James Bond
  • Jane Eyre
  • Jay Gatsby
  • Jeeves
  • Jim Dixon
  • Josephine March
  • Juliet
  • King Arthur
  • Lindsay Boxer
  • Lolita
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Macbeth
  • Mad Hatter
  • Matilda
  • Merlin
  • Michael Corleone
  • Miss Marple
  • Moby Dick
  • Myron Bolitar
  • Nancy Drew
  • Narsgood
  • Othello
  • Perry Mason
  • Peter Pan
  • Prince Caspian
  • Red Queen
  • Howard Roark
  • Robin Hood
  • Robinson Crusoe
  • Romeo
  • Ronald Weasley
  • Samwise Gamgee
  • Scarlett O'Hara
  • Scout Finch
  • Secret Seven
  • Severus Snape
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Sonny Corleone
  • Tarzan
  • Tinkerbell
  • Tom Ripley
  • Tom Sawyer
  • Vito Corleone
  • Wendy
  • Willy Wonka
  • Windsor 'Win' Lockwood Horne
  • Yuri Zhivago
From fictional couples like Romeo and Juliet, and Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, to fictional lawyers like Perry Mason, this article comprises a list that is purely subjective and indicative of the author's reading interests. This list may differ depending on what genre of literature you find interesting.
Minnie mouse from Disney character
Homer Simpson Figurine
Children cloth toy-Hello Kitty figure
Fred Flintstone
Felix the Cat
Disney's Donald Duck
Daffy Duck
USA Blondie postage stamp
Charlie Brown hugging snoopy Happy Meal toy
Bugs Bunny
Betty Boop
Frankenstein's monster in the suburbs
Ebenezer Scrooge
Halloween Dracula
Alice and the Cheshire Cat
Batman Minifigure
Lego Bart Simpson
Astro Boy Action Figure
Angelica Pickles from Nickelodeon Show Rugrats
Tarzan - Fictional Character
Charlie Chaplin
Tinker Bell Figurine Kneeling on Glittery Stars
Robin Hood
Lord Voldemort Figurine
Harry Potter Figurine
Frodo Baggins Mini-figure by Lego
Draco Malfoy Action Figure
Gregory Peck Stamp
Figure of Winnie the Pooh character
Super Heroes: Wonder Woman
Wile E. Coyote figure toy character form Looney Tunes
Tweety Bird from Looney Tunes
Tintin Official Figurine Model
Tigger from Winnie-the-Pooh Books
Studio shot of a Superman figurine from DC Comics Movies
Spongebob Squarepants
Spider-man Action Figure
Snoopy with Woodstock in 2013 Macy's Day Parade
Smurf saluting
Lego Scooby-Doo
Piglet from Winnie the Pooh
Pluto the Pup
Alvin and the Chipmunks