Brothers in Comics: Family nexus are significant in the world of comics. Some of the storylines take a dramatic arc originating from the relationship dynamics. DC and Marvel comics have featured some of the most iconic rivalries and brotherly bonds. Whether as a partner in crime or as an antagonist, brotherhood-related comics contribute to some compelling comic tales. In this article, we are going to read about the top 10 brothers in comics world.

Thanos and Starfox

Top 10 Brothers in Comics World - Thanos and Starfox
Top 10 Brothers in Comics World – Thanos and Starfox

Though they do not look identical, Thanos and Eros (Starfox) are brothers who grew up on Titan. Eros joined the Eternals race and exercised cosmic naturally, while Thanos succeeded in assembling all the Infinity Gems to exert cosmic power to astonish Death. Thanos was dedicated to taking control of the entire universe, while Eros was more carefree by nature.

Cyclops and Havok

Cyclops and Havok
Cyclops and Havok

Their relationship dates back to X-Men #54 when the character of Havok was first introduced. Havok has strength over plasma blasts and suffers from the difficulty of controlling this ability. He is one of the sons of Corsair, the older brother of Vulcan, and the younger brother of Cyclops.

Thor and Loki

Top 10 Brothers in Comics World - Thor and Loki
Top 10 Brothers in Comics World – Thor and Loki

One of the most popular brothers in comics is Thor and Loki. The family drama drives to several greater Thor comic tales. Loki portrayed heroism during the Axis event where his sense of ethics was transformed and he became the Sorcerer Supreme. In alternate universes, as presented in the miniseries of Loki, Loki succeeded in overpowering Thor and claiming the throne of Asgard. Whether they are enemies or allies, their dynamic is complex and always compelling.

Hawk and Dove

Hawk and Dove
Hawk and Dove

The duo debuted in Showcase #75 (1968). Hawk and Duo later joined some versions of the Justice League and the ranks of the Teen Titans. Albeit various characters used the names and costumes, the authentic Hawk and Dove were Hank Hall and Don Hall. Two had dissimilar features, Hank loved to fight, and on the other hand, Don preferred peace over violence. However, when provoked they gained amplified tempo and vigor.

Charles Xavier and Cain Marko

Top 10 Brothers in Comics World - Charles Xavier and Cain Marko
Top 10 Brothers in Comics World – Charles Xavier and Cain Marko

The first appearance of the characters is in 1965 The X-Men #12 (1965). Charles and Cain are stepbrothers. Kurt Marko is the father of Cain. He marries Sharon Xavier after the death of Sharon’s husband Brian. Kurt is partially responsible for the death. Thus, he becomes the stepfather of Charles Xavier. Their brotherly dynamic was not the best. Kurt favors Charles over Cain. Cain is resentful towards Xavier and bullies him often.

Orion and Mister Miracle

Orion and Mister Miracle
Orion and Mister Miracle

The biological son of Darkseid is Orion, while Scott Free is the biological son of Highfather. During their infancy, they were exchanged as a form of a peace treaty between the New Gods’ world of Apokolips and New Genesis. The treaty was ephemeral and soon a war began between the rest of the universe and Darkseid. Since then Mister Miracle and Orion became strong allies to the Justice League and Earth.

Ben Reilly and Peter Parker

Top 10 Brothers in Comics World - Ben Reilly and Peter Parker
Top 10 Brothers in Comics World – Ben Reilly and Peter Parker

Peter Parker was an only child. However, in Amazing Spider-Man #149, he received a brother in the form of Ben Reilly after the Jackal cloned Peter. The clone played a major role in Clone Saga, which complicated Parker’s life immensely. Though they had several disagreements, they worked together as partners to defeat the Jackal. After Ben sacrificed his life to protect Parker and asked him to tell his unborn kid about their “Uncle Ben”.

Aquaman and Ocean Master

Aquaman and Ocean Master
Aquaman and Ocean Master

The relationship between Ocean Master and Aquaman was similar to that of Loki and Thor. One thrives to be good and one is ready to go to the extremes to conquer the throne he thinks belongs to him. Ocean Master was introduced in Aquaman #29 (1966), and since then his aim to become the emperor was Atlantis.

Vision and Wonderman

Top 10 Brothers in Comics World - Vision and Wonderman
Top 10 Brothers in Comics World – Vision and Wonderman

For an android, Vision has an awful amount of family bonds. He was created by Ultron, he is the son of the megalomaniac robot. Moreover, he was formed utilizing the brain waves of Simon Williams aka Wonderman. Even though they are not biologically related, they have always been believed to be brothers. The pseudo-siblings have worked together throughout the stories of Avengers, and have assisted each other in various situations.

Wiccan and Speed

Wiccan and Speed
Wiccan and Speed

The introduction of the twin was in The Vision and the Scarlet Witch #12. Thanks to a piece of Mephisto’s soul and some dark magical power, Wanda was able to create two children she had always wanted. Wiccan had power over magical power like his mother. Speed had the ability of extreme speed like his uncle, Quicksilver. The loss of the twins led Wanda to recreate reality in House of M.

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