Marvel characters with the most comic appearances

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First half of the video is DC, the second half is all Marvel.



Cliffnotes:

Spider-man - 15,323
Wolverine- 14,975
Captain America- 10,505
Cyclops- 10,398
Iron Man- 10,072
Storm- 9381
Beast- 9070
Thor-7597
Iceman- 7555
The Thing (Fantastic Four)- 7338
Jean Grey/Phoenix- 7275
Colossus- 7130
Hulk- 7058
Angel- 7040
Professor X- 6895
Nightcrawler- 6641
Mr. Fantastic- 6279
Human Torch (Fantastic Four)- 6275
Rogue- 6162
Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat- 5958


Here are some other major characters outside of the top 20.
Sue Storm- 5653.
Magneto- 5340
Gambit- 4393
Daredevil- 4263.
Dr. Doom- 3321.
Black Panther- 2845.
The Silver Surfer- 2157.
Galactus- 1577.



Top 20 X-men ranked by appearances:



Wolverine
Cyclops
Storm
Beast
Iceman
Jean Grey/Phoenix
Colossus
Angel
Professor X
Nightcrawler
Rogue
Kitty Pryde
Emma Frost
Magneto
Namor
Gambit
Psylocke
Scarlet Witch
Cannonball
Havok


Top 20 Avengers ranked by appearances:


Captain America
Iron Man
Thor
Hulk
Hawkeye
Doctor Strange
Scarlet Witch
Captain Marvel
Ant Man
Black Widow
The Wasp
Vision
Quicksilver
Black Panther
Luke Cage
She-Hulk
Falcon
Spider-Woman
Iron Fist
Wonder Man
 
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Note: the OP is going on appearances in ALL comics across ALL realities in the Marvel multiverse.
The numbers are a little different if we're counting only 616 appearances. According to ComicCruncher.com: These are the Marvel characters with the most appearances in Earth 616 (the prime marvel universe in the comicbooks):

Spider-man- 4841 issues
Captain America- 3940 issues
@Ironman - 3631 issues
Wolverine- 3590 issues
Thor- 2610 issues
The Thing- 2545
Hulk- 2340
Mr. Fantastic- 2283
Cyclops- 2267
Beast- 2210
Human Torch
Storm
Invisible Woman
Hawkeye
Doctor Strange
Namor
Daredevil
Iceman
Angel
Mary Jane Watson

If we're counting just the X-men since someone mentioned them in the 2nd post:
Wolverine
Cyclops
Beast
Storm
Iceman
Angel
Professor X

^These characters made the top 25.

Jean Grey
Nightcrawler
Colossus
Rogue
Kitty Pryde
Emma Frost
Deadpool
Magneto
Gambit

^These characters all made the top 50 in terms of appearances.. Psylocke is #51.

Source: Marvel Comics | Trending Character Appearances | Comic Cruncher
 
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