9) MR. MARTIAN
Part of the Big Bang Comics’ stable of homage and tribute characters, Ch’kk Kk’kk (aka Chuck Cox) differs from his inspiration in one major way: Rather than accidentally being transported to Earth, he was sent as a prelude to a full-scale Martian invasion. (ACK ACK!) Shot down by the Air Force outside of Roswell, New Mexico, he hid amongst the humans and eventually came to love his new world enough to defend it from his own people.
Plus: BUBBLE HELMET!