First Appearances W
  1. Kurz Weber. The character first appears in the Full Metal Panic! light novel Fighting Boy Meets Girl (1998).
  2. Warren "Potsie" Weber. The character first appears in the Love American Style anthology television series episode "Love and the Television Set" (1972).
  3. Emma "Granny" Webster. The character first appears in the Merrie Melodies animated short film Canary Row (1950). Her given name is established in Hare Trimmed (1953), and her surname in Corn on the Cop (1965).
  4. Rouge Webster/Little Red Riding Hood. The character first appears, outside folklore, in the short story "Little Red Riding Hood" in the collection Tales and Stories of the Past with Morals. Tales of Mother Goose (1697). The name Rouge here is a reference to the French origin of the first printed version. The last name is arbitrary, taken from the surname of a version of the Grandmother character.
  5. Aviva Weinberg/Temper. The character first appears in the comic book Relative Heroes #1 (2000).
  6. Joel Weinberg/Houston. The character first appears in the comic book Relative Heroes #1 (2000).
  7. Nate "the Great" Weinman. The character first appears in the children's book Nate the Great (1972). His surname is arbitrary.
  8. Beth Weinstein. The character first appears in the Total Drama Island animated series premiere episode "Not-So Happy Campers, Part 1" (2007). Her surname is arbitrary.
  9. Kenneth "Norrin" Weismeyer/Scarlet Knight/"Wannabe". The character first appears in the comic book Freshmen #1 (2005). He adopts the code-name Scarlet Knight in supplemental material featured in the trade paperback collected edition of the first Freshmen series (2005).
  10. Kristin Wells/Superwoman. The character first appears in the Superman novel Miracle Monday (1981). She first appears as Superwoman in the comic book DC Comics Presents Annual #2 (1983).
  11. Wallace Wells. The character first appears in the graphic novel Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life (2004).
  12. Harriet Welsch. The character first appears in the children's novel Harriet the Spy (1964).
  13. Dag Wentim/Stone Boy. The character first appears in the comic book Adventure Comics #306 (1963). The incarnation primarily featured in this timeline first appears in Legionnaires #43 (1996).
  14. Richard Wentworth/The Spider. The character first appears in the pulp magazine The Spider #1 (1933).
  15. Peyton Westlake/Darkman. The character first appears in the film Darkman (1990).
  16. Evangeline "Vange" Whedon. The character first appears in the comic book X-Treme X-Men #21 (2003).
  17. Jason Wheeler. The character first appears in the Captain Planet and the Planeteers animated series premiere episode "A Hero for Earth" (1990). His given name is arbitrary.
  18. Joseph "Joey" Wheeler. The character first appears, with the original Japanese name of Katsuya Jonouchi, in the Yu-Gi-Oh! debut manga chapter, "Duel One: Puzzle of the Gods", published in Shonen Jump magazine #42 (1996). His dub name comes from the English adaptation of the anime series premiere episode "Heart of the Cards" (2001).
  19. Serenity Wheeler. The character first appears, as Shizuka Kawai, in the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga chapter "Duel 63: I Won't Lose!" (1998). She receives her English adaptation name in the dub Yu-Gi-Oh! anime episode "Journey to the Duelist Kingdom" (2001).
  20. Algernop Krieger/Bobby Wheelock. The Bobby Wheelock character first appears in the novel The Boys from Brazil (1976). The Krieger version, implied to be the same clone of Hitler, first appears in the Archer television series premiere episode "Mole Hunt" (2009). His given name is established in ???
  21. Fenella Jameson Wibbsey. The character first appears in the Doctor Who audio drama Hornet's Nest: The Stuff of Nightmares (2009). Her maiden name is arbitrary.
  22. Charles Widmore. The character first appears in the Lost television series episode "Live Together, Die Alone" (2006).
  23. Clarence "Clancy" Wiggum. The character first appears in the The Simpsons animated series episode "Homer's Odyssey" (1990).
  24. Ralph Wiggum. The character first appears, unnamed, in the The Simpsons animated series premiere "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" (1989). He is named in the episode "Lisa's Substitute" (1991).
  25. Wil of Lycia. The character first appears in the video game Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade (2003).
  26. Wilbur (pig). The character first appears in the children's novel Charlotte's Web (1952).
  27. Wild Smurf. The character first appears in the The Smurfs animated series episode "Smurf on the Wild Side" (1987).
  28. Alex Wilder. The character first appears in the comic book Runaways #1 (2003).
  29. Catherine Henderson Wilder. The character first appears in the comic book Runaways #1 (2003). Her maiden name is established in ???
  30. Geoffrey Wilder. The character first appears in the comic book Runaways #1 (2003).
  31. Naomi Wildman. The character first appears (is born in) in the Star Trek: Voyager television series episode "Deadlock" (1996). She is named in the episode "Basics, Part II" (1996).
  32. Samantha Wildman. The character first appears in the Star Trek: Voyager television series episode "Elogium" (1995).
  33. Iris Wildthyme/Lilith. A previous version of the character first appears in the novel Marked for Life (1995). The familiar version of the character first appears, in her third incarnation, in the short story "Old Flames" in the Doctor Who short story anthology Short Trips (1998). Her first incarnation, first known as Lilith, first appears in the novel Wildthyme Beyond! (2012), her second in the Doctor Who novel Mad Dogs and Englishmen (2002), fourth in the novel The Scarlet Empress (1998), and sixth in the audio drama Excelis Dawns (2002).
  34. Ashley Wilkes. The character first appears in the novel Gone with the Wind (1936).
  35. Will Scarlet/Gamwell. The character first appears, perhaps, in the ballad A Gest of Robyn Hode (c. 1450).
  36. Allison Williams. The character first appears in the Doctor Who television series episode "Remembrance of the Daleks, Part One" (1988).
  37. Jakeem Williams/Jakeem Thunder. The character first appears in the comic book The Flash #134 (1998).
  38. Nina Williams. The character first appears in the video game Tekken (1994).
  39. Rhys Williams. The character first appears in the Torchwood television series pilot episode "Everything Changes" (2006).
  40. Riri Williams/Ironheart. The character first appears in the comic book Invincible Iron Man #7 (2016). She first appears as Ironheart, in a different comic book of the same name, Invincible Iron Man #3 (2017).
  41. Rory Williams. The character first appears in the Doctor Who television series episode "The Eleventh Hour" (2010).
  42. Sarah Williams. The character first appears in the film Labyrinth (1986).
  43. Simon Williams/Wonder Man/Hollywood. The character first appears in the comic book Avengers #9 (1964).
  44. Leslie Willis/Livewire. The character first appears in the Superman: The Animated Series episode "Livewire" (1997).
  45. Clarice Willow. The character first appears in the Caprica television series pilot episode (2009).
  46. Cassidy Willows. The character first appears with her original Japanese name of Yamato in the Pokémon anime series episode "The Secret of the Breeding Center" (1998). Her dub given name, Cassidy, is used in the English adaptation of the episode, "The Breeding Center Secret" (1999). Her surname is arbitrary.
  47. Willy (orca). The character first appears in the film Free Willy (1993).
  48. Buford Wilson/Beef. The character first appears in the comic book New Warriors #9 (1991). His real name is established in ???
  49. George Wilson. The character first appears in the Dennis the Menace daily comic strip (1951).
  50. James "Jim" Wilson (activist). The character first appears in the comic book Incredible Hulk #131 (1970).
  51. James Wilson (physician). The character first appears in the pilot episode of the television series House (2004).
  52. Charles Winchester III. The character first appears in the M*A*S*H television series episode "Fade In, Fade Out" (1977).
  53. Dean Winchester. The character first appears in the pilot episode of the television series Supernatural (2005).
  54. Samuel "Sam" Winchester. The character first appears in the pilot episode of the television series Supernatural (2005).
  55. Theodore Winchester/Grizzly. The character first appears in the comic book X-Force #8 (1992).
  56. Mace Windu. The character first appears in the film Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999).
  57. Colleen Wing. The character first appears in the comic book Marvel Premiere (1974).
  58. Wyatt Wingfoot. The character first appears in the comic book Fantastic Four #50 (1966).
  59. Winn Adami. The character first appears in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine television series episode "In the Hands of the Prophets" (1993). Her given name is established in the episode "'Til Death Do Us Part" (1999).
  60. Carl Winslow. The character first appears in the Perfect Strangers television series episode "Crimebusters" (1989).
  61. Edward "Eddie" Winslow. The character first appears in the Family Matters television series pilot episode "The Mama Who Came to Dinner" (1989).
  62. Estelle LeNoire Winslow Thomas. The character first appears in the Family Matters television series pilot episode "The Mama Who Came to Dinner" (1989). Her maiden name is arbitrary.
  63. Harriette Baines Winslow. The character first appears in the Perfect Strangers television series episode "All the News that Fits" (1987). Her maiden name is established in ???
  64. Judith "Judy" Winslow. The character first appears in the Family Matters television series pilot episode "The Mama Who Came to Dinner" (1989).
  65. Laura Winslow. The character first appears in the Family Matters television series pilot episode "The Mama Who Came to Dinner" (1989).
  66. Dallas "Dally" Winston. The character first appears in the novel The Outsiders (1967).
  67. Emily Winter. The character first appears in the comic book Doctor Who #1 (2009).
  68. Julie Winters. The character first appears in the comic book Darker Image #1 (1993).
  69. Bentley Wittman/The Wizard. The character first appears in the comic book Strange Tales #102 (1962).
  70. Irving "Sparkplug" Witwicky. The character first appears in the The Transformers animated series premiere episode "More Than Meets the Eye, Part 1" (1984). His given name is arbitrary.
  71. Samuel "Sam"/"Spike" Witwicky. The character first appears in the The Transformers animated series premiere episode "More Than Meets the Eye, Part 1" (1984). His given name is established in the film Transformers (2007).
  72. Alexander T. Wolf/Big Bad Wolf. The character first appears, outside folklore, in the short story "Little Red Riding Hood" in the collection Tales and Stories of the Past with Morals. Tales of Mother Goose (1697). His name comes from the children's book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (1989). For this timeline, various "Big Bad" wolves are assumed to be the same character, so this wolf is also the one of the Three Pigs story.
  73. Ding-A-Ling Wolf. The character first appears in the Hokey Wolf segment "Tricks and Treats" on The Huckleberry Hound Show animated series (1960).
  74. Hokey Wolf. The character first appears in the Hokey Wolf segment "Tricks and Treats" on The Huckleberry Hound Show animated series (1960).
  75. Gwen Wolffe. The character first appears in the Total Drama Island animated series premiere episode "Not-So Happy Campers, Part 1" (2007). Her surname is arbitrary.
  76. Howard Wolowitz. The character first appears in the pilot episode of the television series The Big Bang Theory (2007).
  77. Wolt of Lycia. The character first appears in the video game Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade (2002).
  78. Tony Wonder. The character first appears in the Arrested Development television series episode "Sword of Destiny" (2005).
  79. Amy Wong. The character first appears in the Futurama animated series episode "The Series Has Landed" (1999).
  80. Willy Wonka. The character first appears in the children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964).
  81. James "Jimmy" Woo/Woo Yen Jet. The character first appears in the comic book Yellow Claw #1 (1956).
  82. Julie Woo. The character first appears in the The Puzzle Place television series debut episode "Tippy Woo" (1995).
  83. Janet Wood. The character first appears in the Three's Company television series pilot episode "Man About the House" (1977).
  84. Arthur Woodhouse. The character first appears in the Archer animated series premiere episode "Mole Hunt" (2009). His given name is established in ???.
  85. Emma Woodhouse. The character first appears in the novel Emma (1815).
  86. Woody Woodpecker. The character first appears in the Andy Panda animated short film Knock, Knock (1940).
  87. Elle Woods. The character first appears in the novel Legally Blonde (2001).
  88. Woodstock (bird). The character hatches, unnamed, in a Peanuts daily comic strip (1966), and is named in a later comic (1970).
  89. Amanda Woodward. The character first appears in the Melrose Place television series episode "Picture Imperfect" (1993).
  90. Bertram "Bertie" Wooster. The character first appears in the short story "Extricating Young Gussie", published in the newspaper The Saturday Evening Post (1915). His surname is established in "Leave It to Jeeves" (1916).
  91. Worf (son of Mogh). The character first appears in the Star Trek: The Next Generation television series pilot episode "Encounter at Farpoint" (1987).
  92. Matilda Wormwood. The character first appears in the novel Matilda (1988).
  93. Edward "Ed" Wuncler. The character first appears in the The Boondocks animated series premiere episode "The Garden Party" (2005).
  94. Sandra Wu-San/Lady Shiva/Jade Canary. The character first appears in the comic book Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter #5 (1976). She adopts the Jade Canary identity in Birds of Prey #92 (2006).
  95. Herbert Wyndham/High Evolutionary. The character first appears in the comic book Thor #134 (1966).
  96. Jason Wyngarde/Mastermind. The character first appears in the comic book X-Men #4 (1964). His real name is revealed in X-Men #122 (1979).
  97. Martinique Wyngarde/Mastermind. The character first appears in the comic book Wolverine/Gambit: Victims (1995).
  98. Regan Wyngarde/Lady Mastermind. The character first appears in the comic book X-Treme X-Men #6 (2001).
  99. Jeka Wynzorr/Sensor. The character first appears in the comic book Legionnaires #43 (1996). Her loose antecedent first appears in the comic book Adventure Comics #346 (1966).
  100. Anton "Tony" Wyzek. The character first appears in the stage musical West Side Story (1957).
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