Character Recommendations Based on Marjane Satrapi

Rebecca Doppelmeyer Ghost World

A former high school outcast who's tentatively shaking off her misanthropic personality

Kenzo Tenma Monster (TV Show)

Gifted brain surgeon who's all heart

Gregor Samsa The Metamorphosis

An ordinary man in an abnormal predicament

Juri Arisugawa Revolutionary Girl Utena

Idolized by nearly everyone around her

Jackie Brown Jackie Brown

Not your everyday flight attendant

Marv Sin City

A brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield

Tetsuo Shima Akira

The "runt" of his biker gang, Tetsuo grapples with a perpetual inferiority complex

Mima Kirigoe Perfect Blue

When you live your life in public, like Mima, it's hard to know who you really are

John Yossarian Catch-22

"A crotchety old fogey of 28"

Silk Spectre Watchmen

More of a sex symbol than a crime-stopper, the original Silk Spectre has now become the ultimate superhero stage mom