Because you like Arthur Dent in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Gruff and sarcastic, Detective Harry Dresden use unconventional ways to track down perps, including using magic and the supernatural. See them in The Dresden Files.
A champion of chivalry, Don Quixote is dutifully bringing good to the world—even when others think he's out of his mind. See them in Don Quixote.
A few millennia in the mortal realm have caused DEATH to be quite enamored of life. See them in Discworld.
More of a sex symbol than a crime-stopper, the original Silk Spectre has now become the ultimate superhero stage mom. See them in Watchmen.
Ishmael is a quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest. See them in Moby Dick.
Artemis Fowl understands the way of the world. If he wins, he's a prodigy. If he loses, then he's crazy. That is how history is written. See them in Artemis Fowl.
Though raised to think of himself as a monster, Quasimodo has a heart that holds nothing but compassion. See them in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
A conflicted small-town preacher, Jesse Custer leaves an unexpectedly bloody path in his wake. See them in Preacher.
We're all puppets. Dr. Manhattan is just a puppet who can see the strings. See them in Watchmen.
With an undeniable sense of adventure, Huck Finn is an expert at getting into and, more importantly, out of sticky situations. See them in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Though he has a brilliant mind for mathematics, Christopher has a much harder time processing the rest of the world. See them in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
Marv is a brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield. See them in Sin City.