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Sheena Queen of the Jungle

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Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, the First Female Comic Book Hero (Don’t Call Her a Heroine)

She was a woman of strength and courage, and the first heroic woman to have a comic book in her own name. Sheena, “Queen of the Jungle,” debuted in the British magazine Wags #1 in 1937, the creation of comic book pioneers Will Eisner and S. M. “Jerry” Iger. As the story goes, Sheena originally … Continue reading