Five Golden Age heroes that should get revived and updated to mainstream comics

Red Tornado.

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Red Tornado, a heroine who is anything but thin but still kicks ass and defends her neighborhood. Not a big-time hero, just a lady who makes sure her kids would grow up in a safe environment by beating up crooks with a homemade costume and a pot on her head.

Mr. Terrific.

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The original Mr. Terrific was a man who had achived everything he could have hoped for before turning 30 and therefor decided to commit suicide since the rest of his life seemed pointless. But after preventing a woman from jumping off the same bridge he was about to leap from, he decided to share his talents with the rest of the world and fight for fair play as a superhero.


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The Sandman was a wealthy inventor who has prophetic nightmares about evil deeds that are about to happen. He tries to prevent by arming himself with a gasgun that puts criminals to sleep.

The Phantom.

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The Phantom is an identity used by a family of crimefighters. During the sixteenth century, Christopher Walker was the only survivor after a gang of pirates attacked the ship he was on. Chris swore to dedicate his life to fight piracy, greed, cruelty and injustice of any kinds as the Phantom and made the jungle of Bangalla his home. His son took over the identity as the Phantom, and so did all of Chris’ decedents. Eventually, the Phantom became known as the Ghost Who Walks since many started to believe the Phantom was an immortal creature who protected the jungle, something the Walker family used to their advantage to spread fear in the hearth of criminals. It was the third Phantom who made people believe he was his grandfather and immortal since he had trained as an actor under William Shakespeare.

The Woman In Red.

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Policewoman Peggy Allen got fed up by the limitations of her job and decided to fight crime as the Woman in Red. With her brilliant detective skills, her simple but effective right hook and remarkable marksmanship, the Woman in Red was the first female superhero, making her the greatest feminist icon you don’t know.