Sunday, May 28, 2023

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle


"Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, is a comic book jungle girl heroine, originally published primarily by Fiction House during the Golden Age of Comic Books.  She was the first female comic book character with her own title, with her 1941 premiere issue (cover-dated Spring 1942) preceding Wonder Woman #1 (cover-dated Summer 1942).  She is an orphan who grew up in the jungle, learning how to survive and thrive there, she possesses the ability to communicate with wild animals and is proficient in fighting with knives, spears, bows, and makeshift weapons. Her adventures mostly involve encounters with slave traders, white hunters, native Africans, and wild animals."  Give one of our favorite jungle girls a read in her various editions and reincarnations below. 
2010 Series 8, 9, 10

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