8 Female Superheroes Who Debuted Before Wonder Woman
Created by Fletcher Hanks (as Barclay Flagg) in Feb 1940
First appeared in Jungle Comics #2, published by Fiction House
Fantomah is a supernatural being who protects the jungles of Africa. Her powers include flight, telekinesis, and the ability to transform people into other forms. She could also change from a young white woman to a skull-faced monster to terrify poachers. Why is a young white woman defending the jungles of Africa? Your guess is as good as any.