Free­dom Fighters

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A flag-wav­ing hero time­line; only the ma­jor Amer­i­can­themed he­roes are al­lowed, or we’d be here all day…

1940 The Shield MLJ/Archie Comics

Strong, fast, tough pa­tri­otic hero, pow­ered by chem­i­cals and x-rays; works for the FBI, has a boy com­pan­ion called Dusty, and a cos­tume built around a huge shield-shaped chest logo.

1940 Un­cle Sam Qual­ity Comics/DC

This Will Eis­ner cre­ation was ini­tially por­trayed as the ghost of a dead sol­dier from the Revo­lu­tion, fight­ing along­side his side­kick Buddy; DC ac­quired him in the ’50s and his ori­gin has changed many times.

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