The 1903 play "The Scarlet Pimpernel" popularized the idea of a masked avenger, according to Frank Lovece of Newsday. The Scarlet Pimpernel works in the shadows with his identity hidden from both friend and foe. He stands for English stability and against chaos during the onset of the French Revolution.
Pulp fiction and comic-strips soon followed suit with costumed heroes such as Zorro and the Phantom. In 1930, the concept of superpowers were introduced by way of Hugo Danner's superhuman strength in the American science fiction novel "Gladiator." In 1938, these two archetypes of costumed hero and superpowers converged with the introduction of Superman.Learn More
Harlequin ducks are small sea ducks. Their name comes from the distinct coloration of the male, which has a blue-gray body with white stripes and crescents, white spots on the head and neck, chestnut-colored sides and a blue bill.Full Answer >
The superhero Flash possesses immeasurable "super speed" but is faster than Superman, according to DC comics, who is undeniably faster than a speeding bullet. Flash, also known as the Scarlet Speedster or the Crimson Comet, is the fastest man alive among superheroes.Full Answer >
Fans of manga should read "Soul Eater." It is a series about three teams in the Death Weapon Meister Academy. They need to collect evil souls so that their headmaster can create the ultimate weapon.Full Answer >
S.H. Figuarts is a line of action figures made by the Japanese company Bandai, the third-largest toy company in the world. Gohan is an action figure based on the Dragon Ball character of the same name in the S.H. Figuarts line.Full Answer >