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Category Archives: Heroes and Villains

Heroes and villains are listed, along with their appearances, in popular media, such as comic books, comic strips, and pulp magazines.

Heroes and Villains

This page provides links to various pages featuring diverse heroes in comic books and comic strips, including those of different ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, genders, and gender identities.

Diverse Heroes and Characters in Comic BooksHe-She Transgender Villain

Voodah Crown Comics 3 by Matt Baker courtesy of DCM

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African Heroes and Villains in Comic Books

African American Heroes and Villains in Comic Books

Asian American Heroes and Villains in Comic Books

Heroes and Villains with Disabilities in Comic Books

Latino/a Heroes and Villains in Comic Books

LGBTQ Heroes and Villains 

Native American Heroes and Villains

Popular Culture Heroes and Villains by Year

Popular Culture Heroines and Villains by Year

Comic Strip Heroines
Winnie Winkle by Frank Bolle

The “Career Girls” of Apartment 3-G

Brenda Starr

Ella Cinders

Jane Arden

Mary Worth

Winnie Winkle


Comic Strip Heroes

Don Winslow of the Navy

Heroes and Villains

While focusing on male characters, I will make a special effort to note the presence of female characters and characters who are (or might be gay) or members of none dominant groups.

Brick Bradford

Buz Sawyer

Captain Easy

Don Winslow of the Navy

Judge Parker

Kerry Drake

Rex Morgan


Secret Agent X-9

Steve Roper


The Lavender White House

The Lavender White House

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