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1942 saw the first female superheroes in DC: Wonder Woman was the most prominent one, and with her came Liberty Belle and Mary Marvel. Though there had been other female heroes like Fantomah and Miss Fury, the majority of female protagonists were socialites, private detectives or jungle girls. With most men active in the war, more and more women filled their spots as comic writers and artists, which lead to a rise in female characters.


The following creative talent are known to have been born in 1942:

The following creative talent passed away in the year 1942:


The following comic titles debuted with a 1942 cover date:

The following Comic titles were last published with a 1942 cover date:

The following One Shots were published with a 1942 cover date:


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