The world of comics has always seen male superheroes provide community support and fight crime. How about female action heroes? For most, they have the power, experiences and motivations to battle against injustice. These notorious women fantasies are ready to fit in societal expectations. Supergirl, Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, and other female comic characters set an example that women can defend themselves.
Read more on the world’s most inspiring feminist action heroes who are different from each other but they fight crime without fear to save the world.
Supergirl is the Kryptonian cousin of the famous Superman. A superb lady who uses her wit and charm to fight crime. She was sent to earth at the age of 13 years to protect her infant cousin. Inadvertently, the spacecraft of Supergirl aka Kara Zor-El went off track when a krypton explosion hit it. Stuck in the Phantom Zone for 24 years, she reached the planet earth when Superman was grown up in a powerful adult. The alter ego of Kara Denvers, she is a journalist at Cat Co. Having the Kryptonian aptitudes of flight, speed, superhuman, x-ray vision, and strength, Supergirl is considered as the youngest superhero. While in a cape, she works with the Martian Manhunter, Alex Denvers, and Maggie Sawyer to fight against the wrongdoers of the earth.
Originally created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the Wasp is a founding member of the Avengers. The alter ego of Janet Van Dyne, she is a famed fashion designer and the daughter of the renowned scientist Vernon Van Dyne. Living dazzlingly on her father fortune, Janet was a beautiful and self-centered dabbler. In her early years, she witnesses the death of her father caused by an alien. This tragedy bump into her life following one of her father’s experiment. Grieving over his death, she went to Dr. Henry Pym who was one of her father’s colleague. Falling for her, Pym revealed his secret of being Ant-Man. In an effort to avenge the murder of her father, she undergoes an experiment that gave her the ability to shrink and grows wing. Furthermore, the Wasp is equipped with extra powers like bioelectric energy blasts. Together with Ant-Man, she went to track crime.
A descendant of an ancient royal, Storm is depicted with white hair and blue eyes. Also known as Ororo Munroe, she has defining superpowers of controlling the weather. Created by Len Wein and Dave Cockrum, she made her first apparition in the Giant-Size X-Men in the year 1975. Her parents were killed when she was five years old and she suffered a lot from claustrophobia. Considered as a mutant because of her superpowers of unleashing violent storms on her enemies, she struggles with her identity. Moreover, with her capabilities of flight and manipulating the weather, she was recruited by Professor X to be part of the X-Men. The first black female superhero to become a crime fighter of Professor X along with other mutants such as Cyclops, Iceman, Marvel Girl, Wolverine, Thunderbird, and many more.
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