Fantomah, Mystery Woman of the Jungle

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Real Name
unknown
First Appearance
Jungle Comics #2
Creators
Fletcher Hanks
Team Affiliations
none
Aliases
none
Base of Operations
jungle
Powers
shape-shifter, transforming objects, flight
Skills and Abilities
jungle knowledge
Paraphernalia
none

Fantomah is a superheroine from the Golden Age of comic books.

Origin[edit | edit source]

Fantomah's origins are unknown.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Fantomah's past remains unknown.  Referred to as Mystery Woman of the Jungle, is a being who can tranform into a skeleton-like entity or look like her normal state of a beautiful blonde woman. She defends the jungle and its inhabitants from invasion.

In the first story, she follows an elephant to the elephant graveyard. Two greedy explorers follow as well, where they find a wealth of precious stones and elephant tusks.

At the graveyard, Fantomah confronts them in her skeletal form, warning them of their impending doom. One explorer stabs the other, but is soon mired in quicksand and suffocates.

Powers and abilities.[edit | edit source]

Fantomah can transform from the appearance of a beautiful woman to a skeleton form. She can fly, and has superhuman strength along with other magical abilities.

Public Domain Appearances[edit | edit source]

  • Jungle Comics #2

See Also[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia

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