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Princess Diana of Themyscira, better known as DC’s Wonder Woman, made her first appearance in 1941.

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DC’s Batgirl, a.k.a. Barbara Gordon, made her first appearance in 1967 and got a new look in 2014.

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She’s been more of an antihero than a villain in recent years, and Selina Kyle (a.k.a. Catwoman) made headlines by coming out as bisexual in February.

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Marvel Comics announced it will replace all Avengers teams with a new one, composed entirely of women like She-Hulk, Medusa and Dazzler. “The A-Force” comic book hits stores in May.

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Spider-Woman, a.k.a. Jessica Drew, was introduced in 1977. Marvel Comics announced a makeover for 2015.

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Here’s the original Spider-Woman costume.

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It’s a new day for the god of thunder: Thor will now be a woman, Marvel announced July 15. “This is not She-Thor,” writer Jason Aaron said in a news release. “This is not Lady Thor. This is not Thorita. This is THOR. This is the THOR of the Marvel Universe. But it’s unlike any Thor we’ve ever seen before.”

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Mindy McCready, known as Marvel’s Hit-Girl, made her first appearance in 2008.

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Dark Horse comics’ Buffy the Vampire Slayer made her first appearance in 1998.

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May Parker, Marvel’s Spider-Girl, made her first appearance in 1998.

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Marvel’s Elizabeth Braddock, also known as the X-Man Psylocke, made her first appearance in 1989.

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DC’s Helena Bertinelli, Huntress, made her first appearance in 1989.

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Amy Winston, DC’s Amethyst, made her first appearance in 1983.

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Jean Grey-Summers, Phoenix. First appearance in 1981. Marvel Universe.

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The X-Men’s Rogue, whose name was later revealed to be Anna Marie, made her first appearance in 1981.

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Marvel’s Elektra Natchios made her first appearance in 1981.

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Angelica Jones, Marvel’s Firestar, made her first appearance in 1981.

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Jennifer Walters, Marvel’s She-Hulk, made her first appearance in 1980.

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Princess Koriand’r of Tamaran, better known as DC’s Starfire, made her first appearance in 1980.

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DC’s Rachel Roth, a.k.a. Raven, made her first appearance in 1980.

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Felicia Hardy, the Black Cat, made her first appearance in Marvel comics in 1979.

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Ororo Munroe, the X-Men’s Storm, made her first appearance in 1976.

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Dinah Lance, the Black Canary of DC Comics, made her first appearance in 1969.

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Carol Danvers, formerly Ms. Marvel but currently Captain Marvel, made her first appearance in 1967.

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Marvel’s Wanda Maximoff, the Scarlet Witch, made her first appearance in 1964.

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Marvel’s Natasha Romanoff, the Black Widow, made her first appearance in 1964.

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Janet Van Dyne, Wasp, made her first appearance in Marvel comics in 1963.

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Sue Storm, Marvel’s Invisible Woman, made her first appearance in 1961.

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DC’s Kara Zor-El, Supergirl, made her first appearance in 1959.

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Shiera Sanders, Hawkgirl, made her first appearance in the DC Universe in 1940.

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