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The Many Worlds of
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SHEENA, QUEEN OF THE JUNGLE

Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, the first successful female action hero in comics, debuted in Jumbo Comics #1 in September 1938. This blond, beautiful, spear-carrying, jungle girl in a scanty leopard skin  was one of 19-year-old Will Eisner's first creations. He said he created Sheena to be a female counterpart of Tarzan and that he borrowed the name from the H. Ryder Haggard novel, She. This jungle goddess went on to star in over 150 comic books from 1938 to 1953, Sheena's father was explorer Cardwell Rivington, whose witch doctor friend raised Sheena to become a heroic champion of good over evil in savage Africa. Sheena was played in a 26-episode, 1956 TV series by pin-up Irish McCalla.
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This page is still under construction
Covers from issues 1-167 of Jumbo Comics
are currently being scanned for future inclusion at this site.



Betty Boop
Queen of the Jungle



Tanya Roberts: The Movie Sheena


Gina Lee Nolin
Sheena 2000



Sheena Links
I Remember Sheena: A Visit with Irish McCalla
Sheena, Queen of the Jungle: White Goddess of the Dumont Era
Sheena Episodes Available
Sheena Fan Site
Jungle Girls E-group
Sheena On TV
Sheena Movie
Welcome to the Jungle
Will Eisner Discussion Group
Ken Pierce Books
Jungle Girls of the Past
Jungle Girl Tree House
The History of Sheena ~Jerry Iger
The Comic Code
Sheena 2000 TV Series
IMDB Info on Gina Lee Nolin
Sheena of the Comics
 


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