What really is a Superhero?
From Wikipedia--- A superhero (also known as a super hero) is a fictional character "of unprecedented physical prowess dedicated to acts of derring-do in the public interest." Since the debut of the prototypal superhero Superman in 1938, stories of superheroes — ranging from brief episodic adventures to continuing years-long sagas — have dominated American comic books and crossed over into other media. A female superhero is sometimes called a superheroine or super heroine.By most definitions, characters need not have actual superhuman powers to be deemed superheroes, although sometimes terms such as costumed crimefighters are used to refer to those without such powers who have many other common traits of superheroes.
Popular and well-loved Pinoy Superheroes--- Darna with Liza Moreno reappeared in 1963 with Darna vs. Isputnik; Captain Barbell, with Bob Soler in the starring role made its debut appearance in 1964 and Lastikman, starring Von Serna, also debuted in 1964 or 1965. Some of us still remember Dolphy’s James Batman (1966) and Pinoy’s version of Captain America and Bucky--- in Captain Philippines at Boy Pinoy (1965) with Bob Soler and Lou Salvador, Jr. in the title roles. Bernard Bonnin came up with his first Alyas Palos in 1962 and Pinoy’s counterpart of
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Alyas Phantom (1966)- Stars Bob Soler, Rebecca, Nova Villa and Lou Salvador, Jr./ Directed by Paquito Toledo
Blackbelt Avengers (1969)- Stars Tony Ferrer, Daisy Romualdez, Johnny Wilson and Perla Bautista/ Directed by Armando Garces
Mighty Rock (1969)- Stars Jing Abalos, Lourdes Medel, Lucita Soriano, Rodolfo 'Boy' Garcia/ Directed by Nilo Saez
Bertong Ipu-Ip0 (1969)- Stars Roberto Gonzales, Jessica, EvaMarie, Marilou Ver and Angelito Marquez/ Directed by Artemio Marquez
Acrobat Masters (1969)- Stars Eddie Fernandez, Dante Varona, Eddie Torrente/ Directed by Artemio Marquez
Pussy Cat (1969)- Stars Divina Valencia, Bernard Belleza, Johnny Delgado and Max Alvarado/ Directed by Jose Miranda Cruz