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The 11 lamest superheroes of all time

Superheroes seem to be everywhere nowadays. "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" and "Spider-Man Homecoming" were box office hits this summer, DC and Marvel have a number of highly rated TV series, and comic book sales are on the rise. That said, not every hero has great one-liners, a cool costume or even an appropriate name. Over the years there have been plenty of other, lamer superheroes who were so poorly conceived they've long been forgotten. Unfortunately for these 11 heroes, but luckily for us, their time fighting crime was limited. - Terry Terrones

Madam Fatal

Say hello to the world's first cross-dressing superhero. Richard Stanton, a radio and film actor, uses his acting skills to disguise himself as an elderly woman so that he can move unnoticed and catch bad guys off guard.

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Black Condor

Richard Grey was raised by condors in Mongolia (there are no condors in Mongolia) after his parents were killed. He was taught to fly by his adopted avian parents because the laws of physics are surprisingly easy to manipulate.

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Brother Power the Geek

What happens when lightning hits a mannequin wearing hippie clothes? A hero with super speed and strength.

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Fatman the Human Flying Saucer

The surprisingly athletic Van Crawford was gifted with the ability to change into a UFO by an alien. This comic was created by CC Beck and Otto Binder, the creators of the much more popular Captain Marvel/Shazam.

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Jigsaw

You're not off to a good start when the debut of your own comic warns readers not to laugh at the hero. Things just get worse from there, as astronaut Gary Jason's shattered body is put back together jigsaw style by aliens, giving him an increase in strength and the ability to stretch.

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Matter-Eater Lad

This hero can eat any substance in any amount at super speed. Matter-Eater Lad would crush Joey Chestnut in a hot dog eating contest.

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Nightmare and Sleepy

This is about as odd a superhero pairing as you'll ever see. Wrestler Bob White and his teenage manager Terry Wake go from town to town. When not in the ring, they fight foes such as the Robber Baron, the Undertaker and the Corpse That Steals Living Men's Faces.

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Rainbow Boy

No, this isn't the mascot for Skittles candy. This is Rainbow Boy, aka Jay Watson, a boy genius who has harnessed the power of the rainbow to fight crime. While it's cool that he can move at the speed of light, he never reaches his potential. And his outfit is ridiculous.

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Skateman

Neal Adams (Avengers, X-Men, Batman, Green Arrow) is a comic book legend but he misses the mark with Billy Moon/Skateman, a Vietnam vet. Gruesomely violent, Skateman only lasted one issue.

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The Bouncer

This isn't a bouncer at a downtown nightclub, this superhero's power is the ability to bounce like a rubber ball. That's how he defeats dastardly villains like the Glow Worm and Mr. Lucifer.

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U.S. 1

Ulysses Solomon Archer is a truck driving hero.  A genius and a great athlete who can control his rig, named U.S. 1, with his mind, his only goal is to stop the murderous Highwayman. Along the way he takes on villains such as Baron von Blimp and the Chicken Colonel.

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