Who was the first comic book hero to have a bullet proof uniform?

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    Its scope is too broad. So, its off-topic here. See FAQ of the site..
    – user931
    Commented Aug 10, 2012 at 6:53
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    @SachinShekhar, it seems on topic to me. Comics involving bulletproof uniforms would generally be science fiction or fantasy, and it has a definite answer. (I've no idea what it is, but it has one.)
    – cjm
    Commented Aug 10, 2012 at 8:19
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    @cjm The hit point isn't that. Its scope is too broad, that's why its off-topic.
    – user931
    Commented Aug 10, 2012 at 8:36

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Godlike beings like Enki (6000 BC) and Superman (1938) can use their aura to protect things close to them:


But more human superheroes like Batman (1939) and Phoenix Jones (2010) simply use ballistic vests. As far as I know, Batman was the first comic book hero with a bulletproof uniform, but there may be earlier ones, like The Phantom (1936).

The Batman The Phantom

  • In Smallville, Supes' suit is bulletproof. Commented Sep 11, 2012 at 11:55
  • Why the downvote? Should i quote the "suit is bulletproof" sentence from the Batman article? Commented Oct 24, 2012 at 22:46

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