186) Flight

Flight – The combination of being able to levitate and go in a particular direction. The second most ubiquitous super power after super strength.

Literary Critique of Flight

Superman is one of the earliest examples of a super hero that can fly.


Flight is ubiquitous and generally comes as part of a superpower package.  For example, the entire Legion of Super-Heroes (DC) can fly because of their Legion Flight Ring.  However, there are some heroes whose only and/or main power is the ability to fly and are listed here.

The Arabian Knight (Marvel) has a magic flying carpet in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe V1 #1.


The Black Condor (DC) can fly in DC Who’s Who V1 #2.


The Red Raven (Marvel) can fly and his origin story is told in Marvel Premiere #29.


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