Seven Soldiers of Victory. The Seven Soldiers of Victory is a team of superheroes consisting of Crimson Avenger, Wing, Green Arrow, Speedy, Shining Knight, Star-Spangled Kid, Stripesy, and Vigilante. They first team up to fight the Hand, who has brought together various villains each individual member of the Soldiers had fought. The team stays together to fight other villains, including the time traveling Dr. Doome (who can summon armies from the past), the Golden Skull (who pays super-criminals to steal an experimental age-reversal ray from the government), Mr. X, the “chameleon of crime,” and the Sense Master, who is paralyzed inside a breathing dome and uses a robot body to move. The Seven Soldiers appear in stories with titles like “”The Stone People,” “Beware! The Black Star Shines” and “The Radium Robots.”
First Appearance: Leading Comics #1 (DC), Winter 1941-1942. 14 appearances, 1941-1945. Created by Mort Weisinger and Mort Meskin.
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