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The 10 Greatest Super Heroes Not From Comic Books


7) Captain Planet

Ted Turner's creative brainchild may have crammed his message of ecological awareness down kids' throats back in the day, but that isn't to say we didn't love watching the tree-hugging exploits of Captain Planet and his Planeteers. Summoned by combining the elemental forces of earth, fire, wind, water, and—it's hard to say this with a straight face—heart (*immature snickering*), Captain Planet would exercise his omnipotent mojo to clean up the Earth-destroying disasters wrought by the show's cast of Eco-Villains.

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