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* In the 1925 version of ''Literature/BenHur'', Messala (Francis X. Bushman) famously wears a leather helmet with small wings.
* In ''Film/JasonAndTheArgonauts'', Hermes himself appears, wearing a bronze helmet with small wings.
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** In ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfWonderWoman2016'' Diana once more needs winged god forged additions to her boots in order to fly, up until the final pages where Gaia grants Diana powers including flight as her final act before fading away.


* Prior to learning of her divine parentage and having the block on most of her natural demigod powers removed the second ComicBook/{{Wondergirl}} wore the actual talaria of Hermes to achieve flight.

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** As originally envisioned Wonder Woman could not fly naturally and had to wear the sandals of Hermes to fly without her plane. Later versions of her could fly, and wore the winged sandals to fly through dimensional barriers instead.
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Prior to learning of her divine parentage and having the block on most of her natural demigod powers removed the second ComicBook/{{Wondergirl}} wore the actual talaria of Hermes to achieve flight.flight.
** While ComicBook/{{Artemis}} was acting as Wonder Woman she had to wear winged sandals over the boots in order to fly as she cannot fly naturally.

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* An OVA of ''LightNovel/AccelWorld'' featured the main characters of Nega Nebulous got dragged into the dying game of Accel Assault, a predecessor of their own Brain Burst. Their characters become a scrambled mixture of their on-line avatars and their Brain Burst avatars, with MC Haruyuki's pink pig getting mixed with his armored WingedHumanoid to become an armored pig with wings in his ears.

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* Ambisextra from ''WesternAnimation/{{Gandahar}}'' (also titled ''Light Years'') has a bald head with birdlike wings at the sides. These wings are always seen deployed as if for flight, though she's never seen using them.
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* Prior to learning of her divine parentage and having the block on most of her natural demigod powers removed the second ComicBook/{{Wondergirl}} wore the actual talaria of Hermes to achieve flight.



* Hermes/Mercury of course. The winged sandals (named Talaria) were made by Hephaestus/Vulcan, made of gold, and were the source of Hermes power of swift flight. Thus it's natural for speedster type characters to homage Hermes, or his gear, in their design.

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* Hermes/Mercury of course. The winged sandals (named Talaria) were made of imperishable gold by Hephaestus/Vulcan, made of gold, Hephaestus/Vulcan and were the source of Hermes power of swift flight. Thus it's natural for speedster type characters to homage Hermes, or his gear, in their design.


Related to WingedHumanoid. See also HelicopterHair, EarWings, HairWings, and HatOfFlight.

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Related to WingedHumanoid. See also HelicopterHair, EarWings, HairWings, HatOfFlight, and HatOfFlight.
TrickedOutShoes.


* Fanny from ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear [[SuperDeformed Petit]]'' and its sequel is a NurseWithGoodIntentions who searches for Dr. Baldhead, the man who saved her life when she was younger, unaware that he now operates under the alias of Faust. Her cap is adorned with wings that appear to be cosmetic and may serve as a reference to the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caduceus caduceus.]]

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* Fanny from ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear [[SuperDeformed Petit]]'' and its sequel is a NurseWithGoodIntentions who searches for Dr. Baldhead, the man who saved her life when she was younger, unaware that he now operates under the alias of Faust. Her cap is adorned with wings that appear to be are mostly cosmetic (they only [[HatOfFlight flap]] while Fanny is [[VideoGameDashing air dashing]]) and may serve as a reference to the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caduceus caduceus.]]


** The dragon type Pokémon, Dragonair has wings on the sides of its head.
** Winona, the flying type gym leader from ''VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire'', has tufts of hair that are shaped like wings that stick out of her aviator helmet and goggles. It is for stylistic purposes only, though.
* The heroine of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfValkyrie'' and, by extension due to TheCameo, Cassandra's third outfit in ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 2'' have ornamental wings (which are later obtainable as parts for creating a character in the third and fourth games).

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** The dragon type Pokémon, Dragon-type Pokémon Dragonair has wings on the sides of its head.
** Winona, the flying type gym leader Flying-type Gym Leader from ''VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire'', has tufts of hair that are shaped like wings that stick out of her aviator helmet and goggles. It is for stylistic purposes only, though.
* The heroine of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfValkyrie'' and, by extension due to TheCameo, Cassandra's third outfit in ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 2'' ''[[VideoGame/SoulSeries Soulcalibur II]]'' have ornamental wings (which are later obtainable as parts for creating a character in the third and fourth games).



* ''VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}}'' has the Aensland sisters, Morrigan and Lilith, a pair of HornyDevils who each have a second pair of bat wings extending from the sides of her head in addition to the [[WingedHumanoid more traditional pair on her back]].

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* ''VideoGame/{{Darkstalkers}}'' has the Aensland sisters, Sisters, Morrigan and Lilith, a pair of HornyDevils who each have a second pair of bat wings extending from the sides of her their head in addition to the [[WingedHumanoid more traditional pair on their backs]].
* Fanny from ''VideoGame/GuiltyGear [[SuperDeformed Petit]]'' and its sequel is a NurseWithGoodIntentions who searches for Dr. Baldhead, the man who saved
her back]].life when she was younger, unaware that he now operates under the alias of Faust. Her cap is adorned with wings that appear to be cosmetic and may serve as a reference to the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caduceus caduceus.]]


The TropeMaker for these wings, is Hermes/Mercury, the messenger of the gods. Because of this, many characters that have worn the [[SymbolicWings winged helmet or winged sandals]] that are reminiscent to the ones he wore. They also tend to be quite swift in their movements.

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The TropeMaker for these wings, wings is Hermes/Mercury, the messenger of the gods. Because of this, many characters that have worn the [[SymbolicWings winged helmet or winged sandals]] that are reminiscent to the ones he wore. They also tend to be quite swift in their movements.





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* They're merely decorative, but TheFlash has wingtips on the head of his costume.

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They're merely decorative, but TheFlash Flash has wingtips on the head of his costume.






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* The Spirit of the Post in ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' is a golden statue with a winged helmet, winged sandals and a winged fig leaf. Moist, as Postmaster and possible avatar, gets [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/91/Discworld_Postal.jpg a gold postman's hat with real pigeon wings attached to it, and a matching pair of boots]]. (There's also some kind of elasticated arrangement, but he decides to forgo this.)

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* The Spirit of ''Jack Flash'', a campy 1950s strip in the Post in ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' is British comic ''ComicStrip/TheBeano'', was about a golden statue with a winged helmet, winged sandals and a winged fig leaf. Moist, as Postmaster and possible avatar, gets [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/91/Discworld_Postal.jpg a gold postman's hat with real pigeon boy from Mercury who could fly. He had little wings attached to it, and a matching pair of boots]]. (There's also some kind of elasticated arrangement, but he decides to forgo this.)
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* Hermes/Mercury of course. The winged sandals (named Talaria) were made by Hephaestus/Vulcan, made of gold, and were the source of Hermes power of swift flight. Thus it's natural for speedster type characters to homage Hermes, or his gear, in their design.

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* Hermes/Mercury of course. The Spirit of the Post in ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' is a golden statue with a winged helmet, winged sandals (named Talaria) were made by Hephaestus/Vulcan, made of gold, and were the source a winged fig leaf. Moist, as Postmaster and possible avatar, gets [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/91/Discworld_Postal.jpg a gold postman's hat with real pigeon wings attached to it, and a matching pair of Hermes power boots]]. (There's also some kind of swift flight. Thus it's natural for speedster type characters elasticated arrangement, but he decides to homage Hermes, or his gear, in their design.
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* ''Jack Flash'', a campy 1950s strip in the British comic ''ComicStrip/TheBeano'', was about a boy from Mercury who could fly. He had little wings on his ankles.

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* ''Jack Flash'', a campy 1950s strip in Hermes/Mercury of course. The winged sandals (named Talaria) were made by Hephaestus/Vulcan, made of gold, and were the British comic ''ComicStrip/TheBeano'', was about a boy from Mercury who could fly. He had little wings on source of Hermes power of swift flight. Thus it's natural for speedster type characters to homage Hermes, or his ankles.
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** The dragon type pokemon, Dragonair has wings on the sides of it's head.

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** The dragon type pokemon, Pokémon, Dragonair has wings on the sides of it's its head.



* The heroine of ''ValkyrieNoDensetsu'' and, by extension due to TheCameo, Cassandra's third outfit in ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 2'' have ornamental wings (which are later obtainable as parts for creating a character in the third and fourth games).

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* The heroine of ''ValkyrieNoDensetsu'' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfValkyrie'' and, by extension due to TheCameo, Cassandra's third outfit in ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 2'' have ornamental wings (which are later obtainable as parts for creating a character in the third and fourth games).






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* Demonica from ''WebAnimation/MyJungleBookYourYear'' has wings on the side of her head. They change from black to white when she transforms.
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* Demonica from ''MyJungleBookYourYear'' has wings on the side of her head. They change from black to white when she transforms.



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* Twister from ''RocketPower'' has the ornamental version of these wings on his helmet.

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* Twister from ''RocketPower'' ''WesternAnimation/RocketPower'' has the ornamental version of these wings on his helmet.





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* Anyone in ''Anime/StrikeWitches'' who has a bird as a familiar sprout out small wings on their head while using their magic, as birds don't have ears to depict the Witches with.


* ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''
** Nanoha's Flier Fin and its upgraded version, Axel Fin.

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** Nanoha's flight spell Flier Fin and its upgraded version, Axel Fin.



** Subaru's Full Drive gives [[RollerbladeGood Mach Caliber]] wings, but since she already has NotQuiteFlight, it just increases her speed instead.

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** Subaru's [[CastFromHP Full Drive Drive]] gives [[RollerbladeGood Mach Caliber]] wings, but since she already has NotQuiteFlight, it just increases her speed instead.


* [[Franchise/LyricalNanoha Nanoha's]] Flier Fin and its upgraded version, Axel Fin.

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Flier Fin and its upgraded version, Axel Fin.Fin.
** Reinforce has a pair of wings on her head to go with the two pairs on her back. They were removed in the movie continuity.
** Subaru's Full Drive gives [[RollerbladeGood Mach Caliber]] wings, but since she already has NotQuiteFlight, it just increases her speed instead.

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