S.T.R.I.P.E. (Special Tactics Robotic Integrated Power Enhancer) is a superhero in the DC Comics universe. S.T.R.I.P.E. is a powered armor suit invented and worn by Patrick "Pat" Dugan, the former adult sidekick to teenage superhero Sylvester Pemberton, the Star-Spangled Kid. "Stripesy", as he is often called, is a gifted mechanic who built the Star Rocket Racer, a bubble-topped limousine with the functions of a rocket and helicopter. Together, they were members of the Seven Soldiers of Victory and the All-Star Squadron. Stripesy was created by Jerry Siegel(co-creator of Superman) and Hal Sherman, and first appeared in Action Comics #40 (September 1941).