At one point illustrated by the great Matt Baker, the iconic Good Girl Phantom Lady premiered in 1941. Matt illustrated the famous 1948 vol. 1, #17 (Right), cited by 'Seduction of the Innocent': "Sexual stimulation by combining "headlights" with the sadist's dream of tying up a woman".
It seems Dr Wertham had an active imagination!
See also Strong
Women in Comics