Sometimes its easier to name green or red Hulk Vision Martian Manhunter etc heroes than it is to name a black one. There was a criminally small percentage of Black women in comics.
Henry Johnson created a suit of armor in response to the death and then return of the Clark Kent Superman.
Black superheroes. See more ideas about black comics superhero black characters. Not enough diversity at all. This was the start of Blaxploitation superheroes in cinema.
His father chose to save his life using experimental technology. In fact Black Panther in particular has been a consistently strong book over the years that will no doubt provide a lot of great material for a ton of films down the line. The first black hero was Abar The First Black Superman in 1977.
He later joined the Justice League and became one of the most famous black superheroes of all time Cyborg. When superheroes first appeared in comic books many minority groups were heavily underrepresented. 12 Black superheroes from US comics Black Lightning 1977 Jefferson Pierce born in the slums of a big city manages to break out of his environment and wins Olympic gold as a decathlete.
A list of the greatest black superheroes of the DC Universe. The All-New Super Friends Hour. Are there enough black superheroes in Marvel DC Comics Dark Horse or any other catalogue.
Black Spider The Eric Needham Detective Comics 463 1976 Black Vulcan. Cassius Bannister All-Out War 1 Black Lightning. Willie Walker New Gods.
Jun 3 2021 – Nuff said. 163 rows Black Eagle Lt. Black Panther and Misty Knight are my favorite mainstream black superheroes and Midnight Tiger is easily my favorite Indy black Superhero.
Black Lightning 1 1977 Tony Isabella Trevor Von Eeden Black Racer. Jefferson Pierce Justice League Outsiders. Even when a Black super hero did exist they didnt get the exposure they deserved.
Movies that followed with a similar plot were The Meteor Man 1993 Blankman 1994 and Steel 1997. Who said that the only heroes in tights and capes had to be white. The best Black superheroes are every bit as iconic interesting and emotionally compelling as their peers.
New Gods 3 1971 Jack Kirby. Whether by himself or with the Fantastic Four or with the Avengers The Black Panther is a valuable ally to have and an incredible adversary to all that choose to fight him.