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100 Black Superheroes

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  • 1st appearance of T'Challa, the Black Panther
  • Black Panther is the world's first mainstream black superhero in comic books
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  • 1st appearance of Bill Foster, later becomes Black Goliath
  • 1st team appearance of Sons of the Serpent
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  • 1st appearance and origin of the Falcon, the first African-American superhero in mainstream comics
  • *Black Panther was from the African nation of Wakanda
  • 1st appearance of Redwing, Falcon's falcon
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  • 1st independent title with a black superhero headlining the series
  • *pre-dated Marvel's Luke Cage, Hero For Hire
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  • 1st appearance of Mal Duncan, the first black hero in DC Comics, later becomes the Guardian
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  • 1st appearance of Butterfly, the first black female superhero published outside of DC and Marvel comics
  • 1st appearance of Brice Reese, a vigilante with a customized motorcycle that included a flamethrower
  • *a precursor to Ghost Rider, also created by Gary Friedrich
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  • 1st appearance of Green Lantern, John Stewart
  • *the Arroverse finale hinted at John Diggle (stepfather's last name, Stewart) could be in possession of a Green Lantern ring
  • 2nd appearance of Green Lantern, Guy Gardner
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Luke Cage, the first black superhero to headline a series in mainstream comics
  • 1st appearance of Diamondback, Comanche and Shades
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  • 1st appearance of Nubia, Wonder Woman's sister and the first black super-powered female in DC Comics
  • Reintroduction of Wonder Woman's original costume
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  • 1st appearance of Blade
  • *a new Blade film coming from Marvel announced at SDCC 2019
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  • 1st appearance of Brother Voodoo
  • *rumored to be in Doctor Strange 2: In The Multiverse of Madness (on The Spec Deck since Jan 3, 2019)
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  • 1st appearance of Deathlok, Luther Manning
  • 1st appearance of Major Ryker
  • 1st professional interior published artwork in comics by George Perez
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  • 1st appearance of Misty Knight, the first black female Marvel hero without superpowers
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  • 1st team appearance of the new X-Men: Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus, Thunderbird and Wolverine
  • 1st appearance of Storm
  • 2nd full appearance of Wolverine and the 1st time "snikt" is used to represent the sound of his claws popping
  • 1st appearance of Nightcrawler
  • 1st appearance of Thunderbird, John Proudstar
  • 1st appearance of Colossus
  • 1st appearance of Illyana Rasputin as a child
  • 1st appearance of Krakoa, the Living Island
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  • 1st appearance of Spider-Woman, Valerie the Librarian from The Electric Company TV show
  • * the first black woman to identify as Spider-Woman (outside of continuity)
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  • 1st appearance of Karen Beecher, later becomes Bumblebee
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Black Lightning
  • 1st appearance of Tobias Whale
  • 1st solo title featuring a black hero at DC
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  • 1st appearance of Benjamin Turner as the Bronze Tiger
  • *rumored to be played by Idris Alba in Suicide Squad 2
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Calypso, a Haitian woman and practitioner of Voodoo
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  • 1st team appearance of the new Teen Titans: Robin, Wonder Girl, Kid Flash, Cyborg, Raven, Beast Boy and Starfire)
  • 1st appearance of Raven
  • 1st appearance of Cyborg
  • 1st appearance of Starfire
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  • Rare, single issue produced by Leader Comics Group to introduce a positive black role model into the lives of children
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  • 1st appearance of Vixen, the first black female member of the Justice League of America
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  • 1st appearance of Captain Marvel, Monica Rambeau, later becomes Photon
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Cloak & Dagger
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  • 1st appearance and origin of Amazing Man, Will Everett
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  • 1st published artwork in the comic book industry by Erik Larsen
  • 1st appearance of Megaton, a black man born with two hearts who was able to survive an experimental super soldier procedure
  • 1st appearance of Vanguard
  • 1st appearance of Berzerker
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  • 1st appearance of Onyx Adams, a member of the League of Assassins
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  • 1st appearance of Amanda Waller, director of the Suicide Squad [confirmed Voila Davis]
  • 1st appearance of Captain Marvel after Crisis on Infinite Earths integrated the Fawcett characters into the DC Universe
  • 1st appearance of Brimstone
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  • 1st appearance of Lemar Hoskins as Battlestar
  • *strongly rumored to be in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Disney+ series
  • 1st appearance of Rock Python
  • 1st cameo appearance of Coachwhip
  • 1st cameo appearance of Boomslang
  • 1st appearance of Left-Winger and Right-Winger
  • Cover homage of Daredevil #43
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  • 1st cameo team appearance of The New Warriors: Marvel Boy, Nova, Night Thrasher, Namorita, Speedball and Firestar
  • 1st cameo appearance of Night Thrasher, founder of The New Warriors

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