The first female black superhero introduced to the comic book world was Butterfly. She opened the gateway to many female black superhero characters. She not very well known and she was short lived. She had only two appearances in a comic called Hell-Rider. The character debuted in the first issue of Hell-Rider which was published in August 1971 a black and white superhero action comics series. The creator of the comic book series was Gary Friedrich who worked with other various comic book artists such as Mike Esposito, Ross Andru, Rich Buckler, Dick Ayers, John Celardo, and Syd Shore. Butterfly was the first female hero who was Ms. Marian Michaels a singer and by late night the super-heroine Butterfly.
The Marvel Universe date as far back as the 1939. And over the years, many of our favorite character stories have been expounded on.,reiterate and also revamped. With that being said., my next nomination goes to Riri Williams, a.k.a Iron Heart.
You’ve probably noticed this by now but I have a huge Marvel bias. Drey more of a DC girl and Alice has more of anime bias. So because of this, I tried really hard to balance out my choices but to be honest. I don’t think I really did.
But today nomination goes out to America Chavez a.k.a Miss America. The first Latin American from the LGBT community to headline her own Comic. Continue reading
The ball has bounced into my court once again.
My selection for Day 21 goes out to another Marvel Runaways character.
Prince Xavin of the Skrull Royal Family
Day 6 dedication goes out to the Runaways Gertrude Yorkes a.k.a Arsenic. So where do I even begin? Other than her telepathic link with Old Lace, she has virtually no powers. But somehow managed to survive a shit load of trouble. Continue reading
I haven’t been doing much writing as of late but I’ve made a point to stay on top of my blog reading. And if I can, like and comment more because I’m really bad with that. I’m strolling through my feed and find a post labelled: The Comic Vault Is Nominated For A Second Mystery Blogger Award. Out of curiosity, I click it, read through and what do you know I was also nominated.
First off, Thank you Jamie. Aside from the fact that I comment somewhat often, it never occurred to me that our blog was even on your radar. So major shout out to you. I really enjoy reading your posts. This means a lot to me. Secondly, If you’re a fan of Marvel or DC Comics. You’ll definitely want to check him out on The Comic Vault. F.Y.I he does a pretty awesome Red Hood Cosplay.
LeSean Thomas is Producer, Director and artist in the field of animation. This Bronx Native has travelled the world not only working in the States but abroad in both Japan and South Korea. I’ve been a fan of his work for a number of years. I am proud to announce, that LeSean Thomas will be attending Anime NYC. Continue reading