Shadowman (2012) #3 Review

Shadowman’s first clash with the minions of Master Darque is about to cross the border between worlds and spill into the terrifying way station between our reality and the next… Welcome to the uncanny dominion known as Deadside! Trapped in the Deadside with no hope of rescue, Jack Boniface is on the run from the…

Wolverine And The X-men #24 Review

Date Night! Kitty and Iceman! And… Storm and Wolverine? Summary Above the Jean Grey School Storm speaks with now ex-husband T’challa/the Black Panther as they play chess. Before the finish however T’challa tells her to stay away from Wolverine. At the school Rachel takes the staff on a retreat while wolverine is left alone with…

Uncanny X-force (2013) #1 Review

THE DARKEST CORNERS OF THE MUTANT UNIVERSE: EXPOSED! The X-Men: sworn to protect a world that fears and hates them. UNCANNY X-FORCE: charged to deal with situations the X-Men fear and hate! Psylocke and Storm lead a new team of outcasts and scoundrels, including fan-favorite Puck, the villainous Spiral, and the mysterious Cluster. The first…

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Captain Universe (Character)

Real Name: Tamara Devoux Publisher: Marvel Comics Created by: Jonothan Hickman 1st appearance: Avengers (2013) #1, Nationality: Unknown Team Affiliations: Avengers Legal Status: Unknown Height:  5’8           Weight: 110 lbs Eyes: Brown           Hair: Black Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Unknown Powers: The Uni-Power is a symbiotic force theorized to have existed from the dawn…

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NightMask (Character)

Real Name: New Adam Alias:  Adam, BlackVeil Publisher: Marvel Comics Created by: Jonathon Hickman 1st appearance: Avengers (2013) #2, 2013 Nationality: Martian (Born on mars) Team Affiliations: Avengers Legal Status: Unknown Height:  6’2           Weight: Unknown Eyes: Brown           Hair: none Relatives: Ex Nihilo (Father/creator), Abyss (Mother/Creator) Skills and abilities: He apparently has knowledge of…

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Pantha (Character)

Real Name:  Rosabelle Mendez Alias: Subject X-24, X-24 Publisher: DC Comics Created by: Marv Wolfman and Tom Grummett 1st appearance: The New Titans #73, 1991 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Teen Titans Legal Status: Unknown Height: 5’9                                    Weight: Unknown Eyes: Yellow Green                        Hair: Auburn Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Skilled fighter Powers: Due to genetic…

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #16.1 Review

Summary At the Daily Bugle Betty Brant discovers the identity of the new Spider-man and tries to get Jonah to publish it but he won’t. She storms out and tries to sell the story to another publisher. In her apartment she is attacked by Venom. The Good Cover- Miles Morales in all his glory, a…

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Olivia Lewis (Character)

Alias: Livvie, Slingshot, Menagerie Publisher: Image Comics Created by: Jay Faerber and Mahmud A. Asrar 1st appearance: Dynamo 5 #1, 2007 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Dynamo 5 Legal Status: Unknown Height:  5’7           Weight: 120 lbs Eyes: Brown           Hair: Black Relatives: Captain Dynamo (Biological Father, Deceased), Hector Chang/Visionary (1/2 brother), Scatterbrain/Gage Reinhart (1/2 Brother), Scrap/Bridget…

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XS (Character)

Real Name: Jenni Ognats Alias: Black Flash, Jeni Publisher: DC Comics Created by: Tom McCraw and Jeff Moy. 1st appearance: Legionnaires #0, 2007 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Legion of Superheroes Legal Status: Unknown Height: 5’6                        Weight: 126 lbs Eyes: Amber                       Hair: Brown Relatives: Barry Allen/Flash (Grandfather), Iris Allen (Grandmother), Dawn Allen/Tornado Twin (Mother), Jeven…

Avengers (2013) #2 Review

The greatest heroes in comics together on one unbeatable team! Now shipping twice a month, the Avengers “go large,” expanding their roster and their sphere of influence to a global and even interplanetary level. When Captain America puts out his call – who will answer? Big threats, big ideas, big idealism – these are the…

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Pirouette (Character)

Real Name: Jo Beth Publisher: Marvel Comics Created by: Peter David and Mark Pacella 1st appearance: X-Factor #83, 1992 Nationality: Genoshan Team Affiliations: Unknown Legal Status: Unknown Height:  5’8           Weight: 110 lbs Eyes: Brown           Hair: Black Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Unknown Powers: Pirouette can spin at hurricane speeds, allowing her to fly short…

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Medea (Character)

Real Name: Medea Publisher: Marvel Comics Created by: 1st appearance: X-Men: Millennial Visions #1, 1992 Nationality: Unknown Team Affiliations: X-men Legal Status: Unknown Height:  5’9           Weight: 120 lbs Eyes: Unknown           Hair: White Relatives:Storm/Ororo Monroe (Mother), Gambit/Remy Lebeau (Father) Ashake (ancestor, deceased), Mr. Munroe (Paternal Great Grandfather), Harriet Munroe (Paternal Great Grandmother), unidentified Kenyan…

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Destiny Ajaye (Character)

  Publisher: Top Cow Comics Created by: Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman 1st appearance:Pilot Season: Genius #1, 2008 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Unknown Legal Status: Unknown Height:  5’8           Weight: 130 lbs Eyes: Brown           Hair: Black Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Innate leader with a great strategic and military mind. Also skilled in armed…

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Karan Ashley

Karan Ashley (born September 28, 1975) is an American actress best known for portraying Aisha Campbell the first African American female power ranger and the second yellow ranger in the history of the series. (Read our 2011 Interview with her here)

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Wildstreak (Character)

Real Name: Tamika Bowden Publisher: Marvel Comics Created by: Tom DeFalco and Herb Trimpe 1st appearance: Fantastic Four Annual #26, 1993 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: None Legal Status: Unknown Height: 5’8                         Weight: 125 lbs Eyes: Brown                        Hair: Brown Relatives: Unnamed Father, Unnamed Mother (Deceased) Skills and abilities: World class gymnast and athlete. Powers: Exoskeleton…

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Pilot Season: Genius #1

What if the greatest military mind of our generation was born in strife, surrounded by violence and combat since birth? When the gauntlet is dropped, the question isn’t “How did 17-year-old Destiny Ajaye unite the gangs of South Central into a killer army and declare war on the LAPD?” No, the question is, “Can anyone…

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Batwing #15 Review

Batwing and Dawn battle Father Lost in the streets of Tinasha! Father Lost’s new powers are proving too much for Batwing and his new ally…time for a last ditch effort that might just get them both killed! Summary Dawn lies on the floor dying as blood pours out of the wound created by Father Lost’s…

Shadowman (2012) #2 Review

Shadowman’s first night on the job may just be his last. Jack Boniface has become the next Shadowman, which would be great if he had any idea what he was doing. But he doesn’t and he’s out of time. Master Darque has dispatched the terrifying Mr. Twist to destroy Jack and the demonic creature is…

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Martha Washington (Character)

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Created by: Frank Miller 1st appearance: Give Me Liberty #1, 1990 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: PAX Peace Force Legal Status: Unknown Height:  5’10           Weight: 130 lbs Eyes: Brown           Hair: Black Relatives: Unnamed mother and two brothers (Deceased), Father (Status Unknown), Wassertein (Husband, deceased), Three Unnamed sons (Status Unknown) Skills and Abilities: Military…

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Neurotap (Character)

Real Name: Michelle Balters Publisher: Marvel Comics Created by: Fabian Nicieza and Jae Lee 1st appearance: X-Force Annual #2, 1993 Nationality: American Team Affiliations: The Strong Fundation Legal Status: Unknown Height: 5’6          Weight: 119 lbs Eyes: Yellow       Hair: Black Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Unknown Powers: Neurotap can send bio-pulses through the ocular cavity resulting in…

Dynamo 5 #1 Review

Captain Dynamo, the greatest super-hero in the world, was not the most faithful husband. Now he’s dead and his family is trying to piece together their lives. As his enemies descend on his unprotected city, Captain Dynamo’s widow rounds up his five illegitimate children, each of whom have inherited one of their father’s super-powers. Can…

New Avengers (2013) #1 Review

To prevent the collision of our universe with another, the Illuminati, led by the Black Panther, must assemble NOW! It’s the most powerful and brilliant team in the Marvel Universe–The Black Panther, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Black Bolt, Mister Fantastic, Namor the Sub-Mariner and The Beast–against an infinite legion of parallel realities. The Good Cover-The…

13 Comics To Read in 2013- Black Superhero Edition

Happy New Year one and all and we welcome 2013 and as I peruse other websites everyman is abuzz with lists of various series staring characters of European and alien origin but none centered around the Black Superhero genre. So without further adieu I give you the thirteen Comics with either Black leads or back…

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #16, #17 and #18 Review

UNITED WE STAND CONCLUSION Miles’ father goes to the detention area while the whole city is in chaos. Meanwhile, Spider-Man has invaded The Triskelion and looks foward to join the Ultimates. ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: New president elected! What I thought For the most part the art was good especially in the more frantic and…