Divinity (Character)


Publisher: Valiant Entertainment

Created By: Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine

First Appearance: Divinity #1, 2015

Real Name: Abram Adams

Nationality: Afr0-Russian

Team Affiliation: Unknown

Legal Status: Unknown

Weight: 230 lbs                        Height: 6’1

Eyes: Brown                           Hair: Black

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and Abilities:  He has extensive training from the military in armed and unarmed combat.

Powers: Time travel powers, flight, Superhuman strength, teleportation, molecular rearrangement and a host of other unrevealed powers.

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Abandoned on the doorsteps of the Russian Foreign Minister in 1945, he was later adopted by a local family. His greatest desire was for new experiences. He was adopted but his parents eventually died making him a ward of the state. Abram was recruited into a secret government project as the civil rights movement raged in America. He dated a white woman by the name of Eva though he did not love her enough to leave the program.  When he was chosen as the person for the mission he ended the relationship with Eva. He was secretly sent into space and would return to earth in 50 years. Its unknown where his ship went but by the time he returned to earth he had gained vast superhuman powers and abilities [Divinity #1, 2015].

Upon gaining his powers and abilities he traveled back to the moment he was abandoned in 1945 simply to observe.


I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for Islandstage.net where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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    • March 11, 2015 at 3:40 am

      A little like Blue Marvel too

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  • March 12, 2015 at 10:39 pm

    The use of Russia as the story line setting is an aspect that you may want to reconsider to avoid unnecessary political polarization, neo-Cold War politics, etc. The same goes for the ‘CCCP’ moniker on Divinity’s helmet as part of his uniform … Not only is it outdated, and non-existent in contemporary Russia; but it also connotes a failed national experiment; as was the case with the space expedition that Divinity was sent on 50 years earlier. While the acronym does define the abbreviation of the Russian nation at the time of the space quest; it is divisive, and not a necessary aspect of Divinity’s armor going forward. Simple removal of it from the uniform will solve that so easily. The use of the term ‘white’ woman is not descriptive, baseless, and faulty considering our current understanding of how color codes were used to create race-based initiatives in our checkered, insensitive past. Modern customers of comic books, graphic novels and animation are much more knowledgeable and critical of organizations which are not informed and sensitive to issues of fairness, and respect for diversity. It is totally possible to be reality-based, thoughtful and entertaining at once. As an experienced researcher, writer and fan, I would love to assist you in other ways if you are open to that. Please keep up the great work. I look forward to enjoying your successes as a fan of the art form, and your unique brand of superhero development at Valiant.
    Mike Sandler

  • March 14, 2015 at 9:44 am

    I have more of a Doctor Manhattan than Icon or Blue Marvel kind of vibe, and I do like the Afro Russian character background. cant wait to read the whole series


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