Maxim Boniface (Character)

Alias: Shadowman

Publisher: Valiant Comics

Created by: Andy Diggle, Shawn Martinbrough and Stephen Segovia

1st appearance: Shadowman v5 #4, 2018

Nationality: American

Team Affiliations: Unknown

Legal Status: Unknown

Height: 5’10       Weight: 160 lbs

Eyes: Brown      Hair: Black

Relatives: Josiah Boniface, Jack Boniface, (Descendants), Unnamed son (Deceased), Leroy Boniface (Grandson, deceased)

Skills and Abilities: Skilled armed and unarmed combatant

Powers: Symbiotic relationship with a shadow Loa/Spirit passed along his bloodline granting him an assortment of powers and abilities.


Maxim Boniface was the Shadowman during the 60’s. He had a great command of the Shadowman powers. He controlled the spirit by his mastery of playing the Jazz Saxophone. Jack took a trip through his life when he was trying to understand the Shadowman powers [Shadowman v5 #4, 2018].


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 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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