Guide to Black Comic Book Creators

Black Comic Book Artists. Black Superheroes Represent the Black African American comic culture. Creators in the field of comics include illustrators, artists, writers, historians and individuals in the comics industry.

The Falcon—Marvel Avengers

The Falcon is soaring into the animated Avengers Assemble. Learn his secret origin in this comprehensive collecti on of his formative adventures! Witness all the action as Sam Wilson, along with his trained falcon Redwing, battles to save his fellow Harlem residents from slumlords, evades a malfunctioning Sentinel, and takes on the megawatt menace Electro!

Butterfly: The First Black Superheroine

Premiering in Hell-Rider magazine from 1971 during the Bronze Age, The Butterfly was the very first African-American comic book superheroine! Marian Michaels leads a double-life not only as a hit Vegas nightclub singer, but as the masked maiden known as Butterfly. Aside from being a hand-to-hand combat expert, Butterfly also uses blinding light effects, suction gloves, and a jumping jet pack to fight the forces of evil! She clashes with the crafty Claw and his clan of costumed cat-men, plus the Grand Master along with the Brothers of the Crimson Cross! 

Luke Cage Epic Collection

Luke Cage burst onto the comics scene in 1972 as the “Hero for Hire!” Equal parts Marvel Method and Blaxploitation boldness, Cage was a new kind of hero for a new era, the historic first African American character to headline his own series. Cage’s adventures depicted New York City’s 1970s grit and the plight of its people with a realism that was gripping in its time, all while incorporating larger-than-life villains, including Black Mariah and Doctor Doom! This Epic Collection presents page after page of classic Luke Cage adventures, including his amazing origin, his growing relationship with Claire Temple, the first appearance of Cottonmouth, a battle against Iron Man and a fight to the finish with a classic Marvel foe for the name Power Man!

$ 185.00
Swarovski Dextera pendant, Octagon shape, Small, Black, Ruthenium plated

Luke Cage, Iron Fist & the Heroes for Hire

Luke Cage and Danny Rand reunite in team-ups with Spider-Man and … Sabretooth?! And they’re just in time to relaunch the expanded Heroes For Hire! A super-villain prison break inspires Iron Fist to fill the void left by the Avengers and Fantastic Four — but his ex-partner Luke will take some convincing. Hercules and White Tiger are eager recruits, but is the Hulk a joiner? Maybe She-Hulk would be a better fit. A transformed Black Knight rides in, and Luke has his arm twisted by the Master of the World. But will he stay after Power Man battles Iron Fist? The team will face Deviants, Punisher and the Thunderbolts — there must be a little room left for Ant-Man to help out.

Black Goliath 1st Issue (1976)

Dr. Bill Foster, also known as Black Goliath, the second Giant-Man, and the fourth Goliath, is a fictional character, a comic book superhero in the Marvel Comics universe.

Black Girl Superhero Coloring Book

Shuri and T’Challa: Into the Heartlands

Twelve-year-old Shuri is a lot of things. Scientist. Princess. All around cooler person than her pain-in-the-butt big brother, T’Challa. Shuri knows she could do so much more to help Wakanda, but everyone is obsessed with the prince because he’s the next Black Panther. That is, until Soul Washing Day, one of the most important rituals of Wakandan society.

Shuri, The Princess of Wakanda

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Titan Hero Series, 12-Inch-Scale Action Figure

Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books

Hear the riveting stories of Black artists who drew–mostly covertly behind the scenes–superhero, horror, and romance comics in the early years of the industry. The book is gorgeously illustrated with rare examples of each artist’s work, including full stories from mainstream comic books from rare titles like All-Negro Comics and Negro Heroes, plus unpublished artist’s photos.

All Negro Comics (1947)

This is the first issue of All-Negro Comics, jam-packed with fast action, African Adventure, good clean humor and fantasy. Every brush stroke and pen line in the drawings on these pages are by negro artists. This publication is another milestone in the splendid history of negro journalism. It was the Golden Age of Comics, the 1940s.

Black Lightning Comic Book (1977-1978)

Black Lightning’s first solo series and origin story! With the power to generate electricity from within, Jefferson Pierce has donned a colorful costume and the secret identity of Black Lightning! However, it will take all of his abilities to protect his Metropolis neighborhood of Suicide Slum from those who seek to destroy it. With guest appearances by Superman and some familiar villains, Black Lightning makes DC Comics history.

Black Lightning: Brick City Blues (1995-1996)

When violent urban decay overwhelms his city and threatens to destroy those around him, long-absent hero Black Lightning returns to dispense his own electrifying brand of justice.

Currently featuring characters from the hit TV series on The CW network! Written by the co-creator of Black Lightning, Tony Isabella, whose original work on the character comes full circle in this thrilling, never-before collected series!

The world’s a very different place from the one schoolteacher Jefferson Pierce once knew, and Black Lightning isn’t the same hero he was. Older and wiser, Black Lightning reluctantly resurfaces with a ferocious new look and a dangerous edge in a city desperately needing a hero.

DC Fandome Blerd & Boujee. Promotional artwork by Marcus Williams

Black Lightning: Year One

Black Lightning begins! Get to know Jefferson Pierce, a.k.a. Black Lightning, before his starring turn in the CW’s Black Lightning TV show!
It’s been years since Olympic gold medalist Jefferson Pierce ran from a past plagued by his father’s murder and a superhuman power he couldn’t understand. In that time, decay has transformed his home, Metropolis’ Southside, into the notorious “Suicide Slum.”
Accompanied by his wife and daughter, Pierce returns to make a difference in his old community as the new principal of Garfield High School. But there’s a storm of lawlessness sweeping Southside, fueled by corrupt politician Tobias Whale, the mysterious Swann, and his criminal organization, the One Hundred.
Strengthened by his family, old friends and the Man of Steel’s support, Jefferson Pierce must now harness the electrical powers he once feared to become a beacon of hope…and strike down crime as Black Lightning!

DC Fandome Blerd & Boujee. Promotional artwork by Marcus Williams

LEGO Marvel Black Panther, King T’Challa Model Building Kit

This Collectible Black Panther super hero buildable model features the head with mask, chest and hands with jointed fingers that detach. This captivating display piece in celebration of Marvel Studios’ Infinity Saga comes with a sturdy base and attached logo plaque. Bring the style and spirit of the Marvel Cinematic Universe into your home and build this 2,961 piece LEGO Marvel collectible construction project. This LEGO Marvel Avengers collectible item makes a great Black Panther birthday gift idea for film, super hero or model making fans.

Black Panther: The Battle for Wakanda

The sacred Mound is being attacked by an evil cult and Wakandans are growing angry with their new king, T’Challa, aka the Super Hero Black Panther. So it’s bad timing when Black Panther receives a call from the Avengers. There is strong evidence that the king has stolen a highly classified weapon. But how? Black Panther has been in Wakanda the entire time. With help from some familiar faces in S.H.I.E.L.D and some new ones like the Dora Milaje, Black Panther will battle the greatest threats Wakanda has ever faced.

Encyclopedia of Black Comics 

The Encyclopedia of Black Comics, focuses on people of African descent who have published significant works in the United States or have worked across various aspects of the comics industry. The book focuses on creators in the field of comics: inkers, illustrators, artists, writers, editors, Black comic historians, Black comic convention creators, website creators, archivists and academics—as well as individuals who may not fit into any category but have made notable achievements within and/or across Black comic culture.

Black Superheroes Coloring Book

These mighty Black superheroes are today’s Defenders of Justice, 21 extraordinary reminders that heroism begins at home and with self-care.

Miles Morales: SpiderMan

Miles Morales is just your average teenager. Dinner every Sunday with his parents, chilling out playing old-school video games with his best friend, Ganke, crushing on brainy, beautiful poet Alicia. He’s even got a scholarship spot at the prestigious Brooklyn Visions Academy. Oh yeah, and he’s Spider Man.

$ 185.00
Swarovski Spider-Man © MARVEL pendant, Red, Gold-tone plated

Bumblebee character design by Chris Samnee for World’s Finest: Teen Titans

Black Panther Epic Collection: Revenge of the Black Panther

Behold as the Black Panther sets out on adventures that only his co-creator, Jack Kirby, could conceive! T’Challa discovers the startling secret of King Solomon’s frog, encounters alien races, battles eternal samurai warriors – and so much more! The history of the Wakandans, their majestic city and their amazing technology are also explored with a power and passion that only Kirby could offer! Plus: The origins of Vibranium! An epic battle between the Black Panther, the Avengers and Ulysses Klaw! T’Challa returns to the American South to root out the evil Soul Strangler’s cult! And Peter B. Gillis and Denys Cowan craft a compelling and contemporary tale as the Black Panther fights apartheid in the neighboring nation of Azania.

$ 185.00
Swarovski Dextera pendant, Octagon shape, Small, Black, Ruthenium plated

LEGO® Black Panther

$ 185.00
Swarovski Dextera bracelet, Pavé, Mixed links, Black, Ruthenium plated

The DC Comics Encyclopedia

The definitive guide to the characters of the DC Multiverse and a vital addition to every comic book fan’s bookshelf.

Iconic Super Heroes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and The Flash have been transformed in recent years, along with many other DC characters. This new edition of the most comprehensive A-Z guide to DC’s pantheon of Super Heroes and Super-Villains includes the latest earth-shaking developments in the DC Multiverse, with profiles of more than 1,200 characters.

Justice League Infinity Comic Book

Storage Haus Comic Book Storage Box

Justice League of America—A Celebration of 60 Years

Black Adam: An Origin Story

Even Batman needs a crime-fighting canine by his side. But how did Ace become the Dark Knight’s loyal Bat-Hound?

Marvel Year By Year: A Visual History

Packed with artwork from the original comics, this chronological account traces the careers of Marvel Super Heroes such as The Avengers, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Guardians of the Galaxy, and the writers and artists who developed them. It also charts the real-life events that shaped the times and details Marvel landmarks in publishing, movies, and TV.

$ 33,000.00
Swarovski Batman, large, Limited Edition

$ 9,500.00
Swarovski Batmobile, Limited Edition

Milestone Compendium Two

A new volume of fan-favorite Milestone comics from the 90s are collected in this brilliant compendium edition featuring Static, Icon, Hardware and Blood Syndicate which includes the Worlds Collide crossover with the DC Universe featuring Superman, Superboy and Steel.

$ 145.00
Swarovski Smartphone case, Swan, iPhone® 14, Black

MONOPOLY: Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Edition Board Game

$ 950.00
Swarovski Black Panther © MARVEL necklace, Black Panther, Ruthenium plated

$ 185.00
Swarovski Black Panther © MARVEL pendant, Black Panther, Purple, Gold-tone plated

Black Girl Power: Black Super Hero Notebook

Black Superheroes are representing the Black African American culture. Black Girl Power is a powerful black super heroine notebook that features all of the Black Nationalists female squad. Great gift for comic book, magna, and anime lovers. 

Faber-Castell Comic Illustration Set

COMPLETE DRAWING KIT – This complete set features a variety of drawing tools any comic artist needs. This drawing kit includes: 3 Black Pitt Artist Pens, 6 Goldfaber Colored and Graphite Pencils, Pencil Sharpener, Mechanical TK pencil with blue Ink refills (used by the pros for initial sketches) and eraser.

MAKE YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK – From comic storytelling to creating your own comic book cover, the Comic Illustration Set will guide you along the way! Create unique characters like the Famazings superhero family and tell their visual story through creative illustration.

Guide to Black Comic Book Creators

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