Category: Black Comic-Books

Comic-books that star Black characters.

URBAN SHOGUN and STREET TEAM

I discovered Urban Shogun a few years ago via it’s website HERE. It is an exciting series of webcomics originally created by James Mason, also known as MASE, which features a multicultural cast of urban youths utilizing their martial arts skills on the streets. I was very happy when he collected some of his best…

DZIVA JONES

This little gem is like a preview book, with just 9 pages of story, which sets up the status quo of the character. Dziva Jones was created by Aminah Amour, who wrote this issue, as a Black heroine that stands out from the rest. As the text on the inside of the front cover says:…

THE BLACKEST TERROR #1

The Black Terror is a superhero that exists in the “public domain,” which means that the original copyright and trademarks have expired and so anyone can use the character. For the past few years, Dynamite Comics have been utilizing him, and several other public domain superheroes, in various books, including the Project Superpowers miniseries’, and…

PLATYPUS VS. MONKEY #1

I have written before about my love for comic-book anthologies and this is the newest one that I have discovered. This book has short stories by different creative teams in it. The book opens with the cover-story, PLATYPUS VS. MONKEY by Mark Stancil, Wilfredo Torress & Brian Hardison. It’s 18 pages long, and tells the…