Black History Month: Characters We Should See More Of – Part I
More from Nightwing17. If you liked the Honorable Mentions, here’s Part I. Fun fact: John Stewart first appeared in the infamous Green Lantern/Green Arrow team-up, which our older readers may remember from this review.
There are probably lots of best black superhero lists out there, but I don’t know that it’s terribly useful for one fallible comic reader to try to rank the diverse and varied black characters of comics (and I admit that the white part of me is not entirely sure that numbering African-Americans is the best way to celebrate the month). Instead I thought I would write up a list of black characters who aren’t being utilized as well as I think they deserve. Whether they’re minor characters who could be more or veritable icons who have lost their spark; whether they’re struggling to find their voice or simply not getting the screen-time they deserve, here’s my list of black comic characters who we should be…
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