Whether you like it or not, using Black as a superhero adjective is a thing in pop culture. Prominent heroes like Black Lightning or Black Mariah, down to lesser-known heroes like Viking The Black, suffer from this legacy stereotype. In some cases, like Black Panther, there is a story element defining the name choice. In many others, it’s an identifier for the hero or villain. Let’s talk about it in today’s episode.
Using Black as a Superhero Adjective
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