Up in the sky, it’s NOT a bird, or a plane, and it’s probably not a black superhero.
For most of comic book history, black superheroes have been ignored, that is, until the 1960s. That’s when black superheroes descented on the hero genre in their tights and capes to save the world.
Up until this then, there where NO black superheroes and only a few black characters who regularly appeared in the most popular superhero stories.
This summer, we have Hancock. But many came before him …