13 African American Heroes Who Replaced White Ones Comic Book Characters

13 African American Heroes Who Replaced White Ones

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Marvel Comics made headlines by replacing their Ultimate version of Peter Parker with a new half black, half Latino Spider-Man named Miles Morales. A lot of fans got in a huff about it, but this is hardly the first time someone of African descent has replaced a Caucasian comic book superhero. In the past several decades, this has almost become a comic book tradition, and these are some prominent examples.

List Criteria: Black comic book heroes that have replaced white ones

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    This isn't the first time the Captain America role has been filled by someone other than Steve Rogers. After saving the world (again), Steve lost the Super Soldier serum causing his actual age to catch up with him and being unable to continue fighting the good fight.

    The symbol, which is Captain America, needs to be filled.

    Sam Wilson, a.k.a. The Falcon, is prepared to step up to the plate. Having fought alongside Steve for several years, Sam has the experience to pull it off. 

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