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African American Comic Book Heroes Who Replaced White Ones

Updated July 13, 2020 657.1k views14 items

List RulesBlack comic book heroes that have replaced white ones.

Marvel Comics has 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.

It's unfortunate that the "Black superhero" isn't more commonplace, but these Black Marvel characters and Black DC characters are a step in the right direction.

Which optic white superheroes will be re-born as Black superheroes and given a new lease on life? Only time will tell.