12/02/2014

Captain America (Sam Wilson)
Here are 11 great superheroes that used to be White. Changing a superhero's gender or race is an old trope and is done a lot in comics. Usually it feels like a gimmick and doesn't have any lasting value. But, every now and then, a hero gets created that transcends the stereotype and becomes a strong character on it's own regardless of the ethnicity.

Here are 11 amazing superheroes that started out as "black versions" of popular characters.



Which is your favorite superhero that started out as a black version of another hero? Do you think changing the race of a character makes a difference? Should there be more minorities in comic books?

You Might Also Like



Skip the box office lines. Buy movie tickets in advance at Fandango.com.

If you enjoyed this, then please use the buttons below to tell your friends about this post! Follow us! Email | RSSTwitter | Facebook

4 comments:

Clarissa Draper said...

Iron Man would be better as a black character.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Invisible Kid was a big improvement...

Pat Dilloway said...

I liked the Miles Morales and Jason Rusch comics I've read.

Tony Laplume said...

Sadly, the new Aqualad barely had a chance to exist before the DC reboot.

AddThis

Subscribe to RSS Feed Follow me on Twitter!