blaxploitation

Quincredible

Quinton, a high school sophomore, is looking to live his best life by moonlighting as a superhero. The catch? His power is invulnerability . . . and that's the only power he has. Naturally, he does the thing any fifteen year old would do and sets out to save the day, but he's going to have to get creative if he's planning on taking on bad guys with only 120 pounds of power behind those fists.

Static Shock (2001)

  • Comic Title: Static Shock (2001)
  • Publisher: DC Comics
  • Alternatives: Static Shock: Rebirth of the Cool
  • Author/Artist: Dwayne McDuffie, John Paul Leon
  • Genres: blaxploitation, superhero
  • Publication Run: 2001
  • Status: completed
  • Synopsis: No summary yet.

Black Panther And The Crew

  • Comic Title: Black Panther And The Crew
  • Publisher: Marvel Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Butch Guice, John Cassaday
  • Genres: blaxploitation, superhero
  • Publication Run: 2017
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: Black Panther, Storm, Luke Cage, Misty Knight and Manifold band together to take on a dangerous wave of street-level threats in this new ongoing series by co-writers Ta-Nehisi Coates (New York Times best-selling author of Between the World and Me and Marvel`s Black Panther) and Yona Harvey (Black Panther: World of Wakanda) and legendary artist Butch Guice! The death of a Harlem activist kicks off a mystery that will reveal surprising new secrets about the Marvel Universe`s past and set the stage for a big story in the Marvel Universe`s near future. Fear, hate and violence loom, but don`t worry, The Crew`s got this: `We are the streets.`

Afar (2017)

  • Comic Title: Afar (2017)
  • Publisher: Image Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Leila Del Duca, Kit Seaton, Taneka Stotts
  • Genres: action, adventure, blaxploitation, life sucks
  • Publication Run: 2017
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: In a fantastical post-industrial desert, fifteen-year-old Boetema suddenly develops the ability to astral project to other planets while she sleeps. When she accidentally gets a young man hurt on a planet light-years away, she must figure out a way to project back to save him. On her own world, Boetema`s two parents have temporarily left her and her thirteen-year-old brother, Inotu, to make a living as salt shepherds. Left to their own devices, the two siblings must flee across a dangerous desert when Inotu gets into trouble with a threatening cyborg bodyguard. As Boetema visits amazing planets and encounters vibrant cultures, she must confront her mistakes and learn to trust in Inotu as she navigates her newfound abilities.

Static Shock (2011)

  • Comic Title: Static Shock (2011)
  • Publisher: DC Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens, John Rozum
  • Genres: blaxploitation, superhero
  • Publication Run: 2011
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: The brilliant, yet slightly awkward high school student Virgil Hawkins transforms into the cocky electromagnetic hero Static! A mysterious tragedy forces the Hawkins family to relocate from Dakota to New York City and Virgil must start all over again in a new high school, as well as a new internship at S.T.A.R. Labs. But is he ready to take on the new villains who lurk in New York City`s underworld?

Luke Cage: Hero For Hire (1972)

  • Comic Title: Luke Cage: Hero For Hire (1972)
  • Publisher: Marvel Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Archie Goodwin, George Tuska
  • Genres: action, blaxploitation, martial arts, superhero
  • Publication Run: 1972
  • Status: completed
  • Synopsis: When a wrongfully charged inmate undergoes a scientific experiment to receive enhanced strength and bulletproof skin, Luke Cage is born! Now a free man, Luke Cage starts a business as a Hero for Hire!

Batwing (2011)

  • Comic Title: Batwing (2011)
  • Publisher: DC Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Judd Winick, Ben Oliver
  • Genres: action, adventure, blaxploitation, crime, fantasy
  • Publication Run: 2011
  • Status: completed
  • Synopsis: Batwing is the Batman of Africa, a super-hero operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In his civilian identity he is a police officer fighting against corruption in the department. Using an arsenal of advanced technology supplied by Batman, his Batwing Suit is a powerful exo-skeleton. With his manservant Matu Ba, he wages a one-man war against evil to protect the city of Tinasha. He has been a member of Batman Incorporated, the Batman Family, the Kollektiv and Justice League International. Batwing was created by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham, first appearing in Batman Incorporated #5.

Black (2016)

  • Comic Title: Black (2016)
  • Publisher: Black Mask Studios
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Jamal Igle, Kwanza Osajyefo, Steve Walker
  • Genres: action, blaxploitation, crime, life sucks
  • Publication Run: 2016
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: “A young black person gets shot by police. This time, he gets up, discovering that he’s more powerful than he ever could have imagined. In a time when the African-American community’s fraught relationship with the police is making headlines across the world, BLACK is shaping up to be a superhero comic ripped right out of some of modern America’s biggest social issues.”

Cage (2016)

  • Comic Title: Cage (2016)
  • Publisher: Marvel Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Genndy Tartakovsky, Tom Brevoort
  • Genres: action, blaxploitation, crime, fantasy, life sucks
  • Publication Run: 2016
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: On the mean streets of Harlem, shoes are big, shirts are large, bottoms are belled and crime is rampant! But in the heart of the city, the world’s hardest-working, smack-talking, chain-wearing super hero is on the street and on the case! And his rates are reasonable! He’s CAGE! and he’ll save your behind. Dig it!