Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Take Five: Black Super-Heroines (Not Named Storm)

5.Name: Crimson Avenger
First Appearance: Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E.#9 (2000)

Special Abilities:Intangibility, teleportation and the power to gain the skills of those she avenges.She also posses a pair of cursed Colt pistols which were used by the original Crimson Avenger. 

Did You Know:
The Crimson Avenger has an ever-bleeding bullet hole on her chest as a result of using the cursed pistols to exact revenge on a guilty criminal ? 

4.Name: Bumblebee
First Appearance: Teen Titans # 45 (1976) 

Special Abilities: Besides being a skilled scientist and inventor, Bumblebee's suit gives her superhuman strength, the ability to fly and project sonic blasts  as well as the capability to shrink in size.

Did You Know:
In an attempt to prove that her former husband Mal was an asset to the Teen Titans, Bumblebee donned her suit and actually battled the team?

3.Name: Vixen
First Appearance: Action Comics #521 (1981) 

Special Abilities:Vixen has the innate ability mimic animals, which is enhanced by the Tabntu Totem: a voodoo relic said to contain the power of the God Anansi,

Did You Know:
That Vixen is a trained psychiatrist, fashion designer and supermodel?

2.Name: Misty Knight
First Appearance: Marvel-Team Up #1 (1975)

Special Abilities:Misty is an expert marital artist, renowned detective and weapons specialist. In addition, she possess a bionic arm, made from Antarctic vibranium, that grants her super-human strength, the capability to interface with electronics and limited mental ability to control machines.

Did You Know:
Misty was once roommates with the X-men's own Jean Grey ?

1.Name: Monica Rambeau 
First Appearance: The Amazing Spiderman Annual # 16 (1981)

Special Abilities: Monica has the ability to convert her body into any form of energy  within the electromagnetic spectrum. While in her energy form, Monica can fly, travel at superhuman speeds and exists in a vacuum without the need to sleep or eat.

Did You Know:
While under her Captain Marvel moniker, Monica served a short stint as the leader of the Avengers?





  1. Wow! Am I gonna have to start reading comics?!

  2. I always wondered if Monet from Generation X was intended to be black