8 Black Superheroes You Didn’t Know Were African


Invisible Kid (Jacques Foccart)

Jacques Foccart is the second comic book character to assume the name Invisible Kid. He is a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 30th and 31st centuries. As his code name suggests, he possesses the superhuman ability to become invisible. The Invisible Kid is from Côte d’Ivoire. He is the older brother of Danielle Foccart.


Doctor Mist (Nommo)

Nommo, the wizard-king of the African empire of Kor, stood in the Pillar of Life and was endowed with immortality. He later took the name Doctor Mist. Doctor Mist gathers a number of international heroes to help the Super Friends battle the Conqueror. He eventually names the group The Global Guardians. Later, Superman teams with several international heroes at Doctor Mist’s request.

3 Replies to “8 Black Superheroes You Didn’t Know Were African”

  1. I think Storm actually was born in Africa. Professor Xavier was pickpocketed by her when she was a child. (Yeah, I know stereotypes right.)

  2. Brandon Weaver Storm is African American. raised in Africa though. Her mother was an African priestess and father an American photojournalist. Storm is from Harlem, NY

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