8 Black Superheroes You Didn’t Know Were African

bp 3

Black Panther (T’Challa)

T’Challa is the first African superhero. As the former King of the Wakanda kingdom and a veteran Avenger, Black Panther has super strength and speed along with many fortunes. He’s dedicated his life and abilities to serve all of mankind. He’s married to Storm from X-Men.


Storm (Ororo Munroe) 

Ororo Munroe first appeared in Giant-Size X-Men #1. Best known as a longtime member and sometimes leader of the X-Men, Storm is the former queen consort of Wakanda, a title once held by marriage to King T’Challa, better known as the Black Panther.

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

Comments are closed.