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The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

by: Terry Simelane-Mathabathe - 14 September 2017

The New Nerd’s Guide to Black Superheroes

To those who have just joined the superhero nerd club, welcome. The world of meta humans, gods, and alien beings may seem milky white and you’re probably wondering if Black Panther is the only black superbeing. Thankfully, this is not true. While you wait in eager anticipation for the premiere of the Black Panther film...

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The Urban Legend debate

by: Tshepang Tlhapane - 1 December 2014

The Urban Legend debate

Last week, Live Mag had the pleasure of meeting Josef Yohannes, the creator of the first black superhero comic book, The Urban Legend. Live contributors Tshepang Tlhapane and Refieka Williams take different views on the comic’s use of the names of struggle icons. Tshepang – Approve The name of this comic superhero is Malcolm T Madiba. I...

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