In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to test your knowledge of some of the most influential Black Superheroes! All the heroes on the list have been featured in either a feature film or TV show. Good Luck!
What DC Comics hero is Steel inspired by after they saved John Henry Irons' life?
Superman saved John's life. When Superman was is killed by Doomsday, Irons takes on the mantle of Steel to help protect Metropolis. In the 1997 film, Steel was created to stop bad guys from using the weapons he created. Sounds like another famous hero's origins, doesn't it?
Who originally played the role of Tony's best friend Lt. Col. James Rhodes in Iron Man 1?
Rumor has it that Howard was let go for being too much of a "diva" on set, which created a hostile work environment for his co-stars and staff.
What is Luke Cage's signature catchphrase?
Luke Cage can often be heard saying Sweet Christmas when he is happy, surprised, annoyed, and after enjoying some lovemaking.
What is the name of the place Spawn calls home on the streets of New York?
Rat City is a bunch of alleyways where the homeless live together peacefully. Spawn ends up being named the King of Rat City. So, should we be calling him King Spawn?
In Winter Soldier, what is the name of the division Falcon served in the United States Air Force?
Sam specialized in using jetpacks. The wings were a new prototype the Air Force was testing out.
What class does Storm teach at Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters?
While she can often be seen at the school, in the films she wasn't a teacher. She had the role of mentor/den mother for the students. In the comics, she would often be a substitute. She later became the headmistress of the school.
Blade is a human-vampire hybrid so he is immune to sunlight; what is the term for that called?
Being part human allows Blade to walk around in the daytime. Though he still chooses to wear all black in all that sunlight.
Besides being the Black Panther, T'Challa is also a genius. What college did he attend to get his Ph.D.?
The King of Wakanda has a genius-level intellect on par with Bruce Banner and Tony Stark. T'Challa has a Ph.D. in Physics. But we all know the real brains is Shuri.
Which of these teams was Cyborg NOT a part of?
A.R.G.U.S stands for the Advanced Research Group Uniting Super-Humans. Their members are Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor, Etta Candy, and Sasha Bordeaux.
Black Lightning takes what other DC superhero on as his protege?
In the animated series, Young Justice, Black Lightning offers to help young Virgil how to use his powers.
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