The blow-up of black superheroes has been a long time coming. Superheroes have stood astride the American pop-culture landscape for eight decades, but racial diversity had largely been left in the margins. “Pantheon The History of Black Superheroes” delves into the origins and highlights of black superheroes, their evolution, and the future moving forward.

The film is currently in production. In 2019, the team collected footage at the biggest comic conventions across the country, and gathered interviews from some of the industry’s leading experts:

• Daryl “DMC” McDaniels • Don McGregor • Alex Simmons • Dr. Sheena Howard • Arvelle Lewis • Tony Isabella • Adilifu Nama • Dr. Jonathan Gayles • Dr. Stephane Dunn