The Fifties

By the 1950s, characterization of blacks began to show signs of change, African American superheroes were no longer being portrayed as merely the sidekicks and lackeys of the white superheroes of the 30s and 40s.

Jackie Robinson – 1951

Natongo of Brothers of the Spear (1951-1976, 1982) – 1953

Tiny, Little Audrey’s Friend -1954

Waku, Prince of the Bantu (1954-1955)