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Butterfly: The First Black Superheroine

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Premiering in Hell-Rider magazine from 1971 during the Bronze Age, The Butterfly was the very first African-American comic book superheroine! Marian Michaels leads a double-life not only as a hit Vegas nightclub singer, but as the masked maiden known as Butterfly. Aside from being a hand-to-hand combat expert, Butterfly also uses blinding light effects, suction gloves, and a jumping jet pack to fight the forces of evil! She clashes with the crafty Claw and his clan of costumed cat-men, plus the Grand Master along with the Brothers of the Crimson Cross! Written by Gary Friedrich; art by John Celardo, Mike Esposito, Rich Buckler, and Bill Everett. Also included are tales of other foxy mamas like Salimba the Jungle Goddess by Stephen Perry, Lady Satan by Al Hewetson and Ricardo Villamonte, plus Go-Go Girl and Disappointed Doll by Jack Kirby(the creator of Black Panther!). Fly off into action with the original black female superhero!

 
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D. G January 09, 2019 1:10 pm UTC
What a cheap trick! An email was sent to me with a discount code for this item usuable until the end of the month. No mention was made of the fact that only a limited number of discounts would be issued. Of course the discount has already been redeemed the maximum number of times. This sort of scam isn't a good look for any publisher, let alone onebookshelf.
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This title was added to our catalog on January 08, 2019.