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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, 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.