Women Comic Book Characters: Fight the Superpower [PHOTOS]

With Hollywood blockbusters dominated these days by the likes of The Avengers (from Marvel Comics/Disney) and The Dark Knight Rises (DC Comics/Warner Bros.), average moviegoers possess the kind of comic-book savvy previously held by, well, fanboy nerds. But the existence of African-American superheroes and sheroes is still a well-kept geek secret… until now. Halle Berry brought both Storm and anti-heroine Catwoman to silver-screen prominence, but behold: Vixen! Captain Marvel! Misty Knight! Feast your eyes on the future Hollywood blockbuster properties of tomorrow: Black superheroines!

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