Black Comic Lords (BCL)

Crown Comics #3

Issue: Crown Comics #3

Year: 1945


  • First appearance of Voodah, regarded by many as the first black hero in comics.
  • Voodah was drawn by the Black comic artist Matt Baker.


Reasons for controversy:

  • Although many regard Voodah as the first Black hero to appear in a comic.  Others regard characters such as Sidi or Lothar to be the first.