LUKE CAGE: HERO FOR HIRE #1

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On March 21, 1972, Marvel debuted a different kind of hero.  A tribute to the black power movement and a clumsy attempt at diversity, Luke Cage: Hero for Hire was created by these guys:

Now, there’s nothing wrong with being white…But it did produce a comic that took place in an all-black neighborhood, starring a black superhero (one of the first), that felt a little…Stereotypical.
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Nevertheless, it was a good comic.  And Luke will be getting his own series, launching on September 30.

So today, I start a review of all 49 issues (at #50 the title became Power Man and Iron Fist, which you can read about here).

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