Bio: Luke Cage

Luke Cage Luke Cage - Earth-616 NAME: LUKE CAGERELATIVES: JAMES LUCAS (FATHER), ESTHER LUCAS (MOTHER, DECEASED), JOANNE LUCAS (STEP-MOTHER)BASE OF OPERATIONS: MANHATTAN, NEW YORK CITYAFFILIATION: DEFENDERS, AVENGERS, DARK AVENGERS, SECRET AVENGERSCHARACTERISTICSHEIGHT: 6'6" (1.98 M) MALE WEIGHT: 425 LBS (192.78 LBS) ALIGNMENT: GOOD ORIGIN STORY Lucas Cage was set up for a crime he did not … Continue reading Bio: Luke Cage

Marvel Day: In A Celebration Of Black Power, Luke Cage Becomes Power Man

In 'Power Man' (1974) #17, Luke Cage barrels through titanium doors to stop Orville Smythe flying a sky-skate.

MARVEL DAY IN A CELEBRATION OF BLACK POWER, LUKE CAGE BECOMES... POWER MAN!In 'Power Man' (1974) #17, in a celebration of Black Power, Power Man is born! AP Photo/Marvel Comics. IN ORIGIN STORIES IN AN ORIGIN STORY FOR AN EX-CON, LUKE CAGE SETS UP HERO FOR HIRE TO START HIS CRIME-FIGHTING CAREER In 'Hero For … Continue reading Marvel Day: In A Celebration Of Black Power, Luke Cage Becomes Power Man

Feat: Luke Cage, ‘Power Man #17’

Power Man punches through a brick wall facing gunfire, "the first and still the greatest black superhero of all!"

In Power Man #17 (1974), Luke Cage performs a super-strength feat. Luke Cage becomes … Power Man! The ‘Hero For Hire’ is hired by Orville Smythe “to test [Tony Stark]’s factory’s security system.” The truth turns out completely different. At the end of the mission, Luke Cage faces Orville Smythe's Sky-Skate! How much strength does it … Continue reading Feat: Luke Cage, ‘Power Man #17’