BLACK KNIGHT - A TO Z BRITISH HEROES
was a British Identity taken up by an American hero. Dane Whitman made his appearance in Eternals as a British hero played by Game of Thrones actor Kit Harrington. Dane is usually an American who took up his family's legacy as the Black Knight which was a mantle passed down each generation.
Dane Whitman or Black Knight is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The third character to bear the Black Knight name, he was created by writer Roy Thomas and artist John Buscema, and first appeared in The Avengers #47 (Dec. 1967). The original Black Knight's descendant and the supervillain Black Knight's nephew, he inherited a mystical sword that carried a curse and took the Black Knight name to help restore honor, and has been a long time member of the Avengers' various incarnations as well as the Defenders, Ultraforce, Heroes for Hire, and MI-13.
Dane Whitman was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts to a rich family. In his youth, he studied physics. Whitman is best known as the modern-day Black Knight, continuing a legacy that began in medieval England. The first Black Knight, Whitman's ancestor Sir Percy of Scandia, lived during the reign of
Arthur. Percy's murder at the hand of his nemesis Mordred began a string of successors, all of them Percy's descendants.
COMIC BRITISH SUPER HEROES - A TO Z
Blade, Eric Brooks (Vampire Hunter Born Soho, London MI-13* [Wesley Snipes] British SuperHero, Marvel)
Captain Midlands, 'Rambling' Sid Ridley (British Army Super Soldier Program MI-13*)
Dr Druid, Anthony Ludgate (Raised England, studied magic Harvard Medical Degree, British Superhero)
Elsa Bloodstone, Monster Hunter (Marvel Comics)
Storm - Storm Force, ex army captain, soldier turned mercenary with
cybernetic arm 1987 Eagle comics
* Military Intelligence, Section 13 (MI-13), is the United Kingdom's (fictional) agency set up to deal with paranormal occurrences and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside MI5, MI6, GCHQ, and DI. MI13 is directed by the JIC (Joint Intelligence Committee). The service is directed to protect Britain from mystical, extra-terrestrial and superhuman threats.
MARVEL COMICS US SUPERHEROES - A TO Z
of Bouillon (circa 1060-1100)
John Storm is a hybrid character. A new breed of modern Knight, fighting to protect the natural world and the archaeology that defines man's development, from Tanzania, to the Moon and beyond. Storm's ace in the hole is the Elizabeth Swann, the onboard AI, Hal, and his enhanced performance via a brain implant and genetic modification. Thus, just about keeping pace with what the market expects in a modern world: A technological super secret agent. In this case, for Blue Shield & UNESCO.
John Storm is a new breed of British super hero. Seen here with Dan Hawk, at the helm of the Elizabeth Swann. The formidable high tech duo discover they have no way to make it in the book or film world, but discover that they make excellent comic characters, ideal for publication as graphic novels. George Franks, mentor, is held to be a descendant of King Arthur, a knight of the fabled Round Table. The Swann's onboard weapons early warning and targeting system is called Merlin. The laser cannon; Excalibur. And the tazer anti-piracy boarding system: Pendragon.
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