Religion: Christian (denomination unknown)
Name: Luke Cage
Other Names: Power Man; Hero for Hire; Carl Lucas; Mark Lucas; Power Man II; Ace of Spades; Power Fist
First Appearance: Hero for Hire #1 (June 1972): "Out of Hell -- A Hero!"
Number of Appearances: 951
Comic Book Appearances: 945
TV, Film Appearances: 2
Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 4
Note: formerly owned a bar and theater
BELOW: Luke Cage makes a good-natured joke with Moon Knight about the Ku Klux Klan: The white costume and hood worn by the fellow super-hero Moon Knight apparently reminds race-conscious Luke Cage of the Ku Klux Klan. Cage makes a good-natured joke about the Klan with his future teammate. Cage tells him: "Guys in white hoods aren't exactly welcome in Harlem."
Source: Marvel Knights (vol. 1) #11 (May 2001): "Hero for Hire", pg. 5, panels 3-4. Written by Chuck Dixon. Art by Eduardo Barreto, Nelson Decastro. See also: racism; humor; White Supremacist; Moon Knight (Marc Spector); Luke Cage
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