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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."

Luke Cage makes a good-natured joke with Moon Knight about the Ku Klux Klan

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