Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Fringe character, possibly human mutate or mutant (see comments)

Occupation: Supervillain

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Metallic, Swift Flyer

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unrevealed

First Appearance: Spider-Man Magazine I#6 (October, 1994)

Powers/Abilities: Black Shadow has superhuman agility and the ability to transform into a living shadow, allowing him to move swiftly and silently.

Height: Variable
Weight: Variable
Eyes: (in normal form): Unrevealed; (in shadow form): Red
Hair: None known

History: (Spider-Man Magazine I#6) - Black Shadow used his superhuman powers as a super-villain, battling heroic foes such as Metallic and Swift Flyer.

Comments: Created by Damen Trent and Natalie Trent.

Black Shadow was a product of the 1994 Spider-Man Magazine's "Create Your Own Super Hero or Super-Villain" section that ran in most early issues of the Magazine. In Black Shadow's case, he was created by then-13-year-old Damen Trent and then-10-year-old Natalie Trent, both of Whitby, Ontario, Canada. As a fringe character, Black Shadow was not confirmed to exist on Earth-616 but there is no evidence to suggest he was not from Earth-616 either...

Black Shadow was never seen outside of his shadow form so it was impossible to approximate his physical stats when not in shadow form.

Black Shadow's origin was never given so it was unclear if Black Shadow was some sort of human mutate, mutant, Inhuman or otherwise...

Profile by Proto-Man.

Black Shadow has no known connections to:


Metallic was a known enemy of Black Shadow.

--Spider-Man Magazine I#6 - BTS

Swift Flyer

Swift Flyer was a known enemy of Black Shadow.

--Spider-Man Magazine I#6 - BTS

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Spider-Man Magazine I#6, p15, splash page (Black Shadow, main image)

Spider-Man Magazine I#6 (October, 1994) - "Create Your Own Super Hero or Super-Villain: Black Shadow" - Damen Trent, Natalie Trent (writers, art), Michael Teitelbaum (editor)

First Posted: 01/01/2020
Last updated: 01/01/2020

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