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That One Time An Old Lady Tried To Get Luke Cage to Murder Somebody

Luke Cage has been around for 44 years , originally conceived as a character to pull in readers and money from the 1970s blaxploitation film craze. Whole swaths of his publishing history are filled with poorly executed stories cranked out on deadline, but even these offer some surprising moments of poignancy. Read more...
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