The character also starred in a story in All Winners Comics #1 (Summer 1941), the cover of which was reprinted in Giant-Size Invaders vol. 2, #2 (Dec. 2005).
In later years, Lyons made a Faustian bargain with the demonic being Mephisto that allowed Lyons to obtain four superpowered costumes abandoned by the superhero Spider-Man, and to use them to launch the superhero team the Slingers. The heroes eventually helped release Lyons from his demonic contract, allowing him to die in peace.
The Black Marvel appeared on Spider-Man: The Animated Series in the five-part episode Six Forgotten Warriors, voiced by Paul Winfield. Here the Black Marvel is Omar Mosely, and a friend and former teacher of Daily Bugle editor "Robbie" Robertson. The Black Marvel and four other superheroes — the Whizzer, Miss America, the Thunderer, and the Destroyer — gained their powers as the result of an attempt during World War Two to recreate the experimental process that empowered Captain America. His employer and friend Dan Lyons had intended to participate until Lyons' father forbade Lyons; Mosely took his place, gaining superhuman strength and wearing a face-covering black hood so that no one would know Mosely was African American during those racially divisive times. Lyons allowed others to believe that he was the hero and Mosely his sidekick, in order to protect Omar's secret identity.
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