The History of Bumblebee: DC's First African-American Superheroine

As we round the corner home in this month’s celebration of Black History, we’re taking a look at Karen Beecher.

Karen, BKA “Bumblebee”, buzzed onto the scene as DC Comics’ very first African-American superheroine. During a time where race was a notably-charged element in our society, DC Comics reiterated their stance with the debut of Karen Beecher as Bumblebee, in “Teen Titans #48”.

Check out the recap of that noteworthy moment in DC Comics history and learn more about Bumblebee’s exploits through time with her honeybee Malcolm Duncan.

https://www.dcuniverse.com/news/history-bumblebee-dc-first-african-american-superheroine/
(You can also find this article in the DC Universe news section!)

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she really grew on me over the years.