what if superman had beEn black?
It's no secret there is a dearth of African American characters in comics. but the story of savior is ONE
OF A MAN struggling witH betrayaL by his father and his people, thrust into a journey to reclaim honor and acceptance. He is a DEMi god. He is a ronin.
the story A lone-wolf superhero must infiltrate a massive prison compound of supervillains and locate his kidnapped newborn son and escape with their lives.
. E M A N S I H F O D E P STRIP
But the prospect of having a son is not one that SAvior has been able to deal with, forcing him to confront his own conflicted feelings about his father. The Savior we see on page one is a demi god who 60 year career and immortal life has taken itâ€™s toll. his attempts to protect have slowly crossed into a somewhat paranoid, controlling, and withdrawn defender.
Inside the framing story of his current search for his son, flashbacks will explore his past adventures and his experiences in story and art styles popular for the decade in comics they correspond to.
eaCH ISSUE WILL OPEN WITH A SEQUENCE MOVING THE MAIN STORY FORWARD AS sAVior encounters someone or something in the prison which induces a flash back sequence to expand character and the world.
. D L R O W S I H F O D STRIPPE IN SEARCH OF HONOR ON A BACKWATER PLANET CALLED EARTH.
In a political plot on his planet Ouranos, Vall Orr was wrongfully imprisoned and placed in a cosmos-orbiting space gulag with his galaxies common criminals. He is stripped of his name, stripped of his people, and stripped of his honor. When the prison ship he was incarcerated upon crashes into the coast of Washington D.C. in 1939, Val Orr seeks to reclaim his honor and gain acceptance among the people of earth. He begins by rounding up his fellow escaped inmates. But Val Orr, or Savior has some have come to call him, discovers acceptance will be hard won. On Earth, many only see the color of his skin.