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** vol. 1 (1055-1956)

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** vol. 1 (1055-1956)(1955-1956)

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* ''ComicBook/BlackKnightCurseOfTheEbonySword'' #1-5 (2021)

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* ''ComicBook/BlackKnightCurseOfTheEbonySword'' ''ComicBook/BlackKnightCurseOfTheEbonyBlade'' #1-5 (2021)


** vol. 1 (1055-1956)



* ''ComicBook/KingInBlack'': Black Knight #1 (2020)

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* ''ComicBook/KingInBlack'': ''ComicBook/KingInBlack: Black Knight Knight'' #1 (2020)(2020)
* ''ComicBook/BlackKnightCurseOfTheEbonySword'' #1-5 (2021)

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* ''ComicBook/KingInBlack'': Black Knight #1 (2020)


* OddFriendship: He's pretty chummy with [[ComicBook/TheJuggernaut Cain Marko]], the Juggernaut.

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* OddFriendship: He's become pretty chummy with [[ComicBook/TheJuggernaut Cain Marko]], Marko, the Juggernaut.[[ComicBook/{{Juggernaut|MarvelComics}} Juggernaut]], after they worked together at the Punisher's Kill Crew and when they meet again with the ComicBook/SavageAvengers.


* InsaneEqualsViolent: The Ebony Blade has done a number on his sanity, when his mind occasionally snaps he ranges from violently insane (which is the vast majority of the case) to being a harmless gibbering nutter.



* OddFriendship: He's pretty chummy with [[ComicBook/TheJuggernaut Cain Marko]], the Juggernaut.



* ThunderboltIron: The Ebony Blade was made by Merlyn from a piece of the Starstone meteorite.

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* ThunderboltIron: The Ebony Blade was made by Merlyn from a piece of the meteorite. Though in this case, it was something called Starstone meteorite.rather than meteoric iron.

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* DoesNotLikeGuns: Dane has the tech skill to make shooters similar to his uncle Nathan Garrett, but Dane never did like guns.


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* LaserBlade: There was a time when he ditched the Ebony Blade and instead went around with a lightsaber-like weapon known alternately as either the Photon Sword or the Neural Sword.


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* ThunderboltIron: The Ebony Blade was made by Merlyn from a piece of the Starstone meteorite.


* ''ComicBook/{{Hulk}} Marvel UK'' (1979 -- 1980)

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* ''ComicBook/{{Hulk}} Marvel UK'' (1979 -- 1980)(19791980)



** vol. 4 (2015 -- 2016)

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** vol. 4 (2015 -- 2016)(20152016)



* ''ComicBook/CaptainBritainAndMI13'' (2008 -- 2009)

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* ''ComicBook/CaptainBritainAndMI13'' (2008 -- 2009)(20082009)


* ''VideoGame/LegoMarvelSuperheroes2'' (all three versions) (2017)

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* ''VideoGame/LegoMarvelSuperheroes2'' (all three versions) (Sir Percy, Nathan Garrett, and Dane Whitman) (2017)


* DisneyVillainDeath: This was how Garrett died. During a fight in the air with Iron Man, Garrett was knocked off his horse and took a long fall to the ground. While Garrett did survive to tell Dane what he had done, he ultimately expired not long after.



* DisneyVillainDeath: This was how his predecessor, Nathan Garrett, who was a villain, died. During a fight in the air with Iron Man, Garrett was knocked off his horse and took a long fall to the ground. While Garrett did survive to tell Dane what he had done, he ultimately expired not long after.


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--> ''""Good" versus "Evil"...tough to tell the difference, if you ask me. Not sure if your optimism takes into account what's really out there...things we never hear about."''

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--> ''""Good" -> ''"Good" versus "Evil"...tough to tell the difference, if you ask me. Not sure if your optimism takes into account what's really out there...things we never hear about."''


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* TheFaceless: She has never been seen without her helmet.


* {{Adorkable}}: During his time with [=MI13=] in particular.


* BattleCouple: With his Avengers teammate Sersi.

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* BattleCouple: With his Avengers teammate Sersi.[[Characters/TheEternals Sersi]].



* MasterSwordsman: Not to be confused with ''the'' Marvel character named Swordsman, but his proficiency with a sword is above average. * MasterSwordsman: Extremely proficient with his blade, to the point where very few individuals who aren't gods can rival his skill.

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* MasterSwordsman: Not to be confused with ''the'' Marvel character named Swordsman, but his proficiency with a sword is above average. * MasterSwordsman: Extremely proficient with his blade, to the point where very few individuals who aren't gods can rival his skill.


'''Black Knight''' is a title held by several Creator/MarvelComics characters, but is primarily used in reference to '''Dane Whitman''', created by Roy Thomas, John Verpoorten, and George Tuska, first appearing in ''ComicBook/TheAvengers'' #47 (dated December 1967).

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'''Black Knight''' is a title held by several Creator/MarvelComics characters, but characters. The first is primarily used in reference to '''Dane Whitman''', a medieval knight created by writer-cum-editor Creator/StanLee and artist Joe Maneely. The second is a supervillain descendant of the original, created by writer-editor Creator/StanLee and artist and co-plotter Dick Ayers. The third, created by writer Roy Thomas, John Verpoorten, and artist George Tuska, first appearing is the villain's nephew, a superhero and a member of the superhero team the Avengers. A fourth Black Knight with no revealed genetic connection debuted in ''ComicBook/TheAvengers'' #47 (dated December 1967).
The Black Panther #3 (June 2005), created by writer Reginald Hudlin and penciler John Romita Jr.



The Dane Whitman incarnation of Black Knight will make his live-action debut in the 2020 Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse film ''The Eternals'', portrayed there by Creator/KitHarington.

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The Dane Whitman incarnation of Black Knight will make his live-action debut in the 2020 Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse film ''The Eternals'', ''Eternals'', portrayed there by Creator/KitHarington.



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* ''The Eternals'' (Dane Whitman) (2020), portrayed by Creator/KitHarington

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* ''The Eternals'' ''Eternals'' (Dane Whitman) (2020), Whitman), portrayed by Creator/KitHarington




!! The Black Knights:

[[folder:Sir Percy of Scandia]]
!!Sir Percy of Scandia
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The first Black Knight. A hero whom lived during the Dark Ages and was a friend of Merlin among others.



!! Black Knight (Dane Whitman) provides examples of:

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[[folder:Nathan Garrett]]
!!Nathan Garrett
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The second Black Knight, this time an evil villain. He is the uncle of Dane Whitman.
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* BlackKnight: Dane's predecessor, but not the trope namer either.
* BladeOnAStick: His power lance has many functions: thermal beams, ionic energy blasts, force blasts, bolo cables, a lasso, a machine gun, buzz discs, and sappers.
* CoolHorse: His horse is awesome.
* DeathEqualsRedemption: In his deathbed, he asked his nephew Dane to carry the
Black Knight (Dane Whitman) provides examples of:legacy to the side of good.
* KilledOffForReal: He crashed into some trees and after giving his last words to his successor, he's been killed and hasn't been seen since. Even with his partial corpse being reanimated by Grim Reaper, he is remarkable for not suffering a ComicBookDeath and remains deceased.
* OmnidisciplinaryScientist: Seems to have skill in just about any discipline, primarily engineering and genetics. He designed and constructed his own weapons as the Black Knight.
* WhereDoesHeGetAllThoseWonderfulToys: Seriously his staff alone has thermal beams, ionic energy blasts, force blasts, bolo cables, a lasso, a machine gun, buzz discs, and sappers. Not only that he has a paralyzer pistol with him as well. There's Batman Level of toys, and then there's GTFO levels of toys at his disposal.
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[[folder:Dane Whitman]]
!!Dane Whitman
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The latest wielder of the Ebony Blade in a long line of heroes and villains known as the Black Knight. Dane Whitman, at one point a member of the Avengers and leader of Ultraforce, is now the current king of Weirdworld.
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* {{Adorkable}}: During his time with [=MI13=] in particular.
* ArtifactOfDoom: Dane's swords have a nasty habit of being this.



* CanonDisContinuity: In the 1990s Heroes For Hire series, Dane received the Sword of Light and the Shield of Night... and they've promptly been ignored in every series since.
** Also never mentioned is when he spent some time during the 90s in the [[ComicBook/TheUltraverse Malibu Ultraverse]] as the ComicBook/CaptainAmerica to their Avengers, the ComicBook/UltraForce.
* CivvieSpandex: Dane currently wears a helmet and leather jacket over ordinary clothes.
* ContinuitySnarl: Just how many Ebony Swords are out there, anyway?



* CoolHorse: Aragorn, Valinor, and Strider have all served as his mounts.

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* CoolHorse: Two genetically engineered flying horses, and one robot horse. Aragorn, Valinor, and Strider have all served as his mounts.mounts.
* {{Cool Sword}}s: The Ebony Sword and the Sword of Light.



* DorkKnight: Particularly when first meeting Faiza's parents.



* MasterSwordsman: Not to be confused with ''the'' Marvel character named Swordsman, but his proficiency with a sword is above average.

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* MasterSwordsman: Not to be confused with ''the'' Marvel character named Swordsman, but his proficiency with a sword is above average. * MasterSwordsman: Extremely proficient with his blade, to the point where very few individuals who aren't gods can rival his skill.


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* ShipTease: With Faiza Hussain, until they finally get together.


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* UnstoppableRage: The effect Dane's cursed swords usually have on him.


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[[folder:Augustine du Lac]]
!!Augustine du Lac
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A Vatican Black Knight named Augustine du Lac received the Ebony Blade after Vatican agents retrieved it from an Iraqi vampire nest. He became a member of a team of supervillains that invades the African nation of Wakanda. A devout Catholic, du Lac hopes to convert the populace to Catholicism.
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[[folder:Black Knight V]]
!!Black Knight V
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--> ''""Good" versus "Evil"...tough to tell the difference, if you ask me. Not sure if your optimism takes into account what's really out there...things we never hear about."''

Young female Black Knight and member of the Young Masters.
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* TheCracker: She is supposedly an expert cracker that could hack into Avengers tower from an old Hydra base.
* DarkChick: She doesn't particularly like any of her partners but she does agree with their ideas. Also, she doesn't consider herself evil because she doesn't think there's anything good or evil anymore and she did seduce Ultimate Nullifier once.
* DragonWithAnAgenda: She shares the same ideas of Executioner but couldn't care less about him or anyone else on the team. She leaves the team after a while to take care of her things but nowadays she is back on the team under Constrictor's lead.
* EnigmaticMinion: Her objectives are never too clear. She shares Executioner's ideas but also helps Ultimate Nullifier. She leaves the Young Masters to take care of some mysterious issues and nowadays she is back with the team.
* LegacyCharacter: Her relation to the original Black Knight is completely unknown. She is probably just a fan but the question of where she got her Ebony Blade is left in the air.
* StrawNihilist: Just like Lisa, she thinks good and evil are very much alike, in contrast to the first (evil) Black Knight and the second (good) Black Knight.
* VillainousCrush: She had a thing for Ultimate Nullifier.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: We never had any resolution to her story after Vengeance, she is back with the Young Masters again nowadays.
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