The Black Cobra

Real Name

Steve Drake

First Appearance

November 24, 2010

Created by

Vito Delsante & Ricardo Vinancio


The Black Cobra/Steve Drake – FBI Agent who was tasked with bringing #3 to justice. Took over when #3 was killed in action by Nazis. His crimefighting career lasted from 1942 to 1945, when the War ended. Upon returning to the States, he retired and gave his mantle to his sidekick, Bobby Hornsby, younger brother and sidekick to Jim Hornsby.


  • The Black Cobra (4) is an open source character created specifically for use by anyone. Feel free to use it any way you wish however, you must give the creators, Vito Delsante & Ricardo Vinancio, credit.
  • In 2010, comic book writer Vito Delsante chose to create 35 new characters that he would voluntarily release into the public domain. The Black Cobra (4) was #28.
  • The character appeared in Sage LaTorra's video game Syntax Error.
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