The Black Cobra
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Real Name

Robert “Bobby” Hornsby

First Appearance

November 24, 2010

Created by

Vito Delsante


The Black Cobra/Robert “Bobby” Hornsby:

  • Little brother of #3.
  • Originally a sidekick to #3 and #4.
  • Takes over for #4 when Drake retires.

Bobby gets sent to Korea and later, Vietnam and dies a hero in the Battle of Hamburger Hill. His costume is returned to his family, and given to his daughter, Renae.

In war attire.


  • The Black Cobra (5) 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 creator, Vito Delsante, 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 (5) was #29.
  • The character appeared in Sage LaTorra's video game Syntax Error.
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