The Black Cobra

Real Name

Renae Hornsby-Collis

First Appearance

November 25, 2010

Created by

Vito Delsante & Ricardo Vinancio


The Bronze Age Black Cobra! #5 is her father; #3 is her uncle. She becomes Black Cobra in the mid 70′s when her father never returns from Vietnam. She spends the decade as a typical 70’s heroine until she becomes a mother and retires, but vows to continue the legacy with her son, Devon. She is very protective of her son, but she trained him for this.

In her mentor role, a little older and wiser.


  • The Black Cobra (6) 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 (6) was #30.
  • The character appeared in Sage LaTorra's video game Syntax Error.
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