The Black Flag
Image is © Grant and used with permission.

Real Name


First Appearance

April 11, 2011

Created by

Vito Delsante


  • The Black Flag 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 2011, comic book writer Vito Delsante chose to create 35 new characters that he would voluntarily release into the public domain. Upon completion of that project, he chose to continue on with a grand total of 100 (with most of those being released into the public domain as well). The Black Flag was #51.
  • Black Flag was created as part of a group consisting of updated public domain and new open sourced characters inspired by Watchmen whose roster included Felidae, Strix, and Epitome.

Original depiction via Hero Machine.

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