DC Database

New Gods Vol 2 2

99,495pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

"Death is the Black Racer": This story is reprinted from New Gods #3.

Appearing in "Death is the Black Racer"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Badger (Single appearance)
  • Ray Johnson (Single appearance)
  • Sugar-Man (Single appearance)
  • Verna Johnson (Single appearance)




Synopsis for "Death is the Black Racer"

This story is reprinted from New Gods #3.

The Black Racer, a sky-skiing harbinger of Death to the people of New Genesis, is Boom Tubed by Metron to Earth. There he stops an Inter-Gang thug from killing Willie Walker, a paraplegic black Viet Nam vet. The Racer merges with Walker's body, giving him mobility, and tracks down and destroys an Apokolips device that would have shorted out all communications devices for thousands of miles. Afterwards, the Black Racer separates from Willie Walker's body and leaves him in his bed, to remerge with him when he is needed.


  • No special notes.


  • No trivia.

See Also

Recommended Reading

  • None.

Links and References

  • No external links.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.