Marvel Studios is about to introduce Kit Harington as the Black Knight...
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A comic book concept that predates Marvel Comics itself!
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In the comics, the first Black Knight was Sir Percy of Scandia...
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Who was given the enchanted Ebony Blade by Merlin himself.
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He was created by Stan Lee and Joe Maneely back in 1955, published by Atlas Comics.
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Lee liked the concept, and brought the Black Knight into Marvel's superhero boom in the '60s...
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With Roy Thomas passing the mantle on to Dane Whitman in 1967.
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