Those who track the ever-evolving ecosystem of Marvel series on Netflix have been generally pleased with the current season of Luke Cage, following the further exploits of the superhuman-strong fugitive just trying to build a quiet life in Harlem.
At least one watcher has noted the prevalence of call-outs to works of black literature. Some of the books noticed on screen by BlackNerdProblems:
- Charcoal Joe – Walter Mosley
- Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates
- The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
- The Souls of Black Folk – W.E.B. Du Bois