Spirit’s Destiny is the origin story of a young, Haitian-American girl who suddenly gets superpowers after an accident. This first issue, set in Miami, 2014, and funded through a Kickstarter in 2015. is really Destiny’s origin story. An original work by first-time comic book creator Dorphise Jean, (who I also listed in my post about black women comic writers) she says that she wanted to create a Haitian-American superhero that was not associated with negative Haitian stereotypes.
I realized Marvel had made an attempt creating Haitian superheroes. Characters such as Papa Jambo (Charles LeJeune), ( Doctor Voodoo, (Jericho Drumm), Daniel Drumm and Papa Legba were all highly skilled sorcerers. But there is more to Haitian culture than just voodoo. – Dorphise Jean