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Captain America #117 – The Coming of the Falcon (Sam Wilson) released by Marvel on September 1969.

Sam Wilson, The Falcon, debuted in Captain America #117 (June 10, 1969). The Falcon is best known as the OTHER sidekick of Captain America but he also happens to be the 1st African-American superhero.