Astrea was the first Black female superhero featured in a Saturday Morning Cartoon series, the Space Sentinels. Roman mythological figures Hercules and Mercury were joined by Astrea, one of the most respected and esteemed goddesses of the Greek and Roman world to form a superhero team to protect mankind.

Astrea is the goddess of justice. She can morph in to nearly any living animal. The Space Sentinels was produced by Filmation, aired in 1977 on NBC and ran for 13 episodes.


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