Abar: The First Black Superman

1977, PG, 90 min. Directed by Frank Packard. Starring J. Walter Smith, Tobar Mayo, Roxie Young, Gladys Lum.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Wed., Feb. 20, 2002

Also known as In Your Face, this blaxploitation relic has a black militant youth leader injected with a serum that makes him bulletproof and – voilà – he turns the community around. (For more on the Something Weird Wednesdays series see austinchronicle.com/issues/dispatch/2001-02-16/screens_feature.html or www.drafthouse.com.)

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KEYWORDS FOR THIS FILM

Abar: The First Black Superman, Frank Packard, J. Walter Smith, Tobar Mayo, Roxie Young, Gladys Lum

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