They were created by writer Bill Mantlo and artist Ed Hannigan.
In April 2016, Marvel Television announced that the duo would appear in their own television series, The inspiration for Cloak and Dagger came to Bill Mantlo after a visit to Ellis Island.
Tandy can emit light daggers and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. Although they have fought more fanciful villains during their careers, their origins dictated that they would become heroes of the downtrodden, the homeless, and the hopeless, and their enemies tend to be members of drug cartels and organized crime (like Marvel’s long-standing Mafia variant, the Maggia).
They quickly learn they are better together than apart, but their feelings for each other make their already complicated world even more challenging. Their deep ties to the themes of drug addiction and despair (wait for it) give them a darker and slightly more realistic motivation to combat evil, even if their personas are still fairly fantasy-oriented.
No, no, this isn’t about the 1984 video game-themed espionage thriller starring Henry Thomas and Dabney Coleman -- oh, Jack Flack, where are you when we need you the most -- but instead about the Marvel Comics duo getting their own Freeform television series in 2018. Cloak and Dagger’s heroism was forged on the streets as they popped up in a number of guest appearances alongside Marvel flagship star Spider-Man before getting a limited series of their own.
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