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- This article is about the character. For the television series, see Luke Cage (TV series).
|Name:||Luke Cage, born Carl Lucas|
|Occupation:||hero for hire, bar owner, various|
|Relationships:|| Jessica Jones (love interest, comics wife)|
Claire Temple (love interest)
Reva Connors (MCU late wife)
|Fandom:||Marvel Comics, Marvel Cinematic Universe (Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, The Defenders), New Avengers|
|Other:||portrayed by Mike Colter in the MCU|
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Luke Cage is a Marvel Comics character. His super strength and impenetrable skin are the result of an illegal experiment conducted on Cage, when he was imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit.
TV Series Fandom
Luke Cage first appeared in the Netflix MCU series Jessica Jones, before the premiere of his own series. He has also appeared in the first season of the ensemble series The Defenders. This has led to works featuring Luke Cage appearing in multiple fandoms and crossover fics.
- Popular Pairings
- Luke Cage/Jessica Jones is a canonical het pairing.
- Luke Cage/Claire Temple is a canonical het pairing
- Luke Cage/Danny Rand is a non canonical slash pairing.
- Rarer Pairings
- Luke Cage/Jessica Jones/Danny Rand
- Luke Cage/Peter Parker
- Luke Cage/Matt Murdock
- Luke Cage/Misty Knight
Common Storylines & Tropes
- PTSD - Although Luke is virtually indestructible he still grieves the death of his wife, and emotional trauma from events in canon.
- No Powers AU
- Meeting the Avengers
- Domestic Defenders and Team Bonding
Fanwork & Discussion Resources
- Works tagged Luke Cage at Archive of Our Own
- TV Shows > Luke Cage at FanFiction.Net
- Luke C. character filter in TV Shows > Jessica Jones at FanFiction.Net
- Luke C. character filter in the Comics > Avengers at FanFiction.Net
- /r/Marvels_Luke_Cage at Reddit
- luke-cage tag at Tumblr
- Luke Cage at Wikipedia
- Luke Cage at the Marvel Universe Wiki
- Luke Cage at Marvel Database at Wikia
- Luke Cage at Marvel Movies at Wikia
- Luke Cage at Marvel Cinematic Universe Wiki at Wikia