The Post and Courier – The Green Panther: Former Porter-Gaud/NFL Star Ovie Mughelli Launches Environmental Comic Book

As a kid, Ovie Mughelli grew up a fan of the cartoon series “Captain Planet and the Planeteers.”

Mughelli’s favorite character from the 1990s environmental TV show was Kwame, the unofficial leader of the Planeteers, who was African-American and possessed the power of the Earth.

“Kwame was a character that really stuck with me,” said Mughelli, a former Porter-Gaud High School football standout. “I think part of what attracted me to his character was that he was an African-American and there were not many African-American superheroes back then.

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