One other possibility was that he got the name from the 1960s television series known as Star Trek, as his mask has what appears to be pointed ears, much like the fictional race that are also called Vulcan.
There was also once a hypothetical planet that was hypothesized as being located between Mercury and the sun. This hypothesis was introduced by a French mathematician in the 19th century. It is possible that Black Vulcan got his name from this as well.
This race was well-known for suppressing their emotions, relying on logic rather than instinct. Their homeworld was pretty much a desert world, and it had no moons. Several close planets or planet-like objects could be seen in the sky from the surface however.
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