"The Black Knight" - Oblt. Ernst von Bauer" German Tank Commander Character from Comic book "Die Erzahlung des Schwarzen Ritters" by Motofumi Kobayashi. "Die Erzahlung des Schwarzen Ritters" is a widely acclaimed comic book series and considered the best work of renowned comic artist Motofumi Kobayashi. The story revolves around the fictional main character Oblt. Ernst von Bauer, who led the Wehrmacht 8.Panzer Kompanie in the Eastern Front during the Fall of 1943.
Inheriting the nickname the "Black Knight" from his ancestors, he excelled on many battlefields as a commander of the tank division and gained much acclaim from others not only because of his courage and level-headedness, but also for his fellow troops. Ever since he lost his right eye on the field of battle, the fighting spirit associated with his "Black Knight" moniker returned, and he vows to face his enemies which felled his comrades.