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Second Thoughts on Black Super Heroes

No, youre not the only one that thinks about the deeper meaning of Black Superheroes.  There are classes being taught on campuses around the country and text books dedicated to meaning of our melanin perfected comic book idols…

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Writers Writing

#bsamBookshelf: BLACK COMIX

BLACK COMIX: AFRICAN AMERICAN COMICS, ARTS, AND CULTURE, BY John Jennings and Damien Duffy

The immense popularity of comics and graphic novels cannot be ignored. But in light of the comics boom that has taken place over the past 10 years, the artists, writers and publishers that make up the vibrant African American independent comics community have remained relatively unknown – until now. 94 more words

The "Goddesses" of Black Speculative Fiction

One of the best creators working in comics, John Jennings, interviews three of the leading lights of speculative fiction: Jewelle Gomez, Nalo Hopkinson, and Nnedi Okorafor.

Literature

Why Comix? Drawing the World You Want to See

If you’re in the Boston area on Thursday, January 14, then I hope you have a chance to stop by Northeastern University. Starting from 9:30am, fellow NOC and celebrated artist and scholar… 182 more words

Comics & Graphic Novels

Early Review: Blue Hand Mojo #1

The thing about legends that makes them endure is the part of the human psyche which does believe without actually seeing any empirical evidence, that which some call, faith. 471 more words

Comics