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{Book Attraction} Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by:Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings, Damian Duffy

Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format.

More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting impact on the present day. 228 more words

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Book Recommendation: Octavia Butler's "KINDRED"

By Malcolm Morrow

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Octavia Butler was a Black science fiction writer that is responsible for some of the most critically acclaimed works in the genre. 414 more words

Features

SDCC 2016: Magnetic Press Partners with Jennings & Duffy for Black Comix Panel

Magnetic Press has partnered with 2016 Eisner Award Nominee & Harvard Fellow John Jennings (The Blacker the Ink, Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred), 236 more words

Comics

SDCC 2016: Magnetic Press

Magnetic Press has partnered with 2016 Eisner Award Nominee & Harvard Fellow John Jennings (The Blacker the Ink, Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred), 236 more words

2016

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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#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.

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