5 Black comic book creators with 5 ways of seeing this inclusive superhero moment

Black superheroes are popular onscreen thanks to the work of Black creators of comic book characters and stories that anticipated this racial reckoning moment. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-29 12:00:48 UTC ]
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Black Sands Entertainment Focuses on Books, Comics for Black Families

Founded by Manuel Godoy and his wife, Geiszel Godoy, this startup publisher focused on releasing comics, chapter books, and picture books aimed at black parents and their children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Nick Pettigrew | 'My default way of dealing with it all was in a blackly comic way'

In his début book, former comedian Nick Pettigrew reveals the lows and occasional highs of working as an anti-social behaviour officer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A New Guide to the Black Comic Book Community

'The Access Guide to the Black Comic Book Community 2020-2021', is the first in a series of reference works that will showcase creators of color who released books in 2020 as well as industry institutions and events that spotlight their works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Black-Owned Bookstore Offers “Ally Box” Book Subscription: Critical Linking, June 5, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

His character Asterix captured the spirit of the French of the 1960s and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Surf, schools, critters, comics and the Didion hive: 5 great book events this week

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Review: In ‘Black Super Hero Magic Mama,’ a grief-stricken mom gets comic book counseling

Sabrina, the single mother at the center of Inda Craig-Galván’s new play, “Black Super Hero Magic Mama,” is acutely aware of the various ways her son’s life can be upended. Gangs, drugs, street violence, the police: If Sabrina (Kimberly Hébert Gregory) is overcontrolling, it’s because she knows... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Captain Marvel': Will Brie Larson's superhero go higher, further, faster than comic book storyline?

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Photo Gallery: Our Favorite Cosplay From NYC's Black Comic Book Festival

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Stan Lee, the arch superhero of comic books, is dead at 95

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Comic Book Spinoff of Black Panther Will Focus on His Sister

Shuri, a scientist, ascends to the throne of Wakanda in a coming Marvel comic book series. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Draymond Green wants to trademark the phrase 'Hampton 5' for beverages, sneakers, comic books and more

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[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A new 'Rocko's Modern Life' comic book series is on the way

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Mark Millar's superhero rise from comic book nerd to Netflix winner

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More 'Rebirth' titles arrive, stirring additional mystery for comic book superheroes

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African-American self-publishers are using Kickstarter to meet the demand for comics with diverse stories and characters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

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VIDEO: Meet Nigeria's comic book superheroes

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Comic books get super boost from superhero movies

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