How One Afro-Latina Comic Book Artist Is Changing The Marvel Universe

Natacha Bustos didn't see Black or brown characters in the comic books she read growing up. Now, she's the one creating powerful superheroes like "Moon Girl" in hopes of inspiring young girls of color. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-28 12:49:38 UTC ]
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Marvel fires artist Ardian Syaf over religious references in X-Men comic book

Marvel sacks X-Men artist Ardian Syaf after he hid religious references in a current issue of the comic. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Writers and Artists Follow Other Creators to Substack

A group of creators will publish new comic book stories, essays and how-to guides on the platform as a way to connect directly with fans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Fans hope Marvel comic book improves Native representation

Native American comic book fans hope a new Marvel anthology by Native artists and writers will jump-start authentic representation in mainstream superhero fare Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-08-29 15:14:44 UTC ]
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Making a living as a comic book artist

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Ernie Colón, Comic Book Artist Who Drew 9/11, Dies at 88

His art captured the whimsy of Richie Rich, the fantasy realms of Amethyst and the horror of the terrorist attacks. Continue reading at The New York Times

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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

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[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 UTC ]
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Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks

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[ Engadget | 2019-06-03 00:25:00 UTC ]
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The Artist Bringing Native American Representation to Comic Books

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'Captain Marvel': Will Brie Larson's superhero go higher, further, faster than comic book storyline?

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[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Universe's expanded comic book catalog includes 'Wonder Woman'

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The Best of Stan Lee’s Marvel Comic Books

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100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

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Marvel joins Madefire's digital comic book collection

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Australian Wonder Woman comic book artist tells Avatar director to calm down

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Comic book artist turned wrestler Michel Mulipola takes workshops at Te Oro

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