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'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 14:15:31 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Sands Publishing Launches Digital Comics App

The new Black Sands Publishing digital comics app is the latest move by a Black-owned publishing venture that has used social media and crowdfunding platforms to sell its books and to raise more than $1 million over the last year to fund its plans for growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Milestone’s Black Comics Heroes Return in New Series

Milestone Media, the African American–owned publisher that created the celebrated Black superhero comics universe, will relaunch its publishing program later this month with the release of newly created original series in digital and print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mateo Askaripour’s ‘Black Buck’ is an irresistible comic novel about the tenacity of racism in corporate America

“Black Buck” is alternately sly and sweet, a work of cultural criticism that laments and celebrates the power of money. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-04 11:03:33 UTC ]
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Chris Rock on Joining Fargo and Avoiding ‘the Eddie Murphy Handbook’ for Black Comics

For Chris Rock, who has spent his career trying to avoid what he calls "the Eddie Murphy handbook" that Hollywood has for breakout Black comedians, Fargo was the perfect opportunity. Season 4 of FX's anthology crime series, inspired by the 1996 film, is set in 1950 Kansas City, where the head of... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-09-24 12:00:46 UTC ]
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Black Chefs Are Landing More Cookbook Deals. Is That Enough?

African-American food writers are seeing more interest among publishers, but the ones who have been burned by the experience warn that the industry’s problems go further than advances and paychecks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-24 09:00:23 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins satirical debut The Other Black Girl in six-figure deal

Bloomsbury has won Zakiya Dalila Harris’ The Other Black Girl, a satirical debut novel about race and authenticity in the workplace, for a six-figure deal following a nine-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-01 20:26:38 UTC ]
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Blumhouse bags screen deal for Black Widows

Blumhouse Screen Productions has option optioned film and TV rights to Catherine Quinn’s Black Widows (Orion, 2020) for a "significant five-figure" sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 17:45:38 UTC ]
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Mairi Kidd celebrates inspirational Scots with Black & White deal

Black & White Publishing has acquired two books about inspirational people from Scotland by Mairi Kidd, head of literature, languages and publishing at Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 23:10:10 UTC ]
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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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Black & White signs new Conlin novel in two-book deal

Black & White has acquired a “mesmerising and compelling” new novel by Juliet Conlin in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black & White cuts Tartan deal

Black & White Publishing will publish The Secret Life of Tartan: How a Cloth Shaped a Nation this autumn, by fashion designer Victoria ‘Vixy’ Rae. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Photo Gallery: Our Favorite Cosplay From NYC's Black Comic Book Festival

At the seventh annual iteration of the convention, fans paid homage to favorites from Sailor Moon to 'Coming to America'’s Prince Akeem. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Billy Bunter' deal sees Oxford publisher amass huge comic collection

Oxford company Rebellion now has the world's biggest collection of English language comic book properties. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magic Leap signs content deal with comics giant Grant Morrison

Magic Leap has teamed up with Scotland-based Square Slice Studios, which was co-founded by comic book industry veteran Grant Morrison, to create content for its mixed reality headset. You might know the prolific writer for his work with Batman and Al... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The New York Times | 2018-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Comics Launches New DC Black Label Imprint, Plus a Conversation with Sean Murphy

All-star writers Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Brian Azzarello, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Greg Rucka, and John Ridley join DC Black Label with their ultimate takes on modern superhero storytelling, bringing edgy and provocative standalone stories to the legends of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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