Category: Comics

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Marvel Comics Cancels Black Panther Spinoff About Black Women 48 Hours After New Trailer Drops | The Root

Marvel Comics Cancels Black Panther Spinoff About Black Women 48 Hours After New Trailer Drops | The Root

If you’re like me, you’re still recovering from the life-altering, summer-changing amazingness that was the Black Panther movie trailer that debuted d ...
Imagining a Black Wonder Woman | The Atlantic

Imagining a Black Wonder Woman | The Atlantic

Growing up, I was told my favorite comic-book heroine was white. And yet her struggles always seemed uniquely similar to my own. Source: Imagining a ...
Tour Black Panther’s reimagined homeland with Ta-Nehisi Coates | The Verge

Tour Black Panther’s reimagined homeland with Ta-Nehisi Coates | The Verge

Tour Black Panther’s reimagined homeland with Ta-Nehisi Coates Source: Tour Black Panther’s reimagined homeland with Ta-Nehisi Coates ...
Marvel’s Cancelling Black Panther & The Crew, One of Its Most Important Comics Right Now | Gizmodo

Marvel’s Cancelling Black Panther & The Crew, One of Its Most Important Comics Right Now | Gizmodo

When Ta-Nehisi Coates and Yona Harvey’s Black Panther & The Crew launched earlier this year, it proved that big publishers like Marvel can, in fac ...
Black Panther & The Crew Is What Happens When Creators of Color Tell Their Own Stories | Fusion

Black Panther & The Crew Is What Happens When Creators of Color Tell Their Own Stories | Fusion

On December 21, 2016, Jacqueline Craig, a black woman living in Fort Worth, Texas, called 911 to report that a white, male neighbor was choking her se ...
Changing Colors In Comics | Code Switch : NPR

Changing Colors In Comics | Code Switch : NPR

Gene Demby and guest host Glen Weldon (our play cousin from Pop Culture Happy Hour) explore how comics are used as spaces for mapping race and identit ...
Franklin Broke Peanuts’ Color Barrier In The Least Interesting Way Possible | The Root

Franklin Broke Peanuts’ Color Barrier In The Least Interesting Way Possible | The Root

Charlie Brown is hesitant. Marcie is shy. Lucy is cruel. Schroeder is aloof. But Franklin is just…perfect. Source: Franklin Broke Peanuts' Color Barr ...
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Creating Black Superheroes | The New York Times

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Creating Black Superheroes | The New York Times

When Marvel Comics announced in September 2015 that Ta-Nehisi Coates would be writing a new Black Panther series, the timing could not have been m ...
Black Women, Comics, Graphic Novels, and Anime: An Interview with Deborah E. Whaley | Black Perspectives

Black Women, Comics, Graphic Novels, and Anime: An Interview with Deborah E. Whaley | Black Perspectives

This month I interviewed Deborah E. Whaley about her book Black Women in Sequence: Re-Inking Comics, Graphic Novels, and Anime (University of Wash ...
A black is woman bringing comics to kids of color | Fusion

A black is woman bringing comics to kids of color | Fusion

Earlier this month at the Schomburg Center’s annual Black Comic Book Festival, dozens of black comic book creators and enthusiasts gathered in Harlem ...
Why Can’t Fanboys Handle Diversity? | Complex

Why Can’t Fanboys Handle Diversity? | Complex

The backlash to 'Luke Cage' is just the latest "controversy" drummed up by fanboys. What's behind the community's long, ugly history of racism? Sourc ...
The Best Luke Cage Comics to Read After Netflix’s New Marvel Series – Thrillist

The Best Luke Cage Comics to Read After Netflix’s New Marvel Series – Thrillist

Sweet Christmas! Source: The Best Luke Cage Comics to Read After Netflix's New Marvel Series - Thrillist ...
Mike Colter, Luke Cage, and the “Wu-Tang-ification” of the Marvel Universe | Complex

Mike Colter, Luke Cage, and the “Wu-Tang-ification” of the Marvel Universe | Complex

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe goes hip-hop, all eyes are on the man who's transformed from sidekick to superhero. Source: Mike Colter, Luke Cage, ...
Mara Brock & Salim Akil Team Up With Greg Berlanti for ‘Black Lightning’ Superhero Series | Shadow and Act

Mara Brock & Salim Akil Team Up With Greg Berlanti for ‘Black Lightning’ Superhero Series | Shadow and Act

The character was one of the first major African American superheroes to appear in DC Comics. Source: Mara Brock & Salim Akil Team Up With Greg B ...
#S4MBlerds: On being Mary Jane & representation in media – Blavity

#S4MBlerds: On being Mary Jane & representation in media – Blavity

Zendaya is playing Mary Jane Watson, maybe. But that maybe is all it took to prove that the fight for representation isn’t close to finished. The time ...
Zendaya will play the first black Mary Jane Watson in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ | Blavity

Zendaya will play the first black Mary Jane Watson in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ | Blavity

Fam, Zendaya’s role in Spider-Man: Homecoming has been under wraps since she was announced as part of the cast. We’ve been wondering, and we’ve been w ...
The extended trailer for Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ is here and it’s absolutely epic | Blavity

The extended trailer for Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ is here and it’s absolutely epic | Blavity

We have just a month and some change left until the latest, highly-anticipated Marvel installment, Luke Cage, will debut on Netflix. We’ve already see ...
Every Episode of Marvel’s Luke Cage Will Be Titled After A Gang Starr Song – The Huffington Post

Every Episode of Marvel’s Luke Cage Will Be Titled After A Gang Starr Song – The Huffington Post

Source: Every Episode of Marvel's Luke Cage Will Be Titled After A Gang Starr Song ...
How Black Heroes Matter Was Born at Comic-Con – The Daily Beast

How Black Heroes Matter Was Born at Comic-Con – The Daily Beast

A small group of comic book artists and writers started #BlackHeroesMatter to highlight underrepresentation of black people in superhero properties. ...
The smartest person in the Marvel Universe is a 9-year-old black girl – Blavity

The smartest person in the Marvel Universe is a 9-year-old black girl – Blavity

Marvel’s Moon Girl Lunella Lafayette has a new title — the smartest character in Marvel. Every fangirl and boy I know has had the debate at least once ...
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