“The Glyph Comics Awards recognize the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color from the preceding calendar year. While it is not exclusive to black creators, it does strive to honor those who have made the greatest contributions to the comics medium in terms of both critical and commercial impact.” – East Coast Black Age of Comics Website
This week, the GLYPH Comics Awards Nominees were announced. The Glyph Awards Winners will be announced on Friday May 19 at 6:30pm at 2221 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA. See the list of noms below.
Midas Monkee, the independent, graphic novel company created by sculptor and artist Paul Louise-Julie is finally going to print with two of his most successful offerings, The Pack, a werewolf story set in ancient Khemet and Yohancé:The Ekanjeni Crystal, an “Afro Space Opera” set years in the future.
It’s taken me a while to pull the trigger on this, but Theblerdgurl now has a shop folks! Inside you can buy t-shirts, mugs, zip pouches, notebooks, phone cases and more! I will be updating it pretty regularly with new designs. In addition, I’m launching my first GIVEAWAY! Read on for the scoop.
The Black Eyed Peas have a graphic novel through Marvel, called Masters of the Sun. written by will.i.am and drawn by Damion Scott and I am here for it. Is it another case of Marvel hiring a star to promote a title? Probably. But I am a fan of Damion Scott’s artwork and I’m interested.
I get asked so often about conventions that are run by people of color, or are POC-friendly, that I decided to create this page to keep folks informed. I have either attended one of the cons myself of I know someone who has. Put your mouse over the titles to access links. Feel free to email me or comment with a link if you’d like a convention to be added. Thanks!
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