The Elements: Fire graphic novel anthology, created by Eisner-nominated artist, writer and editor Taneka Stotts and her company Beyond Press successfully funded via a kickstarter campaign last year. The purpose of the anthology was to showcases the talents of 32 different artists and writers of creators of color. In fact, the majority of Elements: Fire was written, drawn and lettered by women of color and every story depicts the element of Fire in different ways.
Check out my interview with actress and singer Karen Pittman. Karen is well known for her role as Inspector Priscilla Ridley on the Netflix smash hit Marvel’s Luke Cage. But she has also starred in the Americans, Flashpoint, Person of Interest as well as shared the screen with Louie C.K., John Boyega, Alfre Woodard and Oscar winner Viola Davis. In this interview, Karen and I talk about what it’s like being in the Marvel Universe and her favorite parts of the craft. As always comment and subscribe!
“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.
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