“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.
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!
In addition to the K.E.I.S.H.A. webcomic collaboration with Guy A. Sims, BlackScifi.com has also teamed up with Pyroglyphics Studio to produce Scribes of Nyota, an independent work of speculative fiction that includes illustrations and prose work of African-American artists and writers. See more below:
If you’ve been following me on youtube, then you know I interviewed a bunch of creators at The Schomburg Black comic Book Fest in January of this year. It was my first time recording the Black Comic Book Fest interviews with a crew and I really couldn’t have done it without Tyrell Worrel of The Fan Bros Show Podcast and Azreen Zaman as well as the amazing photography of Al Cayne of SugarCayne.com . Also, if you have some time, you should also check out the panels from the convention. So far there are two videos complete, but a third is on the way! Enjoy!
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