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Diversity in Comics: Defining Afrofuturism, Afro-Blackness and The Black Fantastic

Erika Hardison | Posted 01.27.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

The 4th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center of Black Research in Harlem had an overwhelming amount of attendees and comic books enthusiasts come out to support black comic book publishers, writers and illustrators.

The History of the Black Male Superhero in Comic Books: An Interview With Dr. Jonathan Gayles

Yolo Akili | Posted 01.24.2013 | Black Voices
Yolo Akili

Superman, Batman and the Flash -- you know those super heroes right? But do you know Power Man? The Black Panther? Icon? If not, you need to rush out and watch the film White Scripts and Black Supermen, which traces the early history of black male comic book heroes.

Assessing The New 52

Sean Campbell | Posted 11.23.2011 | Black Voices
Sean Campbell

DC Comic's "The New 52," as the launch is being called, has given us a rarity, three books with Black characters as the lead. I decided to take a look at the first issues of these books and see how they stack up.