Rapper Trick-Trick on the No Fly Zone, Eminem, and the state of the music industry | Blowout 18 | Detroit Metro Times

Rapper Trick-Trick on the No Fly Zone, Eminem, and the state of the music industry | Blowout 18 | Detroit Metro Times.

#BlackNerdProblems interview w/ #MECCAcon2015 pt2

http://blacknerdproblems.com/site/podcast/comics-and-conversation-episode-12-meccacon/ Black Nerd Problems​ & #MECCAcon2015​ interview pt 2!! This time with not only myself, but also Shawn Alleyne​, Jason Reeves​, and N Steven Harris​!! Both Shawn AND Steven left their comic con tables to do the interview, so thank you SO much!! Thank you so much Jordan Calhoun​ for the opportunity!! -crown-

#MECCAweekly w/ Shawn Martinbrough

This week, MECCAcon Weekly was lucky enough to be blessed with an interview by well known comic book and graphic novel artist, Shawn Martinbrough. This was definitely a treat, and I’m happy to share with all of you! As MOST of you know, I am in no way shape or form a real journalist, norContinue reading “#MECCAweekly w/ Shawn Martinbrough”


Tiara Jones, History 270: African-American History Jackie Ormes: Ground Breaking Illustrations ​Cartoons are often thought of as cute little pictures for children, but they are much more than that. According to the cartoon editor of the New Yorker, Robert Mankoff, “Cartoons present a different way to see life’s problems.” Cartoons provide people with a different vantageContinue reading “JACKIE ORMES LIT REVIEW by Tiara Jones”

BEAUTIFUL NEWS: 7-Year-Old Girl Wins $16K For Her Comic Book About Super Afro Puffs!

Originally posted on HelloBeautiful:
Source: Angela Nixon / Angela Nixon One young girl has used her creativity to battle negative self-image and find the joy in reading–and she was greatly rewarded for her efforts! Natalie McGriff, 7, took home a huge prize at One Spark for her comic book The Adventures of Moxie Girl. One Spark…

#MECCAconWeekly w/ JOHN I. JENNINGS, artist and associate professor

Originally posted on MECCAcon:
Peace, America. So this was the week that I geeked ALL THE WAY OUT for #MeccaConWeekly lol. ANYone who knows me knows how much of a fan I am of all things JOHN I. JENNINGS. Jennings is an artist, educator, hip hop historian, comic historian, multiple convention organizer, art curator, proud newlywed, and…

#MECCAconWeekly w/ Alitha E. Martinez

This week on MECCAcon Weekly, I was gifted the opportunity to interview mainstream and Indie artist, Alitha E Martinez. Martinez is very well known in the industry for her penciling and backgrounds for some of the most well known titles, including Archie, Black Panther, X-Men, Bat Girl, and Heroes. Her own company, AriotStorm, has producedContinue reading “#MECCAconWeekly w/ Alitha E. Martinez”


#4pages16bars SEQUENTIAL GRAFFITI (art book) is now available on ETSY! Only $5.99 for a digital download of 66 pages!  Some of the best representation from the black indie community! Purchase yours TODAY!    An EXCELLENT way to donate to the funding of MECCAcon! https://www.etsy.com/listing/229343406/4-pages-16-bars-sequential-graffiti