West Village Comics, a New Manhattan Comic Store from Kurt Bollers – Bleeding Cool News And Rumors

  My big brother, and HEAVVVVVY MECCAcon alum, Kurt Bollers, is opening his very own comic book shop in NYC!! Check out the full story below via Bleeding Cool!! Kurt is also is the brother of Valiant editor Karl Bollers. Source: West Village Comics, a New Manhattan Comic Store from Kurt Bollers – Bleeding Cool […]

THIS HORROR GRAPHIC NOVEL WITH BLACK BISEXUAL PROTAGONIST CHALLENGES STEREOTYPES

  “Written by Greg Anderson Elysée in partnership with editor and creator Marcel Dupree, this latest creation is breaking boundaries left and right as it not only features a BLACK male lead… but a BISEXUAL BLACK male lead at that. The story follows Oliver Solomon, a private investigator who’s ‘haunted by a hereditary curse in […]

A Brand New Funk: Biofunk comes to Afrofuturism! — Chronicles of Harriet

It all started with Steamfunk – a style of writing and visual aesthetic that combines the culture and approach to life of people of African descent with that of the Steampunk aesthetic. Next came Dieselfunk – fiction, film and fashion that combine the style and mood of Dieselpunk – Steampunk’s grittier sibling – with African […] […]

Emmy-Nominated Producer James Bland Shares The Blueprint For Building A Digital Giant

“Nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards, Giants is an acclaimed scripted drama created by 32-year-old producer James Bland. Launched in 2017, the series chronicles the journey of three friends who share a firm commitment to living life on their own terms. But, when unable to escape conflicts of identity, sexuality and circumstance — each character reaches a sobering turning point that […]

Midwest BSFA Member Napoleon Maddox Runs Down His Top Afrofuturistic Tracks — Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance

After years of touring and discovering music from all parts of the world, Napoleon Maddox came home with a longing for cultivation and fearless celebration of what musicians here have to offer the world. “It’s important that the connection be understood, stated and restated. This music came from the beak of Paul Lawrence Dunbar and […] […]

Seith Mann To Adapt ‘BLACK’ Comic In What Studio 8 Hopes To Be First In A Franchise — Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Marvel/Disney paved the way with Black Panther and Studio 8 is taking it further in a move created to inspire conversation and deconstruct the superhero genre. Seith Mann has been hired by Studio 8 to adapt the comic series BLACK which explores the idea if what only black people had superpowers? The company plans […]

These Celebrity-Sponsored Scholarships Will Help Ease The Financial Burden Of College

As many high school seniors prepare to make the transition to college, the typical financial burden of room, board and books could be alleviated — and in some cases, eliminated — because of scholarships. This is especially important this year because as the number of Black students enrolling in college has been on the rise, so… […]

Black Entrepreneur Aims To Bridge The Digital Divide In DC — News One

A Black entrepreneur is striving to level the playing field for people of color to enter the realm of tech. Through a Washington, DC-based incubator, Aaron Saunders is providing tech education for underserved individuals in efforts to diversify the industry, WAMU reported. How can people of color in D.C. navigate a path through a tech… via […]

Indie Creators & Leaders: Maia Crown Williams (MECCACon) Interview – FanBros.com

“In all industries there are pockets of hidden creators and leaders that help to shape the vision and future of the business. Some of those creators are quietly building monuments of brilliance. I spoke to one such creator, Maia Crown Williams of MECCACon…” CLICK HERE FOR FULL INTERVIEW! : Indie Creators & Leaders: Maia Crown […]