Harlem Soul, Drawn Out: BCBF ’18

lright, I’m going to say something crazy, are you ready? There is a comic book festival in Harlem. I can understand if you’re not as excited as I am, but in all fairness, the very idea of a comics festival in Harle...
by Cameron Crump
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The BAM Black Comix Expo

As I went and checked out the BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) Black Comix Expo I noticed something that I didn’t think about before, Black nerd culture is nearing a zenith in media. Along with the general swing of the pen...
by Kaos Blac
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Ink Stains 103: Realm 5

Realm was a steadily good fanzine from the early seventies, with a wide variety of stellar contributors, and issue 5 was no different! Realm 5: October 1972 Editor and publisher: Ed Romero Realm is one of those zines I wish I h...
by kenmeyerjr
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Ink Stains 101: Infinity 6

One of the best “artzines” to ever be published, Infinity is back for a repeat performance! Infinity 6: January 1976 Publishers and editors: Adam Malin and Gary Berman I have profiled Infinity thrice already, inclu...
by kenmeyerjr
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BlackBox Comics: Interview with Scott McDaniel

  Walking the floor at any con can be taxing so I try to find the quite spots to take a breather and regroup. Occasionally when while i’m trying to catch my breath I come across something that I wouldn’t of see...
by Kaos Blac
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From Black Panther to Miles Morales: In Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jason Reynolds

  Marvel has been in a crisis as of late in regards to its response to diversity of its characters. Push back from retailers and fans on either side of the issue – wanting to either keep the mostly male characters of...
by Kaos Blac
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NYCC: The Milestone Universe Returns!

It’s been a long time coming for this announcement but it’s finally here! The Milestone Universe will officially return to comics and will take place on Earth M. Sure it was wayyy back in 2015 when we were first tol...
by InfiniteSpeech
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PR: NYCC Launches Puerto Rico Relief Effort With Keanu Reeves

ReedPOP is calling upon New York Comic Con Fans to be the true heroes at this year’s show by donating to a newly created Puerto Rico relief effort. The campaign, in association with Keanu Reeves, Hollywood and Puerto Rican fi...
by InfiniteSpeech
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Not So Secure at Long Beach Comic Con 2017

Conventions in Los Angeles and the LA area have been increasing security over the last few months. Where you’d once have a weapons check if you cosplayed and just a look to see if you had a badge or wristband to enter, no...
by Dr. Bustos
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Ink Stains 98: All Dynamic Special, 5/6, 7

It’s all Alan Light all day! All Dynamic 5/6, 7, plus the Special! All Dynamic 5/6, 7, and All Dynamic Special: 1970 Editor and publisher: Alan Light As I stated in an earlier column or two of Ink Stains, the publisher an...
by kenmeyerjr
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SDCC 2017 Interview With Steven Universe’s Zach Callison

Steven Universe, the show and the titular character, have grown a lot since their premiere in 2013. So has the voice actor of Steven, Zach Callison, who is now an adult playing a young teen instead of still being one. Zach was ...
by Dr. Bustos
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San Diego Comic Con 2017: ‘OK K.O.!’ Creator, Ian Jones-Quartey Interview

OK K.O.! is a new show on Cartoon Network. A young boy named KO who lives in a video-game-like world of leveling up for more power. Created by Ian Jones-Quartey, who has been in animation for years and probably most well known ...
by Dr. Bustos
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