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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Clarks Originals x Black Panther Soho Launch Event

Clarks Originals just released, and more than likely – by now sold out a limited edition Black Panther version of its Trigenic Evo shoe. Featuring embossed rubber deatails, silver thread stitching, and a black on black le...
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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The Comics Console: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Fans of Castlevania have been patiently waiting for the release of it’s spiritual successor, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for quite a while.  The successful Kickstarter, led by Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi has fin...
by Eric
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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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AnimeNYC: See you next time space cowboy!

AnimeNYC has come and gone taking over the Jacob Javits Convention Center for a bliss filled three days of anime heaven. From panels on Ramen, film premieres and cosplayers the days were packed with tons of sights and sounds....
by Kaos Blac
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AnimeNYC Panel Recap: Blerd is the Word: Diversity Means You!

Speakers Hilton George, CEO of BlerdCon, and Frederick Jones, founder of MyFutPrint Entertainment, laid out a grand design for growth in Saturday afternoon’s “Blerd is the Word” panel. The duo captivated a diverse range o...
by Christian Davenport
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AnimeNYC: Anime and Japan Fandom Returns to the Javits Center

Anime NYC has brought back anime and J-culture back to NYC in a big way for it inaugural 3 day convention. By the time City Council member Ben Kellos gave his weebo referential filled speech and handed off the official citatio...
by Kaos Blac
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The Problem With Apu: World Premiere

Comedian Hari Kondabolu is one of the few personalities of South Asian representations in media that has reached a certain level of cultural significance. He is a part of the new wave of actors, comedians, writers and high pro...
by Kaos Blac
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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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