Tag Archive: Comics

Jan 10 2018

Hero 101 : Who is Black Lightning?

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Black Lightning is a new series set to begin in January on the CW. Let’s take a quick look at who Black Lightning is. Black Lightning is a black superhero that made his debut in DC comics in 1977. Besides being one of DCs first black superheroes, he was also the first black character to star …

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Nov 15 2017

Dragon Con Tales (part 2)

Part 2 of my trip to Dragon Con photo diary focuses on the parade. The Dragon Con parade is something that you just have to experience. As I said in part one, I was suffering from sensory overload during my Dragon Con weekend. There was so much to see. So downtown Atlanta shuts down several …

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May 12 2017

TOON IN: Interview with Ben Passmore

Smokin' sweet signature from Ben Passmore on my copy of "Your Black Friend" at SPX 2016.

With Toon In, I talk one-on-one with comics artists on projects they are working, how they got into the comics life, and most importantly what keeps them going! TOON IN: Artist Chat with Ben Passmore I first met Ben Passmore and his art at the 2016 Small Press Expo or SPX (a great indie comics …

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Oct 31 2016

Interview: MOONGIRL’S AMY REEDER and BRANDON MONTCLARE

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For  the October ComiGamAni episode of Geek Soul Brother and the Nerdy Venoms–a podcast where the Nerdy Venoms deep-dive into the world of comics, games, and anime–we interviewed creators Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare, the Glyph Award winning duo behind “Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.” In this interview we hear how Amy and Brandon collaborate to …

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Jan 21 2014

Afro Commentary: My Niece Deserves Better (Female Characters)

I have a dilemma. As an uncle to a 5 year-old girl who will not only break a lot of hearts when she gets older, but is intelligent, creative and fiercely independent, I find it will be difficult to introduce her to geek things as easily as it was with her older brother. There are …

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Sep 20 2013

A Day of Futures Past: An Interview with Chris Claremont

In geek culture, we tend to regard the people responsible for the media we consume on a higher level than the rest of us. Yet, we all forget that these individuals are not Gods, real people with actual lives and emotions. My interview with the writer Chris Claremont reminded me of this fact. As the …

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Sep 14 2013

Montreal Comic-Con 2013, Day 1

It was a great start to this year’s Montreal Comic-Con. There was a good energy and even more than last years epic year. I did get a chance to spend a few minutes with Batman: Arkham Origins and I must say if you are fan of the original two games, this one will not disappoint. …

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Feb 24 2013

Afro Commentary: The Lack of Superheroes of Color

“How do you feel about the lack of non-white Superheroes in mainstream comics?” It’s a rather pointed and polarizing question that we, the entire geek community as a whole, have not asked ourselves in a while. Yet, as we focused on afro-centric topics in celebration of Black History Month (which I applaud Geek Soul Brother …

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May 13 2011

GSB Reviews THOR the movie

I finally got to see THOR yesterday.  Not disappointing at all.  It had the action, the acting, the family betrayal, the mythology.  Everything I basically wanted to see from the comic. Now I think most people know the very basic info about Thor.  “It’s that guy with the hammer right?”  Yes sir, it’s that guy …

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