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That Time When The Blerd Galaxy Board was On a SDCC Panel

Remember that time when the Blerd Galaxy Board members were on an SDCC panel with Jules Rivera and Camilla Zhang? Well, we were interviewed by CNN reporter Chris Morrow after the panel. Our interview posted weeks later. We found it and now we are sharing it with you. Listen as Vanee, Marqueeda, Regine, and Jonita joined by Jules and Camilla,

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Blerd Galaxy Mini-Blerd Journalist Film Review: Phineas and Ferb Candace Against the Universe

By Kay, the 7th-grade Mini-Blerd Journalist! I just got the chance to watch the movie Phineas and Ferb: Candace Against the Universe.  Everybody knows that Phineas and Ferb is a kid’s show on Disney Channel. It’s about two boys going on adventures throughout their summer break and annoying their big sister, Candace. The movie is only a little bit different.

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Rae Comics offers New Black Anime Comic ‘Okemus’ by Kickstarter

Red Arcis Entertainment (Rae) Comics announced a Kickstarted campaign for their anime-inspired Black Comic titled Okemus. The company’s lead artist and president TJ Sterling says he created the comic to create a more diverse world, one that he didn’t have as a young artist. “Growing up, I saw almost no representation of Black or people of color in the comics I

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Aliza Pearl, Sara Gulde, and Kennedy Allen Claim a Space at the Helm of a Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

The Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast Women at Warp is all about exploring the Star Trek story world through a feminist lens. The podcast began in 2015 when there were no other all-women podcast teams discussing feminism and the world Roddenberry created. With the addition of Kennedy Allen, Aliza Pearl, and Sarah Gulde, the podcast has its mission. “Women at Warp

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Noirstalgia: Lovecraft Country and Escaping the White Gaze

By Brandon Matsalia   Lovecraft Country debuts next month with the promise of exploring Lovecraftian horrors from the perspective of Atticus Black (Jonathan Majors), a Black man and science fiction aficionado traversing the Jim Crow era South in search of his missing father. Joining Atticus on his quest are his childhood friend Leticia Dandridge (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), and his equally bookish

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Now YOU Can Join Women In Comics…Here’s How!

Women in Comics Collective (WinC) has relaunched and updated their website. Now, you can become a part of the WinC community or sponsor a membership for up-and-coming creators. That’s all that’s new with the group. For our new members, we have partner discounts, virtual events, a fellowship program, and special access on the website for members only! The relaunch has

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#ComicCon@Home–Informative, But Pale: Shudder’s “Horror Is Queer” Panel

By Foxxy Jazzabelle ComicCon@Home released its “Shudder: Horror Is Queer” panel last Thursday evening as part of its virtual comic convention this year. As a queer Black woman who loves horror, my interests were quite piqued for this panel. But seeing the line-up of chosen panelists on my laptop screen left a lot to be desired. There were five guests

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#ComicCon@Home Panel: “Crazy Talk: Mental Health, Pop Culture, and the Pandemic

By Michele St. Martin The SDCC Comic-Con at Home panel  “Crazy Talk: Mental Health, Pop Culture and the Pandemic” was pretty much a roundtable discussion about how pop culture can contribute to mental wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. It also explored how the current state of affairs is shaping the entertainment industry and what we’re doing as a creative industry

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Nafessa Williams and WinC’s Foxxy Jazzabelle Talk Black Lightning and Representation

You probably missed the panels on our favorite Black family on the CW in Black Lightning. Here’s a reminder of why we love watching us as superheroes onscreen. Women in Comics Collective reporter Foxxy Jazzabelle sat down with Nafessa Williams in the middle of last season for a chat about the Black Lightning third season and so much more. Williams

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