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 expressed pride in getting a … Continue reading Nafessa Williams and WinC’s Foxxy Jazzabelle Talk Black Lightning and Representation

What Lies Beneath: The Watchmen and the Cruelty of Masks Panel at #ComicConatHome

Preview Day of #ComicConatHome started the same way SDCC has in previous years. It’s schedule showcased education panels from 3pm PDT to 6pm PDT, mostly provided by GeekED. One, in particular, was “The Watchmen and the Cruelty of Masks panel”. Panelists included: Dr. Kalenda Eaton (University of Oklahoma), Dr. David Surratt (University of Oklahoma), Hailey Lopez (UC Berkeley), Robert Hypes (Phoenix Creative Collective), and Moderator, … Continue reading What Lies Beneath: The Watchmen and the Cruelty of Masks Panel at #ComicConatHome

Take a Listen to Blerd Galaxy’s Takeover of Blossom & Brew

The ladies of Blerd Galaxy sat down with the Blossom and Brew podcast well over an hour of lively conversation. Get to know more about Regine, Marqueeda, Vanee, and Jonita as they chat about Blerd Galaxy. Discover more about their origin story, just how nerdy they really are and their plans for the newly launched zine.   Continue reading Take a Listen to Blerd Galaxy’s Takeover of Blossom & Brew

Watch the Blerd Galaxy Team at the East Coast Age of Black Comics Convention

The Black East Coast Back Comics Creators E-Philly Convention was earlier this month, and the Blerd Galaxy team had a panel tho themselves. Listen as Marqueeda, Regine, Jonita, and Vanee discuss the state of comics and blerdom. The ECBACC Con airs online due to COVID-19 this year. For 18 years, the con has been a space for An annual gathering of comic book artists, writers, … Continue reading Watch the Blerd Galaxy Team at the East Coast Age of Black Comics Convention

The Month The Earth Stood Still: July With No SDCC

  For many of us in the nerd-world, July is our holiday season, and the third Saturday of July is Christmas. We prepare all year for this. We shop, create lists, and adorn ourselves with elaborate decorations. This is OUR time! San Diego Comic-Con: the Nerd Mecca. We lost our space. Now, what do we do when an evil virus shuts down our holiest of … Continue reading The Month The Earth Stood Still: July With No SDCC

Women in Comics Must Stand Together for Fair Payment

The comic book industry holds a deep place in my heart. It has kept generations of people throughout the country and the world, not only entertained but has served to educate and expand artistic horizons. Initially considered to be only a children’s hobby, the average age of American comic book buyers ranges from 18-45 years old; with a growing demographic of young, female readership. The … Continue reading Women in Comics Must Stand Together for Fair Payment

Comics Review: Spectre Deep 6

I feel like I have to say right away that I really, really enjoyed this graphic. It is not often that I can say that I read a comic and found myself smiling, laughing, and groaning because of the characters the whole way through. I just don’t. I am pretty judgy as a reader to be perfectly honest. I am admittedly difficult to impress. With … Continue reading Comics Review: Spectre Deep 6