Category Archives: Features

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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Big $$$ News for Women in Comics Collective International

We are sending out a big CONGRATULATIONS to our mother company Women in Comics Collective International. They were among the recipients of the National Book Foundation’s Literary Arts Emergency Fund Grant Recipients. WinC joins other organizations such as the Third World Press Foundation, Kweli Journal, and so many others. Over 282 organizations were awarded a total of 3.5 million dollars.

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Putting In the Work: You Can Join the Fight For Justice for Breonna Taylor and BLM

Editor’s Note: Blerd Galaxy’s “Putting in the Work ” is a new column that highlights injustice in our community and lays out the pertinent details (the facts) before giving you ways to activate–to put in the work yourself. This moment we are in is not going to improve our society unless we all step in and put in that work.

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RIP Chadwick Boseman: On Mourning Black Royalty and Collective Black Grief

I am crying as I write this. Not sobbing, but the slow, searing flow of tears that burn as they fall. I don’t have the strength to sob, and honestly, the burn is helping. It means that I can still feel something. This is not about me, though. This is about Chadwick Boseman. This is about the collective Black joy

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Film Review: ‘Random Acts of Violence’ Tests the Ties Between Artist, Their Art, and The Fans

The comic artist as center of the horror film is not a trope that is practiced often. Many of us are hard-pressed to name one film other than Jay Baruchel’s Random Acts of Violence that takes on the artist, his art and the fans that keep him going. However, it works in this film, despite having the striking Jesse Williams

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International Female Ride Day Offers Women Self-Care and Sisterhood On a Bike

A Q&A with Porsche Taylor founder and EIC of Black Girls Ride and Joey Lindahl Senior Marketing Manager, Customer Growth at Polaris By Jonita Davis and Michele St. Martin On August 22, 2020, Women all over the world will get on their motorcycles, autocycles, trikes, ATVs, and more to take a ride in celebration of International Female Ride Day. The

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Creator Spotlight: The Three Nerd Queens Behind #JusticeCon2020 Speak Out

No one really expected JusticeCon to be more than a celebration for the fandom. The event that ran concurrently with San Diego Comic-Con the weekend of July 25 and 26. It came out of nowhere to rock Comic-Con at Home’s virtual, leaving everyone reeling for weeks afterward about the little fan convention that brought so many reveals, celebrities, and so

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