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 much direct fan interaction. The … Continue reading Creator Spotlight: The Three Nerd Queens Behind #JusticeCon2020 Speak Out
By Michele St. Martin Let me start by saying that I’m going to try to keep this review short, to the point, and spoiler-free, which is difficult for me because I just LOVE spoilers. I realize, however, not everyone does, especially when it comes to something so anticipated as this series. So, that being said, let’s just dive right into it. All in all, I … Continue reading Film Review: Lovecraft Country
Comic collectors are calling this the “Year of the Peach,” a term held over from 2019 as the works of artist Peach Momoko are snapped up before they even hit the shelves. Her mastery of the comic arts is unparalleled. Momoko’s horror covers have a certain haunting beauty that’s hard to look away from. Her action covers are just as spectacular in the way they … Continue reading Interview: A Q&A with Comic Artist Peach Momoko
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 read. I promised myself that … Continue reading Rae Comics offers New Black Anime Comic ‘Okemus’ by Kickstarter
The voice cast of The Proud Family came together for a family reunion at the NAACP Arts, Culture, and Entertainment Festival. The joyful reunion was full of stories, laughs, memories from the animated series that meant so much to so many kids in the 2000s. We took a minute to dig into the video and found out 22 new facts about The Proud Family during their reunion. 1. … Continue reading 22 Things We Found Out From ‘The Proud Family’ Reunion
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 is a groundbreaking bi-weekly podcast … Continue reading Aliza Pearl, Sara Gulde, and Kennedy Allen Claim a Space at the Helm of a Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast
Kellita Smith knows about representation in Hollywood. She was a part of the Black television. Smith claimed her space at the time and has not moved, creating an impressive filmography full of characters and stories. From her role as Wanda in the groundbreaking Bernie Mac show to her current work on Influence, Smith’s characters women are multifaceted, beautiful, Black women who all made their mark … Continue reading Interview: Kellita Smith on Icons, Agency, and Legacy
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 uncle, George Black (Courtney Vance). … Continue reading Noirstalgia: Lovecraft Country and Escaping the White Gaze
The second season of Umbrella Academy takes the audience on a wild and trippy ride through history as they try to save the world—again. A jump into the 1960s results in the family being separated from one another, and the doomsday clock is reset. We join Five, still in a boy’s body as he tries to find and unite everyone. His first encounter, however, is … Continue reading ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Trips into The Civil Rights Era UnFiltered and Gets It Right!
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 been a long time coming, … Continue reading Now YOU Can Join Women In Comics…Here’s How!