Lucky Number Seven is a a brief interview with someone interesting in the public eye, chopped into easily consumed tidbits of data for your brain space. This time we sit down with superstar artist Jamal Igle, who just dropped the pint sized powerhouse Molly Danger on Free Comic Book Day.
A modern, urban take on the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle classic, the book posits an intern and former military medic drafted into a helping a possibly delusional self-trained detective and “stealth procurer” named after the iconic detective, all set in the mean streets of Harlem.
The following represents a slur-free sampling of #PaulaDeenTVShows …
Komplicated aims to bring you a monthly dose of beauty with a geek twist. Today would have been the 42nd birthday of entertainer Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, who died eleven years ago. Anedge hirak Left Eye. [Source: Wikipedia, Flickr]
The following is a first person editorial by Thaddeus Howze The science fiction and fantasy communities everywhere mourn the passing of special effects legend Ray Harryhausen at the age of 92. He passed away in London on May 7. Twitter was abuzz with the tales of where they were when they saw the movie which […]
JUST THE FACTS, MA’AM … Today at 3:15 PM at California State University Los Angeles’ University-Student Union, three heavy hitters in the world of comics, movies and genre entertainment will be featured in a live streamed panel called “Color Inside The Lines: Superheroes of a Different Hue.” Admission is free to the public as is […]
As part of California State University Los Angeles’ inaugural Eagle-Con, on May 1st at 3:15 PM, Top Cow Talent Hunt winner Hannibal Tabu will moderate a live-streamed panel (password “CCC2012″) called “Color Inside The Lines: Superheroes of a Different Hue” (Facebook event page) featuring three entertainment luminaries … Kevin Grevioux is an American actor, screenwriter, […]
Regardless of the deplorable hiring practices of the two biggest companies in comics, Black writers are producing some top notch material. Four new comics available today, and one free one from last week, showcase some of the breadth of talent available. FIVE WEAPONS #3 (Image Comics) The only thing more amazing about the sheer volume […]
The world of fantasy writing is widely perceived as being as homogenous as your average gallon of milk. Through a genre called “sword and soul,” writers like Charles Saunders and Milton Davis have developed a new paradigm for fantasy fiction with more diverse casts of characters and innovative new voices. One such effort is Dusu: […]
An excerpt from the short story, “The Sharp Knife of A Short Life” by Top Cow Talent Hunt winner Hannibal Tabu.
The essence of Black creativity in the shadow of the western world has been one of necessity and scarcity. “Make way out of no way” is the only consistent commandment from be-bop to hip hop, from STEM education to, finally, the science fiction that fueled many of those who sought it.
To paraphrase Kanye West, “the comics industry doesn’t care about Black people!”
Once upon a time, a snarky little comic strip rose from relative obscurity to become fodder for Sunday morning political pundits and shaking heads along Washington DC’s beltway.
In a casting announcement for another role, it was leaked that Oscar-winning multi-hyphenate Jamie Foxx will indeed join the cast of Amazing Spider-Man 2. When last we heard from Jamie Foxx, he was crossing his fingers that he would be cast as Electro in Amazing Spider-Man 2. Foxx’s four year old daughter was a big […]
The following is a first person editorial. I saw an article referencing comments by writer Jim Zubkavich, who writes the largely entertaining comic Skullkickers (among other credits): Creator says creator-owned comics pay as little as $31.25 a page—if you’re lucky. On a print run of 5000 comics (and many, many creator-owned titles sell less than […]