Fathers, Sons, and Lots of People in Costumes Turn Out For Wizard World Sacramento

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Jay Snook walked the aisles at this year’s Wizard World, and man did he see some sights.

Stories from the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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Photographer Dick Simon went to Washington to be a witness to the way things have changed in the past 50 years — and some ways they have not. Here are the photos and stories of people he found there.

Lucky Number Seven: An Interview With Superstar Comics Artist @JamalIgle

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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.

American Minister Timothy Murphy Joins Gitmo Prisoners in Hunger Strike

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More than 100 days have passed since the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay started, and with no progress being made, an American minister has joined the strike.

Black Male Teachers Aren’t the Only Answer

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National percentages of black male teachers and administrators are extremely low. Explore common problems and common sense solutions regarding poor performance of black boys in American schools.

Comics: @DCComics and @Marvel Will Not Hire Black Writers. You Know Why! [@hannibaltabu]

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To paraphrase Kanye West, “the comics industry doesn’t care about Black people!”

Missing the Days Before You Were Married

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The glass of retrospect distorts, for a moment, a married man’s memories of his globetrotting single days .

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Debuts Sunday, September 9 on Cartoon Network! [Video]

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Alert! Robot Chicken DC Comics Special debuts Sunday, September 9 on Cartoon Network.

My Response to ‘The Good Men Project: The Day I Went for an Abortion’

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What is the worth of one life?

True American Gods

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Carl Pettit explains how Superman, Iron Man, Batman, the Incredible Hulk, and Spider-Man became the American Titans.

Gaming: #whodwin Wednesday Comes To Life With Injustice: Gods Among Us [@dccomics]

The greatest powers of DC Comics come to blows with an ambitious new fighting game coming to consoles and PCs.

Movies: Lucius Fox Brings The Brains in New Trailer for The Dark Knight Rises

The latest TV spot for the Christopher Nolan-fueled sequel showcases Morgan Freeman’s character.

Animation: Coldcast & The Elite Battle The Man of Steel in New Animated Feature [@dccomics]

Four murderous “heroes” oppose the big blue boy scout in a new direct-to-DVD animated film from Warner Animation.

Comics: Prominent Black Super Villains? Maybe not … [@blacknerds]

Having a chat about who is and who isn’t a credible threat for … well, anybody in mainstream comics.

Comics: Meet The New Hawkgirl … Yes, She’s Black! [@dccomics @JamesDRobinson]

… you know, why not? It’s the freaking multiverse, anything can happen.

Comics: Mister Terrific’s Last Hurrah, On Shelves Today [@ewrote @dccomics]

The last major market Black comic book with a Black writer bows out today, and we take a look.