To end Black History Month, I wish to highlight a recent event held in San Diego, California, home of the world-famous San Diego Comic-Con and of local comics publisher IDW. On February 17th, the augural Black Com!x Day was held at the Malcolm X Library. The organizer for the event, Keithan Jones, is also the […]
by Elana Levin It is not too late to fall in love with a new superhero universe in comics. In a time where some publishers have made it clear that they don’t really care if people who aren’t cisgender heterosexual, non-semitic, white men read their stories, Catalyst is making it entirely clear that they do […]
After months of teases and an ARG website rollout, this week Lion Forge is announcing details of Catalyst Prime, its new superhero universe, which is being spearheaded by editor Joe Illidge and rolling out with a FCBD intro and a May debut. With A-list talent – Amy Chu, David F. Walker, Dr. Sheena Howard, Alex De […]
NIGHTHAWK was one of Marvel’s boldest recent titles. Written by David F Walker with art by Ramon Villalobos and covers by Denys Cowan, it was torn from the headlines, with the violent vigilante Nighthawk coming to Chicago to confront that city’s grim gang violence (more than 400 murders this year thus far) and long […]
As part of SDCC, David F. Walker and Tim Fielder have announced a new comics series for 2017 called Prison City. Telling the story of an America which turns an entire city into a municipal prison facility – no freedom, no human rights, and full control given over to a militarised police force. It’s a heady concept […]
Continuing our spotlight on #BlackComicsMonth, by arrangement with Vixen, we have some catching up to do. First FREE COMICS! Concrete Park Vol 1. is still free from Comixology or Dark Horse! FREE!!!!! Also Free, a new selection of comics from B. Alex Thompson including Hass #1 and two issues of Chaos Campus: Sorority Girls vs. […]
Dynamite announced they would be doing a Shaft comic book a few months back, and now they have announced the creative team: David F. Walker and Bilquis Evely. Walker is a writer and filmmaker and one look at his blog BadAzz Mofo will tell you he’s a complicated man. Plus he wrote a book on blaxploitation films so, yep. that works. Evely is a Brazillian artist who isn’t an obvious choice, but an intriguing one. Variant covers are by Francesco Francavilla, Michael Avon Oeming, Ulises Farinas, Matt Haley, Sanford Greene, and a collaboration between Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz.