BLACK CANARY: IGNITE creators Meg Cabot and Cara McGee open up about Dinah’s greatest mentors

The writer and artist of BLACK CANARY: IGNITE reveal what it takes to make a good mentor to a burgeoning hero in your life!


Mentors play a key role in all of our lives. The creators of Black Canary: Ignite, know that all too well. Watch as writer Meg Cabot (The Princess Diaries) and artist Cara McGee (Over the Garden Wall) discuss the mentors that played a key role in their creative careers, the best piece of advice they got when they were just getting started, and what it takes to be a good mentor to someone else.

In Black Canary: Ignite, mentors play a pivotal role in Dinah Lance’s evolution from high school student to world-class superhero. At the start of the story, we meet Dinah just as her sonic powers are beginning to emerge. As she is forced to not only confront her burgeoning abilities but also the strain that her new responsibilities have put on her personal relationships, she’ll need mentors who’ve had similar experiences to her to help guide her along her journey towards adulthood and heroism.

Black Canary: Ignite is written by Meg Cabot and illustrated by Cara McGee. The book is colored by Caitlin Quirk, lettered by Clayton Cowles, and edited by Sara Miller. It is available now everywhere that books are sold.

Black Canary: Ignite Cover

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