Our friends at Bitches on Comics interview Rachel Pollack. “This week we talk to Rachel Pollack, comic writer, author of many novels, tarot deck creator, and just the freaking coolest. We discuss the overlap of tarot and comics, how Pollack created authentic trans and queer characters in comics, […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century recommends ten wonderfully witchy YA comics for your reading pleasure!
“Plenty of “dangerously sexy” femme fatales exist in graphic novels, like Poison Ivy, Catwoman, and Amora the Enchantress. While thankfully these characters have been more fleshed out as time went on, that doesn’t change that there’s a certain level of villainization for sexy women in media that extends […]
Reggie Ugwu has a lovely profile of Chadwick Boseman at the New York Times. “’You’re a strong black man in a world that conflicts with that strength, that really doesn’t want you to be great,’ he continued. ‘So what makes you the one who’s going to stand tall?’”
The Fantasia Film Festival has shared video of Carolyn Mauricette’s discussion of Afrofuturism! “In this lecture, we’ll see how the lack of representation of BIPOC people in science fiction changed with Afrofuturism pioneers of music, film, and literature, break down the definitions of Afrofuturism, and see how the […]
At Book Riot, Erika Hardison has a swell list of Black science fiction authors for you to read! “What the authors I’ve listed below are especially good at is using Black diaspora culture to influence how we see ourselves in alternative historical timelines and the future with enhanced […]