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Representation and Health 101: MOON GIRL Lunella Lafayette

Representation and Health 101: MOON GIRL Lunella Lafayette

It’s another day in the final week of the Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! Of course you know today is New Comic Book Day, so I wanted to talk about someone who’s ongoing has a new issue out. She’s a very recent addition to the Marvel Universe. Many of us have been excited about

Representation and Health 101: MR. TERRIFIC Michael Holt

It’s time for another Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! For this installment, I want to highlight a character I’ve thought was rather remarkable since I first read about him. He’s a gifted researcher and the third smartest man in the world, his aptitude for technology and science being a major cornerstone of his heroism.

Representation and Health 101: DEE

We are in the home stretch of the Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! Thanks for hanging with me this month as I highlight some of the many, though still underrepresented, Black characters in comics. Today’s character is a departure from the Big Two. She’s a high priestess with some hesitancies about her “faith.” When

Representation and Health 101: VIXEN Mari McCabe

Merry Sunday and thanks for tuning in to another Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! I’ve covered another major Black woman for DC Comics earlier this month, and today I’m going to highlight another who has the hearts of many fans. Known to many for her appearance in the Justice League Unlimited animated series and

Representation and Health 101: POWER MAN Luke Cage

Welcome to a fiddle-faddling new Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! This month, I’ve kept an eye on the release for a new comic from Marvel and decided to dedicate the column to one of the series’ main stars. He’s a man with indestructible skin who’s no stranger to expletives and busting heads. On the

Representation and Health 101: SUICIDE SQUAD’S Amanda Waller

It’s time for another installment of the Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! This time, we are going to look at one of the biggest names in DC. She breathes audacity and strategy, her machinations deliberate and methodical. As part of Checkmate and the handler of the Suicide Squad, she knows her way around dangerous

Representation and Health 101: STEEL John Henry Irons

Here’s yet another Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! This month, we’ve been looking at different Black comic book characters and examining their importance. From Monica Rambeau to Prodigy, this column has addressed why these characters are valuable. So now at the midpoint, I’d like to discuss someone pretty super. He helped to fill a

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