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First Look: BLACK PANTHER #1

First Look: BLACK PANTHER #1

New York, NY—March 11, 2016 — A new era dawns for Wakanda and its ruler, T’Challa! Marvel is proud to offer your new look at BLACK PANTHER #1 written by national correspondent for The Atlantic, MacArthur Genius, and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates (Between the World and Me) and illustrated by living legend Brian

Representation and Health 101: BLACK PANTHER T’Challa

Welcome to the next installment of the Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! Today’s focus is someone I don’t think I could’ve left off the list, though I honestly came close. Yet, my awesome friend Ty (@TyDugganWrites) encouraged me to write from my personal relationship with Black Panther and what he represents but also what

Representation and Health 101: Black Firsts

Welcome to the first in a long line of special Representation and Health columns that I am dubbing… The Representation and Health Black History Spectacular! Forgive me for the number of times you may see that this month. I’ve decided to take a look at some of my favorite Black characters in comics and examining

Most Anticipated Series of 2016

2015 is OVER. We’ve been counting down our best of last year, but it’s time to look ahead. Accordingly, the Comicosity staff has gathered and submitted their Most Anticipated Series of 2016: Alison Baker Pretty Deadly Written by Kelly Sue DeConnick Art by Emma Rios, Jordie Bellaire, and Clayton Cowles Published by Image Comics Emma Rios

TRADE WAITING: Week of December 9, 2015

Greetings and Salutations my fellow TRADE WAITERS! It’s another Monday, which means another look at the week’s hottest trade paperbacks, collected editions, and graphic novels in this edition of “Trade Waiting” – your weekly spotlight of five noteworthy comic book collections that are being released this coming Wednesday and why you should watch out for

Coates & Stelfreeze to Launch BLACK PANTHER in 2016

New York, NY—September 23rd, 2015— Marvel is excited to announce that next spring, one of the most thought-provoking and perceptive writers today, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Between the World and Me) along with legendary artist Brian Stelfreeze, will helm a new BLACK PANTHER series, adding an exciting, erudite new voice to the All-New, All –Different Marvel lineup.

TRADE WAITING: Week of August 12, 2015

It’s another Monday, which means a look at the week’s hottest trade paperbacks, collected editions, and graphic novels in this edition of “Trade Waiting” – your weekly spotlight of five noteworthy comic book collections that are being released this coming Wednesday and why you should watch out for them! HELLBOY AND THE BPRD 1952 TP

LGBT Visibility: Trans-Modification

Back in July, our dear senior editor Matt Santori spoke about the recent changes to major characters in DC and Marvel comics. A woman shall wield Mjölnir and be known as Thor. The first African American superhero Falcon will be succeeding Steve Rogers as Captain America. The mantle of Ms. Marvel now belongs to a

LGBT Visibility: Weathering the Storm

Batgirl: Gay Icon? was my first attempt at examining the cultural trend of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people’s idolization of heterosexual and cisgender public figures in history and popular culture. In short, the long-held demonization of same-sex attraction and gender variance has left the existence of prominent, influential and well-respected LGBT figures as

LGBT Visibility: Batwoman and the Agency of Marriage

Thursday, Batwoman co-authors J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman released a joint statement announcing their departure from the title due to conflicts with DC editorial staff. One of the most significant revelations out of this statement was the fact that Batwoman (Kate Kane) and girlfriend Detective Maggie Sawyer would not be allowed to marry,

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