Posts by Greg Anderson Elysee

About Greg Anderson Elysee

Greg Anderson Elysee is a Haitian-American comic writer, educator, filmmaker, and model. He is the writer and creator of the comic series Is'nana the Were-Spider, which has garnered 5 Glyph Awards including Best Writer and Story of the Year. He is also the writer of The Gentleman: Darkness of the Void and Marassa, both for Evoluzione Publishing.

Anderson Elysee's work frequently incorporates various themes of Black spirituality in hope of showcasing often misinformed beliefs into more positive narratives.

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Upgrading my Soul with Ezra Claytan Daniels

Upgrading my Soul with Ezra Claytan Daniels

Ezra Claytan Daniels is a writer and illustrator based in Los Angeles, CA. His critically acclaimed graphic novel series, The Changers, began a unique career peppered with a number of collaborative multimedia projects ranging from video games to animation to feature documentaries. Daniels' latest graphic novel, Upgrade Soul, began life as a pioneering immersive serialized […]

Goodbye West Village Comics (NYC)

Goodbye, West Village Comics (NYC)?

Unfortunately, another local comic shop is closing down. Manned by Kurt Bollers, West Village Comics is closing down this coming Sunday, September 29th. Opening June 30th 2018, while short lived, the shop was a nice little hobby spot where fans went to pick up their books and discover hard to find and rare back issues […]

Getting to Know Black / Excellence with Khary Randolph

Getting to Know Black / Excellence with Khary Randolph

Khary Randolph is one of the hardest working comic book artists today. Having worked in the business for about 20 years, Randolph has worked for companies ranging from Marvel (Mosaic) to DC (We Are Robin) to Image (Tech Jacket). More recently he's been involved with Black Mask's smash hit BLACK and last year launched the […]

Happy Bisexual Visibility Day Comic Book Showcase

Happy Bisexual Visibility Day! Comic Book Showcase

September 23rd is Bisexual Visibility Day, September also being Bi Pride Month. Fantasy has often been a form of escape for many people who felt like outsiders. Comic books have served as escapism for many and a stand-in for marginalized people to stand up against adversity, or for one with certain privileges to stand up […]

Blackity Black MECCA Convention with Maia Crown Williams [Interview]

Blackity Black MECCA Convention with Maia Crown Williams [Interview]

As a comic creator these past few years, vending at comic book conventions have been one of my favorite parts of being a member of the culture. I always looked forward to convention weekends as a fan and now as a creator it's on a whole other level. I get to meet fans and people […]

She-Hulk Backlash: Why Fight When We Can Drink Their Tears [OPINION]

"She-Hulk" Backlash: Why Fight When We Can Drink Their Tears? [OPINION]

Being a fanboy of pop culture can be quite toxic. Especially when you're part of a marginalized group. Yes, comic books, films, and television shows are forms of escapism from reality and they tend to focus on protecting the underdog against the tyranny of evil… but it's clear that that latter message gets lost when […]