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Here Comes A New Challenger: BIC Distro Brings Black Comics To Retail

Here Comes A New Challenger: BIC Distro Brings Black Comics To Retail

All images used with permission.[/caption]  BC: What sorts of challenges with the comic book industry-led you all to say, "it's time to begin our own distribution network?"MD: Lack of access to retailers and bookstores for one.JR: I think Diamond shutting down [for the pandemic] was a wake-up call for all of us.AO: Well, for me, this[...]

Black Comix Day 2020 Brings A Cultural Spotlight To San Diego

Black Comix Day 2020 Brings A Cultural Spotlight To San Diego

In a fit of irony, fans and creators of Black comics material will descend on the World Beat Center for Black Comix Day, a two-day celebration of African-descended makers of sequential art and content aimed at that community.Organized by The World Beat Center’s Makeda Dread and cartoonist Keithan Jones, this is the third year this[...]

Dieselfunk Dispatch: BSAMs Reynaldo Anderson Talks the State of Afrofuturism

Dieselfunk Dispatch: BSAM's Reynaldo Anderson Talks the State of Afrofuturism

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! The Dieselfunk Dispatch has a special guest today with Dr. Reynaldo Anderson. Anderson is a prominent scholar in Africana studies, social movements, and a creator of the Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM). On a massive scale, Anderson is a scholar is arguably the foremost scholar on the subject of Afrofuturism at this moment in history. […]

Dieselfunk Dispatch: John Jennings Talks Box of Bones and Making Monstrosities

Dieselfunk Dispatch: John Jennings Talks Box of Bones and Making Monstrosities

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! John Jennings, artist of the graphic novelization of Octavia Butler's Kindred (done with writer Damian Duffy), took a moment to chat with the Dispatch about the upcoming Box of Bones and to share a bit of Butler news. Box of Bones, co-created with Ayize Jama-Everett, is published by Rosarium Publishing.   DD: What […]




Dieselfunk Dispatch: Black Heroes Matter Founder Uraeus Speaks




Dieselfunk Dispatch: Black Heroes Matter Founder Uraeus Speaks

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! The Dieselfunk Dispatch has a special episode today. We have the honor and privilege of interviewing Uraeus, creator of the movement known as Black Heroes Matter and co-founder of The Black Heroes Flash Mob and the recent Wicomicon. DD: How are you doing today, sir?
 

U: Motivated and highly inspired! So good to speak […]

Dieselfunk Dispatch Artistwatch: Jerome Walford of Forward Comix

Dieselfunk Dispatch Artistwatch: Jerome Walford of Forward Comix

I'm currently working on my second novel, two new comic titles, but most of my time, lately, has been on the next trade in my graphic novel series, Nowhere Man. DD: I'm familiar with your work within the Black Comics Community However, one major standout is your sense of design In fact, this is a characteristic[...]

Dieselfunk Dispatch: Cons of Color Gender and Inclusion

Dieselfunk Dispatch: Cons of Color, Gender, and Inclusion

Why? Because everyone deserves representation.They are:East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC)Schomburg Black Comic Book DayWomen In Comics ConBlack Age of Comics Latino Comics Expo Flamecon Black Comics ExpoKhemfestOnyxconAtlanta Scifi and Fantasy ExpoMotor City Black Age of Comics Glass City Comix Fest Asian American ComiconBlack Comix Arts FestivalKids Comic ConBlack Speculative Arts MovementSOL-ConBlack Comix DayBlerd CityBlerd ConPocket-ConBlacktasticonMecca ConMid-City Micro-ConWicomicon[...]