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Black Adaptation Coming From Director Gerald McMurray
Black, a comic published by Black Mask Comics in 216 by writers Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 and illustrators Jamal Igle and Khary Randolph, is getting a film adaptation from director Gerald McMurray (The First Purge) for Warner Bros and Studio 8 McMurray will also write the script for the film, which will be[...]
Tomorrow, London Cartoon Museum Launches Black: Story Of Tobias Taitt
A special preview event happening tomorrow night of the London Cartoon Museum's new exhibition BLACK: The Story of Tobias Taitt – a special exhibition exploring the story and world of Black – an unflinching but uplifting graphic memoir by Tobias Taitt and Anthony Smith The graphic novel adaptation from Soaring Penguin Press tells Tobais' story[...]
PrintWatch: White #1 Gets 40,000 Orders and Second Printing
PrintWatch: The first issue of the empowered Black superheroes comic book series White (sequel to 2016's Black and BlackAF) by creators Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle, and Khary Randolph has had over 40,000 orders, selling out at the distributor level ahead of its 30th of June release date, with publisher Black Mask Studios[...]
Black #1 Jumps on eBay After Warner Bros Movie News
Yesterday, it was announced that the comic book superhero series Black created by Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3, set in a world in which only Black people are developing superpowers, had been picked up by Warner Bros as a movie, with a script written by Batman And The Outsiders writer Bryan Edward Hill.  The movie[...]
Comics & Geeks, First Comic Store in The South Owned by a Black Woman
That she is the first Black woman in The South of the United States turns this into a unicorn of a comic book shop Comics & Geeks of Alabama will be opening in early October, and is located at 1264 Perry Hill Road, Montgomery, Alabama. Lashawn Colvin tells me "Basically my comic book store is a comic[...]
Getting to Know Black / Excellence with Khary Randolph
More recently he's been involved with Black Mask's smash hit BLACK and last year launched the new Image Comics hit with creator Brandon Thomas, Excellence In time for his gallery opening September 26th at City Tech in NYC, Randolph took some time for an interview about his experience in comics, work ethic, his gallery opening,[...]
Gossip: In 2021, DC Comics Will Give Us a Black Batman
The hot gossip coming out of comic book shows this weekend from a number of prominent sources, is that in the summer of 2020 leading into 2021, DC Comics is planning to bring us a black Batman Not Bruce Wayne, but someone else donning the cowl and cape. Who this new Batman will be, I don't[...]
White, the Sequel to Black, Launches on Kickstarter
The sequel to critically-acclaimed comic Black is called White, and it's raising funds on Kickstarter starting today! Black, a comic set in a world where only Black people have superpowers and exploring the way America reacts to that (spoiler: negatively), originally launched on Kickstarter in 2016, went on to be a success at Black Mask[...]
White, the Sequel to Black Set 400 Years Later, Coming in Summer 2019
Teased at New York Comic Con, the hit comic Black by Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle, and Khary Randolph, set in a world in which only Black people have superpowers, which has launched a universe of spinoff titles in the form of Black AF, is getting a proper follow-up next year Set 400 years after[...]
Black, the comic book series created by Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 about a world where only black people have superpowers, is the latest to fulfill its comic book destiny by getting optioned for a movie by Studio 8. Mixing social commentary with classic superhero action and drama, the series, named one of six books[...]
A Tale Of Two Covers: Black #3 And Divided States Of Hysteria #4
The Divided States Of Hysteria #4 doesn't have any variant covers, and its only cover is displayed right on Diamond's website. But that alone is a privilege not all controversial covers are afforded. Last year, for instance, Khary Randolph's cover to Black #3 was censored by Diamond for featuring a racial slur on its cover The uncensored[...]
Universal Fancon Launches On Kickstarter, Targeting Women, LGBTQ, Disabled, POC In 2018
A new multi-fandom convention was announced yesterday, "dedicated to inclusion, highlighting Women, LGBTQ, the Disabled and Persons of Color."  Called Universal Fancon, the idea was created by Black Girl Nerds and The Black Geeks: Since it's on social media, I have a special announcement to make I've partnered up with @theblackgeeks for new event to launch[...]
Black Mask Launches Black #1 And The Forevers #1 In September 2016 Solicits
From Black Mask Comics for September 2016… that launch of the much anticipated Black, and the new series The Forevers… and a few other bits and pieces along the way. BLACK #1 (W) Kwanza Osajyefo (A) Jamal Igle (CA) Khary Randolph, Ashley A Woods IT'S HERE! The comic that blazed through Kickstarter during Black History Month 2016. In a[...]