Rob Liefeld Launches Youngblood Replacement, #EKO92

And definitely not Shaft from Youngblood, an action archer using a bow without strings Also Bo is a pretty good name for such a character But as to the other EKO 92 characters, one has a look somewhere between Die Hard and Deadpool, the other has a touch if Vogue.[caption id="attachment_1070714" align="alignright" width="350"] Rob Liefeld[...]

First Trailer for New Line's 'Shaft' Hits

The first trailer for the upcoming 2019 Shaft film just hit!"Shaft is the next chapter in the film franchise featuring the coolest private eye on any New York City block JJ, aka John Shaft Jr (Usher), may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s[...]

'Shaft' Teaser Trailer, Poster Released Ahead of Tomorrow's Trailer

"Too much Shaft to handle" is kind of our favorite movie tagline for 2019 so far because sometimes we're actually 14.A new poster and teaser trailer were released for the Shaft team up movie coming from New Line Cinemas: full trailer is expected to hit tomorrow, we'll let you know when it does.Shaft opens in theaters[...]

Dieselfunk Dispatch: SDCC Black Heroes Matter Flash Mob with David F. Walker and Uraeus

Walker (Writer of Shaft, Power Man and Iron Fist, and the upcoming Bitter Root) and Uraeus, (Creator of Jaycen Wise and founder of Black Heroes Matter).[caption id="attachment_885674" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Photo Credit: Uraeus[/caption]DD: You've done the BHM Flash Mob now for several years in a row How was the concept generated?U: The flash mob originally began as[...]

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Creators Discuss Why Black Heroes Matter at NYCC 2017

Panelists David Walker (Luke Cage, Shaft, Cyborg), Ryan Benjamin (Teen Titans), Uraeus (Jacyen Wise, Black Heroes Matter), Karama “Blerdgurl” Horne ( and Faith Cheltenham ( participated in Saturday’s “Black Heroes Matter” NYCC panel hosted by Carl Varnado (Blacks in Gaming) which drew a packed crowd.Everyone on the dais wore special “Black Heroes Matter” T-shirts provided[...]

Brown Sugar To Make Amazon Channels A Bad Mother…Shut Your Mouth!

Launched by Bounce TV in 2016, the ad-free subscription VOD service offers a variety of both original programming from Bounce as well as a growing library of films from the past 40+ years.Brown Sugar has a  film library that includes Dolemite, In the Heat of the Night, Blacula, Cleopatra Jones, Crash, Cooley High, Which Way Is[...]

David F. Walker Addresses Writing The Bigger Characters For Marvel

Walker used to deliver the mail.Walker is the current writer on Power Man & Iron Fist as well as having recently done a two new series of Shaft comics with Dynamite. David F Walker talked with Ask Marvel and answered a few questions The first being what characters are the most difficult to develop in[...]

Shaft… We're Just Talking About A Reboot

Newline is giving him Shaft.This will be the third time the Ernest Tidyman character will be adapted for the big screen In 1971 Richard Roundtree starred in Gordon Park's classic blaxploitation film (and two sequels) and then in 2000, John Singleton helmed a remake with Samuel L Jackson playing the nephew of John Shaft.The new[...]

Exclusive Early Look At The Crime & Espionage Titles Shipping From Dynamite February 2017

The books include James Bond: Hammerhead, James Bond: Felix Leiter, Intertwined, The Green Hornet: Reign of the Demon, Grand Passion and the collected editions of Shaft: Imitation Life and The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane.THE SHADOW: THE DEATH OF MARGO LANE LIMITED EDITION HC (DIAMOND EXCLUSIVE COVER) Cover: Matt Wagner Writer: Matt Wagner Art: Matt[...]

Exclusive Extended Previews Shaft, The Shadow And Devilers

There is Shaft: Imitation of Life #4 by David F Walker and Dietrich Smith as the only individual issue of the week Then there are two trades, Devilers by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Matt Triano and The Shadow: The Last Illusion by Cullen Bunn, Colton Worley and Walter Giovanni.There is also a Jose Gonzalez Vampirella[...]

Exclusive – Dynamite's #1s For February: Dejah Thoris, Shaft And Grumpy Cat

It starts of with the newly redesigned Dejah Thoris, then Shaft hits the streets again and finally Grumpy Cat and Pokey get a second series.DEJAH THORIS #1 Cover A: NEN Cover B: Jay Anacleto “Connecting” Cover C: Tula Lotay Writer: Frank J Barbiere Art: Francesco MannaPrepare yourself for Dejah Thoris as you've never seen her before! A shocking conspiracy unravels[...]

Exclusive First Chapter From The Shaft Trade Paperback

Coming out this week from Dynamite Entertainment is the collected trade of the first Shaft mini-series by David F Walker and Bilquis Evely The series looked at Shaft before he became the character we've seen in the Richard Roundtree movies Here we have 22 pages from the trade, the first chapter.The trade hits stores this week[...]

David F. Walker Continues Shaft In Both Prose And Comics This February

Walker will continue his work on Ernest Tidyman's iconic private detective John Shaft in both a new prose novel and a comic series from Dynamite Entertainment Both books are scheduled to be released in February 2016 Shaft's Revenge is the first Shaft prose novel in 40 years Shaft: Imitation of Life will pick up after[...]

David Walker Calls On Warners Not To Make A Comedy Shaft

David Walker, writer of DC's Cyborg, the recent Shaft comic book and the recent Shaft sequel novel argues against the making of a comedy remake of Shaft given the news that the creator of Black-ish, Kenya Barris has been hired by Warner Bros' New Line to co-write the script.In an open letter, he uses reasons of[...]

Bilquis Evely's Work On Shaft #6

Yesterday we showed you the winners of the 2015 Glyph Awards with Shaft winning Story of the Year Here we have some of the art from the series by Bilquis Evely with colors by Daniela Miwa This is from the sixth issue that ends the miniseries David F Walker wrote the script for Dynamite Entertainment.For[...]

Shaft Wins Glyph Award For Story Of The Year

The awards were started in 2005 by comic journalist Rich Watson and since 2007 have been presented at the East Coast Black Age Of Comics Convention in Philadelphia.This years winners are:Story of the Year: Shaft - writer David F Walker, artist Bilquis Evely (Dynamite Entertainment)Best Writer: Keef Cross, Day BlackBest Artist: Nelson Blake 2, Artifacts[...]