Tim Fielder


Enter the Afrofuturism of Infinitum with Tim Fielder

Enter the Afrofuturism of Infinitum with Tim Fielder

Tim Fielder is a NYC based graphic novelist, concept designer, and animator.  He is known for his award winning graphic novel Matty’s Rocket and TEDx Talk on the subject of Afrofuturism.  As a life-long afrofuturist, he has aspired to create works that explore the dramatic narratives generated in the intersections of race and technology[...]

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. […]

Malika: Warrior Queens Dewunmi Roye Okupe Talks Animation and Kickstarter

Malika: Warrior Queen's Dewunmi Roye Okupe Talks Animation and Kickstarter

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! Today we have one of the masters of trans-media storytelling and entertainment, Dewunmi Roye Okupe. In this talk we discuss Okupe's work, company, and creative ventures. DD: How goes it today, Roye? DRO: Doing perfect, sir! Honored to be here. DD: Honored to have you. To begin, one characteristic indicative of your company, […]






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: An Overview of Comics Distribution Channels

Dieselfunk Dispatch: An Overview of Comics Distribution Channels

For the past few weeks, we’ve been posting updates by Tim Fielder on his journey to transition his creator-owned comic book, Matty’s Rocket, to a print-on-demand graphic novel model using his own equipment to produce and sell the books You can read the first three Dieselfunk Dispatches here, here, and here. Greetings Dieselfunkateers! So as I’ve taken on this challenge of defining what[...]

Seeking Self-Publishing Advice from Jeff Smith in This Weeks Dieselfunk Dispatch

Seeking Self-Publishing Advice from Jeff Smith in This Week's Dieselfunk Dispatch

When we spoke with Tim Fielder at Cartoon Crossroads Columbus last October, he told us privately about his plans to move his creator-owned comic, Matty’s Rocket, to a print on demand graphic novel model using his own equipment We asked Tim if, as things progressed, he’d be willing to share his experience and his perspective with our readers[...]

Tim Fielder Shares a Journey of Self-Publishing in Dieselfunk Dispatch

Tim Fielder Shares a Journey of Self-Publishing in Dieselfunk Dispatch

When we spoke with Tim Fielder at Cartoon Crossroads Columbus last October, he told us privately about his plans to move his creator-owned comic, Matty's Rocket, to a print on demand graphic novel model using his own equipment We asked Tim if, as things progressed, he'd be willing to share his experience and his perspective[...]

Comics Featured As High Culture In New York Times Article On Afrofuturism

Comics Featured As High Culture In New York Times Article On Afrofuturism

You will likely know it when you see it: a high-shine mash-up of cyborg themes, loosely tribal motifs, android imagery and gleaming metallics that might be appropriate for a voyage to Pluto’s outer reaches. Featured alongside iconic artists like Beyonce and Rihanna in the piece is graphic designer, illustrator, and comic book creator Tim Fielder[...]