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Five Points Fest 2019

FIVE POINTS FEST: DESIGNER TOY AND ART CONVENTION DESIGNER TOYS + KAIJU + COMICS + STREET ART+ BEER + LIVE PAINTING DESIGNER TOYS + KAIJU + STREET ART + BEER + + LIVE PAINTING //JUNE 1-2, 2019 // BROOKLYN EXPO CENTER Last weekend was the third annual Five Points Festival curated by Clutter Magazine and fueled by …

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BAM: The Black Comix Expo 2019

On Sunday I attended The second annual Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) Black Comix Expo!!! Co-presented by BAM and the Black Comics Collective this free day-long event featured over 20 comic exhibitors, an immersive AfroFeminism VR experience, an Afrofuturista panel discussion featuring black women in sci-fi, workshops, and a cosplay showcase! The expo continues to bring together comic book artists, …

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BAM: The Black Comix Expo and the importance of The Black Comics Collective

Art by Akinseye Brown/ Sokoya Productions The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) Black Comix Expo returns this Sunday (February 10th) for an eventful showcase celebrating comic writers and illustrators of color. Co-presented by The Black Comics Collective, this free event will feature over 20 comic exhibitors, an immersive AfroFeminism VR experience, an Afrofuturista panel discussion, children’s art workshops, a superhero …

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The Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival

This past weekend I attended The Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival!!! The event was Jam-packed all day with lines of super excited fans anxiously waiting to get inside. This free event was held January 18-19, 2019 , Friday and Saturday at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.  “The Schomburg Center’s …

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Gallery: Anime NYC 2018

Anime NYC Last weekend I attended the second Anime NYC convention held at the Jacob K. Javitz center. Anime NYC: is New York City’s anime convention! A showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture in the biggest city in America, Anime NYC brings anime fans and publishers together for three days of unique exhibits, exclusive screenings, extensive …

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How would you define a HERO?

Cry Hero #1: The Choice How would you define a hero? As someone that ultimately risks their life for others?.. Can  make crucial life or death decisions in a moments notice? What if they had to choose who lives and who dies? “Every choice we make has a consequence” ; that is the premise of …

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BLOOD SOAKED VENGEANCE” CRUCIFIX EXECUTIONER IS BACK

VOL 2: REVENGE Killer Comics is back with an all new bloody sequel to the dark and gritty crime thriller Crucifix Executioner. Killer Comics presents REVENGE. If you enjoyed the first book brace yourself, Revenge is even bloodier, badder, fresher and more gruesome than the first. If you need a recap or haven’t read book one …

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Comic: Halloween Comicfest 2018 Comics Have Been Announced

The lineup for this years Halloween Comicfest has been announced! Halloween ComicFest 2018 Full Size Comics: Princeless: Raven: Pirate Princess (Action Lab) Danger Doll Presents: Amalgama Lives! (Action Lab – Danger Zone) A Walk Through Hell #1 Special Edition (Aftershock Comics) Genesis: The Edgar Rice Burroughs Universe (American Mythology) Howard Lovecraft And The Kingdom Of Madness (Arcana Studios) Jughead: The Hunger …

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New York Comic Con 2017!!!

NYCC17 This year was awesome and full of surprises. I’ve been attending NYCC for about 11 years now; since it first started at the Jacob K. Javits Center in 2006! Year by year I watch the madness intensify as the crowds grow exponentially. New York Comic Con annually organized by ReedPOP, is the biggest pop culture …

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The Hero of our generation: Is’Nana: The Were-Spider

  Is’Nana: The Were-Spider Is’Nana: The Were-Spider is a new and impressive mythological/ horror graphic novel series about the son of the Great Spider God, Anansi. This indie comic is the perfect combination of traditional folklore and modern day superheroes. Written by Greg Anderson-Elysee, and inspired by the West African and Caribbean folklore (Anansi); Is’nana: …

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Road to ID10T: The Comic Scene

   With the upcoming summer convention scene, the G33k-HQ crew started to examine what new conventions were coming over the horizon. With all of the others that are happening in June, one caught our eye, for multiple reasons, ID10T. A new comic and music festival by convention veteran and overall nerd Chris Hardwick. While new …

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FREE Comic Book Day: spoiler free exclusives

Attend Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 6!! This Saturday is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!  Yes, FREE! This annual event started 16 years ago, with participating Comic book shops around the world giving away FREE comics. All you have to do is show up! The event is held the first Saturday in May, just …

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WinC; Initiative to promote diversity in comics

This past Saturday I attended the annual WinC Con 2017!! WinC is a great event to meet with artists, and writers and to gain more knowledge of the comic book industry. Whether you’re a professional, a student, an avid reader, or a fan; this a great event to attend! WinC WinC, the Women in Comics …

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Khem Comic Book Fest

  This past weekend I attended the 3rd Annual Khem Comic Book Fest in New Jersey, and I had a blast!  This annual convention features creators of comics, books, film, and other media with a focus on artists and characters of color.  This event was jam packed with art, games, live music, comics, cosplays and …

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Why JUSTICE ANGEL is so important for diversity

“Sworn to fight for justice  New York has a new hero”   “Justice Angel” is an independent Martial arts/ adventure comic book series created by Tiffany Dang. It’s a tale about loyalty, family values, honor, fighting for justice and protecting the innocent. So what makes this story so special? Justice Angel can be literally anyone!! …

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Comics: Diamond Comic Distributors’ March 2017 PREVIEWS

Learn what to expect with Diamond Comic Distributors’ March 2017 PREVIEWS catalog that hits the shelf on March 1st. Press Release: Deathstroke Battles the Titans on March’s PREVIEWS Cover   The Titans and Teen Titans battle Deathstroke in a four-part crossover storyline running through DC Entertainment books this May (BALTIMORE, MD) — (February 22, 2017) — …

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5 New Badass Superheroes In Honor of Black Comics Month

  In honor of Black History Month Check out these 5 New Superheroes That Everyone Should Know! Mosaic: Morris Sackett Okemus: Cale Black: Kareem Jenkins Ice Witch: Chenoa D’Ken Eating Vampires: Rigel Alexa   1. Morris Sackett aka MOSAIC Marvel: Superhero/ action-adventure One of my favorite new series right now features a fresh new character …

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