Books

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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The Most Famous Quote Alan Rickman Never Said

With the sad passing of actor Alan Rickman we can be assured our respective social media feeds will be flooded with tributes and memorials.  Nothing is so prevalent in social media than the meme.  For good or bad these little snippets of culture can make us smile, cry, or rage in anger using nothing more …

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Food: The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook Is Coming

Bethesda has teamed up with Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, author of other great video game and pop culture cook books, to bring us recipes from Skyrim, Morrowind, and Tamriel. Feast on all of the delicious dishes found in Skyrim, Morrowind, and all of Tamriel in this beautifully crafted cookbook based on the award-winning Elder Scrolls game series. Immerse …

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Book: Too Many Tribbles! (Star Trek) (Little Golden Book)

Amazon is listing a new Little Golden Book, this time it is a Star Trek one, Too Many Tribbles!. Too Many Tribbles! (Star Trek) (Little Golden Book)Hardcover – July 2, 2019 by Frank Berrios(Author), Ethen Beavers(Illustrator) $4.99 Hardcover or Kindle Captain Kirk and the crew of the starship Enterprise come face to face with adorably fuzzy Tribbles in this exciting and …

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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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Culture: New Batman Day Activity Kit Is Out

Get yourself a copy of this year’s Batman Day Activity Kit now! This year the activity kit is filled with some wonderful trivia, a mask cutout, a maze and all the other fun things you can hope for. Batman Day returns on September 15th! Celebrate the Dark Knight at your local comic shop, bookstore, schools, libraries …

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Book: New Dungeons & Dragons Books For Kids Announced

Two new Dungeons & Dragons for children is available on Amazon for pre-order. Ivan Van Norman is bringing the world of D&D to kids with the new book The ABCs of D&D and The 123s of D&D. The books are due out this October. The ABCs of D&D Hardcover – October 23, 2018: by Ivan Van Norman (Author)  $14.99 A child can get …

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Food: Fallout: The Vault Dweller’s Official Cookbook Announced

Fans of Fallout, or even just food, can rejoice with the new announcement of the Fallout: The Vault Dweller’s Official Cookbook. If you head over to Amazon you can pre-order now at a 10% discount. Fallout: The Vault Dweller’s Official Cookbook Hardcover – October 23, 2018 by Victoria Rosenthal (Author) $31.50 List Price: $35.00 Save: $3.50 (10% Craft your own glass …

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Comic: Random Survivors Club

If you are into zombies or post-apocalyptic adventures then you should be following Random Survivors Club on Webtoons.com. This fun, yet heart filled, webcomic comes from the mind of a very multi-talented person, Alberto Melendez. The story follows two teens through Petaluma CA during the zombie apocalypse. Comic Info: The zombie apocalypse started while they were on a court-ordered camping trip for …

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Book: Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia Coming From Dark Horse

Fans of Super Mario Bros. should be happy with today’s announcement of Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia coming from Dark Horse. The encyclopedia is packed with 30 years of history and extras such as: “Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels. This tome also contains an interview with producer Takashi …

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Book: The Book of Barb

ThinkGeek has just listed, The Book of Barb for all of you Stranger Things fans. $14.99 A QUICK READ One of the many reasons we so love Stranger Things is that it celebrates the 80s in all their innocent, nerdy glory. Despite being one of the show’s minor characters, Barbara Holland is a perfect tragic hero of the …

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Book: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Tales

ThinkGeek has just listed this fun new book, Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Tales. $16.99 WE ALL ARE PART OF EACH OTHER Aside from those dreadful Skeksis and their large crab-like henchmen, the Garthim, the world of the Dark Crystal is an enchanting and inviting one. Petite, elf-like Gelflings, represented by Jen and Kira, a species whose …

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Culture: Awesomely G33ky Wooden Bookmarks & Clocks

Check out these wonderfully g33k wooden bookmarks and wall clocks from Etsy seller SovArtGift. The bookmarks will run you about $10 while the clocks vary between $23-$30. Bookmarks: Each bookmark has a few color options: Dr Who: Batman: The Force Awakens BB8: The Hobbit:   Wall Clocks: Each clock has a few color options: Doctor Who: Nightmare …

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Culture: BlizzCon Textual Attendance Is An Online Choose Your Own Adventure For The Event

If you are like us then you love Blizzard and are highly awaiting this year’s BlizzCon. Well to help build more anticipation, Blizzard has released BlizzCon Textual Attendance. BlizzCon Textual Attendance is a basically an online choose your own adventure book for the con. Go head over and begin your free BlizzCon adventure. and let us know how …

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Comic: IDW Comics Are Now On Xbox One & You Can Get 10 Comics Free

IDW Comics has released its new app on the Xbox One. The new will let you access the full IDW catalog straight from your game system. The comics will come in “standard” format and “Motion Book” format. If you act fast, before April 7th, you can get 10 free issues: TMNT Vol. 1 Locke & …

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Book: The Official DC Super Hero Joke Book

If you are like me then you love DC comic book characters and you will love The Official DC Super Hero Joke Book. This wonderful book from  Michael Robin (Author), Sarah Parvis (Author), Noah Smith (Author) is filled with more than 600 jokes featuring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Flash—and other popular DC …

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Mega Artist Khary Randolph talks Marvel’s MOSAIC

  MARVEL: Superhero/ action-adventure MOSAIC Looking for something new, fresh and badass then this is the comic for you. Mosaic, written by Geoffrey Thorne with pencils by Khary Randolph, launched its first issue this past October. Recently released; Issue #5 just concluded Chapter 1, and so far this series has me hooked! I had the …

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Comic: Monsters and Other Scary Shit: A Monster Anthology

If you have not heard of Monsters and Other Scary Shit: A Monster Anthology then you will want to head over to Kickstarter to back the wonderful project. Monsters and Other Scary Shit: A Monster Anthology is the latest from Russell Nohelty, publisher of Wannabe Press. This wonderful hardback Anthology is comprised of 224 pages of wonderful …

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