Events

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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Comic: DC Announces ‘BE A HERO, READ A BOOK’ For Libraries

DC has announced plans to launch ‘BE A HERO, READ A BOOK’  at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Conference next week. This new initative is set to provide libraries with access to DC superhero materials. #HeroesRead: New Ongoing Campaign Will Promote DC Graphic Novels Across Libraries and Schools January 2019 Promotional Artwork by Francis Manapul Features …

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