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Guide to NYCC At Home

New York Comic Con, the largest pop culture event on the East Coast hosting the latest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television as well know is going virtual this year. So ReedPop is presenting fans with a once in a lifetime digital experience METAVERSE! New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con’s …

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The Schomburg Center’s 8th Annual Black Comic Book Festival

Last weekend I attended The Schomburg Center’s 8th Annual Black Comic Book Festival !!! The two-day event was jam-packed with lines of super excited fans anxiously waiting to get inside. This free community event was held January 17-18, 2020 , Friday and Saturday at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. “The Schomburg …

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Hero Con Gallery: Everyone Can Be A HERO

This past Free Comic Book Day, The Dalton School held its very own Hero Con. This annual event is a celebration of diversity, social justice and creativity. This event was free for all students, faculty, families and friends! It featured an artist alley, cosplay contest, free comics and swag bags, a Harry Potter floor, VR, video game tournaments, …

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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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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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KHEM COMIC BOOK FEST 2018

Last weekend was the 4th Annual Khem Comic Book Fest in New Jersey! The Khem Comic Book Fest is an annual convention held at Central High School in Newark, NJ featuring creators of comics, books, film, animation and other media with a focus on artists and characters of color.  The festival was jam packed with art, …

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Gallery: Khem Comic Book Fest 2018

Last weekend was the 4th Annual Khem Comic Book Fest in New Jersey! The Khem Comic Book Fest is an annual convention held at Central High School in Newark, NJ featuring creators of comics, books, film, animation and other media with a focus on artists and characters of color. Check out the full Gallery below!  

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The Schomburg Center’s 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival

    This past weekend I attended The Schomburg Center’s 6th 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 12-13, 2018 , Friday and Saturday at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. “The …

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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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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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A New Symbol of Hope: La Borinqueña #1

New York, Activist and writer, Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez recently released an advanced copy of his new comic book La Borinqueña. *Which I had the pleasure of picking up at the El Puente Presents: La Borinqueña #1 release event, and couldn’t wait to read!   I was instantly drawn to the beautiful quality print, the vivid colors …

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Upcoming Comics: JUSTICE ANGEL

UPCOMING COMICS NYCC EDITION: “Sworn to fight for JUSTICE New York has a new HERO” At this years NYCC I had the pleasure of meeting Justice Angel Creator and writer, Tiffany Dang. As President and Publisher of Artemis Entertainment, Tiffany’s goal is to write inspiring stories that are both thought provoking and entertaining. Tiffany actually began her …

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Café con Comics: Latinos in Comics

Café Con Comics: Boricuas in the Comic Book Industry Before the craziness of this year’s New York Comic Con, I attended Somos Arte Café Con Comics, an event curated by Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez; creator of ‘La Borinqueña’. The event held uptown at the Hunter College center for Puerto Rican studies featured a panel of speakers and an …

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