Black

The world of comics is dominated by characters who are white so it's a surprise that it's taken this long for a comic to appear that challenges this status quo and presents a different view point. BLACK is a 120-page story that is comprised of six chapters. Having already exceeded their funding goal work to release issues monthly on digital platforms starting mid-2016 is already in motion with plans for extra things they can do to reward Kickstarter backers. Their idea is simple: In a world that already fears and hates them – what if only Black people had superpowers? The response from people however has been truly amazing as it's double their original goal with 12 days to go (at time of writing). The power of role models is a real thing and not having fictional characters you can identify ...

LFCC

So I have decided to truly embrace being a geek this year and bought a ticket to Comic Con. Okay not the "real" Comic Con that happens in San Diego but it is the next best thing the UK has to offer; London Film and Comic Con! This year I could not pass up the opportunity to go to this event for a number of reasons but largely due to the guests that they have going. Stan Lee This year Stan Lee, the Steve Jobs of the comic book world is going. For those who aren't a geek, Stan Lee was the co-creator of Marvel superheroes we all know and love today including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk and the X-Men. Unfortunately I missed the very small window of opportunity to get a ticket for an autograph or a picture with ...