New Comics: DayBlack

Two months ago, I wrote this post. For the most part, I’ve pretty much stuck to the decision that I made then. I haven’t bought a comic from Marvel or from DC since. At the end of the post, I promised to check out comics that are off the beaten path, comics that are made…

Luke Cage is Coming to Netflix

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard the news. If you haven’t, here’s the deal: Marvel and Netflix are teaming up to create and release live action shows on Netflix. These shows will be┬ábased on a select group of superheroes from the Marvel Universe. One of those characters is Luke “Sweet Christmas” Cage, who has gone…

Comics Fail the Clark Test

Yesterday, I came across this article in Racialicious. TL;DR version: the author (Cheryl Lynn Eaton, from Digital Femme) talks about the reality of being an African American female comics reader. Eaton discussed having to choose between books that portrayed characters of color versus books that portray women when buying her monthly reads, due to the…