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Donald Glover finally makes first appearance in Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer

Offering up some advice to Tom Holland's young Peter Parker, Donald Glover’s currently unknown character drops some wisdom on the kid: "You gotta get better at this part of the job." The franchise reboot’s third trailer is the best one yet that, in that it doesn’t revisit the same ol’ Spidey crap we’ve seen in the other franchises over the last 15 years.



The appearance of Glover’s character in the trailer, though, raises more questions than it answers, but in a…

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Added by Eye Candy on May 26, 2017 at 11:02am — No Comments

Check out the Amandla Stenberg co-written fantasy comic setting Kickstarter on fire!

Amandla Stenberg is everywhere these days. Having just recently starred in the film Everything, Everything, the Hunger Games star is now working on a graphic novel project, and has already raised more than $25,000 for its completion on Kickstarter!



The fantasy comic is called…

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Added by Eye Candy on May 24, 2017 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Ta-Nehisi Coates' 'Black Panther' comic series is cancelled by Marvel

Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates’ edition of ‘Black Panther & The Crew’ has been cancelled after just 2 installments, due to poor sales. Back in 2015, Marvel handed the story of Wakanda to Coates, nerd and fanboy, much to the excitement of the internet, but apparently that early excitement never translated to sales. ‘Black Panther & The Crew’ was on of few Marvel series’ that followed several black characters, including Black Panther, Misty Knight, Luke Cage, and Storm, at…

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Added by Eye Candy on May 16, 2017 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

Why creating Black manga-styled comics & our Blerd-owned company means the world

When Tobias (Toby) Quested, creator and owner of the facebook Blerd (Black nerd) group, Chocolate City Comics & Cosplays: #Representationmatters inboxed me a few months ago, I didn’t know that I was about to take my first step into something that was about to change the world of…

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Added by Eye Candy on May 15, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Afrofuturism-inspired Jamaican artist Kokab Zohoori-Dossa dreams up neon-soaked illustrations

New Zealand-based Jamaican artist Kokab Zohoori-Dossa is a digital illustrator and self-described cat enthusiast who creates neon and technicolored character illustrations. Visually inspired by ancient mythology and afro-futurism, Kokab’s mystical illustrations are often of bad-ass babes (human and otherwise) with wicked style and a lot of attitude and confidence. The young artist also demonstrates a diversity of style and visual motifs. Definitely stop by her…

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Added by Eye Candy on May 11, 2017 at 2:54pm — No Comments

INTERVIEW: the founder of BlerdCon on his intersectional convention for geeks

On June 30th, and running until July 2nd, 2017, Black history will be made in Arlington, Virginia, as BlerDCon opens its convention doors for the very first time.




Short for “Black Nerd (“Blerd”) Con(vention)”, Hilton George, creator and founder of BlerDCon is the mastermind behind the very first Nerd Convention created for underrepresented and underappreciated Black nerds worldwide. …



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Added by Eye Candy on May 5, 2017 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that blends a…

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Added by Eye Candy on April 26, 2017 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that…

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Added by Eye Candy on April 19, 2017 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that blends a…

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Added by Eye Candy on April 12, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that…

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Added by Eye Candy on April 4, 2017 at 5:17pm — 1 Comment

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that…

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Added by Eye Candy on March 28, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that blends a…

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Added by Eye Candy on March 21, 2017 at 2:52pm — No Comments

FEATURE 'Afro-inks' weekly illustration by Eddaviel feat. @nestreya

Eddaviel (who was a Live painter at (AFROPUNK Paris) takes his favorite AFROPUNK ‘Afro Of The Day’ images and creates illustrations weekly. "A line, created by a drop of ink that becomes an expression of afro traits." This week's illustration features @crownedneptune!…





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Added by Eye Candy on March 15, 2017 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that blends a…
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Added by Eye Candy on March 14, 2017 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Actress Zazie Beetz of 'Atlanta' cast as Domino in Deadpool 2

Yesterday it was announced that star of FX’s ‘Atlanta’, Zazie Beetz , was cast as Dominio in Deadpool 2. Beetz will co-star alongside Ryan Reynolds as his badass female counterpart, an X-Men mutant who uses her abilities for probability-altering. Beetz’s few credits outside of ‘Atlanta’ include the Netflix series ‘Easy’ and a few short films, so it will be really interesting to see what the newcomer does with the role.…

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Added by Eye Candy on March 10, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that blends a…

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Added by Eye Candy on March 7, 2017 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Young Jamaican visual artist pours his soul into his masterful paintings

There’s nothing quite like the arts to make you feel like you’re transported to a paradise of your own choosing. Jamaica’s Elton Senior might be young, but his paintings are wise and masterful beyond his years. With depictions of everyday life in his native Jamrock, he infuses soul into each pieces, using the diaspora as the foundation of his aesthetic. Take a look at a preview of his work below and get to know more about the artist and see more paintings on his… Continue

Added by Eye Candy on March 1, 2017 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Comic series follows Chicago teen possessed by the spirit of Shaka Zulu

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that blends a…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 28, 2017 at 2:53pm — No Comments

16-year-old illustrator Cerena Robertson’s work is brilliant beyond her years

At 16, the coolest thing most teens learn how to do is drive, but 16-year old Cerena Robertson taught herself to make magic on paper. The young illustrator is creating quite a name for herself on Instagram and the internet with her stylized depictions of Black women in her work. The attention to detail, knowledge of melanin and its many wonders, the celebration of Black girl magic--all of it is present in this young woman’s amazing pieces. Check out the illustrations below…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 24, 2017 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Chicago teen Lazarus’ life is about to be forever changed in chapter 2 of our ‘Zulu’ webcomic

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a big corporation is behind the endless gang violence and disintegration of his neighborhood.



“‘Zulu’ is a story that blends a…
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Added by Eye Candy on February 21, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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