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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.



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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.



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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.



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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 — 3 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

Artist fuses African mythology and the divine feminine in her digital depictions of Black women

Mythology has served as a source of inspiration for artists since the beginning of time. In fact, the first art is thought to be spiritual in nature, using the energy transmitted from the divine to artists, musicians, storytellers, and the like, in order for the divine to work, move, and guide humanity. For Meliyart, the Martinique born, Paris-bred visual artist, the divine feminine is more than a concept, it’s a compass in a sea of artistic directions. Meliyart says, “The…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 20, 2017 at 12:13pm — 1 Comment

This cartoon comparing Betsy DeVos to Ruby Bridges is complete bullsh*t



Ruby Bridges is an American hero, known for the courage, resilience and forethought of integrating New Orleans’ segregated school system in 1960. Facing angry mobs of violent white protesters and surrounded by U.S. Marshals, Ruby was known for her fearless demeanor in the face of torment and inhumanity. Norman Rockwell commemorated Bridges in a famed painting “The Problem We All Live With,” depicting Ruby walking with the U.S. Marshals and the word “nigger” scrawled on… Continue

Added by Eye Candy on February 16, 2017 at 10:08am — No Comments

Free Download: A celestial war breaks out on Earth in Nigerian comic series ‘SPIRIT WARS’

Download a free copy of Vortex Comics’ ‘SPIRIT WARS’! A Nigerian comic book that follows a turbulent story of religion and worship and the two sides that represent it as we witness an epic battle between African Orisha and angels in heaven,…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 15, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

‘Kids 2 Kings’ comic follows four royal superkids on their quest for an ancient throne

Using the imagery and mythology of ancient African civilization, ‘Kids 2 Kings’ interactive comic is the story of four royal children whose superpowers go on a quest to prove their worthiness to rule and find themselves in the middle of a war for the fate of humanity. The writers and illustrators at Black Sands Entertainment, the company behind this epic tale, are huge fans and supporters of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Naruto, and the Boondocks, and draw inspiration from…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 15, 2017 at 11:51am — 1 Comment

Chicago teen Lazarus’ life is about to be forever changed in chapter 1 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…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 14, 2017 at 4:05pm — No Comments

New “magnifiqueNOIR” comic series celebrates black queer girl magic

Briana Lawrence’s (aka Brichibi Cosplay) new book series “magnifiqueNOIR” is the story of black queer girls who use galactic powers to defend their city from opposing forces, promote self-love, acceptance and encouragement, and celebrate all things glitter and baked goods. Heavily…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 14, 2017 at 1:58pm — No Comments

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

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 February 13, 2017 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Brazilian illustrator recreates The Avengers cover with the orixas

The Avengers is one of the most popular Marvel franchises to date, combining the forces of 4 or more of the strongest, most daring, and cunning heroes to create an all star team that can conquer any and every evil. As a lifelong fan and follower of this franchise, Brazilian illustrator Hugo Canuto recreated the classic #4 Avengers cover, replacing the Marvel…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 7, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

'Boondocks' creator Aaron McGruder is developing a new series

Our beloved ‘Boondocks’ creator Aaron McGruder is in the lab creating a new series with Will Packer of ‘Straight Outta’ Compton for Amazon. Although the storyline is being held close to the chest, rumor has it that it’s an alternate universe theme in the ballpark of “The Man in the High Castle,” which creates an imaginary world where the outcome of World War II turned out differently. In this dystopian world, the Axis powers won the war, leading to the United States being…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 2, 2017 at 12:50pm — No Comments

New webcomic ‘Provider” Jambalaya Mixtape draws inspiration from NERD’s In Search Of album

Webcomics seem to be all the rage these days but Jambalaya Mixtape’s Provider is a stone cold stunner and a standout among the hordes. Corey Davis, visual artist and co-owner of Atlanta’s City of Ink, has received unprecedented acclaim for his artistry both on and off the page and his comic debut, ‘Provider’, continues to grasp the illustriousness of his artwork as we follow protagonist Lucky Laserhorn through a post-apocalyptic clash best served with a side of revenge. With… Continue

Added by Eye Candy on January 27, 2017 at 12:48pm — No Comments

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