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Overthought Bubble #13: Think of the Children

Overthought Bubble #13: Think of the Children

By Gavin Dillinger in Columns on January 26, 2016

Comics hurts itself when it's not building a new generation of readers.

Overthought Bubble #12: Will Sign for Food

Overthought Bubble #12: Will Sign for Food

By Gavin Dillinger in Columns on January 15, 2016

When the expenses of life arise, fans pick up the tab while publishers benefit.

Setting the Box on Fire with James C. Lewis (Part 1) (Griotvine Interview)

Setting the Box on Fire with James C. Lewis (Part 1) (Griotvine Interview)

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on January 18, 2016

Acclaimed photographer, James C. Lewis, stops by the Griotvine to discuss his work from Naked Black Justice to Orisha Gods to his detractors and the controversy that comes with his vision. Part 1 of 3.

The Spirit of Shamanism with Igor Baranko (Griotvine Interview)

The Spirit of Shamanism with Igor Baranko (Griotvine Interview)

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on January 8, 2016

Graphic novelist Igor Baranko stops by to talk about Shamanism, a fantasy sci-fi tale following a reality where America was never invaded by Europeans, the intensive research needed, and his art process!

Let's Talk About Finn (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)

Let's Talk About Finn (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on December 24, 2015

Taking a look at The Force Awaken's Finn, Star Wars new polarizing male lead. The battle between Black fans' acceptance vs rejection of our new Black hero.

Getting Bi-Satisfaction with Nikki-Michelle

Getting Bi-Satisfaction with Nikki-Michelle

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on November 18, 2015

Author Nikki Michelle stops by to talk about her most recent book, Bi-Satisfied, an exploration ones' sexuality and romantic beliefs, her intense and eye-opening research, and more!

Overthought Bubble #11: Don't Rock the Boat

Overthought Bubble #11: Don't Rock the Boat

By Gavin Dillinger in Columns on November 9, 2015

A closing statement in the coverage of Upchurch exemplifies the problem with covering harassment in comics.

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It's About "It's About 'It's About Disclosure in Comics Journalism'"

By Gavin Dillinger in Columns on November 5, 2015

A piece written almost entirely for the sake of the title.

FIND'M: Finding Your Devilish Mr. Right with writer Simon Graves (Griotvine Interview)

FIND'M: Finding Your Devilish Mr. Right with writer Simon Graves (Griotvine Interview)

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on October 27, 2015

Horror novelist Simon Graves stops by to talk about his horror anthology FIND'M, his writing process, LGBT themes in comic books, and more!

Gardening Comics in Publisher Bill Campbell's Rosarium (Griotvine Interview)

Gardening Comics in Publisher Bill Campbell's Rosarium (Griotvine Interview)

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on October 20, 2015

Rosarium Publishing's head honcho Bill Campbell stops by to talk about grinding from the bottom, publishing, and Artists Against Police Brutality.

The Griotvine's Unwrapping Brother Voodoo's Potential

The Griotvine's Unwrapping Brother Voodoo's Potential

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on October 13, 2015

A spotlight on Marvel Comics' Brother Voodoo and the untapped potential and story ideas that continue to be a missed opportunity.

Climbing into Ovens with Micheline Hess (Griotvine interview)

Climbing into Ovens with Micheline Hess (Griotvine interview)

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on October 6, 2015

Creator Micheline Hess comes by to talk about Malice in Ovenland, making art on the iPad, and being looked over for being a black female at conventions!

A Case Study in Toxic Comic Book Poisoning at Baltimore Comic Con

A Case Study in Toxic Comic Book Poisoning at Baltimore Comic Con

By Amanda Comi in Columns on September 30, 2015

You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.

When Will the Door Be Cracked for the Black Comic Writers?

When Will the Door Be Cracked for the Black Comic Writers?

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on September 22, 2015

Following Viola Davis' epic Emmy win and speech and Marvel's hiring of Ta'Nehisi Coates as writer, one has to ask about the actual opportunities Black writers are getting to actually be given a chance.

Overthought Bubble #9: How Marvel Will Fall

Overthought Bubble #9: How Marvel Will Fall

By Gavin Dillinger in Columns on September 18, 2015

Is the end nigh?

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