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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?

Visiting DayBlack with Keef Cross (Griotvine Interview)

Visiting DayBlack with Keef Cross (Griotvine Interview)

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on September 16, 2015

Keef Cross stops by to talk about DayBlack, adapting his work for film, and the art of tattooing.

Overthought Bubble #8: My Year Long Break Up With Marvel

Overthought Bubble #8: My Year Long Break Up With Marvel

By Gavin Dillinger in Columns on September 11, 2015

It's not you. It's me... I can no longer stand you.

Cultural Stereotypes in Comics: Fluxing Between The Negative vs The Positive

Cultural Stereotypes in Comics: Fluxing Between The Negative vs The Positive

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on September 10, 2015

Following the announcement of Marvel's Red Wolf, from the thoughts of presenting a stereotype stems the question: what is the line between offensive and negative stereotypes versus positive portrayal in the sense of cultural pride.

Picking Jimmie Robinson's Brain (Griot Vine Interview)

Picking Jimmie Robinson's Brain (Griot Vine Interview)

By Greg Anderson-Elysee in Columns on September 8, 2015

Bomb Queen's Jimmie Robinson stops by to talk about his thoughts on presentation of diversity in comics and genres, his upcoming race project, and his process.

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