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

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

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.

We Can Do It!

We Can Do It!

Indie creator Charles Dowd is teaching young girls that they too, can be anything they want, in his new books, "A-Z Job Guide for Girls"!

Visiting DayBlack with Keef Cross (Griotvine Interview)

Visiting DayBlack with Keef Cross (Griotvine Interview)

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

The Griot Vine's 2 Steps Backwards: Star Wars Aftermath's New Hero is Gay

The Griot Vine's 2 Steps Backwards: Star Wars Aftermath's New Hero is Gay

Star Wars: Aftermath reveals some new characters into its canon. The new characters being LGBT. Oh boy...

Fuzzy Tricks and Broomsticks!

Fuzzy Tricks and Broomsticks!

Interviewing Sarah Hollis with her debut children's book, "Fuzzy Tricks and Broomsticks", now on Kickstarter!

Diversifying Comics with John Jennings (Griot Vine Interview)

Diversifying Comics with John Jennings (Griot Vine Interview)

Chatting with creator John Jennings about his works and the battle to diversify comics!

Felix Vasquez Jr. Talks His New Sci-Fi Espionage Action Romance Novel: The Genesis Exiles

Felix Vasquez Jr. Talks His New Sci-Fi Espionage Action Romance Novel: The Genesis Exiles

Surely you've got to be a fan of at least one of those genres!

 'The Winds of Winter' Further Delayed as George R.R. Martin Abruptly Killed by Sharknado

'The Winds of Winter' Further Delayed as George R.R. Martin Abruptly Killed by Sharknado

The author was tragically killed Wednesday in a freak accident after being caught up in a Sharknado.

First Look At Select 'Journey To Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Titles

First Look At Select 'Journey To Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Titles

Okay most of these have been announced before, but hey Star Wars! (waves hands) *You will click on the link*

Supreme Court Justice Outed as Harry Potter Fan and Possible Whovian

Supreme Court Justice Outed as Harry Potter Fan and Possible Whovian

In other U.S. Supreme Court and young adult literature news, Samuel Alito was totally on Team Jacob.

American Gods Greenlit by Starz

American Gods Greenlit by Starz

Brian Fuller and Michael Green will serve as writers and showrunners, while Neil Gaiman will executive produce.

Marvel To Publish

Marvel To Publish "Adult" Coloring Books

Time to stock up on "flesh" colored crayons?

Fight Club Prequel Story Gets Vinyl Audiobook

Fight Club Prequel Story Gets Vinyl Audiobook

The comic book Fight Club prequel gets a vinyl audiobook which will be released in June. However, hipsters already have it.

Matt Fraction's Hair Appears On Late Show with Seth Meyers

Matt Fraction's Hair Appears On Late Show with Seth Meyers

Matt Fraction, writer of hit comics Hawkeye and Sex Criminals, appears on The Late Show to dethrone Neil Gaiman as "Comics Creator Most Likely To Actually Play Keys in Post-Punk Band".

As Reward for J.K. Rowling Winning Defamation Lawsuit, Hot, Near-Nude Pics of Neville Longbottom Released on Internet

As Reward for J.K. Rowling Winning Defamation Lawsuit, Hot, Near-Nude Pics of Neville Longbottom Released on Internet

It could be that we're conflating these two stories because they both happened on the same day, but isn't it more fun to believe we aren't?

Man Confused About How He Will Argue With Sequart's New Book of Ranked DC Comics and Justice League Crossover Stories

Man Confused About How He Will Argue With Sequart's New Book of Ranked DC Comics and Justice League Crossover Stories

A ranked list of comic book stories that doesn't appear online presents an interesting challenge for one anxious fan.


Lisabeth Salender Returns in The Girl In The Spider's Web.

Lisabeth Salender Returns in The Girl In The Spider's Web.

The Girl in the Spider's Web continues the Millennium Series created by the late Steig Larssen.

The Traveling Nerd: The Greater LA Area

The Traveling Nerd: The Greater LA Area

Your guide to all things nerd in the Greater LA area of Southern California.

George R. R. Martin Comments on Hugo Awards Ballot Stuffing Campaign

George R. R. Martin Comments on Hugo Awards Ballot Stuffing Campaign

If you believe feminists, liberals, and "SJWs" have taken over the Hugos, Martin thinks "someone has sold you a bill of goods."

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