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(Heard It Thru) The Griot Vine


Regine Sawyer and the Women in Comics

Regine Sawyer and the Women in Comics

With Women in Comics Convention this weekend, Comic writer Regine Sawyer stops by to discuss her upcoming event along with her books and her thoughts of the industry concerning female creators.

Chilling with Journalist and Lion Forge Editorial Assistant, Desiree Rodriguez

Chilling with Journalist and Lion Forge Editorial Assistant, Desiree Rodriguez

Pop Culture Journalist and Lion Forge's Editorial Assistant, Desiree Rodriguez, stops by the Griotvine to hang and chat about representation of Latinx characters in comics, working for Lion Forge, and the hard work that goes into her writing!

The Black Horror of Peele's Get Out and Why We Need More

The Black Horror of Peele's Get Out and Why We Need More

Following the release and success of Jordan Peele's Get Out, will this open the gates for more Black genre (horror/sci-fi) films?

Black Romance in Comics: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Black Romance in Comics: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

In celebration of Black History Month and Valentine's Day, the Griotvine looks at the Good, the Bad, and Ugly of Black romance representation in comics (mainstream and indie)

Blue-ing Your Mind with Alloyius McIlwaine (Griotvine Interview)

Blue-ing Your Mind with Alloyius McIlwaine (Griotvine Interview)

Multi-talented muralist and fashion designer, Alloyius Mcllwaine, finds time to chat up his work and background!

A Call to Arms and Peace

A Call to Arms and Peace

A call to arms to creators of the comic book indie community of color.

Bubbly Princess Love Pon with Shauna J. Grant (Griotvine Interview)

Bubbly Princess Love Pon with Shauna J. Grant (Griotvine Interview)

Princess Lov Pon's Shauna J. Grant comes by the Griotvine to talk about creating a cute and bubbly princess hero!

MECCAcon's Leading Lady, Maia Crown Williams

MECCAcon's Leading Lady, Maia Crown Williams

In time for this year's convention, Detroit's MECCAcon (Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts) Leading Lady, Maia Crown Williams, visits Griotvine!

SDCC: Admittance into Prison City with David F. Walker and Tim Fielder

SDCC: Admittance into Prison City with David F. Walker and Tim Fielder

Interview with Prison City creators David F. Walker and Tim Fielder on their newly announced comic "Prison City."

Humanescent Review

Humanescent Review

The Griotvine reviews Not So Super Comics' new release: Humanescent. A brilliant anthology featuring diverse artists collecting comic stories about being human.

Oh Noo!! My Male Privilege is Being Attacked!!

Oh Noo!! My Male Privilege is Being Attacked!!

Amidst the controversy of the Mystique vs Apocalypse ad of X-Men: Apocalypse, I take a look and ponder about my male privilege.

Skankin' It With Unfiltered Bobby Joseph

Skankin' It With Unfiltered Bobby Joseph

UK Comic Creator, Bobby Joseph, stops by for his first US interview to talk about old school controversial Skank Magazine, his new work, and his hilarious hate for Black Wally West.

Black Metropolis with Tim Fielder

Black Metropolis with Tim Fielder

The Griotvine visits and interviews Matty's Rocket creator Tim Fielder at Gallatin Galleries in NYU, showcasing his recent exhibit chronicling 30 years of his comic book work, talking Matty's Rocket, and a sneak peak at his new book with writer David F. Walker.

Burnt Like Toast, Solarman with Joe Illidge and N. Steven Harris

Burnt Like Toast, Solarman with Joe Illidge and N. Steven Harris

Creators Joe Illidge and N Steven Harris stop by The Griotvine to discuss their new book, Solarman, designing a Brother with a hoodie, and representation of the "controversial" East New York.

The Next Level for Diversity with Rosarium Publishing

The Next Level for Diversity with Rosarium Publishing

Rosarium Publishing, the current premiere champion company of diverse comics, aims to reach the next level with your help!

HYPER FORCE NEO with Hyperactive Jarret Williams!!! (Griotvine Interview)

HYPER FORCE NEO with Hyperactive Jarret Williams!!! (Griotvine Interview)

Comic creator Jarret Williams stops by to talk about his new book HYPER FORCE NEO, his chaotic thought process, and creating fun diverse characters.

OneNation For All, Interview with Jason Reeves and Alverne Ball

OneNation For All, Interview with Jason Reeves and Alverne Ball

OneNation creators, Jason Reeves and Alverne Ball, stop by the Griotvine to talk about OneNation, their recent spinoff Black Lotus, and how it is to work together as co-writers.

Keeping It BLACK (Interview with the creative of BLACK)

Keeping It BLACK (Interview with the creative of BLACK)

The creative team of BLACK stop by the Griot Vine to discuss the making of the book, the nitty gritty inspirations and experiences leading to its crafting, and thoughts on the various responses.

The Year of the Black Indie Comic Renaissance

The Year of the Black Indie Comic Renaissance

The Griotvine questions the influx of Black comic products being released and announced this year, wondering if this is the start of a Black Comic Renaissance.

Setting the Box on Fire with James C. Lewis (Part 3) (Griotvine Interview)

Setting the Box on Fire with James C. Lewis (Part 3) (Griotvine Interview)

Photographer James C. Lewis talks about his art progress when crafting his photography and the controversial Icons of the Bible!

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