Tag Archives: black

Welcome, America, To Your New Wally West

This is your first look at the new Wally West, making his appearance, five years later, in next week’s Flash #30. It’s not the only familiar character making a reinvented return… For example, in Justice League United we also get …

Marvel’s New Captain America To Be A Black Teenage Female Immigrant From Africa? SPOILERS…

Yesterday saw the publication of the final issue of the Ultimate Cataclysm mini-series from Marvel Comics and the end of the Ultimate Universe. Until the relaunch in April, obviously. But what changes are we to expect? Well, spoilers ahead, obviously. …

‘The Image Of A Black Man On Fire’… Casting Michael B Jordan As The Human Torch

“You must let suffering speak, if you want to hear the truth” ― Cornel West Hashim R. Hathaway writes for Bleeding Cool, I’m a man of color…and I’m a fanboy. When it comes to fandom in general, the stereotypical geek …

Fear Of A Black Human Torch

Louis Falcetti writes for Bleeding Cool. Okay not so much writes, but screams. Call me crazy, but I don’t remember the first adventure The Avengers went on being to repel an alien invasion that was co-masterminded with Loki. And I’m …

Code Black – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. In 1956 the two-year old Comics Code …

Will We Get A Black Wally West From DC Comics?

The Flash TV show is looking like giving us a more racially diverse central cast than we may have been expecting. Firstly we have DETECTIVE WEST – Late 40s to Early 50s – African American -Detective West is an honest, …

Choosing The Colour Of Your Tombstone

When we ran panels from last week’s Superior Foes Of Spider-Man, featuring the origin of new supervillain Beetle, as the daughter of Tombstone, a few questions were asked. And the Marvel editor in question answered… @hermanos He’s not. WHat gave …

“A Long Story Not Short” – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is the co-founder of Milestone Comics and a current graphic novelist. He runs The Black Panel at San Diego Comic Con. And he now writes a weekly column for Bleeding Cool. I was going to write ‘The Top …

Tuesday Runaround – Black Cosplayers But No Black Comic Writers

WHY DOES SUPERMAN NEED A MASK? When children’s hospital window cleaners cosplay… STAN ALIVE Heidi MacDonald goes to the Stan Lee Kids Universe launch event. The Kids UNiverse is produced in conjunction with 1821 Productions and thus far includes two …

Harlem To Host Its First Black Comic Book Festival To Launch In January

On Saturday, January 12th from 10am to 4pm, The Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture of Harlem, New York, will be launching their first Black Comic Festival. It is described as “a dynamic festival for young people that celebrates …

The Future Of The Marvel Universe Has A Black Republican American President

In the new issue of Daredevil: End Of Days out today, Ben Urich trudges the streets of a future Marvel Universe looking into the death of Dafredevil, in a clear tribute to Citizen Kane. And we see Time Square wth a very commercialised superhero landscape.

The Thrill Of The Hunt – Valiant Black

Brock Dickinson of Millier Dickinson Blais Inc. writes; Last week, Valiant Entertainment released a limited edition promotional package for its upcoming Shadowman revival. The 12-page preview comic features a predominantly black cover inside a black envelope – hence its name “Valiant …

Understanding Ethnocrunching – How Racism Works In The Comic Industry

Brandon M. Easton writes for Bleeding Cool.  He is a current Thundercats and Transformers animation writer and recently had his first graphic novel, Shadowlaw, published. Part I: Business as Usual. A few weeks back, Rich Johnston published an article by …

Unboxing: VALIANT BLACK

Arriving in comic stores next week is a surprise item from Valiant Entertainment. One per retailer. Called Valiant Black. Retailers have already been asking each other what it is. Well, not only does Bleeding Cool know, but we also have …

Isaac Perlmutter Gets The Press Attention He’d Rather Avoid

Even though he sold Marvel to Disney, multi-billionaire Isaac Perlmutter is one of the most powerful people in comics. Indeed, like Ben Kenobi, it may have only made him stronger. Now the largest single shareholder of Disney, he has been …

Watson And Holmes – The Case Of The Black Modern Urban Remake Drawn By Rick Leonardi

Okay someone is going to call this “Watson And Homeys”. But not me. Watson And Holmes is a new upcoming digital comic book, the latest in a batch to take advantage of Sherlock Holmes falling out of copyright. I’m surprising …

A Very Black Superman

  Well I guess it is Super Black History Month. In a preview of Gene Ha’s work from an upcoming issue of Action Comics #9, the DC Source has shown us that the Superman of a parallel Earth isn’t the …

Six Changes For Superman #1

Superman #1 by George Perez and Jesus Merino was published today by DC Comics. Now I’m no Supermanologist like some, but even I noticed some major changes, So armed with a scanner and access to Wikipedia, I tried to label …