Tim Fielder


Dieselfunk Dispatch: BSAM’s Reynaldo Anderson Talks the State of Afrofuturism

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! The Dieselfunk Dispatch has a special guest today with Dr. Reynaldo Anderson. Anderson is a prominent scholar in Africana studies, social movements, and a creator of the Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM). On a massive scale, Anderson is a scholar is arguably the foremost scholar on the subject of Afrofuturism at this moment in history. […]

Malika: Warrior Queen’s Dewunmi Roye Okupe Talks Animation and Kickstarter

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! Today we have one of the masters of trans-media storytelling and entertainment, Dewunmi Roye Okupe. In this talk we discuss Okupe’s work, company, and creative ventures. DD: How goes it today, Roye? DRO: Doing perfect, sir! Honored to be here. DD: Honored to have you. To begin, one characteristic indicative of your company, […]






Dieselfunk Dispatch: Black Heroes Matter Founder Uraeus Speaks

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! The Dieselfunk Dispatch has a special episode today. We have the honor and privilege of interviewing Uraeus, creator of the movement known as Black Heroes Matter and co-founder of The Black Heroes Flash Mob and the recent Wicomicon. DD: How are you doing today, sir?
 

U: Motivated and highly inspired! So good to speak […]

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Dieselfunk Dispatch: An Overview of Comics Distribution Channels

For the past few weeks, we’ve been posting updates by Tim Fielder on his journey to transition his creator-owned comic book, Matty’s Rocket, to a print-on-demand graphic novel model using his own equipment to produce and sell the books. You can read the first three Dieselfunk Dispatches here, here, and here.  Greetings Dieselfunkateers! So as I’ve taken on this challenge of defining […]

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Seeking Self-Publishing Advice from Jeff Smith in This Week’s Dieselfunk Dispatch

When we spoke with Tim Fielder at Cartoon Crossroads Columbus last October, he told us privately about his plans to move his creator-owned comic, Matty’s Rocket, to a print on demand graphic novel model using his own equipment. We asked Tim if, as things progressed, he’d be willing to share his experience and his perspective with our readers […]

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Tim Fielder Shares a Journey of Self-Publishing in Dieselfunk Dispatch

When we spoke with Tim Fielder at Cartoon Crossroads Columbus last October, he told us privately about his plans to move his creator-owned comic, Matty’s Rocket, to a print on demand graphic novel model using his own equipment. We asked Tim if, as things progressed, he’d be willing to share his experience and his perspective […]

Comics Featured As High Culture In New York Times Article On Afrofuturism

An article posted in the New York Times yesterday by Ruth La Ferla places the comics art form amongst some great company. Aiming to identify the next generation of Afrofuturism, La Ferla writes: In part, Afrofuturism, an aesthetic dating roughly from the 1970s, has taken on a new public face through a new generation of recording artists […]