The two-hour-and-fifteen-minute film that gave me the greatest sense of belonging I’ve ever felt in my 23 years of living – Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Movie Review

Greetings fellow Comix Bawses! Warning: There are a few spoilers in here, but I’m not going to re-tell you the entire movie, because first of all that’s kind of boring especially if you saw it already. Secondly, if you haven’t seen it, I do want you to have something to look forward to. That’s part […]

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AngelFood McSpade is here to serve up all her Cake – The Black Jezebel of Underground Comix [Sort of NSFW]

Greetings fellow Comix Bawse! Let’s jump back a few decades and talk about underground comix. What is it? Underground comix gained popularity during the mid 60s through the late 70s—the “x” alludes to its X-rated themes and content. Underground comix were “created wherever cartoonists, disillusioned with mainstream comics, wanted to do something less constrained in […]

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Lois Lane Goes Black for a day: A look at racism and cultural appropriation with Superman’s Journalist Lover

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! I love when comics attempt to be progressive. What I love even more is when comic writers do it well, which was rarely the case in the early ages of comics. During the Silver Age (1956-1970), writers were more attentive to societal issues in an attempt to be relatable to new audiences. In November […]

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‘Saga’ – Racial stereotypes and the hypersexualization of Black women doesn’t have to be a thing

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! I started reading the ongoing intergalactic comic book series, Saga—penned and drawn by Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples, respectively—about a year ago and I immediately fell in love with it! It featured mostly non-white characters and as I continued to read it, I felt that it was sending some very powerful messages. […]

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