Category Archives: COMICS

How to Buy My Comic Books (and Comics in General)

A lot of my friends and family members have asked me when and where they can buy the upcoming Shaft comic series, as well as the Doc Savage Special, starring Pat Savage (both written by me). Since these are people … Continue reading

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John Shaft vs. Sam Wilson (a.k.a. It’s Time to Re-write the History of Black Characters in Comics)

I’m about to stir it up. I’m about to talk some shit, ruffle some feathers, and remind those that know me, how I break it down. Some of you will get pissed off, and that’s okay. Righteous indignation is a … Continue reading

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I’m Just Talkin’ ‘Bout Shaft.

For months now, I’ve been talking about a top secret project that I couldn’t actually talk about. Well, now I can talk about it. I’m writing Shaft for Dynamite Entertainment. This has been a project long in development, and definitely … Continue reading

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Rose City Comic Con 2015 Schedule

Okay, boys and girls, I’ll be at the Rose City Comic Con in Portland, Oregon, Sept. 20-21. And guess what? I have an actual schedule. SATURDAY Monkeybrain Comics: The Collaborative Process – Room: Panel Room 2, Time: 1:00PM – 1:50PM … Continue reading

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The Invisible World of Black Comic Creators

Okay, so I got back from the San Diego Comic Con a few days ago, and I really wanted to share some of my experiences and thoughts, before they are lost in the jumbled mess of my mind. Let me … Continue reading

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Marvel Launches Diversity & Representation 2014 (a.k.a. Don’t Piss on My Head and Tell Me It’s Raining)

Let me start by saying a few things. First, I’m trying to write less about companies like Marvel (Disney) and DC (Warner Brothers), because I’m not paid to do publicity for them. Second, although we are not close friends, I … Continue reading

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Anatomy of Story Collaboration (SPOILER ALERT)

This is one of my favorite pages from my comic The Army of Dr. Moreau #4, even though half of the page was never in the original script. In the initial script, only the second and fourth panels were in … Continue reading

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Does Anyone REALLY Care About Diversity in Comics? (a.k.a Talkin’ Loud and Sayin’ Nothin’)

I’m starting to feel like I’m going crazy—as if there is something seriously wrong with me—when the sad truth of the matter is that it is not me at all. It is you. And by “you” I don’t necessarily mean … Continue reading

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Sidekick-ism (a.k.a. Tokens of My Affection)

There was that moment in 2008’s Iron Man, when Rhodey (Terrence Howard) eyeballs one of Tony Stark’s suits and says, “Next time.” Hardcore comic fans went nuts, because we knew that meant Rhodey would most likely return in a sequel, … Continue reading

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The Best of BAMF – An Interview with WILL EISNER

Every year, the week of March 6th is Will Eisner Week. The sixth of March is, of course, the birthday of Eisner, a storyteller best known for creating the ground-breaking comic strip The Spirit in 1940. Eisner is often credited … Continue reading

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