Category Archives: NEWS & UPDATES

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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Playing Around with Oppression and Omission (a.k.a. How Something as Simple as a Doll Can Reinforce Racial Ideology)

Saw a video on Facebook this morning by a young woman I don’t know, but somehow it still managed to catch my eye. The video was made back in December 2013, and you can watch it HERE. If for some … Continue reading

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TRUTH REVEALED: The BadAzz MoFo Collection

A few days ago I posted about something I’m calling The BadAzz MoFo Collection. In theory, if this were to exist, it would collect material from BadAzz MoFo #4, 5, 6, and 7. These are the only issues that have … Continue reading

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The BadAzz MoFo Collection?!?

I’m not saying this is a real thing or anything like that. I’m just putting it out there. What if there was a collection of select material from the BadAzz MoFo archives? What if this collection was available as a … Continue reading

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That Whole BLAXPLOITATION Thing

It’s been a year and a half since my friends Cort Webber and Bobby Roberts broadcast the final episode of their podcast The Cort and Fatboy Show, bringing to an end to my incredible run as their regular Tuesday guest. … 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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Project Update – MACKED, HAMMERED, SLAUGHTERED, & SHAFTED

Late last year I announced a new project, Macked, Hammered, Slaughtered, & Shafted, a book covering this history of blaxploitation (that takes its name from my documentary of the same title). Several people have been asking about the book, wanting … Continue reading

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Marvel is Disney, DC is Warner Brothers, and We All Need to Stop Working for Them for Free

As anyone who knows me, or knows my work can tell you, I’m something of a pop culture nut. I love movies and comic books and television…okay, not so much television these days…but you get my point. I’m eagerly awaiting … 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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BECOMING BLACK – an excerpt, part 3

Here is an excerpt from my collection of essays, Becoming Black: Personal Ramblings on Racial Identification, Racism, and Popular Culture. In this essay, “Double Consciousness, Roots, and Finding Our Place in History,” I attempted to explain the history of slavery … Continue reading

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