Category Archives: Random Nonsense

An Open Letter Regarding SHAFT

Numerous people have reached out to me about my thoughts on the new Shaft movie, which New Line Cinema recently announced would be more comedic in tone. Here are my thoughts… Dear New Line Cinema (and producer John Davis), Let … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Confidential #8

Some people believe you can tell a lot about a person by the shoes they wear. I believe you can tell more about a person by the t-shirts they have worn. This is the story of my life, as told … Continue reading

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SUPER JUSTICE FORCE Fan Art

Just wanted to share this amazing drawing of Darius Logan, from my novel Super Justice Force, courtesy JJ Kirby. JJ and I just collaborated on a story for Marvel’s Battleworld #2, which comes out June 2015.

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My Thoughts on the New SHAFT Movie

As many of you may have heard yesterday, there is a new Shaft movie in the works (click HERE to read more). Almost immediately, the questions started coming my way. Most people want to know if I’m involved (because I’m … Continue reading

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Lessons in Black History – Joseph Nazel

Joseph Nazel—Most people have never heard of writer Joseph Nazel, but those who have can’t help but impressed with his pedigree. Born in 1944, Nazel was a combat veteran of the Vietnam War who went on to become a prolific … Continue reading

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Blaxploitation 2.0 (a.k.a. The Return of the BAMF)

If you’ve been following my career for any length of time, you know that blaxploitation is my thing. Hell, my career as a writer really started with my fascination with blaxploitation, starting nearly twenty years ago when I decided to … Continue reading

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Calling Blackness Into Question (or Being Black, With a Capital B)

Honestly, I’m tired of talking about these things. I’ve been dealing with race and racism my entire life, and now that I’m closer to 50 than I am to 40, I’m really tired of explaining myself and issues surround race … Continue reading

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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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