BLACK SUPERHEROES EXIST!!!

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BLACK SUPERHEROES EXIST!!!

This group is for writers, artists and fans of BLACK SUPERHEROES who are seeking a place to display new heroes, new mythologies and new action concerning heroes of the black persuasion. It will also serve as a forum to discuss the history and current plight of the black superhero...asking the ever poignant question...where do we go from here?

Location: Cincinnati
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Latest Activity: Apr 30

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Ghettostone Is the name of a block, or neighborhood where everybody knows your family’s business!

Started by Michael R. Brown, Editor/ Chief Apr 9. 0 Replies

my name is Michael R  Brown.  I write for my Universe of characters because I can’t afford to hire  any great writers.  I have been publishing and promoting Afro comics for sometime now.  It something that began as a political move to counter…Continue

Tags: ghettostone, publications, History, strips, heroes

Legend of the Mantamaji & Doctor Midnight

Started by T.Clarke. Last reply by Nelo Maxwell Jul 10, 2017. 2 Replies

OMG I'm so glad to have found this site! There is so much awesome content, I'm afraid I'm never going to get any work done...But I'd like to contribute to the site with Legend of the Mantamaji. Created by television director Eric Dean Seaton who has…Continue

Tags: the, mantamaji, of, legend, superheroes

T.A.S.K. Animated Series gets IndieWire Shine

Started by Damion Gonzales. Last reply by Russ Fulmore Jun 7, 2015. 3 Replies

The lead up to the debut of the T.A.S.K. trailer gets some heat as Echo…Continue

My all time Black Hero's are ?

Started by Peter Darryl Slaughter. Last reply by Ola Ogun Oct 28, 2014. 9 Replies

1. Kinch from Hogan Heroes2. Gabe from the Howling Commandos3. Luke…Continue

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Comment by Darrell Goza on May 4, 2012 at 3:19pm

My team and I have been pushing hard to get our book in the hands of people that like to read good fiction. We're now being carried by AMAZON.COM no less! It features 96 pages of graphic novel excellence done in a crime noir style. It's not for the faint of heart, but for those who like a dense, well executed and powerful read punctuated with intense action. 

We tell people to read the free online preview first. This story isn't the run of the mill 'fluffy' stuff that comics are known for (you know: the highly sexualized, over muscled fan boy created heroes). We don't want anyone to waste their hard earned cash on a genre they're not into. We're pretty confident here. Keep in mind this isn't as much a big comic book as it is a novel done in the comic book format. 

My hope is that you'll check out the free preview, and let me know what you think. We provide two options for the online preview: 

One preview opens up like a book:

http://issuu.com/nightray2002/docs/_kulprit-chap1_issuu

and the other allows you to scroll down the page if that's your preference:

http://scriptgraphics.weebly.com/kulprit-preview.html 

For purchase from Amazon: 

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0615308341?smid=156781&tag=hyd...

Comment by Ruth deJauregui on April 29, 2012 at 6:44pm

BTW: I know Alton. https://www.facebook.com/#!/spiritualfitness 50 years old and check him out!

Comment by Ruth deJauregui on April 29, 2012 at 6:07pm

Yeah, I didn't mean to not be sexy. We ALL want to be sexy! (Says the woman who just mowed about half the property, and it's an acre! Thank the Good Lord for riding lawnmowers, but I'd never used one before today.)

That's the kind of Superhero I like. More than just positioned like a model at a porn shoot....

Comment by William Satterwhite on April 29, 2012 at 5:40pm
My name is William Satterwhite and I am the creator of the superhero webcomic Stealth (http://www.stealthcomic.com/), I am currently putting together a Stealth original graphic novel and am conducting a fundraising campaign for the project. Any help that anyone can give is appreciated, if you can't give money please help spread the word and pass around the link (http://www.indiegogo.com/stealth?c=home&a=505858). Thanks!

 

Comment by Brian Williams on April 29, 2012 at 5:06pm

@ ruth- that Wonder Woman is awesome. I would read Wonder Woman on a regular basis if she was drawn like this. If you have read the most recent run of Wonder Woman in DC's New 52...it's pretty ridiculous. People just don't take the time or understand how to position female characters. I promise to change that with my SOPHISTICATED LADY One Shot.

Comment by Brian Williams on April 29, 2012 at 4:55pm

when you get the opportunity...post the slickest origin page or pin up you can telling us who Jiroboy is and where we can get this product. If you don't have any product, tell us what your challenges are so we can begin to troubleshoot as a group and figure out how to get you moving. BTW I have already peeped JIRO because you and I are already friends on the site and it's very hot....I'm looking forward to getting my copy.

Comment by Anthony on April 29, 2012 at 4:17pm

Thanks for the Invite!! JIROBOY is reporting for duty!!  I plan to be very active in this group--Just let me know what you need me to do!!! 

Comment by Ruth deJauregui on April 29, 2012 at 1:41pm

Just an example of the sort of work that I like:

http://muddycolors.blogspot.com/2012/04/warrior-princess.html

http://muddycolors.blogspot.com/2012/03/i-moebius.html

and omg, imagine this next one as a beautiful Black woman

http://muddycolors.blogspot.com/2012/02/single-figure-portraits.html

But it's the styles that I like. Just cuz...

 

Comment by Ruth deJauregui on April 29, 2012 at 1:28pm

Oh yes, I realize that the market is driven by hormone-laden teen boys. (LOL) And the bottom line is that sex sells.

But some of us women collected comics back in the day. (Unfortunately I lost 3/4 my collection due to a broken water pipe in my house.) There is a market. Perhaps small, but it's there.

Comment by Brian Williams on April 29, 2012 at 1:22pm

Ruth,

I can dig it. I know what you are saying here but the thing I try and tell people who have that gripe is this...Superman and Batman are physical specimens. There bodies appear the way they do because superheroes are basically pop culture knock offs of The Greek Gods. The Greeks valued the art of the physical body and it's ability to perform certain skillful actions. If you look at popular athletes...they all have finely tuned and sculpted bodies that enable them to excel at their given trade. If we suspend disbelief long enough to accept the fact that superheroes can exist then we would have to postulate that they are the peak of physical perfection. Nobody would believe or be interested in Superman if he was overweight or had asthma...not because it's not interesting but because it kind of dampens the escapism element inherent in superhero storytelling. I use Serena Williams as a great example of a current female athlete that has a real life exaggerated physique that reminds you of a superhero. She's muscular, with a big chest, thin waist and large derriere. She's larger than life and no doubt that physique has enabled her to become the elite athlete that she is. I think the same thing would be true for female superheroes. If the guys have perfect bodies in the comics then so will the girls. I think that you see more flesh when it comes to women because of the difference in clothing and fashion. Also...unfortunately, most comic book writers and artists that control the industry right now are males and they cater to a predominantly male audience...and sex sells...it always will. I think women writers and and artists need to step up as well and start creating their own characters so we can see the female superhero from a different angle. I know that I have already begun plans to do my own black female super heroine who is an amalgam of Super Girl/Wonder Woman/ Pam Grier called Sophisticated Lady. When it's released...you will see that she is strong, powerful and pleasing to the eye...but she is not to be trifled with. SHE is a real SUPERHERO. To me...that's the point of a superhero...they are SENSATIONAL.    

 
 
 

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Extraction!

Posted by Ronald T. Jones on May 22, 2018 at 2:10pm 0 Comments

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Far future Earth. Humanity is no longer isolated, having established relations with other sentient species across the stars. But humans remain divided among a group of Regional Coalitions that have replaced the old nation-states.Tensions between the Coalitions threaten an already tenuous peace maintained by Unified Earth, a representative body that has tried to speak with one human voice to the galaxy. Unified Earth asks the African Union, a major Regional Coalition power, to rescue a group of humans that have been kidnapped by marauders and taken to a distant,…

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Graphene Mirabilis...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on May 22, 2018 at 12:40pm 0 Comments

Illustration: Nanotools Bioscience

Topics: Biology, Cancer, Graphene, Nanotechnology, Research

See: "Annus mirabilis" at Wikipedia for the cultural reference.…

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Product Review Updates

Posted by Stephen Alexander on May 21, 2018 at 9:31pm 1 Comment

Occasionally, I will update members of the club as to the status of products I've reviewed.

Here's what I learned this week.

  • Katharos: The Shattered World is returning from hiatus with a new site in June. Click the Patreon link for more details
  • Keloid has made its Indiegogo goal and has the funds it needs for season 2. They may have started production. Their Indiegogo page did not say. Click the link if you're curious.
  • The Force #2 is in progress. Check out UrbanGodInk Studios at their facebook page.
  • Urban Shogun has a sci-fi comic out now called Sankofa Guard. Check it out…
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Product Review Updates

Posted by Stephen Alexander on May 21, 2018 at 9:27pm 0 Comments

Occasionally, I will update members of the club as to the status of products I've reviewed.

Here's what I learned this week.

  • Katharos: The Shattered World is returning from hiatus with a new site in June. Click the Patreon link for more details
  • Keloid has made its Indiegogo goal and has the funds it needs for season 2. They may have started production. Their Indiegogo page did not say. Click the link if you're curious.
  • The Force #2 is in progress. Check out UrbanGodInk Studios at their facebook page.
  • Urban Shogun has a sci-fi comic out now called Sankofa Guard. Check it out…
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Kilauea Prognostication...

Posted by Reginald L. Goodwin on May 21, 2018 at 8:05am 0 Comments

Debris came rocketing out of Kilauea during the steam eruption on 17 May.Credit: USGS-HVO

Topics: Geophysics, Earthquake, Research, Stochastic Modeling

After weeks of unleashing earthquakes and lava flows that have forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has finally blown its…
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Chapter 4

Posted by Human Bean on May 21, 2018 at 8:00am 1 Comment

Chapter 4 if your ready for more

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