My name is Tya Keith. I am a comic creator of BLACK descent bent on putting out my own comic books with the help of publishers or not! A ream of paper. A box of pencils. A box of ink pens. One HUGE eraser! That's what it took to build PENDEKA PRESS. That was back in 2007. Since then, I've collaborated with several creators, come up with 15 comic titles, and created almost 100 superheroes, mostly out of REAL PEOPLE! Good deals of these heroes are BLACK! I started my 2nd ream of paper creating my first children's book, RED VELVET. She is a black female superhero that can fly! I am dedicated to finishing this 2nd ream to the end and seeing where it will lead. I have to thank all of my friends on the internet that I have made along the way for the inspiration and motivation. I was a diehard comic collector who dreamed of being a creator someday when I was young. I must admit with great sorrow: These days, the dollar value of comics doesn't match the entertainment value. I collected comics when I was young. NOW, they have become a lot like Christmas: It is all commercial! I remember when comics were fun. Now, it's all based on, sales, percentages, standards, and stats! They were no longer like baseball back in the day: done just for the love of the game. Thus, I stopped collecting comics. I figured if I wanted good comics, make my own! That, combined with the internet, PENDEKA PRESS was born! I decided to make comics fun again. How, do you ask: By turning real people on the internet into superheroes? In the beginning, I would convert my "victims" either against their will or without their knowledge. Yet, once they saw the results, they all accepted their fates whole- heartedly. Some of the names, colors of costumes, and even the powers my friends chose sometimes might not be up to snuff with what people who create or read comics would accept. WHO CARES! It's entertainment, for Pete's sake! That's what comics are! It's not about sales, percentages, standards, and stats! It's a chance for people to escape, explore, dream, fantasize, and make believe. It's the way comics were meant to be: FUN! What makes PENDEKA PRESS COMICS so great: They are fueled by the "READER'S" imagination!
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The Talented Tenth Saga will be an 8 issue, limited run comic book series and film. This series is unique for many reasons.
First of all, it will feature real people versus hand drawn or CGI characters. This is why actors and actresses will be sought.
Secondly, the main characters in the world of The Talented Tenth Saga will be diverse as the world we live in.
And lastly, all 8 issues will be given out for free and can be read at beauty shops, barber shops, schools, libraries and other organizations in local communities starting in Madison County, Alabama and beyond. The film will be uploaded to YouTube and other platforms for free to enjoy and view.
The comic book can be downloaded on IndyPlanet.com
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