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NYC // Harlem’s First Black Comic Book Festival @ The Schomburg | Jan. 12

NYC // Harlem’s First Black Comic Book Festival @ The Schomburg | Jan. 12

On January 12th, Harlem’s Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture will hold the historic neighborhood’s first Black Comic Book Festival. The full day of activities includes a film screening of ‘White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books,’ a pop-up art exhibition in honor of legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby, discussions, workshops and more!

‘Acropolis’ Comic Book Project Seeks More Diversity in Superheroes

‘Acropolis’ Comic Book Project Seeks More Diversity in Superheroes

There’s no doubt in the lack of diversity in comic books despite the attempts to gradually include people of color and women. However those attempts have often been stereotypical or plain racist. Edward Williams seeks to change the norm with his comic book project entitled Acropolis which seeks to represent all races, genders and sexualities through its characters.