Books

For Black People Who Watch ‘Game of Thrones’ While Waiting for ‘Who Fears Death’

You’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it before, and you probably heard it Sunday night: the emblematic sigils of HBO’s Game of Thrones have an uncanny ability to unite hugely distant people under one banner, in this world and their own. However, #ThronesYall’s seven season-long struggle with tired tropes of casting people of color...

BGN Book Review: ‘Escapology’

Written by: Tariqah Escapology by (Ren Warom) is science fiction as its finest. The story is built on various perspectives who are confined to a massive computer-like program called the Slip. Crime-lord Twist Calhoun has a hand in the system but can’t control his lust for more. Shock Pao, a miserable and insecure bum and Amiga,...

The Origin Stories Behind the Villains of Black Panther – Part Two

Written by: Kai Charles The following is part 2 of this series featuring the foes of the Marvel Comics superhero Black Panther. This editorial will focus on MCU villain M'Baku also known as Man-Ape. The inhabitants of Wakanda are not always docile to their leadership. An example of this is the story of Man-Ape. M’Baku / Man-Ape Cinematic...

Review: Secret Weapons Issue 1

Written by Eric Heisserer Art by Raul Allen and Patricia Martin Valiant does an amazing job of showing cause and effect in their universe of books. Secret Weapons is set soon after a major information hack against Toyo Harada’s company releases the names of those who have had their latent powers activated to the public. When the powers proved...

Why Image Comics’ Controversies Hurt Me As A Comics Reader

When you think of comic books, most people think of books published by Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Known as "The Big Two", both companies have produced iconic superheroes such as The X-Men and the Justice League. If you want more from comics than superheroes, you have to look at other companies. For me,...

Becky Strikes Again: The A B to Jay-Z Controversy

If someone is writing and profiting from a book based on OUR culture, you better believe we want some Black hands on it. That is why most of this country is so misinformed about Black people and our culture in the first place.

Titan Books Announces San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives

Titan Books is delighted to announce four products, all of which will be available exclusively at San Diego Comic-Con from July 19 – 23 2017. These include books debuting at the show and limited editions, along with awesome collectibles for fans of the hit Adult Swim series Rick and Morty, and Firefly. Titan Books will...

BGN Wizard World: Writing Compelling Science Fiction Panel

Conventions are fun because of the vastly different experiences you can have over just a few days. Attend a Q & A with some of your favorite actors, meet your favorite comic book artist, and get some things signed, then attend a panel with professionals exploring the craft of story making. It's all there...

BGN Book Review: ‘Childish Things’

Written by: Catrina Childish Things is the second book in a trilogy written by Thelonious Legend and based around the Parker sisters who have extraordinary powers. The second installment starts off a little bit differently by kicking off with a prologue. A murder of unknown characters helps to set the pace of a crime thriller. This...

“Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel” — BGN Comic Review

Check out the latest comic book review for Marvel's "Star Wars: The Screaming Citadel Review" here on Black Girl Nerds
32,039FansLike
6,606FollowersFollow
127,940FollowersFollow
3,175SubscribersSubscribe