Can You Believe It: Wesley Snipes Was Almost Black Panther!

As most of the world prepares to sit for the highly-anticipated Marvel film 'Black Panther,' former Marvel star Wesley Snipes reveals he nearly played the character 20 years prior! Read on for more.

BGN Interview: Actress Daisy Lightfoot of ‘Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest’

By Lisa D. DeNeal (@diolette) Daisy Lightfoot knew at an early age that she wanted a career in the arts. She took ballet lessons, then, gymnastics. But it was Saturday mornings spent watching cartoons, that sparked Lightfoot into wanting to be a part of that world, but, behind the scenes. Fast forward to 2018, and,...

Milestone 2.0 / Earth M to be Featured Tonight on AMC’s ‘Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics’

AMC's new series AMC Visionaries has been running strong with Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics, which has covered the industry on different subjects and from a variety of different viewpoints, including early years with Jack Kirby and Stan Lee and the medium's response to 9/11. Tonight, at 10:00pm EST, the fifth episode is set...

How ‘Saga’ Mirrors My Own Interracial Love Affair — BGN Opinion

Are you a fan of the 'Saga' interracial relationship? One 'Saga' fan and BGN contributor details how her own life mirrors the Image comic. Read on for more!

Lois Lane Goes Black For a Day: A Look at Racism and Cultural Appropriation With Superman’s Journalist Lover — BGN Opinion

While Superman and Lois Lane may be beloved superhero characters, they're not exempt from racism and cultural appropriation. Read on for more on Black Girl Nerds!

Rogue and Gambit #1 Review: Gambit STAYS Being Thirsty

One of my favorite couples in Marvel comics have their own book and let me tell you the chemistry between Remy LeBeau (Gambit) and Rogue is palpable! The comic opens with a panel snapshot of Gambit and Rogue's history which spans over a couple of decades.  These two have been through a myriad of...

Top 5 MOST Annoying Appearances of Boob Cups in Comics

by Cherra Hampton-Mitchell Can we talk about one of the most annoying trends in comics? Ladies, I’m sure you know what it is already, but just in case you don’t: boob cups, also known as boob plate armor. Why must the women of comic universes be subjected to that nonsense? It’s ridiculous, serves no purpose,...

5 Thoughts From Freeform’s New “Cloak and Dagger” Trailer

Freeform's newest Marvel show, 'Cloak and Dagger' hits the small screen on June 7 and has tantalized awaiting fans with a new trailer. What does the new sneak peek reveal? Check out one BGN's breakdown of what it can all mean, here on Black Girl Nerds!

BGN Pull List: Farmhand You Can Go Home Again – But Why?

From Image Comics, Rob Guillory — the artist who made you want to eat chicken — has branched out on his own to draw and write the upcoming title Farmhand.  It seems more and more that the cycle of life continues to pull you back home.  As we are living longer (no thanks to...

Black Panther and the Reclaiming of An Authentic Afrofuturism

Watching Marvel’s Black Panther for the first (and second) time, I reveled in the unapologetic Blackness of it all. With Black women, loved and respected, at the center of a narrative that embraces Afrofuturism, it is a wonder when we realize that this character and world were originally created by two white men, Stan...