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!

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,...

Gail Simone: The Nerd Community Has Not Forgotten the People of Puerto Rico

The comic book community is again coming together to assist in the recovery of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island six months ago. After organizers of Puerto Rico Comic-con announced they would go forward with the annual event, several artists, celebrities and creators have reinforced their commitment to the people of the island...

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!

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.

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!

Jamie Foxx Set To Star In Blumhouse Version of ‘Spawn’

Today Deadline reported that actor Jamie Foxx is set to star in Spawn, the Blumhouse film that marks the directorial debut of legendary comic book creator Todd McFarlane from the scripted adaptation of his comic book creation. Deadline reports the following: Foxx will play the character who started out in the comics as Al Newman, a member...

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...

BGN Comic Review: X-Men Gold #1

When I saw the press release for X-Men Gold #1 issued by Marvel and glanced at that cover art I knew I had to get my hands on this comic book.  Let me explain---the superhero team Excalibur, was my gateway into comics.  My very first issue was Excalibur Special Edition (1987).  Can I be...
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