BGN Interview: Comic Book Creator, Ken Lashley

For a long time, my love and appreciation of comic books focused solely on the joyous merger between writer, artist, and inker.  Like many, I often did not pay real attention to their names as it related to the stories I liked.  My focus was on my interest or lack thereof for a specific...

The ‘Luke Cage’ Cancellation Makes No Sense

Last night it was reported that one of the most successful and critically acclaimed Marvel TV shows on Netflix, Marvel's Luke Cage is canceled and will not come back for a third season. Variety, who broke the story, revealed in a joint statement between Netflix and Marvel TV the following:   “Unfortunately, Marvel’s Luke Cage will...

BGN Interview: “Black Lightning” and “Misty Knight” Creator Tony Isabella

If you don't know already, Tony Isabella is the creator of two of the most eminent Black characters in comics. Marvel's Misty Knight, whom most of you know from the Luke Cage and Iron Fist series, and DC's Black Lightning, who currently has his own live-action TV show of the same name on the...

BGN TV Recap: ‘Riverdale’ Is Back, With Drama to Spare

By Ashley Turner @AsheDT As an Archie Comics fan from way back, I admit I’m coming in a bit late in the game. Actually, I could’ve really have cared less about what the redheaded dork was doing at any given moment. I was more of a Betty and Veronica Double Digest kinda girl. Grabbing copies as...

BGN Baltimore Comic-Con 2018: Checking Back into Charm City

The week previous to the 2018 Baltimore Comic-Con saw the comic book nerd world all abuzz with the uncowling of Batman’s genitalia in Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo’s Batman Damned.  The first issue released on DC’s Black Label has us visiting another universe where the Joker is dead.  Of course, there is no injustice...

BGN’s ‘Daredevil’ Set Visit: 9 Things We Learned From Season 3

By Abbey White Fans of Netflix and Marvel's Daredevil will know that the Devil of Hell's Kitchen has a complicated relationship with morality, his own vigilantism, his enemies, but especially his friends. Now that the world thinks the Defender is dead, be prepared for those relationships to get even more tangled. This past March, Black...

Who is Black Manta and Why is He the Villain in ‘Aquaman’?

In the upcoming Aquaman movie, we already know that Black Manta is a villain who will have a side storyline. He is described as a mercenary and a treasure hunter named David Kane. Manta is being played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II of The Get Down and The Greatest Showman. These facts are sparse, thanks to a tight-lipped...

11 Things To Tell Your Non-Nerd Friend Before You See ‘Aquaman’

We all have that friend who is not a nerd, but who always wants to see the movies adapted from comics on opening night. We let that friend come along, just to be nice. However, you know how this always ends…That friend fires off about a million questions that start at the title sequences...

Getting Ready for the Baltimore Comic-Con!

On the Patapsco River near where it empties into the Chesapeake Bay is the city Baltimore.  This year, we nerds will be begging and bribing our loved ones, friends, and acquaintances to travel to Charm City for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con (BCC). Staged out of the Baltimore Convention Center, which is conveniently nestled between...

New Marvel Series Featuring Female Superheroes Is Happening!

According to Variety, a new series featuring female Marvel superheroes is in the works. Allan Heinberg, who is the writer for the box-office hit Wonder Woman, is involved in this new series. There have not been a lot of details released yet. ABC Studios and Marvel TV will be producing the show and have...