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,...

BGN Film Trailers: ‘Captain Marvel’

Get ready for the next addition to the Marvel Cinema Universe--Captain Marvel. Here are some things we loved to see in the trailer and other things we got questions about. Her History At the beginning of the trailer, it looks as though Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larsen, is alien. She is unaware of her past...

BGN Pull List: Sorghum and Spear – Simidan Comic Power

In March 2017, the creative team of Dedren Snead and Timothy Geathers initiated a Kickstarter campaign that introduces a universe where the All-Mother Eshe has shepherded the An’Fre people in the world of Tal'Jazar, known as the Eternal Realm.  As with all realms, all good things must end as a dark force enters.  In...

Power Morphicon Morphs Fandom Into Power

We came, we saw, we morphed at Southern California’s Official Power Morphicon 2018! This year I got to add a new con into my rotation and that is always exciting. Conventions are sort of my thing. I wanted to come and focus on the rangers of color and what their representation means to ranger...

#SDCC Exclusive: ‘Venom’ Injects Its Poison In Hall H

Venom is a new film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel and distributed by Sony Pictures.  This film will be within the same timeline as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Hall H panel this evening featured director Ruben Fleischer and a blonde-haired Riz Ahmed and Tom Hardy. So what can we expect? Ruben Fleischer says...

Diverse Panels to Check Out at #SDCC

The largest comic convention in the U.S., Comic-Con International: San Diego, is here! This year SDCC has numerous programs and diverse panels covering a wide range of topics related to inclusivity and diversity in the comic, pop culture, and entertainment worlds. Anyone attending Comic-Con should attend at least one of the panels below. They are all...

BGN Pull List: ‘The Wild Storm’ #15–They’re Closing In

Those of you following The Wild Storm should get ready for issue #15. The transhuman experiments are no longer a secret and their creator John Lynch is trying to alert them to that fact. He's not the only one who knows they are alive. A covert agency known as I.O. knows as well and they're...

BGN Pull List: Tap Dance Killer Vaudeville or Bust

Originally released in April 2018 by Hero Tomorrow Comics, Tap Dance Killer follows actress Nikki St. Clair after her escape from prison, where she was serving time for the murder of a mob boss. No, she was not framed…well, sort of.  She did, along with her crew, kill a man.  But to be honest,...

BGN Pull List: DC/Marvel Wedding Spoiler Edition–Really?

Whether DC or Marvel, both comic giants have been promoting their events of the summer for quite some time.  For DC Tom King has been, working up to the momentous event in issue 50 since issue #24 of Batman.  Batman, also known as Bruce Wayne, and Catwoman, better known as Selina Kyle, spent the...

BGN Pull List: A Look into ‘The Wild Storm: Michael Cray’ Issue#9

Imagine comic series that features a hero who is possessed by an alien and living in a world where the DC superheroes we know are actually evil. No, this is not a CW Arrowverse crossover, it's DC's The Wild Storm: Michael Cray. The series features the hero Micheal Cray, a military-trained assassin who was chemically infected on a...