Nai and Ta-Nehisi have both smartly weighed in on the racial politics of the new X-men movie, so bear with me if your all race-and-comics’d out. The comics book industry has always been dominated by white male artists and scribes, which makes it sorta unsurprising that the avatars for their power fantasies have historically been Read More

When I was a young comic reader, the only Black comic books characters I could remember were an African princess, an African king and a jive-talkin’ ex-con*. At the time, I didn’t think this was a problem. I’m glad that people like Dwayne McDuffie did.