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#BlackComicsMonth’s Creator Needs Your Help!

Update: Some information was wrong. Initially, Vixen asked for $15, 000 and not $2, 100. The $2, 100 covered only the initial rehab expenses.  MsCaramelVixen, of Vixen Varsity and the brains behind #BlackComicsMonth, needs your help. In 2014, Vixen suffered multiple injuries after being rear-ended at a red light. The insurance refused to cover her surgery and the…

Young Adult Authors React To #McKinney

On Sunday, June 7th, a video went viral on Twitter of a McKinney, Texas police officer who pulled a gun on unarmed teenagers at a pool party. He then threw a 14 year old girl in a bathing suit onto the ground, face down and rested his knee on her back to restrain her. This girl —…

Calgary Expo Responds Swiftly to #GamerGate Infiltration

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, the largest Canadian-owned pop culture convention, boasts an attendance of over 97,000 as of 2014. And as of yesterday afternoon, they have also been at the center of a harrassment-based media vortex following social media reports that a paying exhibitor was selling #GamerGate merchandise featuring the hashtag and the hate movement’s…

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Help Batman Artist Norm Breyfogle!

Well-known Batman artist Norm Breyfogle suffered a stroke over this holiday season, leaving the left handed artist paralyzed on the left side. His savings have already dwindled thanks to a week in the intensive care unit, and the upcoming months of extended care in a nursing facility will be costly. His sister-in-law and brother have…

Preacher Adaptation Gets an AMC Pilot

The small-screen adaptations of beloved comics series continue: AMC has picked up a pilot episode of the TV adaptation of Preacher. Executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, as well as episode writer/showrunner Breaking Bad alumnus Sam Catlin, will be bringing the first of (hopefully) many episodes to geek and non-geek audiences alike. No word…

Another Day, Another White Guy at Marvel: Benedict Cumberbatch to play Dr. Strange

Well, Marvel made it official, Benedict Cumberbatch is billed to play Dr. Stephen Vincent Strange in the upcoming Dr. Strange movie. I’m caught in a mix of emotions ranging between mad, bitter, and disappointed. Mostly disappointed. I had hoped that Marvel execs’ statement at their last press conference denying Cumberbatch’s involvement in Dr. Strange, along…

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