• Incognegro: Renaissance #1 Is A Timely Prequel

    Incognegro: Renaissance #1 Is A Timely Prequel0

    Incognegro: Renaissance #1 Mat Johnson (Writer), Warren Pleece (Artist), Clem Robins (Letterer) Dark Horse Comics 7 February, 2018 2018 celebrates the 10th anniversary of the original Incognegro graphic novel, the hard-hitting story about an African-American journalist who uses his light complexion to go incognito among white people and uncover the truth behind the murders of

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  • The Shadow Hero’s Shadow is New Super-Man

    The Shadow Hero’s Shadow is New Super-Man1

    Welcome to the non-negative Year of the Knockoff on Women Write about Comics! Long ago in the wilds of October 2016, I wrote a guest post for the American Studies blog that discussed how Gene Luen Yang’s 2014 graphic novel The Shadow Hero seems like a rhetorical successor to Superman, particularly because its hero, Hank,

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  • Get Ready for a Silver Sprocket Takeover

    Get Ready for a Silver Sprocket Takeover1

    Silver Sprocket is a comic book publisher like no other: they’re a collective of artists and friends who create radical books alongside zines, music, and art. You might have heard of some of their most well known books, such as Ben Passmore’s radical look at microaggressions Your Black Friend and Michael Sweater’s much-shared webcomic Please

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