A fanTAStic selection, including the one and only Miranda Mercury!
This blog is written in response to a post I recently read: 13 Comics To Read in 2013- Black Superhero Edition. I believe the blogs intentions were good, trying to highlight some comics that feature prominent Black characters. However, I still found it rather glaring that, out of the 13 books, 9 of them were either Marvel or DC books, and neither of those companies has a great track record when it comes to portraying Black characters. I was particularly struck by a line in that post regarding New Avengers:
Ok so the return of the Black panther to a monthly title finds him not flying it solo but we do have to take what we can get.
WRONG. We do NOT have to take what we can get from Marvel, or DC. There are other quality books, from independent publishers, by Black creators, and/or featuring Black characters. Here…
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