Marvel’s Luke Cage will be returning to Netflix for its second season. The announcement was made with an 18-second teaser video shared via Twitter on Sunday (December 4). The video zooms in on the window of Pop’s Barber Shop, which is illuminated by a neon light that reads “Season 2 Coming Soon.” While an official date has yet […]

November 9, 2016 was an epic day in the world of comic books. While a ton of attention has been going to the launch of the Invincible Iron Man — which spotlights a 15-year-old black female MIT student who has built her own version of Iron Man’s armor — there is another book that has made some headlines of […]

The much-anticipated first season of Luke Cage premiered on Netflix less than a week ago, and Netflix has already announced the next Marvel Netflix series in line. Iron Fist is set to hit Netflix on March 17, 2017, rounding out the four superheroes that form The Defenders. Like Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage, Iron Fist […]

When Luke Cage was first announced, the anticipation of the cast reveal was real. And while the cat was already out of the bag when Mike Colter was chosen to play Luke following his cameo in Marvel’s Jessica Jones, the subsequent announcements of castings was impressive. The choice to have Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest, Lucy Pearl) and Adrian Younge […]

Comic books are often portrayed as the fantasy world of aging white men. And while the industry has made some efforts to diversify their content, their creators have stayed pretty much white and male. Afua Richardson is neither, but has probably worked on your favorite books and you had no idea. Marvel’s Hip-Hop Variant cover of […]

Ta-nehisi Coates has been tapped by Marvel to star in a Black Panther recap series.

Netflix watchers tend to fall into two camps: those who binge-watch the entire season of a show the day it drops, and those who watch it sporadically, when time permits. So when Marvel’s hit Netflix series Daredevil returned on March 18, not everyone went all shut-in and tried to binge the season with the zeal of a […]

One of the greatest writers of our generation is penning the new Black Panther comics for Marvel.

Ava DuVernay confirmed earlier this month that she would not be directing Marvel’s Black Panther film adaptation, despite reports. She detailed why she wouldn’t be even further at the BlogHer conference in New York City this past Saturday (July 18). The Selma director, who originally accepted the offer to direct, said that she and the other execs just didn’t share […]

If you are a fan of hip-hop you know that the genre has a long-lasting love affair with comic books. Hip-hop artists for years have been leaving secret little love notes to comics in their verses with references to their favorite books and characters (check out Jamila Rowser’s blog Straight Outta Gotham for an eye […]

The Screen

Is Beyonce ready to grace the big screen again? Well, it looks like she may be joining the highly anticipated new Avengers movie(s). According to The Daily Star, producers believe Queen Bey “could add millions” to the multi-billion dollar movie franchise. “We would love to have Beyoncé on board, almost certainly as a newcomer to the screen […]

After a month of speculation, the news is finally confimed: Ava DuVernay is set to direct Marvel’s film adaptation of Black Panther, according to MCU Exchange. It looks like having the Selma director behind the camera for Black Panther is part of Marvel’s master plan to release additional films with a “diversity” mission. From MCU Exchange: Part of the […]