Warning: contains spoilers.
Keith Knight is the cartoonist behind the K Chronicles, The Knight Life, and (t)hink. More of his work can be seen at kchronicles.com.
If 2017 was a year when it felt like the talent and vision of people of color was finally being recognized by the entertainment industry in a concrete—if still woefully incomplete—way, 2018 seems like it will give us films that build on that momentum.
We’re about seven months away from the release of Black Panther, but just in time for San Diego Comic Con next week, Entertainment Weekly has released their latest cover dedicated to the film and the Afrofuturistic kingdom of Wakanda.
On Monday evening, Marvel Studios invited a small group of reporters into its innermost sanctum (a screening room) for an early look at a number of its upcoming films.
When I ask Carrie Lightfoot to describe the most utopian and expansive version of the America she’s working towards, this is what she says: Obviously there’d be less crime, because criminals are lazy, and if all women had guns they would no longer be considered prey.
On December 21, 2016, Jacqueline Craig, a black woman living in Fort Worth, Texas, called 911 to report that a white, male neighbor was choking her seven-year-old son, allegedly in retaliation for the child littering on his lawn.
On Tuesday morning, the finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards (the Oscars of sci-fi and fantasy writing) were announced by the World Science Fiction. Unsurprisingly, collected volumes of Marvel’s critically acclaimed Black Panther and Ms. Marvel series were both nominated for Best Graphic Story.