Black Comix Returns #1
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Black Comix Returns #1

Writer: John Jennings Artist: Various Publisher: Lion Forge Comics Release Date: February 7, 2018 Critic Reviews: 3
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In 2010, Professor John Jennings and Dr. Damian Duffy compiled and published a 176-page collection of art and essays celebrating the vibrant African American independent comics community. Black Comix featured over 50 contributors, including Dawud Anyabwile, Eric Battle, Kenji Marshall, Afua Richardson, Larry Stroman, Rob Stull, Lance Tooks, and many, many more. It met high praise throughout the industry and quickly sold through its respectable print run despite interest and demand—used copies now fetch $60-150 on Amazon and eBay. Flash-forward eight years: the comic industry has changed a lot since then, and the amount of African American more

  • 10
    Newsarama - Robert Reed Feb 7, 2018

    Black Comix Returns is an art collection that feels particularly timely, especially with its release during Black History Month. Whether you're simply an art fan looking for new names and styles to study, or an editor searching for new talent, Black Comix Returns serves as a nice launchpad to explore the world of comics in a deeper way beyond the companies and characters that dominate the market. This is a volume that effectively displays the wide array of both creators and comics that are available and proves handy as a resource for those who don't know where to begin. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Mar 17, 2018

    Overall, an excellent resource to find the independent black voices that comprise what is not only considered "black comics" but what is art of the ever-changing comics landscape. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Comicsverse - Shannon Cuthbert Feb 8, 2018

    Spanning seemingly boundless genres and styles, BLACK COMIX RETURNS provides a gorgeous glimpse into the works of over 40 black comic creators. Read Full Review

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