Latest 'Black History Month' news
Black History Month: 15 Influential Black Superheroes
For Black History Month, we honor some of the very best black superheroes in comics today. Who are your favorites?
Shawn Martinbrough ranks his Top 10 ‘Thief of Thieves’ covers
Next week will be big for Thief of Thieves artist Shawn Martinbrough on two fronts, as not only does Thief of Thieves #26 go on sale Feb. 25, but on the …
Comics A.M. | Artists rally in support of jailed Tunisian cartoonist
Legal | Artists from around the world are drawing in support of Tunisian cartoonist Jabeur Mejri, who is serving a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence for posting caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad online. …
Comics A.M. | How stable are sales of DC’s New 52 titles?
Publishing | Todd Allen analyzes the sales of DC Comics’ New 52 titles from their September 2011 launch to the past month. Sales of any series tend to drop off …
Comics A.M. | Hedge fund is backing Stan Lee Media’s Disney lawsuit
Legal | Forbes profiles Michael Wolk, a lawyer who’s organized the financial backing for Stan Lee Media’s prolonged, and so far unsuccessful, multibillion-dollar lawsuits against Marvel and Disney over the …
Comics, diversity and the power to change
With Black History Month here, a piece by Joseph Hughes on the `lack of black writers at Marvel and DC Comics has received justifiable attention. It’s an issue that deserves …
Comics A.M. | ComiXology inks Delcourt deal; Detective #27 auction
Digital comics | ComiXology, which earlier this week announced the opening of a European branch, has revealed its first big score: a digital-distribution agreement with Delcourt, the top independent publisher …
Comics A.M. | Borders bankruptcy looms; ‘Mystery Men’ trademark issues?
Retailing | Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg reports that Borders Group may file for bankruptcy protection as early as next week. Additionally the struggling book chain, the second-largest in the United …
Frank McGee’s True Heroics in Comics
In honor of Black History Month, CBR brings you the story of Frank McGee, a U.S. soldier in the Korean war whose heroism was so great, it was adapted for a 1950s comic. Problem was, the comic portrayed McGee as a white man.