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For the Folks Who’ve Had Enough: #BlackLightning is Off to a Dynamic Start

For the Folks Who’ve Had Enough: #BlackLightning is Off to a Dynamic Start

***The following recap contains spoilers for the series premiere of CW’s Black Lightning*** I’ve always harbored a fascination for the evolution one endures once they’ve reached the end of their rope. Who do each of us become the moment our wells of patience are tapped? […]

Black Lightning and the Power of Intentional Blackness in Superhero Television

Black Lightning and the Power of Intentional Blackness in Superhero Television

When the news of a Black Lightning television series initially surfaced, the muddled reaction of excitement tinged with trepidation was one that I think many nerds of color deeply appreciate. The feeling is a little more involved than your everyday cautious optimism; it’s about knowing […]

Nerds of Prey Reviews: The Greatest Showman

Nerds of Prey Reviews: The Greatest Showman

Musical theater, in any incarnation, has always had the difficult duty of walking a very fine tightrope. Leaning too liberally on the soundtrack can render a story bare. Conversely, failing to employ quality music can tank the effort entirely. The audience inherently trusts the production […]

Nerds of Prey Reviews: Disney/Pixar’s Coco

Nerds of Prey Reviews: Disney/Pixar’s Coco

Pixar’s Coco follows familiar themes of the importance of family and chasing your dreams while setting them against a backdrop filled with rich Mexican cultural elements. Our main character, Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez) comes from a long line of shoe makers beginning with the fierce […]

Behind the Ink: Paloma Hernando and Sunmi of Dandelion Wine Collective

Behind the Ink: Paloma Hernando and Sunmi of Dandelion Wine Collective

If you’re ever looking for more comic book publishers who elevate diverse creators, please do not forget to check out Dandelion Wine Collective. Founded by creators Paloma Hernando and Sunmi, the small, Baltimore – based company is here to focus on inclusive artists with unique […]