Fear of a Black Planet-Eater
Atenção: even if this post is too geeked out for you don’t skip off till you’ve heard the DMC interview! I promise its totally accessible and pretty effin rad, okay? deal??
in case I’ve already lost you with the title, a planet eater is this:
Now that I’ve put that up front, I suppose there’s only so far I can fall, in terms of geek factor and such. Cuz I got more to riff on for a second.
While I was galavanting (aka sitting through a riveting board meeting) in Chicago, b-boys and homeboys decended on New York City to form a discreet alliance in the form of New York ComicCon.
I was not there. I cannot report first hand.
However an acquaintance of mine definitely sat on a panel with DMC (of Run DMC), and my cousin ran around taking pictures of everyone decked out as their favorite comic book leagues, legions, brigands, posses, scoobies, and of course avengers
Now, before I go let you oggle Fwee’s optical comicon bounty, I wanna give a heads up for this local comic conference called Black Age of Comics, which is the 8th annual session devoted exclusively to black writers, artists, characters, panel discussions and the like as they pertain to blackness in the world of comics big and small. Join us in Philly for a b-boy/fanboy jamboree!
I hope you can appreesh some hallowe’en-style black Nick Fury, care of yr truly. I’m kinda bummed the S.H.I.E.L.D. insignia that I worked so hard to adhere to my shirt is eclipsed by my, ahem, handgun:
The not-yet-eaten-planet is yours,