Tagged With black history month

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Maybe you're a lucky person who's already seen Black Panther, or are someone looking forward to seeing it for the first time. Or maybe superheroes aren't your bag at all. Chances are, there's still a comic out there for your particular tastes. The list below isn't meant to be exhaustive. Rather, take a look at the titles below and treat them as guideposts that can send you into new vistas of enjoyment, all created by or featuring folks of African descent.

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In Dark Horse's Incognegro: Renaissance, Zane Pinchback - a young black journalist and New York transplant by way of Tupelo, Mississippi - finds himself smack dab in the middle of Harlem at the height of its Renaissance during the 1920s. Zane, like Incognegro: Renaissance creator Mat Johnson, is a black man with a light enough complexion that people are sometimes unsure or entirely unaware of his race.

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Cosplay has always prided itself on its ability to transform fans into their heroes, wherever and whoever they are. In theory, at least. In practice, things haven't always been that perfect, especially when a fan is black.