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In 2016, Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle, Khary Randolph and editor Sarah Litt took Kickstarter by storm with BLACK, a comic series that imagined a modern America where only black people could develop superpowers. Now WHITE, a sequel series, is on the way — and Osajyefo has provided us with an essay on why its themes are still important three years later.


When DC Comics began publishing stories about the adventures of Batman and the Outsiders, the series was noted for its willingness to lead with a cast of relatively new, unknown characters, a rarity in comics. Though it’s been some time since that original team came together to help save the world during DC’s Dark Nights: Metal event, the publisher is ready to bring a new incarnation of the squad to its pages.