Black Comic Books: Nicholas Da Silva and Global Roots
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Beyond Black Panther: Meet 7 Black And Latinx Writers Working In Comics Today

By Galilee Abdullah   Comics bring fictional characters to life through illustration and dialogue — but black characters, if included at all, have historically been portrayed as subservient, lazy, or dumb. Now, some writers and illustrators of color are changing the narrative. This year, Marvel Studios released Black Panther, a film from black writers Ryan […]

Black Comic Books: Nicholas Da Silva and Global Roots
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Black Comic Books: Nicholas Da Silva and Global Roots

By Galilee Abdullah   After the commercial success of Black Panther, a new generation of black people is seeking authentic representation. We’re continuing our weeklong series on Black comic books with Nicholas Da Silva. He’s the writer and creator of Dread & Alive, a Jamaican-inspired multimedia series including comic books, novels, and music. He is […]

Afropunk Feature | Dread & Alive®
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Dread & Alive – Brazilian Artist Nicholas Da Silva’s Jamaican Inspired Comic Book Series

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor   Check out Jamaican inspired comic book series ‘Dread & Alive’. The series, which its creator claims is the first superhero comic book with a Jamaican as the protagonist, is created by Brazilian born writer and artist Nicholas Da Silva and published by ZOOLOOK – it follows Drew McIntosh before, […]