Time Out with TaLynn Kel – OnyxCon 2017 Comics Edition

I visited OnyxCon 2017 and sat down with comic creators Ashleigh Davenport, Manuel and Geiszel Goday, and Rod Brown to find out about their projects. Links to their info are below.

Segment 1 is Ashleigh Davenport, the creator and writer behind VuDu legends and owner of Final Beat Comics. http://www.finalbeatcomics.com/

Segment 2 is Manuel and Geiszel Goday of Black Sands Entertainment. http://blacksandsentertainment.com/

Segment 3 is Rod Brown of Native Comics. http://nativecomics.com

Black Characters and Non-Black Writers: An Imperfect Union

Originally published on Black Girl Nerds on June 21, 2017.

Did you know I do interviews? Not a lot but sometimes. This is the interview I did with the creators of the comic Kamikaze. It spawned a written piece as I wrestled with racism in comics and popular culture and how it marginalizes both Black characters and Black creators. It's tough and there are no good answers, as discussed in both the interview and the essay.

Check it out1