9 Awesome Comics Represented at the Black Comix Arts Festival To Add To Your Collection

Afua Richardson:



Issues 1-5, weekly throughout August. The Winner of Top Cow’s Pilot Season Alexander, Hannibal, Napoleon, and Patton.

What if the greatest military mind of OUR generation was born in strife, surrounded by violence and combat since birth? When the gauntlet is dropped, the question isn’t “How did 17-year-old Destiny Ajaye unite the gangs of South Central into a killer army and declare war on the LAPD?” No, the question is, “Can anyone stop her?” From writers Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman (“Alphas,” “X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler,” “The Authority,” “The Highwaymen”) and rising-star artist Afua Richardson.

David Walker:



Who’s the black private dick that’s a sex machine with all the chicks? Shaft! Created by author Ernest Tidyman and made famous in a series of novels and films, iconic hero Shaft makes his comic book debut in an all-new adventure. He’s gone toe-to-toe with organized crime bosses, stood up to the cops, squared off against kidnappers and foiled assassination attempts. But who was John Shaft before he became the hard-boiled investigator with a reputation as big as New York City itself?