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Accepting PDF Submissions for a Month of African-American Comics

Last year, I did a Month of African-American Comics. A few creators asked if I was going to do it again this year. I’m certainly willing to do so, but if I’m going to do it, I am going to have a few more requirements than last year.

First off, just like last year, if you’re an African-American comic book creator (or if one of your co-creators is African-American), feel free to send in your comic for review/spotlight during the month of February, where I’ll review/spotlight as many current comic books by African-American comic book creators as I can.

Here’s the change, though. I’ll only be accepting submissions that meet the following requirements:

The submission must contain…

1. A PDF copy of the book (or a reasonable equivalent, like a CDisplay file. That’s totally fine).

2. A JPG of the book’s cover

3. 3 or more reasonably-sized JPGs (big enough where they can be read on a web page) of sample pages from the book that I can include with the review.

All three of those things are things that you really should have for your own purposes ANYways, and a number of creators did last year. But a whole pile of them did not and it’s just not worth it for me to search for sample pages of your comic to feature in my review. Sample pages are very valuable. They only help promote your book.

So if you wish to be spotlighted, e-mail me your pdf and your jpgs to bcronin@comicbookresources.com.

Month of African-American Comics – Watson and Holmes: A Study in Black

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Watson and Holmes: A study in Black, collecting the first five issues of the Watson and Holmes comic book series, created by Brandon Perlow and Paul Mendoza, written by Karl Bollers, drawn by Rick Leonardi (#1-4) and Larry Stroman (#5) and a variety of colorists.

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Month of African-American Comics – Brotherhood of the Fringe

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at N. Steven Harris’ Brotherhood of the Fringe (specifically the first two books)…

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Month of African-American Comics – You Can Rely On Platypi, Books 1-2

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Brian Parker’s You Can Rely on Platypi, Books 1-2, the first two parts of the Great Machine storyline (each book, Cog and Lever, is named after a part of the Great Machine, so it works two ways!).

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Month of African-American Comics – The Legend of Will Power #1-3

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Vince White’s The Legend of Will Power #1-3

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Month of African-American Comics – Captain Kacela Universal Ranger #1-3

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Kamau Mshale’s Captain Kacela Universal Ranger #1-3

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Month of African-American Comics – Kill Godz #1

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Enrique Carrion and Dan Morison’s Kill Godz #1…

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Month of African-American Comics – The Adventures of Wally Fresh: Take the A Train

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Turner Lange’s The Adventures of Wally Fresh: Take the A Train, which is a collection of the first eight issues of Lange’s The Adventures of Wally Fresh comic book.

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Month of African-American Comics – Rat Queens #1

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Rat Queens #1 by Roc Upchurch (artist) and Kurtis J. Wiebe (writer) …

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Month of African-American Comics – The C-Listers #1-3

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at The C-Listers #1-3 by Jon Jebus and Mervyn McKoy…

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Month of African-American Comics – Theodicy #1

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Theodicy #1 by Chad Handley, Fernando Brazuna, Ryan Boltz and Minan Ghibliest…

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Month of African-American Comics – Hunter Black, Books 1-2

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Justin Peniston and William Orr’s Hunter Black, Books 1-2…

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Month of African-American Comics – Warp Zone Chapter 1

All this month Brian will be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. However, I received one such submission myself, so I’m going to review it!

In this installment we take a look at Warp Zone Chapter 1 by Ted Lange IV.
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Month of African-American Comics – Black Salt: The Last Heroes Left #1-2

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Owen Ratliff’s Black Salt: The Last Heroes Left #1-2, which was written by Chad Boudreau, drawn by J.C. Grande with colors by Santosh Kumar Rath (the comic was based on characters created by and a plot written by Owen Ratliff and Aries Carmona)…
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Month of African-American Comics – Night Stalker #1

All this month I’ll be reviewing different comic books by African-American creators, based on submissions from the actual creators of the comic books themselves. A quick note – since this month is so relatively short, I’ll be featuring an extra comic every week, for a total of 32 comics spotlighted! Here is a list of all the comics spotlighted so far!

In this installment we take a look at Night Stalker #1 by writer Orlando Harding, artist David Miller and colorist Paul Little…

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