web stats

Month of African-American Comics Archives - Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

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.

watsonbook

Continue Reading »

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)…

brotherhoodcover

Continue Reading »

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!).

youcanrelyonplatypibook1-2
Continue Reading »

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

willpowercover1-3
Continue Reading »

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

captainkacelacover1-3
Continue Reading »

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…

killgodzcover

Continue Reading »

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.

wallyfreshcover

Continue Reading »

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) …

ratqueenscover

Continue Reading »

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…

clisterscover1
Continue Reading »

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…

theodicycover

Continue Reading »

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…

Continue Reading »

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.
WarpZone1
Continue Reading »

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)…
blacksaltcover1blacksaltcover2
Continue Reading »

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…

nightstalker

Continue Reading »

Month of African-American Comics – Monsters 101, Books 1-10

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!

I apologize for the recent delay. M. Rasheed mailed me copies of nearly his entire 10-book Monsters 101 series (each book is about 150 pages). That’s a looot of comic books to read but it’s also a lot of comics to mail, so I figured I really should just review them all. So the end result was my schedule was thrown off a bit. I’ll try to catch up today and I’ll be back on schedule hopefully by the start of the new week.

With that said, in this installment we take at the M. Rasheed’ thirteen-year epic, Monsters 101 (I didn’t actually receive the sixth volume, so I’ll just be reviewing 9 out of the 10 books)…

monsters101cover1-10
Continue Reading »

Categories

Review Copies

Comics Should Be Good accepts review copies. Anything sent to us will (for better or for worse) end up reviewed on the blog. See where to send the review copies.

Browse the Archives