Judo Flip! Aaron McGruder’s Boondocks Are Back

It’s time to dust off your Black Power Gloves and Thugnificent mixtapes, because Aaron McGruder’s The Boondocks is coming back for a brand new show. On Wednesday,  Variety reported that Sony Pictures Animation was working on a “reimagining” of the satirical cartoon, scheduled to be released in 2020. Many fans were hesitant upon hearing about…

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Sit down with X-Men Actor Kodi Smit-Mcphee (Nightcrawler)

Last month I got the chance to speak briefly with Australian actor Kodi Smit-McPhee who plays Nightcrawler in the X-Men franchise. He will be reprising his role for Dark Phoenix, which premieres globally on June 7. Check it out below! Bea: Hi Kodi, thank you so much for talking to us. I'm actually a huge…

Why Milestone Comics’ Revival Matters

By: Lorenzo Simpson Source: The Microscopic Giant It was announced at this year’s New York Comic-Con that the comics department of Milestone Media, the labor of love of Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan and several others, would be revived in Spring 2018. This return of their original characters as well as the introduction of several new heroes marks a…

What Static Shock Meant To Me As a Young Black Boy

Nostalgia aside, looking back on the 90’s and early 2000’s, it is easy to argue that it was a golden era for animated series, particularly for comic book fans. Some of the best comic book adapted cartoons ever produced came during this time. The D.C animated universe of the 90’s gave us Batman and Superman animated series, two of…

Red-Head Lives Matter

Anna Diop/Starfire If you haven’t heard, there’s been a recent casting in the DC live action series Titans with Anna Diop (known for 24: Legacy) being cast as Koriand’r, also known as Starfire. Starfire is an alien princess from a warrior planet with orange skin and vibrant red hair. Titans will be written by Akiva Goldsman (Star Trek: Discovery), Geoff…