How does a writer/director address social issues in a superhero series? Through normalization, Ava DuVernay says.
Is that Spider-Man clinging to the roof? Why yes, it
Cool Gospel Brunch at Hydraulic Hearth, the summer’s final edition of the Pine Grill Reunion and Superhero Night with the Bisons are also on
I’ve been a fan of T’Challa, the Black Panther, since I was around 10 years old. Growing up, there weren’t many Black superheroes for me to identify with. Indeed, most of the characters heavily marketed by the big comic companies were white and male. Even though T’Challa was African, rather than African-American, he still provided a powerful role model.
It wasn’t too long ago that “Star Trek” fans were mocked, “Star Wars” was irrelevant, and comic book readers had to hide their hobby past the age of 12. A lot has changed over the past 15 years. Geek culture is now popular culture. There are at least five major fan conventions in the area through September with notable