Joseph Pledger, creator of Ultimate Voyages through Language and History, will attend Queen City Black Comix Day on Aug. 29! The comic book was the prequel to the online text adventure The U.H.U.R.U. Initiative, which will culminate in a video game called World of Ultimatums. He’s a member of the Black Science Fiction Society and a vendor at the Black Age of Comics. Continue reading “Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Joseph Pledger”
The SOBSFic Con Schedule!
We’re hype for the State of Black SciFi Con in Atlanta next June! Here’s the programming schedule.
Earlier, we gave you a sneak peek at our tracks for SOBSFic Con, the epic Black Speculative Fiction convention coming June 17-18, 2016. Then, we presented the Youth Track.
Now, we give you a look at the Programming. And yes, it is a Blacktastic, fun-filled two days packed with all the Steamfunk, Sword and Soul, Afrofuturism, Afroretroism, Rococoa and Black Speculative Fition you can stand…and then some!
Check it out:
Friday, June 17, 2016 [Vending starts at 10am]
Media – SF&F Shorts
Media – SF&F Feature #1
Children – Afrikan Music and Movement
Panel Room 1
Teens – Video Games We Love
Panel Room 2
We Want the Funk: Afrofuturism in Music
Panel Room 3
Reading Octavia Butler and LA Banks
Panel Room 4
Children – Create Your Own Comic Book
Panel Room 1
Teens – Teens Talk to Authors
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Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Katrina Jones
Katrina Jones, a recent Walnut Hills High School graduate, will participate in Queen City Black Comix Day on Aug. 29! She’ll draw well-known comic characters and sell her own art. Continue reading “Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Katrina Jones”
Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Asherah Bealer
Asherah Bealer, currently a student at the Art Academy of Cincinnati working on a degree in Illustration, will participate in Queen City Black Comix Day on Aug. 29! A former ArtWorks apprentice, Asherah makes plushies, earrings and clothing, and her work ranges from digital to hand-drawn art. Continue reading “Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Asherah Bealer”
Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Jahzeel Gidron
Jahzeel Gidron will attending Queen City Black Comix Day in August! A Philadelphia native, Jahzeel is a self-taught artist who has been drawing for at least 13 years and has worked for two art companies as well as done several art shows. Continue reading “Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Jahzeel Gidron”
Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Chad Taylor
Illustrator Chad Taylor is attending the Midwest BSFA’s Queen City Black Comix Day on Aug. 29! Born and raised in Cincinnati, Chad attended Cincinnati State for graphic design. He debuted his comic series The 5ive footers in 2009 and is part of the Cincinnati Illustrators Group. This year, Chad is interested in doing anthology work with other publishers and releasing another title of his own. Continue reading “Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Chad Taylor”
Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Jamilah McDowell
Jamilah McDowell (“some people know me as Mimi, others Jaja, many more as that girl with the death glare and monotone voice”), a biology major at the University of Cincinnati’s Blue Ash campus, will participate in Queen City Black Comix Day on Aug. 29! She will display some of her paintings and sell postcard versions of them at the event. Continue reading “Queen City Black Comix Day Participant Jamilah McDowell”