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Question at the "Do Black Heroes Matter?" panel #GGC17 :
"What are your recommended comics starring Black Heroes?"
These were the answers:
I'd like to add more to this list because there are PLENTY out here if we look BEYOND Marvel. Representation Matters w/characters & creators
and there are those putting in the work to provide true representation where diversity is more than a catch phrase of the month.

There are two phenomenal books by @LockettDown

"Eating Vampires" & "Ice Witch"

The titles alone convey a sense of action & adventure!
The fantastic world of "Legend of the Mantamaji" by @EricDeanSeaton showcases diverse talent in the pages & behind the scenes! @Mantamaji
Webcomics included!

"Agents of the Realm" by @Froregade is a beautifully drawn & masterfully told story of women, magic & friendships.
Need some more science & space adventures in your life? Check out the brilliance of "The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury" by @bwrites247
Let's not forget two of the many great titles coming out of the @CatalystPrime Universe at @lionforge

"Superb" and "Noble"
A fun detective adventure story coming out of Boom!Studios is right here with "Goldie Vance"!
Ever thought of being a roller derby star on Mars? Well, "Trish Trash" may be a great story for you with many multi-ethnic characters!
Just have to give a shoutout to @EAlexTheGreat for the magnificence that is "Concrete Park" & all the beautiful shades of brown characters!
Though short-lived, the story in Action Lab's "Fight Like A Girl" was deeply moving and just fun overall.
If you're a fan of the Alien movie franchise & need some more Xenomorph time, I highly recommend "Aliens: Defiance" to quench the thirst.
Our girl Livewire is back and better than ever in Valiant's new "Secret Weapons" series!
Enough can not be said of the majesty, beauty and grace (along with fantasy, action and adventure) of "Niobe: She is Life".
What if Sherlock Holmes were Black? Need not wonder any longer. "Watson and Holmes" by @KarlBollers answers that AND THEN SOME!
This labor of love comic by @marcuskwame will have you sipping hot chocolate & snuggled under a warm blanket in the middle of summer!
"Afroella" is a spectacular comic by @GemmaBedeau and @LEEFWDESIGN proving a Black woman being a space captain is NOT so alien afterall!
"Princeless" by @jrome58 is a much needed story where the princess saves herself and has adventures of her own.
Comic book in novel form? Yes, it exists wonderfully in "The Keepers: Origins" by @JazminTruesdale at @AzaComics
Just look at that cover!
This mind-blowing book edited by @neekaneeks will have you clamoring for more story, action and fantasy! "Afar" is a dream come true!
My list would be incomplete without including "Shaft" from none other than Dynamite!
"Bitch Planet" is added to this list for the creative, insightful, thought-provoking & often heartbreaking story in these pages.
Image's "Motor Crush" provides a look into the fast-paced world of motor sports. Thanks for the queer representation shoutout from @Tansuru
Valiant's "Divinity" dispels the myth there is no such thing as a Black Russian. Thanks @kaiju66 for making sure this is on the list!
For those interested in going "old school" check out these titles (and others) from Milestone Comics (more of an homage to this than to DC).
A favorite comic I was sad to see go was "Welcome to Tranqulity" a small town of "super" heroes/villains whose sheriff was a Black woman.
This limited issue run of "Genius" was beautifully presented by the artistic mastery of @AfuaRichardson
Though only familiar w/them through crossover events, Battalion & Flint of Image's Stormwatch are added (thanks to @kaiju66 & @fangirlsmash)
If you loved ANY Octavia Butler masterpiece (or want to get into her fascinating works), then "Kindred" is available as a graphic novel.
"Welcome to Tranquility" just got too excited adding it to my list! 😀😀
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