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  • Activist and Black Comic Book Festival Cosplayer Isake Smith Talks LGBTQ+ Representation in Comic Books

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | January 10, 2022
    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    Activist and Black Comic Book Festival cosplayer Isake Smith looks back at her time at the festival.
  • David Crownson Wowed Black Comic Book Festival Attendees With Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer. Now, Hollywood Has Taken Notice.

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | January 3, 2022

    Writer & comic book publisher David Crownson discusses his initial struggles with getting 'Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer' to readers.

  • A Conversation with Micheline Hess: Designer of Black Comic Book Festival Artwork Shares Her Inspiration

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | December 27, 2021

    Hess, the creator of children's comic books and graphic novels for adults, uses her art and storytelling to encourage conversations about c…

  • Confessions of a Black Comic Book Festival Cosplayer: Michael Flood’s Impromptu Idea With a Fellow Cosplayer Helped Start a Festival Tradition

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | December 21, 2021

    Actor Michael Flood shares his experiences as a Black Comic Book Festival cosplayer at the festival celebrates its 10th anniversary.

  • Back to the Beginning: How Tim Fielder Got His Start with the Black Comic Book Festival

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | December 13, 2021

    As the Schomburg Center celebrates the 10th anniversary of the BCBF in January 2022, Fielder shares what inspired him to first attend, what…

  • The Black Comic Book Festival Is Turning 10

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | December 13, 2021

    As the countdown to the 2022 Black Comic Book Festival begins, enjoy a look back with this seven-part blog series.The articles offer a glim…

  • 4 Black Comic Book Festival Talks You Should Watch Before the 2022 Festival

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | December 13, 2021
    Kadiatou Tubman has been the lead producer of the festival since 2017. Here, she recommends four talks from past festivals to watch.
  • Enter the Duniverse at the Library

    By Carrie Mcbride, Blog Editor | October 26, 2021
    Whether you've just seen the movie and want to immersing yourself in the world of Dune, or you want to initiate yourself with the book (or…
  • Quirky Family Adventures for Fans of The Addams Family

    By Ruth Guerrier-Pierre, Children's Librarian | October 25, 2021

    If you enjoy the antics of this macabre and eccentric family, you may enjoy these stories, aimed at middle grade readers, of other quirky f…

  • Spooky Middle Grade Reads To Usher in Fall

    By Ruth Guerrier-Pierre, Children's Librarian | October 7, 2021

    As you enjoy your apple or pumpkin pie and a cup of warm cider or cocoa, relax and enjoy these eerie tales that will put you in the mood fo…