My Newbury Comics Adventure! – If you love Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Manga, Game of Thrones, Rick & Morty, Vinyl Records, or anything that makes you an Awesome, Badass Geek then you need to stop by this store!!!

Greetings fellow ComixBawses! I recently discovered a store called Newbury Comics in the mall I work at a couple of weeks ago and I CAN’T BELIEVE I had been walking right by it for about two months!!! I suppose I had missed it because I’m always rushing to the food court so I can stuff […]

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AngelFood McSpade is here to serve up all her Cake – The Black Jezebel of Underground Comix [Sort of NSFW]

Greetings fellow Comix Bawse! Let’s jump back a few decades and talk about underground comix. What is it? Underground comix gained popularity during the mid 60s through the late 70s—the “x” alludes to its X-rated themes and content. Underground comix were “created wherever cartoonists, disillusioned with mainstream comics, wanted to do something less constrained in […]

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Lois Lane Goes Black for a day: A look at racism and cultural appropriation with Superman’s Journalist Lover

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! I love when comics attempt to be progressive. What I love even more is when comic writers do it well, which was rarely the case in the early ages of comics. During the Silver Age (1956-1970), writers were more attentive to societal issues in an attempt to be relatable to new audiences. In November […]

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‘Saga’ – Racial stereotypes and the hypersexualization of Black women doesn’t have to be a thing

Greetings fellow ComixBawse! I started reading the ongoing intergalactic comic book series, Saga—penned and drawn by Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples, respectively—about a year ago and I immediately fell in love with it! It featured mostly non-white characters and as I continued to read it, I felt that it was sending some very powerful messages. […]

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I’m living my own real-life ‘Saga’ Interracial Relationship

  Greetings fellow ComixBawse! Saga, an ongoing intergalactic comic series, depicts the interracial couple, Alana and Marko as they run for their lives in their vast galaxy. The lovers are from two different planets that have been at war for years. They each belong to a different species. A different culture. A different way of […]

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