Monday, August 20, 2018

Roundup of coverage on Eve L. Ewing and Marvel's Riri Williams/Ironheart

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Well, I can't say that I predicated this exciting news in the world of comics books. This morning, Marvel announced that Eve Ewing will write their superhero Riri Williams, also known as Ironheart. I've been primarily acquainted with Ewing's poetry, and I've been awaiting her scholarly work. So now, similar to Ta-Nehisi Coates, we'll witness Ewing writing across even move genres.

[Related: Roundup of coverage of Captain America, Ta-Nehisi Coates]

Here's a roundup of coverage on Ewing and Riri Williams.

June 22: "when someone starts the change dot org petition for me to write for" - Eve L. Ewing - Twitter
November 6: "@Marvel y’all still hiring buzzy black writers or nah." - Eve L. Ewing - Twitter
November 7: ".@eveewing 100%" [for Ironheart writing job] - Eliel Lucero - Twitter
November 7: "I would actually love to do this and I think I got the chops..." - Eve L. Ewing - Twitter
November 7: "Marvel: Hire Eve Ewing for...'Invincible Iron Man' #IronHeartEve" - Tirhakah Love -
November 10: Eve Ewing On The Marvel Comics Shakeup - Kendra James - Shondaland

August 20: "I am writing the series" - Eve L. Ewing - Twitter
August 20: A brief thread on the best way to support a comic book - Eve L. Ewing - Twitter
August 20: Writer Eve L. Ewing Is Bringing Ironheart into the Spotlight - Jamie Frevele - Marvel
August 20: Chicago's Eve Ewing will pen Marvel's 'Ironheart' - Darcel Rockett - Chicago Tribune
August 20: SSA's Eve Ewing is Writing a Marvel Series - The Chicago Maroon
August 20: Ewing Pens a New IRONHEART Series Coming This Fall - Joe Grunewald - The Comics Beat
August 20: Eve L. Ewing will write new Ironheart comic for Marvel - Chrisitian Holub - EW
August 20: Eve L. Ewing Picks up 'Ironheart' series for Marvel - Autumn Kelly - Newsweek
August 20: Eve Ewing and Kevin Libranda Launch New Riri Williams - Rich Johnson - Bleeding Cool
August 20: New Ironheart Series Is Being Written by Chicago Native Eve Ewing - Charles Pulliam-Moore - io9
August 20: Ironheart lands new suit, first from Eve Ewing - Jacob Oller - Syfy
August 20: Marvel Launching 'Ironheart' Comic Book Series - Graeme McMillan - Hollywood Reporter
August 20: Chicago Writer Eve L. Ewing Is Writing...A Badass Black Superhero - Tonja Renee Stidhum - Blavity
August 20: Chicago Poet Eve Ewing to Write Marvel's Ironheart - Justin Kamp - Paste Magazine
August 20: Ironheart takes off in new Marvel solo series - Alex Gilyadov - IGN
August 20: The Tweets That Got Eve L. Ewing the Ironheart Gig - Rich Johnston - Bleeding Cool
August 20: Ewing and Libranda on Nov.'s “Riri Williamst” - Christopher Chiu-Tabet - Multiversity Comics

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