Monday, June 1, 2020

African American Comic Books & Graphic Novels

Over the last several years, I've been talking and covering comics written by African American writers. Here's a roundup of twenty titles. 

Note: Writer = W; Artist = A

Nat Turner (2008). W/A: Kyle Baker 
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1 (2016). W: Ta-Nehisi Coates; A: Brian Stelfreeze 
Black Panther Vol. 1 (2017). W: Ta-Nehisi Coates; A: Brian Stelfreeze 
Black Vol. 1 (2017). W: Kwanza Osajyefo; A: Jamal Igle, Robin Riggs
Noble Vol 1 (2017). W: Brandon Thomas; A: Roger Robinson, Jamal Igle, Robin Riggs
Invincible Iron Man: Ironheart Vol. 1 (2018). W: Brian Michael Bendis; A: Stefano Caselli
Destroyer (2018). W: Victor LaValle; A: Dietrich Smith 
Wildstorm: Michael Cray Vol. 1 (2018). W: Bryan Hill; A: N. Stephen Harris
Rise of the Black Panther (2018). W: Evan Narcisse; A: Paul Renaud 
Black Panther Book 6: The Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda Pt 1 (2018). W: Ta-Nehisi Coates; A: Daniel Acuna
Farmhand Volume 1: Reap What Was Sown (2019). W/A: Rob Guillory

Bitter Root Volume 1 (2019). W: David F. Walker, Chuck Brown; A: Sanford Greene
American Carnage (2019). W: Bryan Hill; A: Leandro Fernandez
LaGuardia (2019). W: Nnedi Okorafor; A: Tana Ford
Black Panther: Killmonger - By Any Means (2019). W: Bryan Hill; A: Juan Ferreyra
• Excellence Volume 1 (2019). W: Brandon Thomas; A: Khary Randolph, Emilio Lopez
Batman and the Outsiders Vol. 1 (2020). W: Bryan Hill; A: Dexter Soy
Ironheart Vol. 1: Those With Courage (2019). W: Eve Ewing; A: Luciano Vecchio, Kevin Libranda 
• Naomi: Season One (2019). W: Brian Michael Bendis, David F. Walker; A: Jamal Campbell
• Quincredible Vol. 1 (2019). W: Rodney Barnes; A: Selina Espiritu
• Black Panther: World of Wakanda (2017). W: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Roxane Gay, Yona Harvey; A: Altha Martinez

Reading lists for Black Boys and Collegiate Black Men

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