cover of The Village Voice
features a colorful rendition of Ms. Marvel, the Pakistani-American superhero
published by Marvel Comics, with the headline: “The Superhero For Our Times:
Ms. Marvel and the New Inclusive World of Comics.” Comics and their adaptations
have been going through a much needed revolution in regards to diversity. At
least that’s how it looks at first glance: Wonder Woman is finally hitting the big
screen next year for the first time in her 75 year history, Ta-Nahesi Coates is
currently at the helm of the Black Panther series for Marvel, and Neflix’s Luke Cage features
several complex black women who steal the spotlight from the titular hero.
When it comes to superhero comics, color is a bigger deal than you might think. As great as black and white stories are, the psychology of color is an important storytelling tool. Some characters and titles even rely on it explicitl...
At New York Comic Con, Disney Publishing hosted a panel featuring writer Rich Thomas, artist Val Semeiks, and artist Craig Rousseau. The panel explored a line of picture book titles starring Marvel comic book heroes (Disney acquired...
Digital painter Blaz Porenta builds massive images from layer after layer of color and detail, finishing with striking images suited to cover everything from superhero comics to metal albums to Blu-rays. Currently working out of Slo...
We would like to apologize to anyone offended by the headline “Women of Color” in the most recent issue of Utah Valley Magazine. No offense was intended whatsoever. We have changed the headline in our online version to read “Colorfu...