Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
Marvel’s Ancient One This post was originally published at Reappropriate.co. A mere week after I wrote a post swearing off of sharing fan news, the fandom insidiously pulled me back in. This week, rumours began circulating that Tilda Swinton was in casting negotiations for Marvel’s upcoming Dr. Strange film starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular […]
Racebending.com is proud to host our second annual C2E2 panel discussion: Racebending.com Presents Creating Diverse Characters in Fiction. The panelists represent a wide array of writing and artistic disciplines including comics writing and illustration, acting and scriptwriting, novelization, editing, and criticism. Panelists will share their experiences crafting diverse characters in each medium and tackle the issues […]
In a world of wizards and dragons, why can’t the hero be a person of color?
DreamWorks whitewashes an Asian lead–all while failing to provide roles for Asian American actors.
Jen Wang is the artist on the new graphic novel, In Real Life, a book that delves into gamer culture. She is also bringing a very real showcase of the diversity in the comics industry with this weekend’s Comic Arts Los Angeles Festival. Jen was kind enough to give contributor Gabrial Canada some of her […]
Racebending.com interviews the actors and producers about diversity and fandom
Racebending.com is proud to announce that we will be hosting a panel discussion: Racebending.com Presents: Diversity in Comics at this years Awesomecon Indianapolis held from October 3rd through the 5th at the Indianapolis Convention Center.
Mitali Perkins is an author and educator. Her books are primarily focused on young readers. Her works include Monsoon Summer, Rickshaw Girl, Bamboo People, and Secret Keeper. Mitali Perkins is the editor and one of the ten contributors to Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices. The ten authors She brought together […]
Gene Yang talks about The Green Turtle, diversity in publishing, and his latest Avatar comic, The Rift!
Racebending is proud to announce that we will be hosting our first Midwest panel discussion on media representation in comics, Diverse Means for Diverse Worlds at this years C2E2 in Chicago! The panel is focused on art and storytelling techniques in comics that allow fantasy worlds to mirror real world diversity. It is presented by […]