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Racebending will be hosting a panel at Awesomecon Indianapolis!

Racebending will be hosting a panel at Awesomecon Indianapolis!

September 15th, 2014 by

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 and Gene Yang on Race and Humor

Mitali Perkins and Gene Yang on Race and Humor

June 7th, 2014 by

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 on The Shadow Warrior, Diverse Books and Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Rift

Gene Yang on The Shadow Warrior, Diverse Books and Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Rift

May 7th, 2014 by

Gene Yang talks about The Green Turtle, diversity in publishing, and his latest Avatar comic, The Rift!

Diverse Means for Diverse Worlds panel at C2E2!

Diverse Means for Diverse Worlds panel at C2E2!

April 20th, 2014 by

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 […]

Modern Hollywood and the Ancient East

Modern Hollywood and the Ancient East

March 31st, 2014 by

The 1001 Arabian Nights. The Biblical flood and the family that repopulated the world. The Jewish exodus out of Ancient Egypt. The story of Jesus of Nazareth. The Ancient Egyptian gods Horus, Ra, and Set… These movie concepts, in development for 2014 and 2015 releases, are based on stories and histories from the Eurocentric concept […]

A Look Back at Racebending and the Academy Awards

A Look Back at Racebending and the Academy Awards

February 18th, 2014 by

Historically, the Academy Awards has rewarded whitewashing at the expense of opportunities for actors of color.

Avatar: The Last Airbender  – The Search ties up a loose end and raises an interesting question

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Search ties up a loose end and raises an interesting question

October 31st, 2013 by

A review of Gene Yang’s sequel comic book series, which reveals the fate of Zuko’s missing mother

Diaspora, Immigration and Identity in “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

Diaspora, Immigration and Identity in “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

September 30th, 2013 by

“I think when a story is well told, with authenticity and love, it has the potential to illuminate many perspectives and strike empathy in many different people.” Critical analysis of the diasporic experience presented in Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Adam WarRock debuts his “Avatar: The Last Airbender” themed EP!

Adam WarRock debuts his “Avatar: The Last Airbender” themed EP!

August 19th, 2013 by

Hip hop artist Adam WarRock releases his latest geeky music EP–this time themed around the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender. We interview him for the scoop on his latest compilation of secret tunnels and yip yips.

Shattering Convention in Comic Book Storytelling SDCC’13 video and transcript!

Shattering Convention in Comic Book Storytelling SDCC’13 video and transcript!

July 29th, 2013 by

Racebending.com’s third annual panel for San Diego ComicCon International featured comic book creators and their insights on advocating for diversity.

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