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Mitali Perkins and Gene Yang on Race and Humor

Mitali Perkins and Gene Yang on Race and Humor

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 for open mic were herself Gene Yang, David Yoo, Cherry Cheva,G. N...
Shattering Convention in Comic Book Storytelling SDCC’13 video and transcript!

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

Racebending.com held our third annual San Diego ComicCon International Panel on Sunday July 21st in Room 23ABC: Shattering Convention in Comic Book Storytelling. Moderated by Racebending.com’s Michael Le, a panel of comic book authors discussed their experiences writing diverse and innovative work for big franchises, indie, small press, and web comics. Brandon Thomas (Miranda Mercury), Gen...
Interview with “Miranda Mercury” author Brandon Thomas

Interview with “Miranda Mercury” author Brandon Thomas

She’s the greatest adventurer in this, or any other galaxy, the kind of old-fashioned, classic science-fiction heroine that can successfully defeat The Time Raiders of Xaxium, brave the wonders of The Glass Planet, survive The Perils of Yor, and battle The Infinity Class to a veritable standstill! All while facing the one enemy that perhaps even she cannot defeat, a microscopic poison rushin...
Interview with Tom Taylor, Graphic Novelist – <i>The Deep</i>

Interview with Tom Taylor, Graphic Novelist – The Deep

Graphic Novelist Tom Taylor and artist James Brouwer‘s independent comic, The Deep – Here Be Dragons, was released by Gestalt Publishing on August 31st, 2011. Here Be Dragons is the first in a series of comic books about the Nektons, a family of ocean explorers. With a tone very similar to Pixar’s The Incredibles movie, The Deep is an all-ages story about an adventure-loving fa...

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