C2E2, BLACK INK DVD update, and future ideas
Last weekend John, Damian, and myself were at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) talking up and signing the book, and it was really exciting how much... Read more
All domestic orders are out the door!
Heads up, everyone! I just got back from the third trip to the post office today, where we dropped off the last of the domestic backers and pre-orders. By my... Read more
Please verify your addresses!
A lot of you should have gotten shipping confirmation by now -- these go out when we print out the shipping labels, not exactly when they go out... Read more
Shipping has begun
Some of you may already have gotten shipping notification and tracking info. The big haul has begun!
We spent many hours organizing all of the shipments... Read more
All goods are in! Digital downloads sent!
What a busy week -- we got the books from Lion Forge! All 2400lbs of 'em! You read that right... over a ton of books! Just check out... Read more
Book pix and more!
Hope you're all having a great 2018 so far, and avoiding the crazy flu that's going around! I wish I could say I was so lucky... returning from... Read more
Just a quick note to close out the year -- apologies for not having many updates since early October, but the book is still printing on schedule, and... Read more
The next step!
Quick update to say that the book design is DONE. FINISHED. EXPORTED AND PROOFED. OFF TO PRINT. So the timetable outlined in the last update is still on... Read more
An unforgivable silence
We can't hide from the fact that it has been a loooooong time since our last update, and that's just wrong wrong wrong. All of the possible excuses... Read more
Been a little while since the last update, but things are moving along, admittedly a bit slower than anticipated, but when you're trying to wrangle content, art, and... Read more
Check out the NIOBE Kickstarter
Just thought you might be interested in the crowdfunding campaign for Stranger Comics NIOBE, by Sebastian Jones, Amandla Stenberg, Black Comix Returns cover artist Ashley Woods, Sheldon Mitchell, &... Read more
Final 48 hours of BLACK INK documentary campaign! Spread the word!
Just a quick update to encourage everyone to hop over and support the BLACK INKdocumentary project on Kickstarter -- it ends Friday evening at 7:15 CST, and... Read more
Backerkit is set up and surveys are coming! FAQ
Just a quick update to let you know that Backerkit surveys are now being sent (you may have already received it). A few things about how Backerkit works:
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FUNDED! And now we make this thing!
Thanks to each and every one of you fabulous backers, we not only hit our initial goal, but enough stretch goals to make this a book of beauty,... Read more
Final 48hours! And BCR Spotlight on Tanna Tucker, Chris Visions, Jerome Walford, and Joseph Wheeler III!
This is it, the final stretch -- less than 48hours to go... not much left to do at this point but gather as many people behind the project... Read more
BCR Spotlight - Stephane Metayer, James Stanley, Juliana "Jewels" Smith, Ronald Nelson, Whit Taylor, and Lance Tooks!
Less than four days left... this has been quite a marathon! But it's not over yet! We've still got more creators to spotlight! (With even more that we... Read more
Interviews and BCR spotlight on essayists Enrique Carrion, Shawn Taylor, and Stanford W. Carpenter!!
We may have less than 5 days left, but we're rolling out more press every day! Just today, both Women Write About Comics and Comics Alliance posted interviews... Read more
All stretch goals hit! The final week! Plus BCR spotlight on Ashley A. Woods, Anthony Pugh, Julian Lytle, Steenz Stewart, and Robert Roach.
Wow, you all really came through with this last stretch goal... made it in only four days! And we actually hit two milestones at once: we crossed $21k... Read more
More coverage! Plus BCR spotlight on Ronald Wimberly, Dawud Anyabwile, Malik Shabazz, and Uraeus!
This update is late -- we meant to have this up on Friday to stick with our regular weekday posts, but life happened, things got busy, and... you... Read more
We got hardcover! A cool new Stretch Goal! Plus spotlight on Shawna Mills, LaMorris Richmond, Michael Watson, and Shawn Alleyne!
Hi Everyone! Lots of news today, so a big update ahead... let's get started!
Guess who's in Publishers Weekly!
Thanks to Brigid Alverson and Calvin Reid for... Read more
BCR Spotlight - THE ESSAYS: David Walker, Brandon Easton and Brandon Thomas, Regine Sawyer, and Joe Illidge!
Today we're gonna focus on some of the folks writing essays or articles featured in the book. If you've taken a look through the first volume (FREE download... Read more
BCR Spotlight - Afua Richardson, Ben Passmore, Abdul H. Rashid, and Jason Reeves!
This train is not slowing down, and we're finalizing a bunch more names to add to the final lineup, now that we know we've got 200 pages to... Read more
Next stretch goal -- HARDCOVER! Plus BCR Spotlight on Shawn Martinbrough, Arie Munroe, Bryan Moss, and Fred Noland!
WOW, THANK YOU! Thanks to your support and growing interest, we've unlocked the 200 page stretch goal. That's 56 more pages than originally planned -- and at no extra cost... Read more
Thank you, Michael G, for pushing us over the stretch goal to bring this project to 200 pages! And assuming we don't lose any pledges and drop back... Read more
A weekend mission, and BCR Spotlight on Jeremy and Robert Love, Sean Mack, and Takeia Marie!
Hope you're having a great Friday and wrapping up a nice week. Things have sorta stalled these past 24 hours, with not a lot of activity on the... Read more
BCR Spotlight - Keith Knight, Robert Jeffrey, and DJ Kirkland!
Creeping ever so close to that 200-page stretch goal... keep spreading the word, and those pages will be in the bag in no time! Meanwhile, to further entice... Read more
BCR Spotlight - Sanford Greene, Michael Lee Harris, N. Steven Harris, and Micheline Hess!
Check out the participating talent we've got in the spotlight today!
Sanford Greene has worked professionally for more than a decade in the comics and animation... Read more
Happy Valentine's Day! Spotlight on C. Spike Trotman, Shauna Grant, Joel Gill, and Naseed Gifted!
Hope you're having a nice Valentine's Day (or anti-Valentine's Night, whatever works for you) -- spend it with someone you respect and admire... even if that's just yourself!... Read more
BCR Spotlight - Sharon De La Cruz, Barrington Edwards, Tim Fielder, and the Gibbs Sisters!
Hope you had a great weekend -- we've got some more great artists to spotlight today!
SHARON DE LA CRUZ
Sharon Lee De La Cruz is a prolific... Read more
First Stretch Goal hit! New artists added: Paris Alleyne, Te'Shawn Dwyer, and The Madtwiinz!
THANK YOU so much for the continued support -- thanks to you, we've unlocked the first stretch goal, adding 32 pages to bring the page count up to... Read more
BCR Spotlight - Akinseye Brown, Matthew Clarke, Jerry Craft, and Keef Cross!
One week down, and what a great first week it was! Not only hit our starting goal, but we're only a short ways away from hitting our first... Read more
We hit our starting goal! + BRC Spotlight on Darryl Ayo, Kyle Baker, and David Brame!
Well, first off (if you didn't see this on our front page yet) --
THANK YOU FOR HELPING US REACH OUR STARTING GOAL!
We are thrilled by the... Read more
BCR Spotlight #1 - Leisl Adams, Gregory Anderson-Elysee, and Jiba Anderson!
Today we're going to kick-off a thrice-weekly (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) update where we showcase a few of the artists contributing to the book! There are so many... Read more
A great start! THANK YOU!
Hope you're planning a great weekend -- we certainly are! What a great way to kick it off, too, with all of your love and support right out... Read more