Posts tagged with 'comics'
29 June 2016 by Alison
Ever since Jon Daniel’s Afro Supa® Hero exhibition opened in May, I’ve been fascinated by some in the media questioning whether the age of the superhero is dead.
In a recent Guardian interview with Roland Emmerich, the German Film Director made his views on the subject clear: Read more…
21 October 2014 by Mitty
This guest post is from Leah Moore, who will be encouraging International Slavery Museum visitors to get creative this half term in a special comics workshop on Wednesday 29 October:
“When the International Slavery Museum asked us to do a comics workshop on Black heroes, and get people making their own comics, we jumped at the chance. People associate comics with superheroes, but the medium is used just as often to tell real stories about real people. From biographies of heroic historical figures like Senator John Lewis’ ‘March’, to Joe Sacco’s journalistic accounts in ‘Palestine’, to touching stories of heroes from everyday life like Meet The Somalis , comics are the perfect way to tell any story. Read more…