Saturday, February 25, 2012

Spring Season 2012

Greetings Brothers & Sisters:

Hopefully this year has started off on a very positive note for all of you.  Hopefully this passing Black History Month has been a positive and beneficial one for one and all.  The crux of the season is about to kick off, and I will do my part to help you all to spread the word about your various works of art and literary expression.  Here is the latest Schedule of Events that I have come up with:

National Council for Black Studies
NCBS National Conference
March 7-10, 2012
Atlanta, GA

Negritud Conference
Journal of Afro Latin American Studies
March 22-24, 2012
San Juan, PR

National Black Herstory Conference & Awards
March 22-24, 2012
Atlanta, GA

National Black Writers Conference
March 29-April 1, 2012
Brooklyn, NY

Write On! Workshop
March 31, 2012
Dayton, OH

Dayton Book Expo
April 28, 2012
Dayton, OH

Harlem Book Fair-Newark
April 28, 2012
Newark, NJ

Kids' Comic Con
May 5, 2012
Bronx, NY

State of Black Science Fiction 2012 Youth Symposium
May 5, 2012
Atlanta, GA

Baltimore Urban Book Festival
May 6, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Hip Hop Literacies Conference
May 9-11, 2012
Columbus, OH (Ohio State University)

Bronx Heroes Comic Con
May 12, 2012
Bronx, NY

East Coast Black Age Comics Convention
May 19, 2012
Philadelphia, PA

May 25-28, 2012
Baltimore, MD

This is by no means a complete list.  We will continue to update the list as newer information is made available.  Hope that this helps you all!!!!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Black Comic Book Day!!!!!!

As an extension to the Black Age of Comics conventions, there is an annual event program called "Black Comic Book Day".  It showcases the work(s) if independent black comic book artists/publishers/producers to the masses.  This year, Black Comic Book Day will be held in three places:

Black Comic Book Day-ATL: February 11, 2012
Black Comic Book Day-Detroit: February 11, 2012
Black Comic Book Day-NYC: February 18, 2012.

For more information about each event, please check out the websites,, and  Also, don't forget to support the four Black Age of Comics conventions coming up this year in Detroit, Atlanta, Philadelphia, and their home base in Chicago!!!!!