Creative Yamil Little shares how Uber allows him time to be his artistic best

As the co-founder and creative force behind The Elements of HipHopolis comic book — a series that is actively creating a hip-hop universe similar to Marvel and DC Comics — Yamil Little needs as much free time as he can muster. Responsible for the character and storyline development of the budding series, Uber allows Little […]

Michael B. Jordan bringing comic book hero to film with ‘Static Shock’

Michael B. Jordan is heading back into the comic world that has paid such enormous dividends for his and many other actors’ careers. Jordan, who was the principal antagonist in 2018’s record-breaking blockbuster Black Panther, is set to produce Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ film Static Shock, which is based on the DC Comics character […]

Vin Diesel shares wisdom he gave ‘Bloodshot’ cast that left them in tears

Vin Diesel Bloodshot

Vin Diesel stars as Dave Wilson in the new action, sci-fi thriller Bloodshot. Based on the comic book created by Kevin Hook, Wilson is a slain soldier who has been reanimated with superpowers. Speaking to rolling out at the world premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, Diesel shares the key to longevity in […]

Writer Devyn Nicole introduces super heroine Zara Heroic

Rolling out recently sat down with screenplay and comic book writer, Devyn Nicole, who is the creator of a new super heroine character called, Zara Heroic. After graduating from Full Sail University with a degree in Film Production, Devyn began writing screenplays that ranged from comedy to live action. Ultimately, she started her own company […]

Why Stan Lee created ‘Black Panther’ and other powerful Black characters

Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. Lee and co-creator of Marvel Comics Jack Kirby created classic superhero characters such as The Fantastic Four, Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man. But Lee and Kirby were both ahead of their time by creating powerful Black characters in comics during an era where […]

Black Panther creator Stan Lee dead at 95

Stan Lee, the creator of today’s big screen superheroes including Spider-Man, Hulk, Fantastic Four, Black Panther and others, has died. He was 95. Born Stanley Martin Lieber on Dec. 28, 1922, to immigrant parents in the Washington Heights section of New York, Lee grew up in poverty. He started his career in the comic book world […]

Urbanime founder Chris Walker creates ‘Relic,’ merges hip-hop and comic books

What may seem like mission impossible for one is mission clear for Chris Walker, founder of Urbanime and creator of Relic, a highly-anticipated, 45-page digital graphic novel, which will be released in February 2018. “Our focus is to tell stories that take all aspects of hip-hop and culture and throw them into fantastic narratives,” he […]

Black and into cosplay? Must-do events for Dragon Con 2017

This year, DragonCon 2017 is showing a unique and growing base, the Black “cosplay” fan. Costume play, known as “cosplay,” features fans of science fiction, comic book and pop culture who spend a lot of money and time to dress up in homemade costumes. DragonCon 2017 allows these fans to fully express themselves in a public […]

Black Lives matter to Batman as he takes on bad cops in new comic series

The DC Comics superhero Batman is known for taking matters into his own hands when faced with injustice. But the latest upcoming issue has put Batman squarely into the Black Lives Matter movement. In the new graphic novel Dark Knight III: The Master Race, a black teen is walking down a dark Gotham City street when he […]

Alexandra Shipp, colorism and casting the perfect Storm

Alexandra Shipp seemed to be an odd choice to play the Kenyan-American X-Men heroine Storm, famously portrayed by Oscar winner Halle Berry in four previous movies. Much of the immediate criticism from fans was directed at Shipp’s complexion

Congressman John Lewis promotes new comic book at Comic-Con 2013

Georgia Democratic congressman John Lewis, the youngest speaker at the 1963 March on Washington, makes history as the first sitting member of Congress to write a comic book. He promoted the autobiographical trilogy about the civil rights movement, March, at Comic-Con International in San Diego. He tells the media, “This story is about movement. It’s about people […]

Dragon Con Parade 2012

Zombies, sci-fi and comic book characters march down Peachtree Street in Atlanta Credit: Raphael Baker On Saturday, September 1, 2012 of Labor Day weekend, the DragonCon parade turned Peachtree Street into a showcase of zombies, sci-fi and comic book characters. Those marching in the parade included superheroes, Harry Potters, Ghostbusters and Klingons. The double Rainbow Brite […]

Best Black Superheros of All Time

To continue with our superhero theme, Rolling out has re-discovered some of America’s best black superheroes (President Obama unfortunately doesn’t count).  A few have been around for ages, but may not be known to newer and younger fans.  Enjoy.

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