Diversity is a long overdue but hot button topic in todays popular culture. Film, television, comics, animation and the beauty industry have all tried their hands at inclusion, some manage well while most struggle to hit the mark. The fandom industry, unconventional yet lucrative, is no different; often times missing opportunities to showcase diverse creators and talent. … Continue reading Get Your Tickets Now for Universal FanCon: A Fandom Convention Dedicated to Inclusion and Representation!
Happy Holidays! This summer marked a year since I started Neon Fade and this holiday season will mark the Second Annual Buy Black Holiday Guide from the blog. Below you'll find over a 100 black owned businesses ranging from athletic and casual wear to children products and literature by black authors. There's products for my … Continue reading Neon Fade Presents: The 2nd Annual Buy Black Business Holiday Guide (+100 Businesses)
That's right! Over a hundred black owned businesses and items to get your holiday shopping spree on. Apparel, cosmetics, home decor, children items, and more all from talented black business owners and artist! Bookmark this link because buying black shouldn't be a one time thing. Credit to Essence, Madame Noire, The Culture, Okay Africa, Melanin … Continue reading Shop 100+ Black Owned Businesses for the Holidays and Beyond!
If you’re a walking dead fan, you’ve probably experience the traumatizing death of fictional characters, Abraham and Glenn; if you read the graphic novels, you probably weren’t surprised. The season 6 finale left fans with a stressful cliffhanger when the new villain, Negan, chose one character out of the crew to beat to a bloody … Continue reading The feels! The best reactions to The Walking Dead S7 Ep1 death *SPOILER*
Ariell Johnson, owner of Amalgam Comics and Coffee in Philadelphia, will appear on a variant cover of Invincible Iron Man #1. She will appear alongside Riri Williams, the new face of Marvel's Iron Man. Johnson, an avid comic book fan, is the first African American women to open her own comic book store on the … Continue reading Ariell Johnson, owner of Amalgam Comics & Coffee, will appear on the “Invincible Iron Man #1” cover
After creating comic book renditions of 50 hip hop albums last year, Marvel is set to release a second wave of hip hop inspired comic book covers this fall. The first three albums to start it off are projects from the new generation of hip hop. "Black Panther" #7, created by Bill Sienkiewicz's, is stylized after … Continue reading Marvel set to release second wave of Hip Hop inspired comic book covers