31 Days of Kindred: Day 6 My Own Private Thumbnails

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The graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred that I wrote/lettered and John Jennings drew will be released by Abrams ComicArts on January 10, 2017 (available for pre-order now). In recognition of that momentous occasion, I’m writing 31 blog posts about the path from novel to graphic novel. This is 31 Days Of Kindred.  …

I Am (Curious) White

By Damian Duffy on

Several times in my life, I have been mistaken for black. I’m white, just for the sake of context. Like, really white. Irish, Swedish, German, maybe even some French in there…? Not only that but, in terms of skin tone: I once had a white British dude tell me I needed some sun. Fucking pale, …

Tan Lee Cut Up

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I co-create a book called Kid Code: Channel Zero with artist(s) Black Kirby (a.k.a. Stacey Robinson & John Jennings). Since Stacey and the J2 already had the art completed on the book when they gave it to me to write/letter (what’s sometimes called the Marvel Method), I decided we should all get a co-credit as …