Black Women in Comics: Part 1
Afua Richardson: Afua Richardson has received a Glyphs Comics Award Best Artist nomination for her artistic work on Top Cow's Pilot Season comic Genius. Her work has also received nominations for Best Cover and Fan Award for Best Comic. Congratulations, Afua! You can also check out Afua's latest interview in issue #4 of discounderworld! And don't just check out the article, be sure to vote for Afua in the magazine's cover contest as well! Check for voting details at the end of Afua's interview.
Starline X. Hodge: Starline X. Hodge has received a Glyphs Comics Award Rising Star Award nomination for her work on her webcomic Candi! Congratulations, Starline! Starline also contributes regularly to the Apartment 209 podcast.
Ms,Shatia Hamilton: Ms,Shatia Hamilton's webcomic Fungus Grotto has received a Glyphs Comics Award nomination for Best Comic Strip! Hamilton's original character Vielle has also received a nomination for Best Female Character. Congratulations, Ms,Shatia!
Ashley Woods: Ashley Woods has received a Glyphs Comics Award Rising Star Award nomination for her work on her independent comic Millennia War! Congratulations, Ashley! Ashley's work will also appear in the Beyond The Frame: African American Comic Book Artists exhibition!
Jennifer Cruté: Jennifer Cruté has received a Glyphs Comics Award Rising Star nomination for her work on her comic strip Jennifer's Journals; The Life of a SubUrban Girl. Congratulations, Jennifer! Jennifer was also a finalist in the Life Without Fair Courts contest from Lambda Legal.
C. Spike Trotman: Fans of C. Spike Trotman's series Templar, Arizona will be pleased to know that the third book of the series is now available for pre-order! Start shopping, folks! Trotman will also be making an appearance at New England Webcomics Weekend.