This Bingo Love comic project has really been a dream come true. I never ever thought that something I created, would receive so much coverage. I mean my Black Queer romance comic is on Huffington Post, New Now Next, The Root and a slew of other sites! Our Kickstarter is currently over 200% its initial goal! I can not begin to describe the overwhelming feelings that I’ve been having. People are supporting an idea – that was swimming around in […]
Last month I applied for the Queer Press Grant for the Bingo Love Comic, and last night at Wonder Con the winner was announced. .@MizTeeFranklin is the winner of the 2017 Queer Press Grant. Her story representing queer, Black women is very needed. Congratulations! — Prism Comics (@prismcomics) April 1, 2017 WHOOO HOOOO!!!! Mood: I won something!!! I won the Queer Press Grant for Bingo Love! I can’t wait for everyone to have a copy of Bingo Love.
Bingo Love is my latest upcoming project that I’m working on with Jem & The Misfits artist, Jenn St-Onge, colorist, Joy San, letterer, Cardinal Rae, with Erica Schultz (Charmed) as the editor. I’m really excited about this project that is live on Kickstarter today. Make sure that you check it out Kickstarter. And now about Bingo Love: Bingo Love is a LGBTQ romance story that spans over 60 years. A chance meeting at church bingo in 1963 brings Hazel Johnson […]
It’s February which means I do a huge spotlight on Black comic creators for #BlackComicsMonth, except this year I decided that I’m not going to do it. #BlackComicsMonth started a few years ago and it’s received so much notoriety and has done amazing things for Black comic creators and I’m extremely proud of the movement. However, last year I decided that I was going to sit out doing #BlackComicsMonth for awhile. As you all know I’m disabled (and if you […]
Last month I received the invite of all invites from the incomparable Shelly Bond. Shelly Bond has, I believe, 900 titles under her editing belt. She’s a badmamajamma and she reached out to lil ole me to be apart of her Femme Magnifique project. Femme Magnifique is an anthology of comics about 30 women from various fields including politics, science and entertainment. The list of creators involved are just jaw dropping. – Kelly Sue DeConnick – Gail Simone – Ronald […]
I want you to know a few things, but this is the main one… *****If it don’t apply, let it fly***** I normally tweet when I’m looking for a collaborator on a comic project, just like I did a few days ago. When I’m looking for a collaborator it’s usually a marginalized creator – we don’t get many opportunities unlike straight, white men. Every time I tweet an opportunity call, I get called a racist because I don’t include straight […]