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!
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
Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of my favorite video game characters and franchises, Sonic the Hedgehog. I have a long history with Sonic. We were both born in 1991 (the game was released, same thing) and the franchise is one of my earliest introductions to videogames. I started collecting Sonic memorabilia about 6 … Continue reading Happy 25th Birthday Sonic! My history as a Sonic fan and my favorite Sonic the Hedgehog Games