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A project in New York, NY by Kwanza Osajyefo

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In a world that already fears and hates them – what if only Black people had superpowers?
Backers: 2775
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $91,973 of $29,999
Dates: Feb 1st -> Feb 29th (29 days)
Project By: Kwanza Osajyefo
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Latest News

BLACK, the Superhero Comic Where Only Black People Get Superpowers, to Be a Film Franchise from Studio 8

April 23rd - via: bleedingcool.com
Deadline reports that Dexter and Homeland?s Seith Mann will adapt the series in which only black people can exhibit superpowers as a planned movie franchise for both BLACK and its spinoff BLACK [AF]: Ameria?s Sweetheart. (Read More)

Behind the Panel: Khary Randolph on Black, returning to Mosaic, Black Panther and more

February 5th - via: syfy.com
Khary Randolph opens up about the social relevance of Black, how Black Panther headlining a superhero movie will provide some much-needed representation for African-Americans and whether or not he’d return to Mosaic. (Read More)

INTERVIEW: BLACK co-creator Kwanza Osayjefo talks the comic's Kickstarter past, spin-off present, and movie future

September 22nd - via: comicsbeat.com
Kwanza Osayjefo talks with The Beat about the books createive origins and plans for expansion into a spin-off young adult series and major motion picture. (Read More)

Black Comics Creators Fund Diversity on Kickstarter

December 29th - via: publishersweekly.com
African-American self-publishers are using Kickstarter to meet the demand for comics with diverse stories and characters. (Read More)

Thank You

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
I can’t accurately express my gratitude to all of the people that have supported this Kickstarter campaign. The list is long and we’re thankful to every person who pledged, wrote about us, and shared words of encouragement – that’s what kept... (Read More)

Touch the Sky

February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Launching the Kickstarter for BLACK has been an extraordinary experience. We’re still in awe of all your support, the kind words, and wishes for what the project is and can be. As we approach the homestretch this week, we wondered what we could do... (Read More)

The People

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
The last two days have been a wonderful blur. BLACK has received an amazing outpouring of support – more than we could have imagined. We are humbled and honored with every tweet, repost, kind word, and contribution. We know we could not have done... (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign for 'Black' Graphic Novel Breaks Down Racial Barriers in the Comics World

February 16th - via: atlantablackstar.com
“Black” takes place in a world where only Black people can get super powers. (Read More)

On To the Next One

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday we reached our first stretch goal, and the team is enormously thankful for the support and your responses to BLACK. One of the things that we’ve heard frequently is that backers would like to get an additional copy for a friend. We’re... (Read More)

'Black' Adds A Free ‘Birth Of A Nation’ Comic For Kickstarter Stretch Goal

February 7th - via: bleedingcool.com
It’s true we are following the performance of the upcoming comic book Black on Kickstarter from industry heavyweights Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle and Khary Randolph. And, after smashing its goal, has moved on to stretch goals. (Read More)

Lift Off

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! We still can’t believe all the amazing support you’ve given BLACK. We are so thankful and want to add even more to what you can receive as a reward for your support. Our stretch goals are as follows, BUT we really want to hear from you. What... (Read More)

Started From the Bottom Now We're Here

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
The team is, in no uncertain terms, ecstatic. Bringing BLACK to fruition has been a dream of mine for a long time. I’m thankful to Tim for sticking with me on it for so long, Jamal for agreeing to grace us with his skill and experience, Khary for... (Read More)

We’re On "A World Tour"

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Though the last four days have been a whirlwind, we have not been ignoring your messages on Kickstarter and social media regarding international shipping. We’re pleased to announce that pledges at $25, $50, and $100 will now also ship to UK, EU,... (Read More)

Spread ❤︎ It's the Brooklyn Way

February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We're so very humbled by all of the amazing press that BLACK has received. Many of our favorite sites have put a spotlight on the project that we never expected. These publications rely on your web traffic. Please send some love back and share links... (Read More)


February 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Now with 100% more comiXology!  Thank you for an amazing first day! We are humbled and honored by the response BLACK has been getting. Every retweet, repost, and pledge is one more than we ever expected. And we have you to thank for it. We still... (Read More)


February 2nd - via: goodmenproject.com
In a world that already fears and hates them – what if only Black people had superpowers? (Read More)

Creators launch ‘Black’ comic Kickstarter to move beyond ‘Cosby Show,’ ‘cookie-cutter’ diversity

February 1st - via: washingtonpost.com
As Black History Month kicks off, creators launch their Kickstarter for a comic that aims to offer more complex diversity than what major publishers often offer. (Read More)

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