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A project in New York, NY by Kwanza Osajyefo

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How does America react when only black people have superpowers? Find out in the sequel to the critically acclaimed, BLACK.
Backers: 1420
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $47,115 of $39,999
Dates: Mar 4th -> Mar 31st (28 days)
Project By: Kwanza Osajyefo
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Latest News


March 30th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)


March 29th - via:
Thanks to all of you we  reached our funding goal yesterday. It’s been three years since we launched BLACK and we’re amazed and humbled that we can continue with the story. Again, all thanks to you.  We have two more days to go but looking... (Read More)

Inked up...another Message from the Editor

March 27th - via:
Greetings, backers!  This is just a quick note from the editor of WHITE to let YOU know that the inks for issue 1 of WHITE are officially all in!  This means that issue #1 is about halfway finished. Now that the inks are complete, Derwin Roberson,... (Read More)


March 26th - via:
Sorry everyone, one of our rewards did not list shipping to Australia – even though we do. It was a clerical error that we’ve corrected so that now all rewards ship Down Under. Thank you so much for letting us know and your continued support.  (Read More)

God Loves, Man Kills – Kwanza on BLACK… and WHITE

March 25th - via:
 God Loves, Man Kills – Kwanza Osajyefo on BLACK… and WHITE  “What if only black people had superpowers?”  By paralleling superhero tropes with real-world issues, it’s the tagline that launched a graphic novel I wrote into the public... (Read More)


March 20th - via:
Almost four years ago, Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 came to my apartment and pitched me a simple, but brilliant, concept. “What if Only Black People had superpowers?,” a simple, obvious concept that I was surprised  no one had ever pitched... (Read More)

Halfway There

March 14th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Kwanza's "White" Kickstarter; Capt Marvel Review; Racist AI Autos?-The Grind 6pm

March 10th - via:
Howdy, AFROnerdists! You know the drill-it's The Grindhouse podcast as engineered by Afronerd Radio airing every Sunday at 6pm eastern. Join us as we discuss the following pop/pulp culture topics: writer/graphic novelist, Kwanza Osajyefo stops by to discuss the companion Kickstarter project to his highly successful BLACK comic entitled simply, WHITE; Marvel's latest MCU movie, Captain Marvel premiered this weekend and we give you our non spoiler impressions. (Read More)


March 9th - via:
Hey there! We’re almost halfway to our goal and that’s because of all of you.  You may have read on the main page that we’ve already started production on WHITE. That’s not just because we’re super excited about working on the sequel to... (Read More)

Kwanza Osajyefo on why WHITE has to exist.... and a sneak peek of the first 5 pages! io9 exclusive!

March 8th - via:
Kwanza Osajyefo wrote an article for io9 explaining the thinking behind WHITE and how it relates to BLACK. We're also giving you an exclusive sneak peek at the first 5 pages. Check it out here and share with your friends!  BLACK Writer Kwanza... (Read More)

About those pages...

March 7th - via:
WHITE page 1 We thought you might like to see some of the hotness that's coming your way!  (Read More)

Message from the Editor

March 7th - via:
Hello, BLACKSUPERPOWER fam- We heard you! During our Kickstarter for BLACK, you wanted more transparency and we’re going to give you just that. You’ll receive periodic updates so you know how WHITE is progressing, step by step, issue by issue. ... (Read More)


March 6th - via:
Hey, y’all! Thank you all so much for the outpouring of support for WHITE. We’ve already hit our first backer goal and unlocked the Ashley A. Woods variant cover for the collector's issue and trade paperback of WHITE. Our fans and supporters... (Read More)


March 5th - via:
We launched BLACK with the expectation that the concept of “what if only black people had superpowers” might be controversial. The reality is that, even in fiction, adversity to speaking candidly about black experiences in America still exists.... (Read More)

Now Live on Kickstarter: WHITE, The Sequel to the Acclaimed Graphic Novel and Kickstarter Sensation BLACK!

March 5th - via:
Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith III, Jamal Igle and Khary Randolph will return to launch a Kickstarter for (Read More)


March 4th - via:
Whaddup, y’all! We’ve just launched our Kickstarter for WHITE, the second part of the trilogy that started with our critically acclaimed graphic novel, BLACK. It’s hard to believe that three years ago we took a chance that people might back the... (Read More)

Kwanza Osajyefo and Jamal Igle Launch Kickstarter for 'Black' Follow-Up 'White'

March 4th - via:
Co-creators Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3, Inkpot-Award winning artist Jamal Igle, and cover artist Khary Randolph announced today the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to produce the graphic novel White  (Read More)

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