Fabian Wood

Review/ Green Lantern: Beware My Power

John Stewart’s distinction and ubiquity as Green Lantern in the wider DC fandom and multimedia are in no small part due to his inclusion and portrayal in Bruce Timm’s critically acclaimed Justice League and, by extension Justice League Unlimited, an animated series that ran from 2001 to 2006. Nowadays, a fair argument can be made that his popularity is on par with or surpasses that of perennial...

Fabian Wood

Fabian Wood

Hailing from the eastern-most Caribbean island of Barbados, Fabian Wood has long since been fascinated by the power of storytelling to inspire and invoke emotions – whether in film, comics or videogames. No longer content to be just an avid comic book reader and videogamer, he’s eager to exercise his literary acumen as an aspiring writer and reviewer.
Review: Future State- Green Lantern

Review: Future State- Green Lantern

Publisher: DC Comics The biggest problem with the “Green Lantern” mythos overall is that they just have too many concurrent members. At last count there are nine active human Green Lanterns. As such, unless you are in the Hal Jordan or John Stewart fan club, odds are...

Review: Future State- The Next Batman #1

Review: Future State- The Next Batman #1

Future State: The Next Batman Written by: John Ridley Art: Nick Derington Color: Tamra Bonvillain Publisher: DC Comics As previously addressed in my article “The Black Knight Rises”, there have been a few Black men (and just recently one woman for Batwoman) who have...

REVIEW: The Other History of the DC Universe #1

REVIEW: The Other History of the DC Universe #1

The Other History of the DC Universe #1 Writer: John Ridley Pencils/ Inks/ Colors: Alex Dos Diaz Letters: Steve Wands Publisher: DC Comics Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, Let It Fall, American Crime) with art courtesy of...

DC Comics Doubles Down on Black Representation in Early 2021

DC Comics Doubles Down on Black Representation in Early 2021

With the Milestone universe set to make its long-awaited return to the DC landscape in February 2021, DC has recently announced a two-month event in January and February next year called “Future State”. The synopsis given by DC reads: “In DC Future State, the...

Author N. K. Jemisin joins MacArthur Fellowship

Author N. K. Jemisin joins MacArthur Fellowship

Acclaimed sci-fi and fantasy author N. K. Jemisin, known for The Fifth Season and its sequels The Obelisk Gate and The Stone Sky, has joined the auspicious and esteemed company of the MacArthur Fellows Program. For the uninitiated, the MacArthur Fellows Program awards...

Review: Superman Smashes The Klan

Review: Superman Smashes The Klan

Writer: Gene Luen Yang Artist: Gurihiru Letterer: Janice Chiang Publisher: DC Comics Running from February 1940 to February 1951, “The Adventures of Superman” (sponsored by cereal tycoon Kellogg’s Products) was America’s #1 serialized radio program at the time, having...

Review: Project Power

Review: Project Power

The premise of “Project Power” is nothing new. We’ve seen similar concepts in “Limitless” (2011), the short-lived streaming series “Powers” (2015-2016) and even “Lucy” (2014). Fortunately enough, “Project Power” does enough to set itself apart and not come off as...

The Black Knight Rises

The Black Knight Rises

After exploring the world’s first, and oldest, superhero who has had quite a surprising amount of Nubian variations in my article “Reign of the Black Supermen”, I figured I’d look at the other half of that world’s finest pair, Batman. Now Batman is by no means the...

Review: Far Sector Vol 1. (#1-#6)

Review: Far Sector Vol 1. (#1-#6)

Writer: N.K. Jemisin Artist: Jamal Campbell Letters: Deron Bennett Publisher: DC Comics (Young Animal imprint) Part of DC’s tangential, off-kilter, and new-ish experimental ongoing imprint “Young Animal”, Far Sector is touted as a “mind-bending mystery at the edge of...

Streets of Rage: Hunter’s Legacy

Streets of Rage: Hunter’s Legacy

With the recent release of “Streets of Rage 4” on all major consoles, this well-received and critically acclaimed classic “side-scrolling beat’em up” franchise is just one year shy of being 30 years old. Arguably one of the best series of its genre, it only trails...

Black Lightning: Season 3 Review

Black Lightning: Season 3 Review

To its credit, “Black Lightning’s” junior season does some bold experimentation that greatly deviates from its past two seasons. Encompassing a hostile military takeover by a government-funded organization, the ASA occupation permeates every facet of the show, to a...

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