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Character Issues: Cyborg

The Stats: Name: Victor (Vic) Stone (Cyborg) Height: 6’6 Weight: 385 lbs Powers: Cybernetic Being (Enhanced senses, Cognitive and Physical Abilities. Technopathy) Genius-Level intelligence.    Type:  Nondescript Metal Punching Bag Excels at:  Being part of a team Fails at:  Being an interesting part of a team.   The Character: Victor Stone is one of DC’s […]

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LBWB: Comics in the Age of Black Lives Matter

This American Life As a Blerd, over the past few day/weeks/months/years, it’s been harder to find a means of escapism.  We discuss our passions joyously, but are tethered to the inherent meanness of a dual existence.   Having to abide by the rules of white society to keep a gig to pay the bills, while […]

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Longboxing While Black: Acceptance

As long as I can remember, I have been into comic books.   I don’t play video games as much as I used to, I was never into tabletop games and I have a hard time following most Sci-Fi shows.  Comic Books are the only constant.   They are the things I never grew too […]

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Character Issues: Black Characters

Sweet Christmas! Back for another week of Character Issues.  This one is not about an individual character.  This week’s issue is about the common issues that seem to plague the black characters of Marvel and DC.  This piece is meant to address general issues and not offer a case by case analysis of EVERY black […]