What’s happening, guys! Here’s an interview that I did with my good friend David Menzies… Enjoy!

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Not content with leaving the void of African-American characters in comics to be filled by the mainstream, Jiba Anderson didn’t just create a team of African-American superheroes (The Horsemen)–he created Griot Enterprises to bring them and other characters of color to readers himself.   Check out my interview with Jiba, whom is gearing up to produce his latest project, below: 

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A big focus of your work is creating and tapping into mythologies that happen to be black . . . You obviously grew up loving comic books.  Did you have a moment of measuring yourself against the majority of characters whom had become important to you? 

As an artist, you’re always comparing yourself to not only your contemporaries, but your influences as well. It’s the classic dichotomy of the artist’s ego and the artist’s insecurity.

In terms of creating characters of color, the natural inclination is to…

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