As you can see the BLACKJACK ADVENTURES web site has a new look. But the retro pulp action adventures of Arron Day, aka Blackjack hasn’t loss any of it punch. Check it out. www.BlackjackAdventures.com And it’s just in time for the release of the newest book in the series, BLACKJACK: TRIAL BY FIRE AND ICE. written […]
Blackjack writer/creator captured and made to talk…and talk… and talk! Naturally. Topic this time, “WHY BLACKJACK?” Alex asks, what has been the appeal of his retro black soldier of fortune? And in these most divisive times, does it still have a place? Listen in as he interviews one of the early Blackjack artists, ERIC BATTLE. […]
Blackjack: Night of Fear It’s that time of year when many think even more about things that go bump in the night. Even soldier of fortune, Arron Day aka BLACKJACK, is not immune to thoughts of what may stalk the night. And when he’s brought to Scotland to protect a laird, and what’s left of […]
As promised, John Jennings is on the road and sending reports from the field. Here’s his first dispatch. Read and enjoy. JJ @ Virginia State University: Here’s a look at How the Creative Process works. I did it Monday, in Prof. Meena Khalili’s illustration class at Virginia State University! did a short introductory lecture about […]
The opening of Black Kirby Exhibit at Virginia State! (February 6, 2013) Like the first day with the students and teachers, this was a truly exciting experience! Students could see not only how art is created, but also where imagination and inspiration can take it.
So, despite snow, and snow, mo’ snow, I spoke at the Baobab Center in Rochester Friday night (2/8/13). This was after viewing a screening of John Gayle’s documentary film, “White Scripts & Black Superheroes.” The film offers audiences an analytical look at black images in the comic books (characters & creators) over the past 70 […]
Arrived on the campus of University of Technology Friday (after doing an early morning TV show) around 1 PM. Had lunch then spent 2 hours leading a room full of children through my Art of Making Comics workshop. I talked about my work from childhood to Blackjack, to Scooby Doo, to Archie Comics. Their enthusiasm […]