“I like comics. We read comics, but i recall the time that is first saw Ebony Lightning as a hero.

“I like comics. We read comics, but i recall the time that is first saw Ebony Lightning as a hero.

Once I went along to the comic guide store, it was mid-’70’s and I also had been young. But I experienced to pull right right back,” Ridley, a longtime book that is comic, recalled while talking at a news roundtable to advertise “The Other reputation for the DC Universe” about his fateful visit to buy comics the week he had been introduced to Ebony Lightning. “And from the getting that bag that week and really, i recall enjoy it had been yesterday, and spilling the bag out and going right on through them and seeing Ebony Lightning and seeing a hero who appeared as if me personally, ended up being an instructor like my mother ended up being. That has been actually, actually impactful for me personally.”

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley

Anchored by Ridley, “The Other reputation for the DCU Universe,” features artists Giuseppe “Cammo” Camuncoli, Andrea Cucchi, and colorist JosГ© Villarrubia. Covers when it comes to five-issue DC that is bimonthly Black miniseries had been built by Camuncoli (with Marco Mastrazzo) and Jamal Campbell. “The Other reputation for the DC Universe” marks Ridley’s latest endeavor to the realm of comics after finding success away from genre as a screenwriter with critically-acclaimed and award-winning work with movie (“12 Years a Slave”), tv (ABC’s “American Crime,” Showtime’s “Guerilla”). Continue reading ““I like comics. We read comics, but i recall the time that is first saw Ebony Lightning as a hero.”