APRIL 14 - 15, 2023
THE SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE
The 2023 Schomburg Center Black Comic Book Festival marks a 11 years of bringing together animators, Blerds, bloggers, cosplay lovers, fans, families, illustrators, independent publishers, and writers to celebrate Black comic books and graphic novels and provides a platform to get the works directly to readers. This annual event features panel discussions, workshops, cosplay showcases, and highlights the work of creators from across the country. #SchomCom2023
The 11th annual festival from April 14—15, 2023, will be held at the Schomburg Center.
The Schomburg Center 's Black Comic Book Festival receives support from the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation.
SchomCom 2023 Art by T.J. Sterling
Stop by the virtual Exhibitors Showcase featuring the work of some of our most celebrated creatives on the comic book scene.
The SchomCom Cosplay Showcase is open to attendees of all ages and skill levels. If you want to participate, you can sign up at the Schomburg Center on Friday, April 14th from 10 am - 8 pm, or Saturday, April 15 at 10 am - 8 pm. These show will be broadcasted here at schomcom.org.
Photos by APM Emmanuel Mensah Agbeble
New Accessions | Black Comix
Join us for a close-up look at some of our newest acquisitions. Rhonda Evans of the Schomburg Center shares three remarkable independently-published comic books by Black creators: Is'Nana The Were-Spider, by Greg Anderson Elysée; Wash Day, by Jamila Rowser and Robyn Smith; and Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer, by David Crownson. Also: Evans talks to Crownson about his work, and shows him some historical comics from the Schomburg Center. Produced and directed by Charles Cuykendall Carter.