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Exclusive: Black Panther: Long Live the King #5 Preview Showcases a Female Chief as Written by a Black Woman

Long Live the Chief.

One of the best things about Black Panther fever lately is that it's, in large part, powered by women of color. T'Challa is great as he comes into his own as a leader after the death of his father, but he'd be nothing without Ramonda, or Shuri, or the Dora Milaje. In this exclusive preview of Black Panther: Long Live the King #5, we get to spend time with a female chief named Ikoko, who does not have time for T'Challa's judgmental attitude.

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18 Books You Should Read in 2018

There are a lot of great movies and shows that are coming out in 2018, but in addition to visual media, books and graphic novels are also going to be killing it next year.

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8 Fantasy Series We Could Adapt Besides More Lord of the Rings

Amazon is going to use The Lord of the Rings series as their way to create their own Game of Throne-style series, by allowing themselves to explore the vast universe of Middle-Earth. While is this ... definitely a choice one could make, I find myself wondering why couldn't those millions of dollars have been used to create an adaption that was more—I don't know—obscure. Less known. Less already adapted into multiple massive blockbusters.

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Nnedi Okorafor Delivers an Awesome TedTalk on Afrofuturism

Nnedi Okorafor is one of science fiction's brightest voices. The Nebula and Hugo award-winning author has published multiple novels and short stories about futuristic African societies and fantastical ones as well. Her newest young adult novel, Akata Warrior, is the long-awaited sequel to Akata Witch which came about in 2011 is out now and it is amazing.

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Things We Saw Today: Jon Hamm Is Joining the Star Wars Universe as the Voice of Boba Fett!

Jon Hamm is getting the most attention, and we are very excited to hear his Boba Fett! But check out the rest of the cast (including Neil Patrick Harris, Wil Wheaton, The Toast's Mallory Ortberg, and Star Wars alum Ashley Eckstein).

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Things We Saw Today: Cameron Esposito and Roxane Gay Both Want to Join The L Word Sequel

You might've heard that popular lesbian drama The L Word is preparing for a comeback on Showtime, with many of the original actors possibly returning. But did you see that comedian Cameron Esposito and Bad Feminist writer Roxane Gay have both expressed their interests in this project and do it Showtime, don't you dare throw this opportunity aside.

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Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death Is in Early Development at HBO

Nnedi Okorafor's World Fantasy Award-winning novel, Who Fears Death, is now in development as a TV series at HBO, with George R.R. Martin executive producing.

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About Time: The World Fantasy Awards End Use of H.P. Lovecraft’s Image After 40 Years

Octavia Butler or bust.

Lovecraft, whose name is synonymous with the genres of weird fiction, sci-fi, and horror is undoubtedly influential and iconic. However, many had issues with a modern day award using and honoring the image of a notoriously racist, xenophobic, and problematic writer.

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