We are getting ever (never?) so close to the premiere of Netflix’s School for Good and Evil. Now, thanks to TUDUM, we get our first look at a scene from the movie! In this official clip, we see Sophie make her grand entrance. And no one makes an entrance like Sophia Anne Caruso!Continue reading “Watch Sophie Slay in this ‘School for Good and Evil’ Clip”
Yesterday, we shared a gallery of fresh images from Netflix’s forthcoming adaptation of Soman Chainani’s bestselling School for Good and Evil. Now, we get the first full trailer for the movie coming out just in time for Halloween.Continue reading “‘The School for Good and Evil’ Official Trailer is Here”
In just over a month, Evers and Nevers alike will finally get to see Soman Chainani’s The School for Good and Evil come to life in live action! To whet your appetite for the film’s debut, Netflix has released a slew of images from the movie! But if you want to go in completely blind, the pics might spoil some of the story elements. Be warned!Continue reading “Check out These First Look Images from ‘The School for Good and Evil’”
Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma — the first in a three-book middle grade novel series by Spider-Man’s number one fan and fellow NOC, Preeti Chhibber — is now available at a bookstore near you.Continue reading “‘Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma’ Swings into Bookstores Today”
Evers and Nevers, rejoice! To close out Day 2 of Netflix Geeked Week, the cast and creatives behind the highly anticipated adaptation of Soman Chainani’s bestselling young adult book series gathered for a special panel and unveiled the teaser trailer!Continue reading “Netflix has Released ‘The School for Good and Evil’ Trailer”
Disney has just officially announced Aryan Simhadri (Disney’s Spin) and Leah Sava Jeffries (Empire) will play Grover and Annabeth, respectively, in the upcoming Disney+ original series Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Simhadri and Jeffries will star alongside Adam Project star Walker Scobell who was recently cast as Percy in this epic adventure.Continue reading “Oh My Demigod: Disney+ Reveals ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ Trio”
Award-winning author Ibi Zoboi has penned a “biographical constellation” of the late, great Black feminist sci-fi writer Octavia Butler. Called Star Child (Dutton, January 2022), the book contains poems, short essays, and actual fragments of Butler’s own writing and musings.Continue reading “Ibi Zoboi on Writing a Biographical Constellation of Octavia Butler”
Ms. Marvel has a new comic series out! In the five-issue Beyond the Limit, Kamala must deal with unexpected multiverse shenanigans as she visits her cousin Razia in Chicago. Writing her in this series is author Samira Ahmed, who is the first Desi Muslim to write Ms. Marvel!Continue reading “Samira Ahmed Talks about Writing ‘Ms. Marvel: Beyond the Limit’”
Damian Wayne has many fans. The popular Arab American character, son of Bruce Wayne and Talia Al-Ghul, is an adorable crime-fighting — and previously murderous kid — whose fundamental charm and sincere desire to do good has captured the hearts of many DC fans, so much so that he has a current ongoing series. But we don’t see enough of Damian’s school life. When does he get to be a regular pre-teen who gets to have fun at school and make friends?Continue reading “Interview with ‘Batman and Robin and Howard’ Author Jeffrey Brown”
Ghost Squad is a middle grade/young audiences (depending on their tolerance for the spooky) novel that does so many things right: remixes the “kids on bikes” trope, prioritizes adventuring for black and brown girls, and how adventuring doesn’t end when you get older.
On a special Asian Pacific American Heritage Month edition of Hard NOC Life, Dominic and Keith are joined by a trio of authors — Gene Luen Yang, Sarah Kuhn, and Minh Lê — who all have AAPI-themed graphic novels out now from DC Comics!
On the heels of the home video release of the first DC Super Hero Girls original movie, Hero of the Year, here is our conversation with the writer of the DCSHG middle grade novels, Lisa Yee, from the lobby of the Grand Hyatt hotel during San Diego Comic-Con 2016!
As the father of two daughters of color, finding reading material and other media that both reflect back at them and reflect the wider, diverse world of which they are a part is important to me. The discussion around what kind of stories get told about what kind of characters and who gets to tell them is, sadly, not relegated to the realm of speculative fiction literature or literary fiction. The dismal state of affairs in the world of children’s literature was recently put in stark relief by the good people at Lee and Low Books, whose tagline is “About Everyone. For Everyone.”