Growing up in Brookline as a comic book geek, Rob Stull devoured iconic titles like Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, and Batman.
As an African-American, he was especially enthralled by Black Panther and X-Men’s Storm, as well as other characters of color in Green Lantern. Stull assumed — correctly, of course — that even these superheroes of color were mostly created by white men like Marvel’s Stan Lee.
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Los Gatos United Methodist Church wants visitors to see humanity in everyone. At its “Open the Door! Art from Within” exhibit, prisoners currently incarcerated in Santa Clara Correctional Facilities are showing off their artwork until the end of the month.
The program originally began as a workshop for the inmates to connect with a spiritual journey.
“One of the women asked me ‘Who will see this artwork?’ but what she meant was ‘Who will see us?’” said Elaine Bondonno, the program director. “because they feel invisible to society when they’re behind the bars.”
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Social media has led to an explosion of indie artists in genres like graphic illustrations, comics and cartoons. You can find them on all kinds of platforms, including Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook, but we think their incredible work is best viewed on Instagram, the most image-based platform. Here are some of our favourites!
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