Victor Lavalle is Destroying Comics

The Nerds of Color

I had the utmost pleasure interviewing Victor Lavalle about his upcoming comic, Destroyer, from BOOM! Studios. It drops today, May 24th , 2017.


[Can we take a moment to admire BOOM!’s roster? I’ve already written about one of my all time favorite books. They are on a an astonishing creative trajectory. I’ve yet to read a bad book from them. If you’re trying to convert someone to the comics life, get them a first issue from any BOOM! title. They’ll be hooked.]

STL043830Destroyer is a (more than worthy) sequel to Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel, FrankensteinIt is written with loving and respectful nods to Shelley’s original work, but takes the story of a modern Prometheus in a contemporary direction that is as welcomed as it is unexpected. I will not spoil it here because I want you to get it today.


Here is my all too brief interview with one of…

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