I am Black Sci-Fi releases their list of the 18 Top Black Comics of 2019
It was a banner year for Black comics with scores of great books out both mainstream and on the independent front, narrowing things down to a top ten is definitely no easy task. With sincere apologies to a lot of very honorable mentions, here are this writer’s picks for the best books originally released to the public in 2019!
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Writer: N.K. Jemisin | Artist: Jamal Campbell
Take one of the best science fiction writers of all time, (N.K. Jemisin), and one of the hottest comic artists in the game right now (Jamal Campbell) and you have one of the best comics that DC Comics has released this year. Follow the exploits of the Green Lantern Corps newest member, Sojourner “Jo” Mullein, as she patrols the far-flung world of City Enduring in this action-packed adventure.
Naomi: Season One
Writers: Brian Michael Bendis and David Walker | Artist: Jamal Campbell
One of the lead series’ from DC’s Bendis-led Wonder Comics imprint, Naomi is the story of titular star Naomi and her quest to uncover the last time a super-powered person visited her home—and how that might tie into her own origins and adoption.
Writer: John Robinson IV | Artist: Cezar Oliveira
From the mind of creator John Robinson, Scorpio is the story of a young millionaire reluctantly dragged into a secret war over 12 magical Zodiac empowered relics.
Crescent City Monsters
Writer: Newton Lilavois | Artist: Gian Carlo Bernal
Scratched on a technicality as it was originally released in webcomic form prior to 2019, this New Orleans based neo-noir horror comic is easily one of the best books you can grab with a soulful story and some of the best artwork out there.