W.E.B. Du Bois’ THE COMET for Carnegie Hall

W.E.B. Du Bois’ THE COMET for Carnegie Hall

THE COMET COMETH. Greetings Dieselfunkateers! Dieselfunk Studios is, again, an official festival partner of @CarnegieHall with a graphic novel adaptation exhibit, talks & reading of W.E.B. Du Bois’ seminal sci-fi short story, THE COMET. Jan-May 2024

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2024/01/26/the-comet-cometh-a-graphic-adaptation-of-w-e-b-du-boiss-ithe-cometi-1200pm

More info www.cometcometh.com
Black Metropolis DAY 1!  FINISH, DELIVER & SHOW

Black Metropolis DAY 1! FINISH, DELIVER & SHOW

Greetings Dieselfunkateers!  BLACK METROPOLIS: 30 Years of Afrofuturism, Comics, Music, Animation, Decapitated Chickens, Heroes, Villains, and Negroes. As part of The Carnegie Hall Afrofuturism Festival Opened TODAY.  Feb 1st – Mar 31st at the Children’s Art Carnival 62 Hamilton Terrace, New York, NY 10031 Tuesdays- Sundays 12pm-7pm Closed Monday (Gotta Rest sometime right?)

Okay. So, Why Black Metropolis?  What would compel me to put on a career retrospective?  

This is a question I intend to answer in detail over the course of the festival. But as this is the first day I will simply say the following:
For all artists, audience members of any color, orientation, and gender; I’ve been working the margins of Black Speculative Art in comics and concept design since I was 12 years old. As of this writing I am 55 years old. I learned in only my middle age, that YOU ALONE are responsible for advocating for YOUR WORK.  It’s not easy. in fact it’s downright exhausting. Plus I had plenty of help. However, it’s easily the most fulfilling, validating, and FUN activity of my life. Here’s the catch. You must:
 
FINISH, DELIVER & SHOW
 
See you at the Show!!!!
Publishers Weekly Panel Mania: INFINITUM

Publishers Weekly Panel Mania: INFINITUM

Greetings Dieselfunkateers! The INFINITUM Rollout continues with

Publishers Weekly Panel Mania: Infinitum: An Afrofuturist Tale by Tim Fielder

Infinitum

 

https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/comics/article/85352-panel-mania-infinitum-an-afrofuturist-tale-by-tim-fielder.html

Today! 2PM CXC BLACK METROPOLIS

Today! 2PM CXC BLACK METROPOLIS

Greetings Dieselfunkateers!  Tim Fielder here.  TODAY, myself and fellow visual afrofuturist, Stacey Robinson, will participate in Jeff Smith’s amazing Cartoon Crossroads Columbus CXC.

BLACK METROPOLIS: THE ROAD TO INFINITUM. A CONVERSATION WITH GRAPHIC NOVELIST, TIM FIELDER

REGISTER HERE:  https://cartooncrossroadscolumbus.org/sessions/black-metropolis-the-road-to-infinitum-a-conversation-with-graphic-novelist-tim-fielder/

The marketing for INFINITUM; An Afrofuturist Tale’, is really starting to ramp up.  Thusly, as the release of INFINITUM gets closer to publication by HarperCollins Amistad on January 19th, 2021, we were grateful that CXC allowed my career over the decades to be discussed.  If you ever wanted to see how black cartooning intersects with Black Rock Music, Yoruba religious modalities, and Science Fiction, THIS IS IT!