In today’s episode of Signal Boost, Shaun talks to Charlie J. Eskew, author of the debut novel, Tales of the Astonishing Black Spark! Charlie tells us all about his new book, Black superheroes, dealing with contemporary issues through the superhero genre, tokenism, why he decided not to set his book in Metropolis, and so much more!
Then Jen talks to Danny Lore, a queer writer of color with multiple published short stories, an acquiring editor at FIYAH Literary Magazine, a comic book editor, and more! Danny talks about how they use werewolves to tell stories about transformation, anxiety, and the Black experience, their work to bring Black stories to light through FIYAH, and all about their work editing The Wilds, a comic by Vita Ayala & Emily Pearson!
We hope you enjoy the episode!
- Charlie J. Eskew (00:53 – 22:43)
- Danny Lore (22:57 – 42:26)
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