Nerdificent

Nerdificent

In Nerdificent comedians, Ify Nwadiwe and Dani Fernandez break down all that is nerdy. Whether you’ve spent years rolling dice in a friend’s basement or got hooked after seeing a comic book movie, they’ve got something for you. Each episode Dani and Ify deep dive into a nerdy subject or subculture and break down the history, culture, and future of it; all while making you laugh.... Show More
March 19, 2019 68 min

Welcome to another incredible edition of Nerdificent! This week Dani and Ify are joined by Onyi and Obi Udeh of Kolanut Productions to discuss the history and progression of Black representation in comics, animation, and culture as a whole. The two brothers share the successes and failures of some of the most successful works featuring Black characters as a lens to guide their own work with Kolanut Productions. Links to their excellent work are right below in the footnotes but sit back and enjoy another episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Kolanut Patreon

Kolanut Productions Youtube

Kolanut Productions Twitter

WebToons: 'Red Origins'

YouTube: Kisi the Electron Girl Origin Story

The Nerds of Color: Black Masculinity as Performed in Japanese Visual Media

LATimes: American, Japanese pop culture blend in 'Afro Samurai'

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