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
February 25, 2020 79 min

On this edition of Nerdificent Black History Month continues celebrating another storied creator, Dwayne McDuffie. Profoundly inspired by seeing himself reflected in the media as a hero for the very first time via the Black Panther, young Dwayne grew up to become a pioneer of diversity in both the mainstream comic book and animation industries, encouraging and creating widely inclusive, cultural variety with contemporary, non-stereotypical characters to represent the hero in ALL of us. Dani and Ify are joined by artist, writer, and comic expert Johnny Parker to discuss the many works of McDuffie. Get to know this very special creator on this weeks episode of Nerdificent!


FOOTNOTES:

Keep up with Johnny

NYT Obit for Dwayne McDuffie

Race, Sci-Fi, and Comics: A Talk with Dwayne McDuffie

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