Comics, despite what anyone tells you, are thriving right now. 2017 saw some incredible comic output and particularly innovative challenges to the traditional rigidity of comic storytelling. Here are some of the best works of the past year.
Afrofuturism and Nnedi Okorafor’s novella, Binti, centralize the possibilities of Black life and Black imagination through science fiction and speculative work.
The Red Nation Film Festival’s Two Spirit series highlights neglected narratives of queer and trans American Indian and Indigenous peoples. Their stories are part of a larger exhibition of incredible American Indian and Indigenous cinema.