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1/ Once upon a time, a Black boy really loved Batman, so he dressed up as him for a school party. All was right with the world until...
2/…another kid, White, told him he couldn’t be Batman because Batman wasn’t Black. That Black boy got his first real taste…
3/…of what it meant to be different. He asked God why he made him Black and didn’t understand...
4/…why he couldn’t be White like his favorite superheroes. Self-hate became a thing. He searched for heroes that looked like him…
5/…all he saw were sidekicks, supporting characters and villains. And Storm. Then MMPR debuted.
6/ Out came the Black Ranger in all of his glorious melanated blackity-black-blackness. That lil boy felt empowered & like he finally...
7/…belonged. Til this day he’s still the biggest Black Ranger fan. #RepresentationMatters #BlackHeroesMatter But the story doesn’t end there
8/ That same boy turned into a teenager and randomly found two giant stacks of comics at a flea market one day. He thought they were Marv/DC
9/ They were something he never heard of before: Milestone Media.
10/ And there it was again: that glorious melananted blackity-black-blackness dawning covers that read STATIC and ICON.
11/ Herein lies the origins of that boy who became a teenager who became a man with the desire to create his own.
12/ Power Rangers empowered him. Milestone made him believe. He wanted to do what Milestone did for him…
13/…and put more of what made him feel special, included, and powerful back into the world. @ArclightComics was born 12/13/2011.
14/ So now we’re here. We live, BABEY. We create superheroes and stories that move and inspire.
15/ Superheroes impacted my life. They taught me, healed me, and inspired me. Our IP is built to deliver the same.
16/ Diversity/Representation was the first conversation we ever had. It’s organic. We’ve been making comics for a little over a year...
17/…and we’ve been making a very, very small impact with those whom were dope enough to take a chance on us newbies:
18/ We’ve created a universe in which we answer the question: What would happen to humanity if we really got super powers?
19/ Much like police, a badge doesn’t change the person you are. The same can be said with powers and a cape. We’re still human...
20/…and we’re going to do human things, super powers or not. Just imagine this for a second. Everyone with powers. How dangerous...
21/…this world would become. People sneeze & demolish city blocks. Murderers, etc. phasing through walls. How do you protect ur kids?...
22/…Man-made structures and barriers no longer contain man. The world is now made of glass. Everything science answered is now gone…
23/…replaced with magic. What in the world do we do? Where do we go from here? Many will try to figure that out, but…
24/…a select few will show us what it takes/means to stand by and do the right thing when hope is lost in the world.
25/ Tomorrow I’ll start introducing who these starting select few are, but I can give you a taste today.
26/ The start of this world/universe/story is available now on @comiXology, @pgcomix and
27/ We're now working on the 3-part graphic novel series that is slated to start in 2018. Issue #0 is the starting point to the larger story
28/ For those who need proof before purchase, we have these things called mini issues. Free to download:
29/ Wave 1 is non-canon. Wave 2 is canon & follows Issue #0. W2 are our better issues. Bar none. So much growth.
Was supposed to start on the characters today. BIG ole project took all my time but I'm coming back through tomorrow!

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