Eisner-Award Winner Writer David F. Walker to Appear at AfroComicCon

David F. Walker

AfroComicCon a last-minute addition! Award-winning writer David F. Walker will be joining the convention for AfroComicCon which kicks off tomorrow!

David is a comic book writer, prose author, filmmaker, journalist, and educator. His comic work includes Shaft (Dynamite Entertainment), Power Man and Iron Fist (Marvel Comics), Naomi (DC Comics), The Life Of Frederick Douglass (10 Speed Press/Random House), and the Eisner Award-winning Bitter Root (Image Comics). In 2015, he wrote the novel Shaft’s Revenge, the first new novel starring private detective John Shaft in nearly 40 years, and in 2021, 10 Speed Press/Random House will release his latest work, The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History.

Patrick Reed spoke with him about the new project and we can’t wait to share their discussion! Remember it all goes down tomorrow starting at 10amPT at afrocomicon.org.


AfroComicCon​‘s 1st virtual convention will be held on October 24, 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the annual event started in 2017 by the ​Oakland Technology & Education Center (OTEC), ​will be held virtually and free through a portal on the organization’s website. Sponsored by the NNPA, the ​Oakland A’s, and Pixar Entertainment, AfroComicCon promises to be a day full of exciting panels, screenings, entertainment, gaming, cosplay and special guests. The 12-hour event is currently slated to be live-streamed across multiple platforms including YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook. You can register now.