Iron Man

Split image of (on left) a comic cover with two smiling Black women against crowd in brown-floored and -walled room; (right) Black woman with blonde dreadlocks in blue denim and white cropped t-shirt, holding brown and white coffee cup

This Pioneering Comic Shop Owner Gets Her Own Marvel Cover

Ariell Johnson, the founder of Philadelphia’s Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, is the only Black woman to own a comics shop on the East Coast.

Riri Williams in red shirt with glowing red orb in center of body

Marvel's New Iron Man Is Riri Williams—A Black Woman

In a new interview with Time, Marvel writer and character creator Brian Michael Bendis described some fans’ racist reactions to Riri Williams.