Members of Black Panther Cast to Appear at KhemFest on April 14

4th Annual Khem Comic Book Fest Returns to Newark

4th Annual Khem Comic Fest Poster

This Saturday, April 14, the Khem Comic Book Festival returns to Newark, NJ at Central High School. The annual convention, now in its fourth year, covers a wide array of entertainment, including comics, film, video games, and books. This year the festival will also include a special panel dedicated to Marvel’s Black Panther Movie featuring members of the hit movie’s stunt team Niahlah Hope and Jeremy Sample, as well as Marija Abney who played a member the Dora Milaje, the Black Panther’s all-female guard in the record-breaking Marvel film. Tickets can be purchased at

Other Special Guests Include Brother G ("Shades of Memnon") Keynote Speaker, Naseed Gifted (P.B.Soldier), Regine Sawyer (Women in Comics NYC), Micheline Hess ("Malice In Ovenland"), MSHINDO KUUMBA (Indigo), Akinseye Brown ("Sokoya Comics"), and many more.

The Khem Comic Book Fest is growing exponentially and I revel in the fact that through the festival we're providing an opportunity to bring the entire community together.

Naseed Gifted, Founder, Khem Comic Book Fest

The day is packed with entertainment and activities: Comic Book/Education workshops, a marketplace, a comic book library, music performances, face painting and panel discussions with industry professionals. There will also be screenings of creative films, documentaries, and animation. The goal of Khemfest is to use comic books, films and popular culture to develop youth literacy and expression through S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology Engineering, Arts, and Math). All proceeds from the Khem Comic Book Fest will go to the Central High School Pre-Engineering Academy.

The Khem Comic Book Fest will be held on April 14th, 2018 at Central High School 246 18th Ave. Newark, NJ 07108 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event is free for Kids, and Adults pay $10 admission.

Those interested in becoming a sponsor, volunteering, or purchasing tickets to attend can contact the organization through their website  or emailing the festival director, Naseed Gifted, directly at for more information.

PBS Media - (Phocused Black Star Media) is an innovative graphic media company that partners with the community to raise awareness and social consciousness through creative projects. Along with the development of the ongoing P.B.Soldier graphic novel series, the organization provides app development, apparel, and motion comics though it’s offices located in Newark, NJ. We serve as a “bridge in the gap” of the community.

Follow The Khem Comic Book Fest online:

Khem Fest Website

Khem Fest Facebook Page

Khem Fest Instagram Page

Khem Fest Twitter Page

#khemfest is the official hashtag of the event

Source: Tiyland Media

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