Ta-Nehisi Coates to Write Marvel Comic, Heritage Joins Contemporary Fray, and More

The Black Panther. (Photo: Courtesy Marvel Entertainment)

The Black Panther. (Photo: Courtesy Marvel Entertainment)

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write Black Panther comic for Marvel. Turns out, the Atlantic Monthly correspondent is also a huge fanboy. “It was mostly through pop culture, through hip-hop, through Dungeons & Dragons and comic books that I acquired much of my vocabulary,” he told the New York Times.

Gallery show in Dubai shamelessly attempts to cash in on Palmyra destruction.

Now Heritage Auctions wants to be part of the Contemporary and Modern auction game. Fours a crowd though, right?

Staff of Musée d’Orsay strike, taking a stand against proposal that would let the museum stay open seven days a week. France, am I right?

Shepard Fairey tagged his building (probably)–now all taggers in Detroit want to, which is inconvenient. Sucks when “Street art” becomes commodified, doesn’t it bro?