The Motor City Black Age was established by an Artist/Writer of the comic book genre Andre Batts, in 2009.After many years of going to Comic Book conventions across the U.S. Andre Batts had came to the realization that the Minority was the minority at most comic book conventions. He seen many faces at the cons, but few that looked like him. Being a comic book creator himself , he sought to create an event for the Comic Book creators of Color of Metro Detroit getting the recognition they deserve. The Motor City Black Age is part of a movement that has expanded across the U.S. It is a gathering for black creators, artist, animators and fans from all walks of life to meet and learn from each other. It is an annual gathering of comic book creators, artist, writers and retailers who create and sell material that caters to readers of all ages. In addition to selling their work, they also take part in panel discussions, art workshops for all ages and self-publishing workshops for aspiring creators and artist. Become a part of the movement Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.