Michael Sheyahshe signs contract with McFarland Publishing for Native Americans in Comic Books, an in-depth look at the world of comic books through the eyes of a Native American reader and offers frank commentary on the medium's cultural representation.


A new article on Comic Book Resources (CBR) website on Native Americans in Comic Books featuring interviews from several individuals in the industry, including Sheyahshe.


Permissions for Marvel Comics images have been approved!

MARCH 2007

Sheyahshe is invited as a panelist to the Eiteljorg Museum's special program, "Native American Portrayal In Comics." This event will last from 10am-4pm on March 10, 2007 and includes topics on Indigenous characters, stereotypes, Native vs. non-Native comics, and what the future holds for Native American comic books.

Permissions for Mike Grell's Shaman's Tears images have been approved!

Permissions for Steve Englehart's Coyote images have been approved!

APRIL 2007

Permissions for Layne Morgan Media's Chickasaw Adventures images have been approved!

MAY 2007

Permissions for Blue Corn Comics' Peace Party images have been approved!

JUNE 2007

Look for alterNative Media's booth at SoonerCon '07 ! There will be information about the book, as well as information about the business and art displayed / for sale.

JULY 2007

All images have been approved for book.


Final revisions continue...


Final revisions continue...


Revisions completed and re-sent to McFarland.


Look for us at the Anime SuperCon in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, NOV.30 - DEC. 2, 2007 !

Mike Grells Shaman's Tears is now available to read online at I have also left comments for Mike on issue #8, which can be viewed at the following link:


Dialogue at Montclair Art Museum ("MAM")
Rob Schmidt (creator, Peace Party) and I have been invited you to speak as part of the programming in relation to MAM's exhibition Reflecting Culture: The Evolution of the American Super Hero. The exhibition features a section on Native Americans in comic book both portraying stereotypical depictions, introduction of Native superheroes in main stream comics and the more positive educational models like Blue Corn and others. This event will take place December 6, 2007. See website for more info.


Native Americans in Comic Books: A Critical Study, has been officially listed on the Mcfarland & Company (publisher) website:

The hardcover, available this coming Spring 2008, will retail for around $49.95 and can be pre-ordered from the McFarland website:

It can also be pre-ordered on as well:


Final proofs for Native Americans in Comic Books: A Critical Study are complete.

MARCH 2008

McFarland sends out advertisements for Native Americans in Comic Books: A Critical Study and other books in various libary journals and trade magazines for its Spring 2008 release. Click HERE to see one of the ads.


Check out the Native Americans in Comic Books Blog for more info and updates about the book.

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