Sjohnna McCray: The X-Factor

SC 3.1 hits Friday, so here’s a rad preview: Sjohnna McCray’s memoir of comics, mental illness, and identity. Get the issue here.

“In the X-Men comics, most mutants get their powers during puberty or for the sake of plot development are triggered by an extreme catalyst. In 1972, my mother, a former prostitute during the Vietnam War, found herself pregnant in a foreign land in which she did not speak the language, with an African American husband and a new extended family. …” [continue reading]