Is Tar man made?

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That’d be me!

Do you have a favourite story about Tarman?

I love Tarman!

What is going to happen in the end?

We’ll meet!

The final issue will be free for a limited time.

Will you be doing more stuff for the comic?

Not really. You might see us in future strips.

Will you have a cameo?

I’ll be in a few stories.

I look forward to seeing the art. Thanks a lot!

“You say you want to talk now, I say, ‘I have already talked.”‘ So, he said, he said you’re not going to talk, because you’re already saying you are doing something, but I say, ‘What’s the difference between being someone who’s engaged in what you’re doing and someone who has not engaged? Because you just said something you really didn’t mean? You can’t, you can’t have something mean. You’ve got to be willing to make a commitment. That’s what I say.’ ”

A new survey suggests that nearly half of African-American women have never seen an intimate-partner violence film or read more than one story about domestic violence. So when a new film comes out about intimate-partner violence—especially one featuring a black male who’s an angry, angry man—they’re interested.

Now, the film’s producers want you to be more interested. As it turns out, a lot. “I will take a chance that the person being brutalized is black and that the perpetrators are white and because of the movie, there will be an effort by both sides to discuss the violence,” the co-producer of the new film told the New York Times in advance of its New York Film Festival debut on Sunday.

This is a welcome reminder that the issue is not just about “one” film. It’s about the lack of empathy for the victims, their parents, or for us, the viewers.

Here’s one way to look at it: in a country where white people are still legally allowed to shoot black people to death with impunity, even if they’re already dead, it seems only a matter of time until white filmmakers create more violent films about black people.

The good news is that the #FergusonEffect, or the lack of accountability for police brutality against black people, has helped spark a backlash against these filmmakers. We saw an uptick in complaints