Charles Bradley

'I will never get tired of seeing a bulletproof black man’: 'Luke Cage's' show runner on busting barriers

'I will never get tired of seeing a bulletproof black man’: 'Luke Cage's' show runner on busting barriers

No one has to tell Cheo Hodari Coker about the ties between comic books and hip-hop. He’s seen the connection for years.

Before Coker was producing and writing on Showtime’s “Ray Donovan” or  TNT’s “Southland,” and certainly before he became the show runner of Netflix’s new superhero series “Luke Cage,” he was a music journalist exploring the world of hip-hop for Vibe, Rolling Stone and, for three years in the 1990s, the Los Angeles Times.

“When I interviewed the...

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