What is the Black Fantastic? It's Sword and Soul, Steamfunk, Cyberfunk, Science Fiction, Real Urban Fantasy, Paranormal and so much more. It's creators from Africa and the African Diaspora expressing and exploring concepts without the boundaries and restrictions often found in the publishing industry. Blacktastic!, the official anthology of Blacktasticon 2018, offers a tantalizing glimpse into the imagination of its writers. It is our hope that you will be entertained and intrigued by these excellent stories. Consider this the beginning of an amazing journey into the Black Fantastic!