Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth
I had a snow day so I decided to redraw the Tales of the Talented Tenth cover. I like this one…
I write things with pictures (less typos that way)
Your art stinks. It’s lame and derivative, and I wonder if you even know what the hell you’re doing. Did you even go to school? Your storytelling and writing sucks, too. It’s confusing, it’s boring, it’s over the top. I read this and it makes me just want to laugh. It’s hilarious that you even…
My publisher (Fulcrum Publishing) is starting the push for my May graphic novel Strange Fruit Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History with a forward by Henry Louis Gates Jr. Help spread the word repost my cover.
I wrote this on Facebook in response to a videoand thought that it would be nice to place here. Black power is not a tool of oppression. It is a tool of empowerment (self esteem, self love, self aware, self worth). It is a tool of internal self assurance.…
We Stand Upon The Shoulders Of Leaders Who Built The Foundation In Which We Are Able To Build On… Everyday I’m Reminded Of These Facts Through The History We Provide Here On CARTER™.” - Queon Martin, Founder/Creative Director
"The Ultimate Measure Of A Man Is Not Where He Stands In Moments Of Comfort And Convenience, But Where He Stands At Times Of Challenge And Controversy." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- CARTER Magazine
My script for the page:
“I cannot relate the distressing care I had for my dear wife, who had lain-in but a few weeks before, and for my poor children”
Eunice (mother) clutches her children (including Eunice, daughter, 7), as Mohawk warriors menace them.
Warriors kill 2…
Meet today’s guest blogger John Jennings!
JOHN JENNINGS is an Associate Professor of Visual Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo. His research and teaching focus on the analysis, explication, and disruption of African American stereotypes in popular visual media. His research is concerned with the topics of representation and authenticity, visual culture, visual literacy, social justice, and design pedagogy. He is an accomplished designer, curator, illustrator, cartoonist,and award-winning graphic novelist. His work overlaps into various disciplines including American Studies, African American Studies, Design History, Media Studies, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, and Literature. Jennings is co-author of the graphic novel The Hole: Consumer Culture, Black Comix: African American Independent Comics a, and co-curator of Out of Sequence: Underrepresented Voices in American Comics. He is also, co-author of the upcoming graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s classic dark fantasy novel Kindred along with longtime collaborator Damian Duffy.
Stay tuned for his posts today!