4 Pages 16 Bars: Raise It Up!

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This sampler provides readers with a showcase for existing and upcoming talent as well as a source guide for those fans to purchase books. The term the black age of comics was coined in 1992. With the emergence of Milestone Media, Brotherman, Tribe, and other entitles in the early nineties, the presence of the African American in sequential art could not be denied. Diversity has become the buzzword in the comic book industry with large comic book companies claiming to lead the charge, but merely scratching the surface of the complexity and intersection of race, culture, and gender. This book provides a rich variety that is a visual form of jazz, rock, funk, hip hop and electronic music. This is art for the people.

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Jiba Molei Anderson is the owner of Griot Enterprises, the creator of its flagship property The Horsemen, and a part-time animation, multimedia, and video game design professor. His work has been featured in the book Black Comix and he has been interviewed for publications such as Afropunk, GQ Magazine, New York Times, and Sci Fi Pulse. He lives in Chicago.
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