B O O K S
KOBK is a graphic novel, narrated by DASHAWN, a young man who balances his luxurious lifestyle with his friends, relationships and family. The story follows him as he gives life lessons to his nephew, while hanging with his crew and making time for the women in his life. The themes of what’s ethical in business and relationships, what defines luxury, romance, community and self preservation in New York City are all prevalent as the story is told. KOBK, written by C.J. Johnson and illustrated by Sean Mack.
From the minds behind the comic series The Revolutionary Times™ come this go-to manual for every revolutionary in the making. A project that spanned for fifty days, this book is a compilation of all "50 Ways" sketches with added commentary from both creators Brandon Howard and Sean Mack. INCLUDING a brand new full color four page comic made JUST for the book. 108 Pages. Full color.
An early collection of art created by artist Sean A. Mack spanning from his creator-owned comic strips (The Smack Chronicles, The Revolutionary Times) to his various works both personal and commissioned.
The immense popularity of comics and graphic novels cannot be ignored. But in light of the comics boom that has taken place over the past 10 years, the artists, writers and publishers that make up the vibrant African American independent comics community have remained relatively unknown – until now. Black Comix brings together an unprecedented collection of largely unheard of, and undeniably masterful, comics art while also framing the work of these men and women in a broader historical and cultural context.
With a foreword by Keith Knight and over 50 contributors, including Phonzie Davis, Jan-Michael Franklin, Frances Liddell, Kenjji Marshall, Lance Tooks, Rob Stull, Ashley A. Woods and many, more, the cross section of comics genres represented includes manga, superheroes, humor, history, science fiction and fantasy. This book is a must-have for comics readers.