"UPDATE: @NY_Comic_Con has added a "When Hip Hop and Comics Collide" panel to their schedule This panel is presented by a publisher, and – despite the title – does not represent and is not affiliated with our 'Hip-Hop And Comics: Cultures Combining" programs and events PLEASE NOTE: this is a panel promoting a specific company,[...]
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We unfortunately just can't make room for every great submission we receive, but there's something for everyone on this year's stacked New York Comic Con panel lineup." Better luck next year, Patrick? Concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there's nothing you can't do… except have a Hip Hop & Comics panel this year, it seems. [...]
Matthew A. Cherry & Chaz Bottoms's musical short film Battu has been tapped by Cartoon Network for an animated coming-of-age musical series.
Australian Hip Hop kings Hilltop Hoods have created Noctis, their first comic series with Scott Dooley and Tokyo 5 Creators Andrew Archer and Jeff Nice for a Science Fiction Story inspired by the classics Publisher Z2 Comics continues to define the relationship between music and comics, bringing together the comics industry's best talent with recording[...]
We are overjoyed to bring you this incredible story as well as exclusive bonus content in a deluxe 296-page hardcover! With the campaign crossing the all-important $100,000 mark and aiming to become one of the top 25 most funded graphic novel campaigns on Kickstarter, it looks like they've recruited a new member to Team Excellence in[...]
Rapper and reactor Scru Face Jean brings a unique style that merges old school influence and modern vibes to his growing YouTube channel.
Netflix enters the field of singing music comp/reality series with the hip-hop themed Rhythm & Flow, with Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. as judges.
As the snake that is the comic book industry continues to swallow its own tail, Universal Music Enterprises has announced plans to produce version of classic hip hop albums featuring the Marvel Comics variant covers produced for comic books which homaged classic hip hop album covers A union between the comic book industry and the[...]
Musician, producer, and actor Pras Michel is taking us back to NYC at the turn of the millennium for a series inspired by the NYPD's Rap Intelligence Unit.
In a major announcement on Billboard.com today, Marvel revealed a new graphic novel produced in partnership with hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas and their frontman, rapper will.i.am Called Masters of the Sun – The Zombie Chronicles, the futuristic project blends science fiction with hip hop to appeal to fans of both genres[...]
As an added bonus, longtime Love and Rockets fans will recognize some beloved characters/actors portraying key players. Hip Hop Family Tree Book 4: 1984–1985 By Ed Piskor Book 4 of the best selling series showcases: The rise of Def Jam records! The birth of Dr Dre's record career leading to Straight Outta Compton! Introducing new branches on the tree such[...]
Much has been made of Marvel's recent decision to publish a publish of variant covers for their comics featuring Marvel-themed versions of famous hip-hop
Stephane Metayer writes, Hello, I'm Stephane Metayer. The creator of "Tephlon Funk!" I'm an artist and writer from New York City. Me and and my buddies
But with all the hype, it's a bit of a rigmarole for retailers to get copies, having to order 150% or 200% of another title for this title, and after which they can order Hip Hop variants on top. Well, Marvel has listened And, as announced at Baltimore Diamond Retail Summit, and reducing the qualifying numbers by[...]
Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma, is a new third person action "hack and slash" video game, and the sequel to the original Afro Samurai video game based on
When Black Mask approached us about having our own private variant they mentioned that they wanted homage covers to classic hip hop albums I spent some time with Google and my own record collection but nothing really stuck My next move was to actually read the book After reading the sample pdf, I immediately thought[...]
The book is about radical street politics and the sensibility really comes from hardcore hip hop, the book even opens with a Nas quote So we did the covers as an homage to the types of art that inspired it. School lockers full of submachine guns Exploding burger shops Shootouts with cops Underground fight clubs and[...]
From Marvel Editor-In-Chief's Axel Alonso's weekly interview on CBR, he mentioned, Throughout the "All-New, All-Different Marvel" that continues through
Official: Amazing Spider-Man #1 artwork by Mike Del Mundo (A Tribe Called Quest's Midnight Marauders) Back in January, Bleeding Cool ran a Swipe File on the then-novel Marvel Hip Hop variant covers based on the Run The Jewels cover art And how some other artists, such as Kenny Keil and Julian Lytle had created very similar pieces using[...]
The Hip-Hop Family Tree books from Ed Kiskor, telling a history of hip hop music through the imagery of comic books of the time has been a successful and critically acclaimed series of graphic novels. But now Fantagraphics are "uncollecting" the books into a monthly comic book series featuring new material, with thirteen issues already in[...]
Some of you may (unfortunately) remember Vanilla Ice's Ninja Rap from the second Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.
Beats, Rhymes, Panels, And Pages At The Hip-Hop And Comics: Cultures Combining Panel At New York Comic Con
By Ra’Chaun Rogers Growing up in NYC two things were constant for me, comic books and Hip-Hop. Both cultures always seemed so naturally linked in my mind
When I wrote about the Guardians Of The Galaxy movie I said, "Oh and the real winners in this film? Apart from the makers of eighties music mix albums?"
Tonight, Gosh Comics launched the new issue of Yours Days Are Numbers magazine with this Hip Hop Family Tree exclusive print, available from today for £15. Alongside the usual excellent comics coverage, there are interviews with Hip Hop luminaries such as Afrika Bambaattaa and Aspects All of that and it sports a fetching Ed Piskor cover to boot! with[...]
Oopsie! Two Free Comic Book Day comics appear to be a little on the naughtier side than might have been expected. Both Ipso Facto from Automatic Pictures and Hip Hop Family Tree Two-In-One from Fantagraphics were both solicited as all-ages titles. But, whether due to language, nudity, subject matter or violence, they have now been reclassified[...]
Sort of a Hip Hop Hippie who in times of frustration will easily empathize with the villain Ra's al Ghul I did a short 15-track, 32 minute album based on this, paying homage to the character's origins story, while shaping him into a character many would root for. Immediate download of 15-track album in your choice[...]
Camille Manhat writes for Bleeding Cool; On Saturday night in the midst of all the mania, feeling like herded cattle trapped in clustered chaos we heard someone scream , "Superman is black in the building!" A Hip Hop and comic collision resulting in the birth of a bad ass panel consisting of Darryl "DMC" McDaniels of[...]
Who wants an entire hop hop album based on Gundam Wing? If that's you, you should be praising one Richie Branson who is working on such a musical mixtape
Am I the only one who thinks that Alan Moore looks a bit like Ricky Gervais in The Office when he talks to camera? "I'm a friend first, magus second,