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Hip Hop Superstar MURS Join’s Image/Skybound’s Excellence Kickstarter
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[...]
Marvel's Hip Hop Variants to Appear on Actual Hip Hop Albums
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[...]
Fantagraphics Debuts For San Diego Comic-Con In 2016 – Meat Cake, Hip-Hop And Cosplayers
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[...]
Marvel Makes It Up To 10% Easier For Retailers To Order Hip Hop Covers
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[...]
How Young Terrorists Got A TATU 'Hip-Hop' Variant Cover
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[...]
All 13 Young Terrorists #1 Hip-Hop Retailer Exclusive Covers, From Black Mask
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[...]
Tom Brevoort Promises Greater Diversity In Comic Creators At Marvel TBA
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[...]