Aesthetic Grooves

Expert Thief, Infiltrator And Escape Artist Queen Of Diamonds

Expert Thief, Infiltrator And Escape Artist Queen Of Diamonds

Queen of Diamonds appeared in Spidey Super Stories #23, June 1977. She was created by Janet Gari and Winslow Mortimer based on the Electric Company script by Tom Whedon.

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Valerie from Spidey Super Stories #6

Valerie from Spidey Super Stories #6

Valerie from the Spidey Super Stories #6 (circa March 1974) was created by Jean Thomas, Winslow Mortimer, Mike Esposito and Tony Mortellaro based on the Electric Company script by Sara Compton.

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Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol.5

Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol.5

Celebrating Blackness is a on-going series that pays homage to those who fought against oppression. The Museum Of UnCut Funk Celebrates Blackness and pays homage to strong Black women who led the fight.

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Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol. 4

Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol. 4

Hale Aspacio Woodruff was a Black artist known for his murals, paintings, and prints. One example of his work is the three-panel Amistad Mutiny murals…circa 1938.

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Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol. 2

Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol. 2

The Museum Of UnCut Funk celebrates The Great Kings and Queen of Africa collection from Anheuser-Busch. The project began in 1975 and continued through 2000. The collection of 30 paintings highlights the richness of African history.

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Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol. 1

Celebrating Blackness 2014 Vol. 1

The Museum Of UnCut Funk is always looking for new and creative ways to celebrate Black History Month. We hope you’ll enjoy our endeavor to find new aspects of our history to highlight.

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Sam Milai Political Art

Sam Milai Political Art

As we approach the anniversary of the Civil Rights Act the Museum Of UnCut Funk celebrates one of the greatest illustrators who ever lived. Sam Milai’s illustrations of the Civil Rights Movement were published in several literary publications and most notably in the Pittsburgh Courier.

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Paul DEO

Paul DEO

“Don’t let someone’s opinion of You become your Reality, it’s Your Life: create and Be Your Reality” – Paul DEO. That statement by Paul DEO is part of the Museum Of UnCut Funk ethos…can ya dig it!!!

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Carteles Magazine

Carteles Magazine

Anyone who knows the Curator of the Museum Of UnCut Funk knows I want to travel to Cuba. Carteles magazine makes me want to go even more. Cuba is full culture, art, history and many untold stories I want to hear for myself.

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Sam Milai – Don Powers

Sam Milai – Don Powers

The eight-page color comic section produced for the Pittsburgh Courier is the only attempt I’m aware of to do a color comics section in a Black paper.* Although the Courier’s section, produced by the Smith-Mann Syndicate of New York City, did have an all-Black cast of characters, quite a few of the strips were drawn by whites.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VII – Sunny Boy Sam

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VII – Sunny Boy Sam

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Vintage Black Heroes – Neil Knight

Vintage Black Heroes – Neil Knight

Neil Knight was the first Black Astronaut / Space Adventurer to be featured in a comic strip.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VI – Woody

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VI – Woody

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Vintage Black Heroes – Mark Hunt

Vintage Black Heroes – Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt was the first Black Private Investigator to be featured in a comic strip.

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Vintage Black Heroes – The Chisholm Kid

Vintage Black Heroes – The Chisholm Kid

The Chisholm Kid was the first Black Cowboy to be featured in a comic strip.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part III – Don Powers

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part III – Don Powers

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part II – Torchy In Heartbeats

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part II – Torchy In Heartbeats

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Vintage Black Heroes – Guy Fortune

Vintage Black Heroes – Guy Fortune

Guy Fortune was the first Black Secret Agent to be featured in a comic strip.

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Mighty Avengers’ #3

Mighty Avengers’ #3

Ronald Wimberly’s Marvel Comics variant cover for the Mighty Avengers #3 hits newsstands November 2013.

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Dawolu Jabari Anderson

Dawolu Jabari Anderson

Presenting the Gullah Sci-Fi Mysteries by Dawolu Jabari Anderson.

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