Tag Archives: Comic Book

SUPER HEROES: Black Panther – THE BROTHER’S JOURNEY

SUPER HEROES: Black Panther – THE BROTHER’S JOURNEY

The trailer for “Black Panther” debuted during the play-offs, and the super-hero/ black action movie lover tribe, beat drums of joy throughout the matrix of the universe. Here’s the trailer…

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DC Comics VS. Marvel Comics – “Black Panther” & “Luke Cage”

DC Comics VS. Marvel Comics – “Black Panther” & “Luke Cage”

In the wee hours of the morning DC Comics blanketed any one who “Likes” Marvel Comics with their timeline for upcoming films.  I was having a bit of insomnia, and happened to catch it in my peripheral vision, while posting “Happy Birthday” to friends on Facebook.

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1964 Treasure Chest Comic – A Black President!!!

1964 Treasure Chest Comic – A Black President!!!

The 1964 story line Pettigrew for President featured a Black candidate for the Presidency of the Untied States. Considering the times, this was a pretty risky story line for Treasure Chest, or for that matter, any other comic title in America. The serialized story began in the issue cover dated January 30, 1964, Volume 19, #11. Treasure Chest #19 is in the archives of the Museum Of UnCut Funk.

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Django UnChained – The Comic Book

Django UnChained – The Comic Book

I’m a big Quentin Tarantino fan and have been for years. Why? Because he loves Blaxploitation, he gets it and like the Museum Of UnCut Funk he pays homage to it…through his films. I saw Django Unchained and I loved it. It was a funny, brutal love story that happened to have slavery as a back drop. I haven’t seen the original but I plan to.

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The Walking Dead 1970’s Style

The Walking Dead 1970’s Style

The Museum Of UnCut Funk is a big fan of comic book artist Jim Rugg. I introduced myself to Jim several years ago when he published his Afrodisiac graphic novel. When I found out about his latest endeavor, The Walking Dead Ghost Variant, I purchased a copy for the Museum collection and contacted Jim to ask him if I could include it in our Aesthetic Grooves blog. The article below was reprinted with the consent of Jim Rugg.

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The Art Of Anthony Bourne

The Art Of Anthony Bourne

The Museum Of UnCut Funk welcomes Anthony Bourne to our Aesthetic Grooves family. Please check out and support his work.

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The Street Where You Live

The Street Where You Live

The Street Where You Live … And What You Can Do To Improve It! is another NAACP comic book that was published in the 1960’s. The focus of this comic book was to stress the importance of registering to vote and participating in the voting process as a means of brining about positive change in one’s neighborhood. The NAACP also published another comic book entitled Your Future Rests In Your Hands which also stressed the importance of voting.

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NAACP Comic Book History circa 1964

NAACP Comic Book History circa 1964

Early NAACP Comic Book History – Your Future Rests In Your Hands. This NAACP comic book stresses the importance of voting and other forms of civil engagement like education and employment. Check it out below.

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Team Ups That Never Happened But Should Have

Team Ups That Never Happened But Should Have

Super-Team Family is a comic book anthology series that was published by DC Comics in the 1970s and lasted for fifteen issues. These comics featured a mix of original and reprinted stories.

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Joe Kubert 1926 – 2012

Joe Kubert 1926 – 2012

Comic book artist Joe Kubert, aged 85, passed away on August 12, 2012 from multiple myeloma. His influence upon comic books and comic book artists is monumental.

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