Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tales of The Talented Tenth #2

Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth #1 went to press this week, so I began working on #2. Here is a sketch of the cover. Advertisements

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Joel Christian Gill: Strange Fruit: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History (Fulcrum, 2014)

Originally posted on A Just Recompense:
As an undergrad, I had researched some ideas for paintings based on lynching photographs. Now, I felt was the time to follow through. I listened to the song “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday, based…

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A comic about Saturday morning 1984.

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Finished Bass Reeves working on Bessie Stringfield

Now that Bass is mostly complete I am on to the next Tale. Tales of the Talented Tenth #2 will tell the story of #BessieStringfieldĀ  a motorcyclist and mail currier for the US army. She was known as the Negro

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