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Published by:
Big City Comics, Inc., American, 1989 - 1996  Search this
Illustrated by:
Dawud Anyabwile, American  Search this
Written by:
Guy A. Sims, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Jason E. Sims, American  Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D: 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 × 1/16 in. (25.3 × 20.5 × 0.1 cm)
comic books
Place made:
East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
September 1990
Brotherman No. 2 published by Big City Comics, Inc. The comic book has 24 pages. The front cover of the comic book is blue with an illustration at center. The illustration depicts a courtroom with a judge sitting at a bench in the top right corner. In front of the bench are police officers and men in suits. The judge and people are illustrated in black and white. On the right side of the image is a woman, who is depicted in color. She is wearing a black mask and cape with red earrings, jacket, pants and boots. The image has a yellow background. Printed in white ink at the top of the page is “BROTHER / MAN / DICTATOR OF DISCIPLINE.” Printed vertically on the left side of the image is “MY, JURY!” In the top left corner is Big City Comics logo. Below the logo is “No. 2 / $2.00 USA / $2.75 CANADA.” The inside cover features letters from fans and publishing information. Inside the back cover is an order form for Brotherman Comics. The back cover is blue with white lettering. Printed at the top is “IT’S STILL HERE!” The Big City Comics logo is at the center of the back cover. Printed beneath the logo is “The Chang Is In Effect.”
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brotherman Comics / Big City Entertainment, Inc.
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Big City Entertainment, Inc
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