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Created by:
Brian McGee, American, born 1970  Search this
Dawud Anyabwile, American  Search this
Written by:
Guy A. Sims, American  Search this
Subject of:
Big City Entertainment, Inc., American, founded 2007  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard, wood, metal, adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W: 59 1/2 × 33 in. (151.1 × 83.8 cm)
Type:
posters
promotional materials
Place printed:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Description:
A digital art poster featuring an image of a panel from Brotherman comics. The panel depicts a man named Len and the Valor family standing behind a yellow car. Len is standing on the left and is wearing a brown hat, black jacket and grey turtleneck sweater. A speech bubble above his head reads “LET ME GIVE YOU A RIDE / IT’S GETTING DARK.” Antonio Valor is standing next to Len and has his arms wrapped around a young girl wearing a brown jacket and yellow backpack. Carmen Valor is standing on the left and is wearing a blue headband and brown jacket. Three speech bubbles are pointing towards her. The one at top reads “IT’S OK LEN WE’RE ONLY / GOING A COUPLE OF BLOCKS / LIKE YOU ALWAYS SAY.” The speech bubble to the right reads “WE SHOULDN’T BE / AFRAID TO WALK / OUR OWN STREETS.” The speech bubble in the bottom right corer reads “BESIDES. I NEED TO STOP AT THE STORE ON THE WAY.” Houses are in the background.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Comics and graphic novels  Search this
Design  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brotherman Comics / Big City Entertainment, Inc.
Object number:
2017.116.6.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Big City Entertainment, Inc
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53ab51b62-475d-4133-a8e1-bc7c2cde10ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.116.6.2