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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
ink on cardboard, wood, metal, adhesive
H x W: 59 1/2 × 33 in. (151.1 × 83.8 cm)
promotional materials
Place printed:
United States, North and Central America
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.
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:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Big City Entertainment, Inc
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture