African-American Classics

Graphic Classics Volume 22

23 stories and poems by America's earliest black authors,
illustrated by contemporary black artists:

Two Americans
A wartime parable of terror and redemption by Florence Lewis Bentley,
adapted by Alex Simmons and Trevor Von Eeden

On Being Crazy
by scholar and NAACP founder W.E.B. Du Bois,
illustrated by award-winning artist Kyle Baker

The Negro and Danse Africaine
Two poems by Langston Hughes,
illustrated by Stan Shaw and Afua Richardson

A Carnival Jangle
by Alice Dunbar Nelson,
illustrated by the volume’s co-editor, Lance Tooks

Lawing and Jawing and Filling Station
Two short plays by Zora Neale Hurston,
illustrated by Arie Monroe and Milton Knight

Lex Talionis
A tale of revenge by Robert W. Bagnall,
adapted by Christopher Priest and Jim Webb

Becky
by Jean Toomer
adapted by Mat Johnson and Randy DuBurke

Buyers of Dreams
A fantasy by Ethel M. Caution,
illustrated by Leilani Hickerson

The Goophered Grapevine
by Charles W. Chesnutt,
adapted by Alex Simmons and Shepherd Hendrix

Sanctum 777 N.S.D.C.O.U. Meets Cleopatra
An historical comedy by Leila Amos Pendleton,
illustrated by Kevin J. Taylor

Shalmanezer
by Frances E.W. Harper
adapted & illustrated by Lance Tooks

Plus poems by Claude McKay, Paul Laurence Dunbar, James D. Corrothers, Effie Lee Newsome, James Edwin Campbell and James Weldon Johnson, with art by Keith Mallett, Larry Poncho Brown, John Jennings, Jeremy Love, Glenn Brewer, Mac McGill, Titus V. Thomas, Masheka Wood and Kenjji

Front cover art by Afua Richardson,
Back cover art by Jimmie Robinson

 

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN CLASSICS:
Graphic Classics Volume 22

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