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Hip Hop Family Tree

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ISBN-10: 1606996908

ISBN-13: 9781606996904

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ed Piskor

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The lore of the early days of hip hophas become the stuff of myth, so whatbetter way to document this fascinating,epic true story than in another greatAmerican mythological medium — the comicbook? From exciting young talentand self-proclaimed hip hop nerd EdPiskor, acclaimed for his hacker graphicnovel Wizzywig, comes thisexplosively entertaining, encyclopedic history of theformative years of the music genre thatchanged global culture.Originally serialized on the hugelypopular website Boing Boing, TheHip HopFamily Tree is now collected in a single volumecleverly presented and packaged in a style mimicking the Marvel comics ofthe same era. Piskor’s exuberant yetcontrolled cartooning takes…    
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 12/6/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 9.25" wide x 13.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Ed Piskor (1982) is an alternative cartoonist living and drawing out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a former student ofnbsp;The Kubert Schoolnbsp;and is best known for his artistic collaboration withnbsp;underground comicsnbsp;pioneersnbsp;Harvey Pekar, his graphic novelnbsp;Wizzywig, and his blockbuster seriesnbsp;Hip Hop Family Tree.nbsp;Piskor is revered for his combination of golden age drawing style and smart storytelling.nbsp;The Washington Postnbsp;once said that "Piskor is able to render a world that resonates as truth." Currently, he is knee deep in drawing the next book in thenbsp;Hip Hop Family Treenbsp;five-volume series.