Published by
Big City Comics, Inc., American, 1989 - 1996
Illustrated by
Anyabwile, Dawud, American
Written by
Sims, Guy A., American
Distributed by
Sims, Jason E., American
Date
April 1990
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 × 1/16 in. (25.3 × 20.5 × 0.1 cm)
Description
Brotherman No. 1 published by Big City Comics, Inc. The comic book has 24 pages. The front cover of the comic book features a color image of the face of Brotherman. He is wearing a blue mask with the letter “B” on his forehead. Printed in white ink at the top of the page is “BROTHER / MAN / DICTATOR OF DISCIPLINE.” Printed in white ink across the middle of the front cover is “HE’S HERE!” Printed in white ink at the bottom of the front cover is “…Everything’s Gonna Be Alright.” In the top left corner is a rectangle with an image of a city skyline at top. Below the image in blue and white text is “BIG CITY / COMICS / No. 1 / $2.00 USA / $2.75 CANADA.” Inside the front cover is a short summary of the hero and the word he inhabits and publishing information. The back cover are advertisements for Brotherman No. 2 and t-shirts with the Brotherman logo. The cover of the comic book is black with white text. Printed at the top is “IT’S HERE!” The Big City Comics logo is at the center of the back cover. Printed beneath the logo is “Nothing’s Gonna Be The Same.”
Place made
East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
comic books
Topic
Art
Comics and graphic novels
Design
Graphic design
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brotherman Comics / Big City Entertainment, Inc.
Object number
2017.116.4.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Big City Entertainment, Inc.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5390d36ce-2a73-4303-8759-d0a20f1ec5fd

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