Brotherman #1 - Cover

Illustrated by
Anyabwile, Dawud
Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Big City Comics, Inc., American, 1989 - 1996
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D (frame): 43 5/16 × 35 7/16 × 2 in. (110 × 90 × 5.1 cm)
Type
posters
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1990
Description
A framed poster of the front cover of Brotherman No. 1 illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile. The poster 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.” On the back of the frame, handwritten in graphite and ink on the left side is “©DAWUD ANYABWILE FKA DAVE SIMS 1990 / “Brotherman # 1 – cover” / WWW.BROTHRMANCOMICS.COM.”
Topic
African American
Art
Comics and graphic novels
Graphic design
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brotherman Comics / Big City Entertainment, Inc.
Object number
2017.116.5.4
Restrictions & Rights
© Big City Entertainment, Inc.
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Classification
Visual Arts
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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