"Eruption!" Original Comic Splash Page

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2 images
Illustrated by
Anyabwile, Dawud
Written by
Sims, Guy A.
Subject of
Big City Comics, Inc., American, 1989 - 1996
Medium
India ink, plastic on paper, pressure-sensitive tape
Dimensions
H x W: 14 × 22 in. (35.6 × 55.9 cm)
Type
drawings
Place made
East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
1992
Description
A set of original comic book splash pages for pages 2 and 3 of Brotherman No. 5 illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile. The pages form one large image and are taped together by white adhesive tape on the back of the sheets of paper. The black and white drawing is of a street scene in front of Big City Courthouse. It depicts a large crowd of people in front of the courthouse with additional buildings in the background. The crowd consists of reporters, police officers and civilians. Several speech bubbles are above people’s heads in the crowd. Several news and police vehicles are also in front of the courthouse. Written in black ink across the top is “ERUPTiON!” Both pages are signed and inscribed on the back.
Topic
African American
Art
Comics and graphic novels
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brotherman Comics / Big City Entertainment, Inc.
Object number
2017.116.5.8
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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