APB: Artists Against Police Brutality: A Comic Book Anthology (Paperback)

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By Bill Campbell (Editor), Jason Rodriguez (Editor), John Jennings (Editor)
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An incredibly unique comic book benefit project featuring comic shorts, pin-ups, short essays, and flash fiction, the proceeds of which will be going to the Innocence Project
We ve all seen the pictures: a six-year-old Ruby Bridges being escorted by U.S. marshals on her first day at an all-white, New Orleans school in 1960; a police dog attacking a demonstrator in Birmingham; fire hoses turned on protesters; Martin Luther King Jr. addressing a crowd on the National Mall. These pictures were printed in papers, flashed across television screens, and helped to change the laws of this nation, but not necessarily all of the attitudes. Similarly, we ve seen the pictures of Michael Brown lying face down in a pool of his own blood for hours; protesters with their hands up, facing down militarized policemen. There are videos of Eric Garner choked to death, John Crawford III shot down in Walmart for carrying a toy gun, and 12-year-old Tamir Rice gunned down in broad daylight for the same reason. "APB: Artists Against Police Brutality" is a benefit comic book anthology that focuses on hot-button issues including police brutality, the justice system, and civil rights, with one primary goal: show pictures and tell stories that get people talking. The proceeds will go to the Innocence Project, an organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people.

About the Author

Bill Campbellis the founder of Rosarium Publishing and the author the novels"Koontown Killing Kaper," "My Booty Novel," and"Sunshine Patriots"as well as the essay collection, "Pop Culture: Politics, Puns, and Poohbutt from a Liberal Stay-at-Home Dad." He is the coeditor of the anthologies"Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond" and "Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany." He lives in Washington, DC. Jason Rodriguezis an Eisner and Harvey Award nominated writer and editor. He is the author of"Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened" and "Try Looking Ahead," and his work has been published by Dark Horse Comics, Random House, and several small publishers. He lives in Arlington, Virginia. John Jenningsis an associate professor of visual studies at the State University of New York Buffalo. He is an award-winning graphic novelist and the author of Pitch Black Rainbow: The Art of John Jennings. He lives in Buffalo, New York."
Product Details
ISBN: 9781495607523
ISBN-10: 1495607526
Publisher: Rosarium Publishing
Publication Date: October 28th, 2015
Pages: 200
Language: English

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