Franklin

African-American classics / edited by Tom Pomplun and Lance Tooks.

Publication:
Mount Horeb, Wis. : Eureka ; [London : Diamond distributor], c2011.
Series:
Graphic classics ; v. 22.
Graphic classics ; v. 22
Format/Description:
Book
144 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
American literature -- African American authors -- Comic books, strips, etc.
African Americans -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Form/Genre:
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels -- United States.
Summary:
"Twenty-three stories and poems by America's earliest black authors, illustrated by contemporary black artists including: authors, Langston Hughes [et al.]; adaptations, Alex Simmons, Christopher Priest, Mat Johnson; illustrators, Afua Richardson [et al.]"--Cover p. [4].
Contents:
The reward / James Weldon Johnson, illustrated by Mac McGill
Two Americans / Florence Lewis Bentley, adapted by Alex Simmons, illustrated by Trevor Von Eeden, color by Adrian Johnson
On being Crazy / W.E. B. Du Bois, adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Kyle Baker
The negro / Langston Hughes, illustrated by Stan Shaw
Danse Africaine / Langston Hughes / illustrated by Afua Richardson
A carnival jangle / Alice Dunbar Nelson / adapted and illustrated by Lance Tooks
The castaways / Claude McKay, illustrated by Glenn Brewer
America / Claude McKay, illustrated by John Jennings
Lawing and jawing / Zora Neale Hurston, adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Arie Monroe
Lex Talionis / Robert W. Bagnall, adapted by Christopher Priest, illustrated by Jim Webb
Becky / Jean Toomer, adapted by Mat Johnson, illustrated by Kenjji
In the matter of two men / James D. Corrothers, illustrated by Kenjji
Sympathy / by Paul Laurence Dunbar, illustrated by Lance Tooks
We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar, illustrated by Larry Poncho Brown
Buyers of dreams / Ethel M. Caution, adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Leilani Hickerson
The bronze legacy / Effie Lee Newsome, illustrated by Keith Mallett
The Goophered grapevine / Charles W. Chesnutt / adapted by Alex Simmons, illustrated by Shepherd Hendrix
Sanctum 777 N.S.D.C.O.U meets Cleopatra / Leila Amos Pendleton , adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Kevin J. Taylor
De cunjah man / James Edwin Campbell, illustrated by Masheka Wood
Filling station / Zora Neale Hurston, adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Milton Knight
The ghost of Deacon Brown / James Weldon Johnson, illustrated by Jeremy Love
Aunt Chloe's politics / Frances E.W. Harper, illustrated by Titus V. Thomas
Shalmanezer / Frances E.W. Harper, adapted & illustrated by Lance Tooks.
Contributor:
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.
Bentley, Florence Lewis
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935.
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948.
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Bagnall, Robert W.
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967.
Corrothers, James David, 1869-1917.
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.
Caution, Ethel M.
Newsome, Effie Lee, 1885-1979.
Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932.
Pendleton, Leila Amos, 1860-
Campbell, James Edwin, 1867-1895.
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911.
Pomplun, Tom.
Tooks, Lance.
Richardson, Afua.
ISBN:
9780982563045 (pbk.)
0982563043 (pbk.)
OCLC:
751752024
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