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Hip Hop Family Tree, Book 2: 1981-1983

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Lucy & Phyllis is a Certified B Corporation that meets the highest standards of social and eveironmental impact.

The second installment of this acclaimed graphic novel hip-hop history (originally serialized on the popular website Boing Boing) covers the years 1981-1983. 2015 Eisner Award Winner: Best Reality-Based Work.

Covering the early years of 1981-1983, Hip Hop has made a big transition from the parks and rec rooms to downtown clubs and vinyl records. The performers make moves to separate themselves from the paying customers by dressing more and more flamboyant until a young group called RUN-DMC comes on the scene to take things back to the streets. This volume covers hits like Afrika Bambaataa’s Planet Rock, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s the Message, the movie Wild Style and introduces superstars like NWA, The Beastie Boys, Doug E Fresh, KRS One, ICE T, and early Public Enemy. Cameos by Dolemite, LL Cool J, Notorious BIG, and New Kids on the Block (?!)! 

2015 Eisner Award Winner: Best Reality-Based Work

ISBN-13: 9781606997567

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

Publication Date: 09-07-2014

Pages: 112

Product Dimensions: 9.00(w) x 12.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Age Range: 18 Years

Series: Hip Hop Family Tree Series #2

Ed Piskor (b. 1982) was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He is a former student of The Kubert School and collaborated with underground comics pioneer Harvey Pekar (American Splendor) before creating the best selling series Hip Hop Family Tree and X-Men: Grand Design (the latter for Marvel Comics). World renowned director of the film-phenomenon Wild Style.