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

Publication Info. Mount Horeb, Wis. : Eureka ; London : Diamond [distributor], [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Graphic Novels - DKLY-12  GN AFR    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Graphic Novel - RIPG-1  GN FIC AFRICAN    AVAILABLE
Description 144 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Graphic classics ; v. 22
Graphic classics ; v. 22.
Audience "Recommended for ages 12 to adult"--Cover p. [4].
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 -- 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.
Subject American literature -- African American authors -- Comic books, strips, etc.
African Americans -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Graphic novels.
Added Author 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.
Carothers, James D.
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 paperback
0982563043 paperback
Standard No. 9780982563045 51795

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