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The Black Panther Party
A Graphic Novel History
By (author): David F. Walker Illustrated by: Marcus Kwame Anderson
9781984857705 Paperback, Trade English General Trade COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction / Biography & Memoir Jan 19, 2021
$25.99 CAD
Active 7.06 x 10 x 0.68 in | 1.26 lb 192 pages FULLY ILLUSTRATED Ten Speed Press
A bold and fascinating graphic novel history of the revolutionary Black Panther Party.

Founded in Oakland, California, in 1966, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was a radical political organization that stood in defiant contrast to the mainstream civil rights movement. This gripping illustrated history explores the impact and significance of the Panthers, from their social, educational, and healthcare programs that were designed to uplift the Black community to their battle against police brutality through citizen patrols and frequent clashes with the FBI, which targeted the Party from its outset.

Using dramatic comic book-style retellings and illustrated profiles of key figures, The Black Panther Party captures the major events, people, and actions of the party, as well as their cultural and political influence and enduring legacy.

Publication History: TR Original

TIMED FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

INTEREST IN THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY IS ENDURING, from Beyonce’s dancers dressed in Panther-style uniforms to media stories about the Panthers popping up every February for Black History Month.

AUTHOR PLATFORM: David F. Walker has 10,900+ followers on Twitter and is an expert on Black cinema and culture; his most recent book is The Life of Frederick Douglass.

PRODUCT FEATURES: 7 x 10 paperback original with flaps, 192 pages, fully illustrated.

David F. Walker is an award-winning comic book writer, author, filmmaker, journalist, and educator. His work in comic books includes Shaft, winner of the Glyph Award for Story of the Year, Power Man and Iron Fist, Nighthawk, Fury, Secret Wars: Battleworld, Cyborg, The Army of Dr. Moreau, and Number 13. He is also the creator of the critically-acclaimed YA series The Adventures of Darius Logan and the author of the graphic novel biography The Life of Frederick Douglass. Recognized as a leading scholar expert of African American cinema, Walker produced one of the definitive documentaries on the topic of Blaxploitation films, Macked, Hammered, Slaughtered, and Shafted.

Author Residence: Portland, OR

Author Hometown: Portland, OR

Marcus Kwame Anderson is an illustrator and fine artist. Much of his work explores the beauty and diversity of the African diaspora and often incorporates social commentary. He graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a degree in illustration. Anderson is the co-creator of the comic book series Snow Daze and has illustrated stories in Action Lab's Cash and Carrie and F.O.R.C.E.

Illustrator Residence: Schenectady , NY

Illustrator Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica

Marketing: Social media promotion via author platforms

Consumer convention activations (Emerald City ComicCon, San Diego ComicCon, New York ComicCon)

Influencer campaign

Random House e-newsletters and websites



Author Website: davidfwalker.com/

Author Social Media: @davidwalker1201
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