NEW VIDEO- "HOT DAMN" by Venomous2000 & Trilian

Yeah, you should already know this song Hot Damn, because I should have already dropped my review of Venomous2000 & Trilian's dope ass collabo album Sounds of the Great Ones.  But I didn't.  So you don't.  Blaming me is not gonna fix anything, so let's just dive into the new video, and we can all agree that I helped by showing it to you...

Oeming is DESTROYING the art on CAVE CARSON!

DC's handed the keys to some lesser characters to Gerard Way for his Young Animal label of books, and he is making some damn good comics.  My favorite is the incredible Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye with incredible cartoon art by the mighty Mike Oeming (Powers, Mice Templar, Hammer of the Gods).

The Ladies of DC go HARD in BOMBSHELLS

I have absolutely no idea what's going on in with this comic BOMBSHELLS, othern than the fact that DC has Laura Braga and Richard Ortiz churning out some serious art on this book...

IN STORES NOW- Odyssey of the Amazons #3 by Kevin Grevioux, Don Ho and Ryan Benjamin

With the Wonder Woman flick on horizon, DC is smartly raising the profile of Diana's mythos with a sweet series Odyssey of the Amazons written by that dude Kevin Grevioux (Underworld, The Blue Marvel, Spider-Man vs Vampires).

Mascot for the Obamacare repeal appears on Late Night with Stephen Colbert

It warms my heart anytime I see teevee shows are employing artists to draw stuff to go with their programming.  Here we are introduced to SuckIt, the Don't Care Bear -new Mascot for the Republican's Obamacare repeal- in Colbert's monologue...

Get your hands on KID CARVERS & The Backyard Bike Bandits #1

Check out this preview of KID CARVERS & The Backyard Bike Bandits #1, the latest offering from New Orleans based publisher 133Art.


MegaRan has earned his spot as a nerdcore mogul the hard way, so I always check for his new drops.  He just dropped this mixtape RNDM BEATS ALL STARS on bandcamp today, and I'm only a few minutes into this 51 minute mix, but I'm diggin' it so I figure I ought'a share...

Tweet of the Week

PREVIEW- Fight of the Century

 I ran across this science-fiction mixed martial arts comic Fight of the Century on Facebook over the weekend, and was blown away by this incredible unlettered five-page preview they dropped yesterday...

A few words about Run The Jewels, and that Machiavelli shit

"Jewel runner, bitch! Make the name stick. Not for sale, but I'm taking payments..."
-El Producto
of Run The Jewels

Dem Atlas barely appears in his new video. SWEET!

Soulful rhymesayer Dem Atlas barely appears in this video for his melancholy alcoholic-rap joint In the Mud, which is one of the things I like about it...

Tweet of the Week


Check out this press release  and preview art I got from that dude Anthony Ruttgaizer for the release of Aristocrats Comics' new all-ages comic Heroes of Homeroom C.

This episode of #KickstartTHIS has something for everybody!

So I get hit with a TON of Kickstarter campaigns and I generally don't get time to individually address each one.  That sucks, because I started GhettoManga to help get the word out about awesome independent projects.  So now I am rolling out #KickstartTHIS as a recurring feature here on GhettoManga, so that I can hip you to great projects you can back.  So let's dive into it!

Myth Smith concept art by @SamaxAmen

 Whaddup, fam! Check out this concept art I made for Mythworlde Media's monster smashing characters Myth Smith and Makeba the Unconquerable!

Building and destroying with Napoleon da Legend and Deepak Chopra. 

"AZ in 'Doe or Die', I'm rather unique. I'd rather teach you how to fish, because I'd rather you eat..."
-Napoleon da Legend

"I feel like as an artist I need to start drawing pictures of super heroes beating up Nazis..." @OlaBetiku

Peep the new MADVILLAIN track and figure, AVALANCHE!

You swear you stay fresh, but you ain't even know about that new MADVILLAIN figure did you? The one that comes with the 7" vinyl release of MF DOOM and MADLIB'S single AVALANCHE? Oh, you did? I guess I was the only one who didn't know...

Peep these FULL COLOR preview pages from Robert Love's NUMBER 13

 That dude Robert Love leaked a few pages from the next installment of his post-apocalyptic action comic Number 13 today.  As you can imagine, I'm psyched!

Happy Birthday Venomous2000!

I just found out one of my favorite emcees was celebrating his birthday today, so here's The People Want More by Venomous 2000 (f/ DJ EndK), so we can join the party...

"You bastards overlooking street art, better yet street smarts, but you keep us off the charts..." -Phife Dawg #rip

I'll add words later.  For now:
sigh. . .

Somebody tell me: Is THE PROWLER as DOPE as it looks?

 So I vaguely remember seeing this cover to The Prowler #1 in stores and thinking the art was nice-looking... but I was only mildly tempted to look at it, let alone buy the thing.  Fast-forward today. After spotting "story so far" page from the preview to issue 2 below, which lays out the premise of the series... I am FIENDING to read this shit!

A couple preview pages from the next issue of Genndy Tartakovsky's CAGE!

 So Genndy Tartakovsky's doing that thing he does with Power Man in the second issue of CAGE! Here's a couple pages I snatched from the internets...

"Wakanda is not just a country. Wakanda is a nation." Ta-Nehisi Coates, in a dope Q+A at Amalgam Comics

In case you missed it, here's an awesome Q & A with award-winning scribe Ta-Nehisi Coates, emceed by veteran comics illustrator Eric Battle and hosted at Amalgam Comics in Philly, brought to you by the fine folks at ReelBlack.

In stores TODAY --- BLACK PANTHER #8

 Current events got you down, fam?  I hear you... Just do what I did: Roll to the comic shop and cop something to read... like the latest issue of Black Panther...  

Peep this dope live-action/animated hip hop video STRANGE TECHNOLOGY by L'orange + Lif

Surrounded on all sides as I am these days by people who want to evoke the spirit of Seduction of the Innocent for their own purposes (whether it's black intellectual analysis of Luke Cage, or feminist hatred of Frank Cho), I generally take the position that objectionable funny book characters are not gonna kill you.  Whether you agree or disagree, you need to peep this video for Strange Technology by L'orange and Mr. Lif (f/Akrobatik & Gonjasufi).  Just because...

#DownloadThis - SOUL OF THE CITY II by Shyne On Me

Right when I'm thinking social media has nothing to offer me, I got sucked in by the cover art to SOUL Of The CITY II on Twitter. This album by Shyne on Me, a D.C. area rhymer I never heard of before, may have single-handedly saved the internets from the blazing fires of my indifference...

Visuals for the KOOL KEITH x MF DOOM collab SUPER HERO, plus a stream of the album FEATURE MAGNETIC!

You already know I had to post the video for that Kool Keith joint SuperHero (featuring MF DOOM) by "Aardman Nathan Love" Creative Studio...

Revolutionary Times x Lupe Fiasco = SMACK! SpeedComics Vol. 42 - Targets

Here's another process video by that dude Sean Mack (The Revolutionary Times, RED), over a fresh Lupe Fiasco joint...

Start the day off Right with Wise Intelligent #InvestInIntelligence

"I am not here for contention.
You are not my competition
It's prophetic premonition
I see Zion in this vision..."
-Wise Intelligent 

That #BlackGirlMagic is on FULL DISPLAY in this WORLD OF WAKANDA preview!

I already know you're feeling this cover art to Black Panther: World of Wakanda by the mighty Afua Richardson, so go ahead and peep the rest of the preview art below and we can chop it up when you get done...

That #BlackGirlMagic is on FULL DISPLAY in this WORLD OF WAKANDA preview!

I already know you're feeling this cover art to Black Panther: World of Wakanda by the mighty Afua Richardson, so go ahead and peep the rest of the preview art below and we can chop it up when you get done...

That #BlackGirlMagic is on FULL DISPLAY in this WORLD OF WAKANDA preview!

I already know you're feeling this cover art to Black Panther: World of Wakanda by the mighty Afua Richardson, so go ahead and peep the rest of the preview art below and we can chop it up when you get done...

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