Ingredients of the Hop Hop Family Tree's cover

Ed Piskor publishes The Hip Hop Family Tree each week here at BB, and the hardcopy is now available in print from Fantagraphics. At his tumblr, Ed describes the cover's ingredients, a wealth of references to the comics and music he loves.

"2 major strands to my DNA are Hip Hop culture and comic books so this project is the perfect vessel to explore and play in these various sandboxes in tandem, to explore certain similarities between the two worlds, and to merge the cultures under one roof. The format of the Hip Hop Family Tree series is based on the “Marvel Treasury” format, as evidence by the banner across the masthead"