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Hip Hop Family Tree: Odd Classics of 1984

This week’s Hip Hop Family Tree covers some overlooked gems from rap music’s past. By Ed Piskor

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Soccer Sharks [Street Angel 016]

After a devastating fall, things goes from bad to worse for our diminutive heroine. A local parish scrapes Jesse Sanchez’s injured body off the street. Unfortunately, a local Satanic cult has declared war on this particular parish. Talk about out of the frying pan and into the fire! Also — soccer sharks!?!

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Comic: The Life of Sitting Bull, as told by a 10-year-old

The story of the Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who united the Lakota tribes against betrayals by the US government

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Laugh at your deepest, darkest fears

Artist Fran Krause keeps one of the best Tumblrs ever, with cartoons of his own as well as anonymously submitted deep dark fears.

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The First Scientist

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the very first scientist very quickly is introduced to the second scientist.

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The Hip Hop Radio Station KDAY and Dr. Dre

The first 24/7 Hip Hop radio station, KDAY in LA plus Dr. Dre’s involvement in this week’s Hip Hop Family Tree by Ed Piskor

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Going Street to Hell [Street Angel 015]

Street Angel crashes through a window —plummeting to her death!?! Is this the beginning of an exciting new adventure, or the end of the line?

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TOM THE DANCING BUG: To Kill a Watchman

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the sequel to “To Kill a Mockingbird” is a dark 1980s graphic novel meditation on vigilantism and Cold War anxieties

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Afrika Bambaataa Collaborates with James Brown and Johnny Rotten

This week’s Hip Hop Family Strip is of David Bowie/Bing Crosby proportions. By Ed Piskor

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JOHN WILCOCK: Leaving the trial, I realized Kennedy had just been killed.

The Jan and Stan story concludes with one of the most discordant moments possible. From John Wilcock, New York Years.

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TOM THE DANCING BUG: Brian Williams, in "American Liar"

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Brian Williams finds himself in a fabricated account of the Iraq War.

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Rakim and Biz Markie

The next generation of Hip Hop All Stars are beginning to form in this week’s Hip Hop Family Tree strip by Ed Piskor.

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No Girls Allowed (Street Angel 014)

Street Angel sneaks into a skate park and puts on a show.

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Street Angel 013: Prime Time

Street Angel watches TV and fights ninjas.

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JOHN WILCOCK: An Incident on Liberty Street

The tribute to Jan and Stan continues with a pornography arrest in New York’s Financial District. A true life tale from John Wilcock, New York Years.

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TOM THE DANCING BUG: The Unicorn Whose Tears Were 1976 Ford Fiestas, and more Super-Fun-Pak Comix

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Super-Fun-Pak Comix features The Unicorn Whose Tears Were 1976 Ford Fiestas, and much, much, much more

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Davy DMX, Influential Early Hip Hop Mega-Producer

The career of Davy DMX spans Hip Hop before Rap records up to his music being sampled today by a new generation of artists. He’s the focus of this week’s Hip Hop Family Tree by Ed Piskor

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Street Angel: That Explains Everything!

Can Jesse and Inti strike a deal or is Angel City stuck with Cortez and his time-displaced crew of Conquistadors? Will Cosmick realize where he is before it’s too late? Find out in the stunning conclusion of Inca Dinka Doom!

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JOHN WILCOCK: My First Orgy

It’s the Sixties now! – with John’s first oily encounter with group sex. Part 1/3 of a serialized encounter from John Wilcock, New York Years.

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TOM THE DANCING BUG: A Patriotic Debate

In this week’s comic, a Patriotic Debate breaks out.

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Schoolly D: Inventor of Gangster Rap

This week’s Hip Hop Family Tree covers Gangster Boogie by Schoolly D, an influential artist who inspired the west coast direction spearheaded by Ice T and NWA.

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Ninjas vs. Pirates

Angel City’s streets explode when ninjas and pirates clash!

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The God-Man Fan Club vs. … Clod-Man!

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the God-Man Fan Club must avenge the grave insult of… “Clod-Man!”

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Egyptian Lover: West Coast Hip Hop Pioneer

Taking things to Los Angeles during the early 1980’s in this week’s Hip Hop Family Tree by Ed Piskor

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Invasion Angel City!

Cortez and his band of time-traveling pirates/Conquistadors hit the mean streets of Angel City!

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KRS ONE meets his future DJ and doesn't know it.

Introducing Boogie Down Productions DJ Scott La Rock into the fold in this week’s Hip Hop Family Tree by Ed Piskor.

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Charlie Hebdo - Love Is Stronger than Hate

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH je suis Charlie

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Cable News, 1860

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the great issues of history are decided as they are today — by arguing hysterically about one representative incident chosen by cable news networks.

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Roxanne's Revenge!

The “Roxanne Wars” of the ’80s officially begin with this song by 14 yr old Roxanne Shante in this week’s Hip Hop Family Tree strip by Ed Piskor.

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TOM THE DANCING BUG: Oregon Woman Gives Birth to Hindu Baby

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH the News of the Times presents the story, “Oregon Woman Gives Birth to Hindu Baby”

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