An evening of police brutality in 1965 ushers in one of the most pivotal moments in Civil Rights history. From John Wilcock, New York Years, a history of the 1960s underground press and related events. (Also, Happy MLK Day, Jan 16)
A book of John Wilcock comics is now available
Important news: John Wilcock will soon celebrate his 90th birthday.
Regrettably, John suffered a stroke in 2014, which has dissolved nearly all of his life's savings on medical expenses. There is now a GoFundMe to help support Wilcock in a moment of need.
Thank you for any help and support you can provide. — Peace.
Previous Wilcock/Lenny comics on Boing Boing: Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce! When Lenny Bruce Stayed at My Apartment – Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall
A history of The East Village Other, and its impact on New Journalism, Activism, and the Underground Press. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
John’s break from the Village Voice in 1965, leading to his work with Walter Bowart and the East Village Other.
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