EXHIBIT: Medialia Gallery Presents: CULLUD: From the Freedomways Civil Rights Journal & National Syndication by BRUMSIC BRANDON Jr. & BARBARA BRANDON-CROFT: May - July 2016 (NYC)

Medialia Gallery Presents:

CULLUD: An Exhibition Of Original Comic Strips & Social Commentary Cartoons, Reprints, Artifacts And Development Work By A Father & Daughter: BRUMSIC BRANDON Jr. & BARBARA BRANDON-CROFT

Exhibit: May 7th - July 2nd, 2016

Medialia ... Rack and Hamper Gallery

335 West 38th Street, 4th Foor, New York, New York 10018

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A message from Barbara Brandon-Croft

I have made it my job, my duty, my calling to keep my dad’s legacy alive. He was an incredible artist…and ridiculously prolific. The lion share of his work was firmly planted in the struggle for civil rights. 

I’ve team up with researcher and scholar Tara Nakashima Donahue to pull together a collection of his works and artifacts which, starting May 7th, will be on view at Medialia Gallery on West 38th Street. 

We’re calling the show, “CULLUD” named after a board game my dad created in 1967 (where no matter how long you play, you will never win). Included in the show will be a number of pieces that my dad contributed to Freedomways (the black cultural and political journal of it’s time), original panels from Luther, and a lot more.

The show will also include originals of my work on, “Where I’m Coming From," from my 13-year stint as a cartoonist. 
My dad and I make the only father/daughter nationally syndicated cartoonists duo. We not only had separate comic strips, we had different syndicates, and they ran some twenty years apart. I'm most proud of the fact that we covered many the same topics — in our own distinct styles and from our own perspectives.

We hope you will come and enjoy the show.


About Medialia Gallery

Established in 1992, Medialia ... Rack and Hamper Gallery specializes in small, affordable works by international artists, including: book art, medallic sculpture, small sculpture, transformable sculpture, wearable sculpture and wall hangings. Work of gallery artists is exhibited on a continual basis, along with special one-person and group exhibitions by international artists.

Founder and artistic director Mashiko Nakashima, has also established the not-for-profit, New Approach Inc. to promote emerging artists and curators, as well as to encourage public awareness and exposure to unconventional medallic art. 

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SOUND: RAISE THE LEVEL OF THE FUNK: Ron Long and the New York Legendz Release Single

Long awaited... just as the lyrics say, "Take me to a place I've never been..." Ron Long and the New York Legendz latest single, "Raise the Level of the F.U.N.K." has the POWER to do just that! 

Now available on CD Baby

Anticipated album release: Spring 2016

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Produced by Ron Long and Tri-State Ent. Written by Ron Long with Julia Bonura. Filmed and edited by Tri-State Ent. Featuring Ron Long with Michael Angelo (vocals)

EVENT: The Slovenly Gamer: Grey Williamson Talks Comics & Controlling Your Own Narratives

MILTON BENN AKA THE SLOVENLY GAMER

MILTON BENN AKA THE SLOVENLY GAMER

Episode 31: From Brooklyn, New York, artist, speaker, sculptor, world traveler, comics industry veteran and creator of Val-Mar: Gifted and Cursed, Grey Williamson drops in to have a chat with Slovenly Gamer.

Grey shares memories of growing up in Brooklyn, his first job in the comic book industry, his creative process and his influences. When the conversation shifts to the topic of diversity, Grey drops some seriously thought-provoking gems.

About The Slovenly Gamer: A podcast created to highlight and discuss all things gaming and nerdy hosted by part Man/kaiju/Droid/Jedi/mis-understood Super Villain, Milton Benn.


Created by Grey Williamson


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WORDS & PICTURES: Darkstorm Graphic Novel by Kevin Grevioux and Grey Williamson: Coming Soon

Darkstorm graphic novel coming soon! Words by Kevin Grevioux, creator/writer of Underworld and pictures by Grey Williamson, creator/writer/artist of Val-Mar: Gifted and Cursed!

Early development pics of the character Darkstorm are showcased below. 

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Thanks for stopping by!

~ Onjena Yo


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EVENT: The Tao of Otaku & Grey Williamson talk Val-Mar, Superheroes, Tricksters and More

Ziki, Demi & Tolu of The Tao of Otaku chopped it with Grey Williamson about his ‪‎sci-fi‬ horror‬ comic series Val-Mar: Prince of the Damned and his creative journey. 

Grey is vastly experienced and has been through so many different walks of life. Very much like Val-Mar, Grey’s creative journey is also somewhat of a puzzle and on today’s episode we explore every piece of that puzzle.
— Tao of Otaku

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About The Tao of Otaku:

With new episodes every Sunday, the Tao of Otaku is a podcast that gives an African perspective on the world of comics, video games & all things geeky, hosted by Ziki, Demi & Tolu. 

  • Ziki is an entrepreneur working with the rest of the Otaku gang to create Kugali, an online storytelling platform. When he’s not stressing out about his company Ziki can be found flying across space and fighting crime … in his dreams of course. Actually Ziki is working on his first comic book which is due for release later this year.
  • Demi loves cheesecakes, talking shit and constantly reminding us about how awesome berserk is.
  • Tolu is a game developer whose taste in entertainment is all over the charts. One moment he’s reading Game of Thrones, the next he’s playing as Kirby in Smash Bros. His first few games should be coming out sometime in 2016.

Listen to Season 1 and Season 2 of the Tao of Otaku's podcasts here.

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SHE IS MEANT TO REPRESENT THE HOPES AND DREAMS OF HER PEOPLE...THE BRIDGE BETWEEN MAN AND "GOD"...

SHE IS MEANT TO REPRESENT THE HOPES AND DREAMS OF HER PEOPLE...THE BRIDGE BETWEEN MAN AND "GOD"...

HE BELIEVED HE WAS THE SON OF "GOD" UNTIL "GOD" WAS KILLED IN FRONT OF HIM.

HE BELIEVED HE WAS THE SON OF "GOD" UNTIL "GOD" WAS KILLED IN FRONT OF HIM.

Created by Grey Williamson


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