The Horsemen: Birth of the Spark:

The Horsemen: Birth of the Spark:

The Horsemen: Birth of the Spark:

The Horsemen: Birth of the Spark:


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The groundbreaking series celebrates its 20th anniversary with The Horsemen: Birth of the Spark!

Written and Illustrated by Jiba Molei Anderson, The Horsemen: Birth of the Spark is an 80-page, 8.5" X 11" "Treasury-sized" volume, which continues the New Mythology saga with four stories filled with metaphysical intrigue, psychedelic locales, and pure Afrofantastic action!

Witness a reinterpretation of The High Concept, the very first Horsemen story published in the now-legendary 1999 Griot Preview Book!

The first Orisha makes her entrance and commands your respect as the Elder Champions of Creation face their greatest challenge in The Consonance: Revelations!

The Claw of Akebulan. The Counsel of Gaia. They are the daughters of the Lion and the Grace and mothers to the children of the Avenger. Discover the truth behind the emergence of the Orisha in Shango: Birth of the Spark!

The bill comes due as The Horsemen come face to face with humanity's spiritual rot in The Last Day!

The Horsemen: Birth of the Spark will also feature pin-ups by indie comics legend Shawn Alleyne and rising star Aries Art along with articles by Wingless Entertainment founder Brian J. Lambert & scholar Lisa Kottas including a foreword by the co-architect of the Black Comix movement, John Jennings (Kindred, Parable of the Sower, Black Kirby) plus plenty of bonus materials celebrating this momentous milestone!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798823116596
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 09/12/2022
Series: The Horsemen , #7
Pages: 82
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Jiba Molei Anderson is a veteran of the creative industries working as an illustrator, graphic designer, writer and educator.

In 1999, Anderson formed Griot Enterprises, a publishing company / visual communication studio and created its flagship property, The Horsemen, which was first released in 2002 to critical acclaim. He is also the curator of the 4 Pages 16 Bars: A Visual Mixtape anthology series, which focuses
on independent comics from creators of color as well as maintaining The Afrosoul Chronicles, a blog about comics, pop culture, politics and race.

Anderson has had numerous one-man & group shows and has been invited to speak about his work and the representation of race and culture at various institutions including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Penn State Altoona, Michigan State University and the Ohio State University.

Anderson has also been employed as a graphic designer, animator, art director and graphic novelist for educational institutions such as the University of Illinois - Chicago and the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.

Anderson has also made an impact in the world of role playing games contributing content to the World of Darkness franchise (Vampire: The Masquerade, Wraith: The Oblivion, Tales of Depravity, They Came
from [CLASSIFIED]) for Onyx Path Publishing.

Recently, Anderson became the proud recipient of the Glyph Awards Lifetime Achievement/Pioneer award for his work in the comic book industry through the East Coast of Black Age Comics convention (ECBACC).
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