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Hip Hop Family Tree [Paperback]

Ed Piskor
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14 Nov 2013 Hip Hop Family Tree
From exciting young talent and self-proclaimed hip hop nerd Ed Piskor comes this explosively entertaining, encyclopaedic history of the formative years of the music genre that has changed global culture. Originally serialised on the hugely popular website Boing Boing, Hip Hop Family Tree has been collected in a single volume cleverly presented in a style evocative of the Marvel comics of the same era. Captured are the vivid personalities of stars like DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, as well as three kids who later become RUN-DMC.

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  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics; Col Spl edition (14 Nov 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1606996908
  • ISBN-13: 978-1606996904
  • Product Dimensions: 33.1 x 23.3 x 1.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 52,991 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Printed on grainy retro paper and with full colour illustrations throughout, the piece de résistance is the set of beautifully rendered full size drawings picturing some of the major players... The ultimate stocking filler for hip-hop fans.' --Shortlist

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5.0 out of 5 stars amazing $#% 2 April 2014
By Catalin
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
The old school comic book graphics combined with an accurate history of hip hop make this literally the best gift you can make to any hip hop fan out there (including yourself).

I didn't expect this, but the book format is quite big (bigger than A4) and the content is really consistent, going way beyond a simple pretty coffee table comic book. It took me 2 days of intense reading to finish it and will definitely go back to page 1 soon to get some inspiration for my playlist.

We're so lucky the author is a great illustrator (probably specialized in old school graphics) and an avid hip hop fan, And he has a good sense of humor. Can't wait for volume 2!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Dope 22 Nov 2013
By Greg - Published on Amazon.com
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Paving the way. An extremely important and confident work. Excels in every aspect down to the finest detail from concept to execution. Accomplished cartooning, obscure and informative for even those most well versed on the subject. Extremely high standard of production overall, kudos to Piskor and FB. I eagerly await all further volumes and heartily recommend Piskor's work to everyone.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Nahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh way!! =D 11 Dec 2013
By Cloud Chaser - Published on Amazon.com
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This thing is huge. Much bigger then I thought! Same size as them old comics that were like the larger ones. The pages of the whole thing on the inside feel like an old comic.. I don't know what paper that is, but it's some official old school paper, but durable, not thin. Even the paper has that "vintage" smell to it!!!! I guess if you want a vintage feel, actually use the same material as they used to!!! This is too ill.. I can't believe this.. <3
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5.0 out of 5 stars This is totally legit. 6 Dec 2013
By steve cooley - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
If you were when hiphop was forming, or at any point along the way, this will fill in so many details about how it all happened.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic hip hop history 4 Dec 2013
By Peter Doane - Published on Amazon.com
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This book is really incredible, i've savored every page, a great history, great storytelling, fantastic art. I learned a ton.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Know your History 25 April 2014
By MARK ANTHONY JACK - Published on Amazon.com
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This is a great comic book that teaches Hip Hop origin and history in a light fare that stays true to the genre. Illustrations are great and if you are a true hip hop head you will be enlightened to how things came to be.
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