Born in the South during the height of segregation, James Brown went on to become a global sensation, using his immeasurable talent to grasp what he believed was the American Dream.
Join the charismatic, hard-working, and sometimes tyrannical bandleader on a journey down the roads of America with a group of talented musicians spreading the sound of funk and soul throughout the country. Told against the backdrop of a changing America during the Civil Rights era of the 1960s, this is the story of a man and his band that would go on to revolutionize the world of pop music.
• Xavier Fauthoux was the winner of the James Brown Music Video Challenge in 2012.
• The Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, The Hardest Working Man in Show Business—a legend of popular music whose influence and appeal reaches audiences to this day—gets the graphic novel treatment.
James Brown: Black and Proud
Xavier Fauthoux (w & a & c)
HC • FC • $24.99 • 144 pages • 7″ x 9-1/2″ • ISBN: 978-1-68405-338-4