James Brown

James Brown

From the publisher...

Black and Proud

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.

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.