illustrations ©2011 Trevor Von Eeden
color by Adrian Johnson

 

TREVOR VON EEDEN

Trevor Von Eeden was born in Guyana in 1959, and moved to New York City in 1970. At age 17, he became DC Comics’ first black artist – and one of the youngest they’d ever hired. He co-created Black Lightning, DC’s first black superhero to have his own book, and is known for his work on Batman, Green Arrow, Black Canary, and a 1984 mini-series called Thriller. Since 2001, Trevor has illustrated a series of short stories, Joe in the Future, for Heavy Metal Magazine. He recently finished writing and drawing The Original Johnson, a biography of boxer Jack Johnson (IDW Publishing, 2010), and in 2011 designed and illustrated a series of superhero comics produced for the National Hockey League by Stan Lee. See more work on Trevor’s official website.

African-American Classics:
Graphic Classics Volume 22

144 pages, color, $15

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