The 2017 collected anthology of the work of New Orleans based artist John Slade, featuring all six issues of his self-published epic comic including exclusive extras. 156 pages.
John Slade was born in 1957 which meant he was just in time a renaissance in animation on television; that would influence him and his art. As a child, John had a talent for as far back as elementary school when was tapped for a one man show at the New Orleans school board office in 1968. He began doing political cartoons for his Highschool newspaper the Kennedy Courier where he won his first cartooning award. During that time experimented in Super 8 Filmmaking and animation. Professional journalism and media posts came his way in print and broadcast where he won many New Orleans Press awards for his political cartoons. John had a long stint in talk radio on WBOK from 2007 to 2019 while also doing a decade of work writing and drawing his Afro Brother Spacemen comic book. The comic book led to the short animated film, “Afro Brother Spacemen In The Day The Earth Stood Stupid.” Currently, John’s can be found on think504.com and on New Orleans Access Television Wednesdays at 6:30 am & pm.