The honor winning inventive group of Mshindo Kuumba, and Uraeus (Richard G. Tyler II), perceived in free and underground comic circles as BlackOps, has been respected with five 2014 GLYPH Grant Assignments.

The GLYPH Funnies Grants (GCA), which perceive the best comic books, realistic books, funny cartoons, scholars and specialists, in Dark themed comic, science fiction, and dream narrating, is a yearly festival held Friday, May 16, 2014, from 6pm to 9pm, at the African American Exhibition hall in Philadelphia (AAMP) situated at seventh and Curve Lanes in Philadelphia, Dad. The function denote the official kickoff of the thirteenth Yearly East Drift Dark Period of Funnies Tradition (ECBACC) which happens Saturday, May 17, 2013. http://www.ecbacc.com

The assignments incorporate BEST Craftsman (M. Kuumba for Anikulapo); BEST COVER (Indigo: Hit List 3.0); BEST Reproduce Production (M. Kuumba for Early Days); BEST MALE CHARACTER (M. Kuumba for Anikulapo); and BEST FEMALE CHARACTER (R. Tyler for Indigo).

During a time when comic establishments command universal box workplaces, Glyph Funnies Grants Administrator, Pamela Thomas, says “Dark Comic books merit a moment search for the employment that they do. In the midst of the various TV programs and true to life movies featuring saints with fabulous capacities, not very many, assuming any, component African Americans in normal featuring parts or portray them as being similarly as awesome. However, Dark funnies books are shutting this crevice. Inside the pages of Dark comic books, African Americans are the stars and can have their remarkable social stories told.”

In view of this objective, BlackOps keeps on increasing present expectations by showing perfection in execution, and having some expertise in the advancement of highest quality level, mixed media content that speaks to the absolute best that the African-American, and worldwide African people group brings to the table. They look to expand on an exceedingly fruitful 2013 crusade, highlighted by a Glyph Funnies Grant for Best Cover (Indigo: Hit List 2.0), and a decisive victory at the Urban Activity Expo Grants in NYC (supported by HBO and Cinemax), with honors for Best Comic, and Best Workmanship/Plan (Indigo: Hit List 2.0).

Mshindo Kuumba is a workmanship executive, visual craftsman, funnies maker, and cover craftsman who has loaned his aptitudes to such comic manifestations as Jaycen Shrewd, Indigo, The Horsemen, Coal black Warrior, Batman Narratives, Nightwing, and Supergirl; and in addition the honor winning Line of the Magi computer game establishment. His masterworks have likewise graced the fronts of Vertigo Comic’s Django Unchained, Ruler Afua’s Recuperate Thyself, and Charles Saunder’s Dossouye, and Imaro books.

Richard G. Tyler II is an author, planner, craftsman, and distributer perceived, under the pen name, as the maker of the honor winning spy-fi establishment, Indigo: Quintessence of the Professional killer, and additionally the underground, activity/experience arrangement, Jaycen Shrewd, portrayed in Dark Comix: African American Autonomous Funnies Workmanship and Culture (Irregular House) as “a symbol of dark funnies.”

The entire rundown of GCA candidates can be seen at http://ecbacc.com/wordpress3/2014/2014-glyph-funnies grants chosen people/