Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, Volume 1

⇰  ⑉ Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, Volume 1 text ⑉ Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, Volume 1  ⪈ Kindle Author Joel Christian Gill ⪴ ⇰ ⑉ Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, Volume 1 text ⑉ Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, Volume 1 ⪈ Kindle Author Joel Christian Gill ⪴ Gr 7 UpExpanding upon the short entry that appeared in his Strange Fruit Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History Fulcrum, 2014 , Gill opens his new graphic novels series on African American heroes with a volume about Bass Reeves, a former slave and the first black U.S Marshall With alternating full page spreads and varied panels, the tale switches between 1902 during his time as a lawman and the 1840s when Reeves first learned how to shoot as an enslaved child The narrative details Reeves s adventures as his master s prized possession, eventual escape, experiences living with Native Americans, fighting for the North in the Civil War, and then as a rough and tough officer of the law rud to be the inspiration for The Lone Ranger The folkloric, tall tale tone of the text is enhanced by the earthy illustrations and the pictographs that serve as substitutes for racial slursa blackface type head for the n word and an American Indian in headdress for redskins Even striking is a man size crow character who symbolizes Jim Crow racism and practices of the time and plagues the subject throughout his life Time jumps are sometimes confusing, as the color schemes of the two time lines are similar, but the format, unique perspective, and back matter make this title a prime candidate for school reports, strengthening American history collections, and reluctant readers of biographies A much needed offering and perspective.Shelley Diaz, School Library JournalGill Strange Fruit launches the Tales of the Talented Tenth series, about notable figures in African American history, with an entry outlining the life of Bass Reeves, among the first black Deputy U.S Marshals Over seven chapters, Gill skillfully shifts and draws parallels between Reevess childhood as a slave and his adult service as a marshal two hard hitting motifs are a menacing, avian Jim Crow figure and a pickaninny caricature, the latter used as a rebus style replacement for racial epithets in the dialogue A bibliography is included for readers seeking to learn about Reeves Ages 12up Nov Publisher s WeeklyWonderful biography of the black US Marshall, born a slave, who became the most successful lawman of the West and legend has it the stories of the Lone Ranger are based on him The author s previous book, Strange Fruit, contains a mini biography on Bass Reeves and this book takes the same story, expounds upon it and fills in details An interesting, informative and exciting tale of a man not that well known to history Looking forward to seeing who the next volume will be about Nicola Mansfield, It s All Comic To Me blogGr 7 UpExpanding upon the short entry that appeared in his Strange Fruit Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History Fulcrum, 2014 , Gill opens his new graphic novels series on African American heroes with a volume about Bass Reeves, a former slave and the first black U.S Marshall With alternating full page spreads and varied panels, the tale switches between 1902 during his time as a lawman and the 1840s when Reeves first learned how to shoot as an enslaved child The narrative details Reevess adventures as his masters prized possession, eventual escape, experiences living with Native Americans, fighting for the North in the Civil War, and then as a rough and tough officer of the law rud to be the inspiration for The Lone Ranger The folkloric, tall tale tone of the text is enhanced by the earthy illustrations and the pictographs that serve as substitutes for racial slursa blackface type head for the n word and an American Indian in headdress for redskins Even striking is a man size crow character who symbolizes Jim Crow racism and practices of the time and plagues the subject throughout his life Time jumps are sometimes confusing, as the color schemes of the two time lines are similar, but the format, unique perspective, and back matter make this title a prime candidate for school reports, strengthening American history collections, and reluctant readers of biographies A much needed offering and perspective Shelley Diaz, School Library JournalWinner of the East Coast Black Age of Comic Convention s 2015 Glyph Comics Awards for Best Male Character Featured in the Los Angeles Times 2014 Holiday Gift GuideU.S Deputy Marshal, Bass Reeves, is the subject of a forthcoming miniseries from HBOJoel Christian Gill places Reeves directly in reality, and does not try to underplay his place in society as a black man and the relentless way the world reminded him of his color in order to keep him in place in even the most casual of interactions John Seven of the Vermicious blogBased on little known but true events, this is a story of action, honor and the Wild West Thats very good, but what equally appealed to me was the way author Gill uses his artists skills to tell this tale The illustrations here are fully half the story they entertain as they inform, and theyre even a little sassy, with dark characters and icons as dialogue.This is a book for teens or adults, including reluctant or struggling 12 to 17 year olds for whom reading sometimes seems inaccessible Terri Schlichenmeyer of The Bookworm SezGills graphic novel series is a tool with which to discuss African Americans, social justice and a shared history The Philadelphia Tribune Bass Reeves Tales of the Talented Talented Tenth, no Joel Christian Gill Books Bass Black Hero Marshal Legends of Born to slave parents,Bass would become first black US Deputy west Mississippi River and a great frontier hero Black Gun, Silver Star The Life Legend Frontier Race Ethnicity in American West Art T Burton on FREE shipping Little Known History Facts PBS is often reduced handful memorable 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    • Paperback
    • B00PSSDNJE
    • Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, Volume 1
    • Joel Christian Gill
    • English
    • 16 November 2017
    • 158 pages

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