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MF Grimm quits Mayhem

Friday, August 14th, 2009

This popped up on Twitter this morning via Laura Hudson’s ComicsAlliance, and wow! It’s a huge surprise. In short, MF Grimm was Marketing Director for Tyrese’s Mayhem. The full info is on ComicsAlliance, but here’s an excerpt:
I would like to take this time to inform you all that I have officially [...]

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Percy “MF Grimm” Carey x GZA

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Complex Blog » Percy Carey Talks Comics With GZA
Percy Carey: Any final thoughts about comics and the importance they hold?
GZA: Growing up, I read comics all the time. They’re great inspiration; they can show you the world is full of possibilities. Now, my son reads comics, and it’s something that we can share. It’s really [...]

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Comics Journalism: Applying Pressure

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

I got this email on Halloween about a comic. It was a comic produced by Percy Carey’s Arch Enemy Entertainment. I’ve been trying to get off basically every mailing list ever, since my inbox is a disaster zone, so I wrote back, in full, “Hi, please remove me from your mailing list.” as soon as [...]

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Black Future Month ’10: Ron “D-pi” Wimberly

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

I’m hoping to make a few interviews a weekly part of Black Future Month ’10. I thought about doing the usual rigamarole–”How you doing, how’s it feel to be a black artist in the predominately white comics industry, have you ever been a victim of racism, have you ever been shot, so whatchu think about [...]

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Tyrese Gibson, Digital Comic Book Innovator

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Singer-actor Tyrese invents comic book superhero – CNN.com
“There was an experience that I felt was pretty limiting as far as the comic book experience itself on paper” says Gibson, who stresses that he did not grow up reading comic books and is not a comic book veteran. “[So] I set up this technology with my [...]

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Great Moments in Black History #12: Deebo Got It From His Mama

Monday, June 1st, 2009

from vertigo’s sentences, words by percy “mf grimm” carey, art by ron wimberly

(word to cheryl lynn)

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Some Books Are Important

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

There’s a line from the Atmosphere song “Always Coming Back Home To You” that I like and reference probably too often for my own good. “I swear to God, hip-hop and comic books were my genesis.” It was true when I first heard it and it’s still true. Rap and comics have been two of [...]

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Every Rhyme I Write is 25 to Life

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Best Reality-Based Work
Laika, by Nick Abadzis (First Second)
The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam, by Ann Marie Fleming (Riverhead Books/Penguin Group)
Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow, by James Sturm and Rich Tommaso (Center for Cartoon Studies/Hyperion)
Sentences: The Life of MF Grimm, by Percy Carey and Ronald Wimberly (Vertigo/DC)
White Rapids, by Pascal Blanchet (Drawn & Quarterly)
Yyyyyyyyyyyyyyeah! [...]

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Gavok’s New Years Resolutions for 2008

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

As if you didn’t know, 2007 is over and done with. It’s a new year and a time to access the future. It’s time to come up with goals and hopes for 2008 and to plan for the next 365 days. Here are my New Years Resolutions:
- I resolve to finally write that series of [...]

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Sentences (Pre-Review)

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

I’ve written 25+ pages this weekend, and I should really put in some more work before I duck out this evening for a meeting, but I’ve got to share something.
I took a break from writing a little while ago and picked up my copy of Percy “MF Grimm” Carey and Ronald Wimberly’s Sentences. It’s an [...]