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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Tyrese Gibson, Digital Comic Book Innovator

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Singer-actor Tyrese invents comic book superhero –
“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 […]


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)


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 […]


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! […]


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 […]


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 […]