Recently on a trip to Vancouver for VANCAF, I visited fellow cartoonist and my ol’ college pal, Johnie Christmas. He has a studio up on a hill and you can look out over the city to snow capped mountains in the distance. Johnnie’s made a great life for himself in Vancouver, but what do I know; we often only see each other’s highlight reels. We chatted. Caught up on who’s married, who’s dead. I critiqued his book shelf and the various bits of pop culture he cheerfully brought up; he gracefully endured, always with his own carefully stated observations. …


So last year I published 12 illustrations of black luminaries accompanied by quotes attributed to them. This year I’m doing the same. Dropping 3 a week. I’ll post them here as I roll them out.

You can see a snippet of the process on my Instagram, contributors to my Patreon get the complete version and shop talk.

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Ronald Wimberly

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