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The New York Times bestselling book series debuts as a monthly comic book with new covers, artwork, a “director’s commentary” section that describes the motivation, process, and research involved in making this masterpiece, plus other surprises! This first issue highlights the breakdancers, graffiti artists, DJs and MCs who formed hip hop culture beginning in the tenement rec rooms of the south Bronx in the 1970s. You’ll discover who invented the term “Hip Hop”. You’ll see names you recognize like Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa and you’ll discover where they fit into the culture as pioneers... every month!