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Hip Hop Family Tree (Vol. 1) by Ed Piskor - First Look
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Ed PiskorComing Attractions 15 Aug 2013 5:55 PM

Hip Hop Family Tree 1 cover

Hip Hop Family Tree 1 pages

Aw yeah! We got our advance copies of Ed Piskor's Hip Hop Family Tree in the house and it looks dope! OK, I feel like a dope using old hip hop slang. But c'mon, check it! I should've put something next to it for scale because this book is BIG — 9" x 13" big. 

Piskor chronicles the rise of hip hop with the obsessiveness of a crate-digger, and this first volume takes it back to the beginning on the streets of the Bronx. He's got cartooning chops to spare and he's packaged the book to resemble a late-1970s Marvel comic for extra fun.

We've got more previews in the works — if you're impatient you can just sample some strips in the Boing Boing archives. Get ready for one of our biggest books of the year, dropping in October and available for pre-order now!