Panels from Hip-Hop Family Tree Two-in-One (Free Comic Book Day one-shot) (May 2014); script, pencils, and inks by Ed Piskor
Here's a (very) small assortment of the many music videos I saw for the first time on August 1, 1981, not blinking for several hours:
Sooooooo...I pretty much watched MTV straight through until the debut of The Real World.
If you're wondering about why I'm featuring a music segment on a comics blog...well, here's more excerpts from Ed Piskor's amazing Hip-Hop Family Tree, explaining why fandom for one is similar to the other, in "The Hip-Hop/Comic Book Convention!"
Panels from Hip-Hop Family Tree Two-in-One (Free Comic Book Day one-shot) (May 2014); script, pencils, and inks by Ed Piskor and Tom Scioli
(Seriously, folks, pick up any of the Hip-Hop Family Tree volumes from Fantagraphics. They're absolutely brilliant, and this is from a
Anyway! Today, MTV premiered, and if it's only a sad shadow of what it used to be, at least it gave us this. And that's culture.