Illustrator/Autor and Co-Founder of the Black Comic Book Festival, Jerry Craft talks about the highly successful 4th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center in Harlem. He also gives a peek at all his books and products on display at the event.
About Jerry Craft:
Jerry Craft has illustrated and/or written close to two dozen children’s books and middle grade novels, working directly with the authors to bring their text to life. His newest book is a middle grade novel co-written with his two teenage sons, Jaylen & Aren Craft called: “The Offenders: Saving the World While Serving Detention!” — an action / adventure story designed to teach kids about the negative effects of bullying. It’s the story of five school bullies who get superpowers, but instead of turning into cool heroes, they take on the characteristics of the kids they pick on. Jerry’s illustrations have also appeared in national publications such as Essence Magazine as well as comic books, greeting cards, book covers, and board games.2014 marked the release of his first book for Scholastic, called The Zero Degree Zombie Zone, written by Patrik Henry Bass of Essence Magazine.