Here’s the first big book of The Boondocks, more than four years and strips of one of the most influential, controversial, and scathingly funny. Filmmaker and author Michael Moore wrote the foreword to A Right to Be Hostile: The Boondocks Treasury by Aaron McGruder, from which the. Here’s the first big book of The Boondocks, more than four years and strips of one of the most influential, controversial, and scathingly funny comics ever to.

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Be the first to ask a question about A Right to Be Hostile. He presets controversial ideas. He is not afraid to address hypocrisy in adults especially when it comes to whites and racism which causes many awkward moments.

With bodacious wit, in just a few panels, each day Aaron serves up – and sends up – life in America through the eyes of two African American kids who are full of attitude, intelligence and rebellion. Apr 25, Ben rated it it was amazing Shelves: Vintage Paperback Paperback Cookbooks. Louis Rich from their home in Chicago to the white suburban enclave of Woodlawn.

Granted, there are exceptions both subjective Adam will never be considered a classic, but we overweight, overcaffeinated stay at home dads gotta stick together, you know? In the intro, the author states that he did not enjoy writing the strip for most of its run and loves the excellent adult swim show. I was a fan of McGruder from day 1, and his jabs at racial and economic injustices hold lots of weight today.

A Right to Be Hostile: The Boondocks Treasury

A little Huey goes a long way. This volume also includes caliber satire detailing the election of George W. Their grandfather receives the boys’ inheritance money and combines it with his retirement money to move them out of the South-Side to Woodcrest a fictionalized version of one of Chicago’s many white suberbsand hence the series’ name Though that back-story itself could have warranted a series.


I will explain this by introducing the boondocka characters. A Right to be Hostile: You may also like. Some of the best social satire being done today. Nov 29, Ken Moten rated it really liked it Shelves: While not as good as all-time great strips like “Peanuts,” “Calvin and Hobbes,” and “The Far Side,” the Boondocks is probably the most well written and funniest strip of modern times.

Considered in book form, it verges on overkill.

Last one Free shipping. Refresh and try again. Michael Caesar a Brooklyn native who is able to understand both Huey and Riley’s point of view and navigate between them. See details for additional description.

Becoming by Michelle ObamaPaperback 1. Good characters, good social commentary, good liberal politics; thoughtful and amusing; I didn’t get many of the celebrity referenced jokes, though, but I’m sure they must be funny. Oct 29, Nathen rated it really liked it. It’s a shame his daily strip was abandoned for his cartoon which is late with its second season.

Mar 23, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 29, Kevin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This volume covers the first four years of the strip, from to I love this comic and it’s great to see them strung together as an anthology.

The local Republican owned and operated daily paper tried to cut this from their comic page and had to bring it back in response to popular demand. He moves out to a predominately white city with their inheritance.


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I’m glad I had the Boondocks in high school boondockw I’m glad to be rereading it now. And how on earth can the most truthful thing in the newspaper be the comics?

At the time and now, the political parts resonate with me, but as I am older and wiser the criticisms of culture, especially the Black Nationalist critique of nearly everything to do with African-American culture rubs me wrong. I will keep this book in my collection for the foreseeable future so I can lend it to any friend who is interested. Aaron Mcgruder is simply excellent, I prefer reading a comic that will give me a reason to think rather than something that I simply find humorous.

Lists with This Book. There’s no comparison between the two and the tto were cutthroat and honest about real people and issues. Nov he, Jenny rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving….

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Three cheers for Aaron McGruder! And just a the prologue says “the revolution wasn’t televised, it was the comic page”. He is not afraid to address hypocrisy in adults especially when it comes to whites and racism This is the first of Aaron McGruder’s series of “Boondocks” comic books.

This comic book holds nothing back and makes the human population do two things it desperately does not want to do, think and ask “why”.

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