Ronald Nelson

Ronald Nelson

Ronald Nelson is an illustrator and columnist from New York City. His skill set also includes storyboarding, character design, technical illustration and portrait drawing. Prior California art gallery exhibitions were at the Cinema Place Gallery in Hayward and Jazz Heritage Center in San Francisco. He’s drawn graphic novels for various independent publishers and New York politicians, most notably Congressman Charles B. Rangel and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. As a columnist, he is regularly featured in articles for The Amherst Bulletin, Amsterdam News, Daily Hampshire Gazette, and The Beacon. You can check out his personal website HERE.

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(H)afrocentric Comics: Volumes 1–4

(H)afrocentric Comics: Volumes 1–4

SKU: 9781629634487
Author: Juliana “Jewels” Smith • Illustrated by Ronald Nelson • Colors/Lettering by by Mike Hampton • Foreword by Kiese Laymon
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781629634487
Published: 9/2017
Format: Paperback, ePub, mobi, PDF
Size: 10×7
Page count: 136
Subjects: Art-Comics / African American


“Smith’s comics ooze with originality.”

(H)afrocentric is a book that is incredibly contemporary and fits the progressive minds of today’s readers. It tackles issues of intersectionality and gentrification in ways that are not only informative but also entertaining. It’s unlike any comic book I’ve ever read.”
—Jamie Broadnax, founder and managing editor of

(H)afrocentric is fully dope, artistic, brilliantly drawn, styled, and wonderfully radical with an awesomely fiery heroine! Juliana Smith and her team are to be commended for this desperately needed political and cultural contribution. Get into it and grab your soapboxes!”
—Jared A. Ball, author of I Mix What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto

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