Jerry Craft

Author: sbrandford
April 23, 2011

Jerry Craft

JERRY CRAFT / CARTOONIST / ILLUSTRATOR

Jerry Craft is one of the few syndicated African-American cartoonists in the country. He is the creator of Mama’s Boyz, an award-winning comic strip that has been distributed by King Features Syndicate since 1995.

His first book, Mama’s Boyz: As American As Sweet Potato Pie was chosen as a Great Book For African American Children His most recent release, Mama’s Boyz: Home Schoolin’ is endorsed by Comics in the Classroom and Teachers Against Prejudice.

Jerry has done illustrations for Essence Magazine, comic books, greeting cards, book covers, and has recently illustrated his first children’s book called Hillary’s Big Business Adventure. Mama’s Boyz was also featured in Chicken Soup For The African American Soul.

You can learn more about him or check out his popular Flash cartoons such as The Randy Moss Driving School and Confronting the Black Superheroes of My Childhood on his website, mamasboyz.com

Working with the ACFN: mamasboyz.com/news/index.html acfn.org
Main Website: mamasboyz.com
YouTube cartoon: Black Superheroes of My Childhood
MySpace: myspace.com/jerrycraft
Comic Space: comicspace.com/jerrycraft
Newest Book: mamasboyz.com/products/homeschoolin
Review: florida-weekly.com/news/2007/1011/Arts_Ent/053
Review: comicsintheclassroom.net/oo2007_oct13_mamasboyz


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