Hip-Hop, Sci-Fi and Kung Fu all hit the turn-tables for the mash-up mix of the year! Cartoonist/force of nature Yehudi Mercado (Pantalones, TX, Rocket Salvage) sets his sights on 1980s Brooklyn and Wax, a young mix-master who scratches the perfect beat and accidentally summons a UFO that transports his family, best friend, and current crush to the robot-dominated planet of Discopia. Now Wax and his crew must master the intergalactic musical martial art of Sci-Fu to fight the power and save Earth. Word to your mother....
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If you like Robots, DJ Battles, and Intergalactic Rivalry then this action-packed graphic novel is sure to please.
I really enjoyed reading the comic. It kept my interest the whole way through. I loved how he is a middle schooler but a struggling Dj trying to get the girl. The artwork is incredible. The drawings are colorful and creative. The only problem is that the comic had some areas that were in and out of English to Spanish in those parts of the book it was confusing. Especially when the page has no translation to English. Other then that nothing wrong. This is a great comic, especially for African Ame ...more
Have you been looking for an all ages book featuring a mostly Black cast, an ice cream truck, robot aliens, hip-hop, and cats. Well, it's finally Your Year.
Sci-Fu is a fun book, if you can stomach 80s style raps as written in the voice of young teenagers. It's silly, beautifully drawn, and perfectly colored. My one issue is that the "terrible" "worst rap ever" is really the same quality as the rest of the rap in the book that's supposed to be "the best ever", but that might be a deliberate joke ...more
Just think first, whatever you do - consider if your brain is up to the gaudiest, trashiest artwork around, and if it could cope with a daft and childish sci-fantasy adventure where the characters talk in rap and hip-hop lingo.
Mine wasn't, and couldn't.
Perfect blend of hip hop and science fiction! Love illustrations and the characters!