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Aaron McGruder


An unlikely firestorm was ignited on the 19th of April, 1999. The Universal Press Syndicate made the largest launch ever of a single comic strip in the history of the printed page when it debuted an off-beat work in more than 160 newspapers that day (and 40 more by year's end). The strip, centering on two prepubescent Black youths transplanted ... See full bio »

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The Boondocks Writer
(2005-2010)
Red Tails Writer
(2012)
Black Jesus Writer
(2014-2019)

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 2020 The Boondocks (TV Series) (created by - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... (creator)
  Black Jesus (TV Series) (created by - 31 episodes, 2014 - 2019) (written by - 20 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (teleplay by - 6 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (story by - 5 episodes, 2019)
- The Real Jesus of Compton (2019) ... (creator)
- God's Team (2019) ... (creator)
- Boonie Comes Up (2019) ... (creator)
- Hair Tudi (2019) ... (creator)
- The Compton Crusader (2019) ... (creator) / (story by) / (teleplay by)
 2012 Red Tails (screenplay)
  The Boondocks (TV Series) (creator - 45 episodes, 2005 - 2010) (written by - 27 episodes, 2006 - 2010) (writer - 19 episodes, 2005 - 2010)
- It's Goin' Down (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Color Ruckus (2010) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The Fried Chicken Flu (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Mr. Medicinal (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Lovely Ebony Brown (2010) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2008 The Super Rumble Mixshow (TV Series) (writer)
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Other Works:

"The Boondocks - A Right to be Hostile" - Third collection of strips published by Andrew McNeel See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

"No one feuds with me. I'm nobody. Nobody cares about what I say. People don't even read the strip." - response to word that he's making enemies. See more »

Trivia:

When his comic strip, "The Boondocks", debuted in newspapers 19 April 1999, it had the single largest debut for a new strip with a record 160 papers printing it, with a count of 200 by year's end. To date (2004), the strip is carried in 300+ papers in the United States alone. See more »

Nickname:

Brotha A-dub See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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