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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
(2014-2015)

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  Black Jesus (TV Series) (created by - 21 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (written by - 20 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2015)
- A Very Special Christmas in Compton (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Good for Nothing (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Janky Cable (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Never Say When (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Thy Neighbor's Strife (2015) ... (creator) / (written 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" - Daily newspaper comic strip See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I'm ready to fight outside work. If someone wants to come up and start a political conversation with me, it can quickly turn into an argument. People don't understand; a lotta this shit is not funny to me." --On his reputation for making out-spoken comments at public appearances. See more »

Trivia:

McGruder created "The Boondocks" comic strip job in college at the University of Maryland. The school's paper, The DiamondBack, needed a new lead comic strip, after it's previous occupant, a strip by Frank Cho, ended when Cho graduated. McGruder got the job from the paper's lead editor, Jayson Blair. Cho would later go on to fame as the creator of his own comic strip and book series, "Liberty ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Gemini

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