MADE Magazine Issue 8 - Page 7

MADEART M ARKUS PRIME LOS ANGELES, CA “Trust your gift. Jump.” (a quote from his book “ BRUH: Black Renditions of Universal Heroes “) Markus Prime is a freelance illustrator based in Los Angeles, CA whose work is a unique blend of Japanese manga and American comic and cartoons from the perspective of a black man.Markus Prime challenges the norm of illustrations often seen, by filling the disparity of black characters. His characters are constructed in a hyper reality setting and utilizes present day narratives from black culture. BIO CLICK TO BUY ART made-magazine.com 7 MARKUSPRIMELIVES