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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 - Back for the '01, you Suckas!" - Second collection of strips published by Andrew McNeel See more »

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1 Article | See more »


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:

Met film-maker Reginald Hudlin in 1998 when McGruder signed his cartooning contract with Universal Press Syndicate--McGruder and Hudlin were represented by the same legal firm. Hudlin was instrumental in getting the show The Boondocks (2005) made without creative compromise and was an executive producer on the series. Their professional partnership ended in July of 2005 when Hudlin was named ... See more »

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Tha A-double See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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