In the wake of his passing last October, the true-life story of MF DOOM (real name: Daniel Dumile) has been the topic of many articles online. However, Dumile was a notoriously private person, and his MF DOOM persona underlined his need to separate the man and the myth. The six-page comic titled “ALL CAPS” intends to simultaneously honor the man behind the mask, as well as the mask itself, by emphasizing his message: modern hip hop has become too obsessed with the superficial and is not focused enough on the sound. Writer Troy-Jeffrey Allen and artist Smack! (Sean Anthony Mack) utilize the visual tool of comics, a medium that influenced the DOOM persona, to take the reader on a visual journey that recreates the sonic experience of an MF DOOM album.
"All Caps" Mini-Comic by Troy-Jeffrey Allen and SMACK!!
In the wake of the passing of MF DOOM in 2020, writer Troy-Jeffrey Allen and artist SMACK! created this six-page comic…