C2 & Posse: Inner City Heroes , "Caught"... in the Mix!
Artoniworld, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 20 pages
Welcome to the premiere issue of a new episodic action-adventure series called C2 & Posse: Inner-City Heroes(tm) (pronounced Cee-Squared). This dynamic visually driven adventure begins with episode #4 set in the year 2150. While visiting the Museum of Natural Mystery, our inner-city teenagers get kidnapped by covert agents of the evil empire and find themselves... "Caught in the Mix!" Later they discover that this evil empire with its storm trooper androids, generals, covert agents and technology - destroyed life on all the planets in our solar system...now earth is their next target. The Inner-City Heroes are: C2 (tm) (pronounced C-Squared) is an African American and is the Posse's leader and resident scientist, utilizing his keen knowledge of mathematics; he creates all the hip scientific hardware they use from recycled trash. He also raps, loves Hip-Hop and R&B, plays piano and keyboards and produces the group's phat soundtrack.SPOONY-BREEZE (tm) is a Caucasian American who's real cool and real quick. His nose twitches when there's danger. He plays drums, paints and loves Jazz, Urban-Contemporary Music, basketball and golf. His jump shots are legendary in the neighborhood. GLOW (tm) is an Asian American who's jovial and energetic with a distinctively infectious laugh and a glowing personality. Though a little on the chubby side, he is a physically superior athlete and martial arts expert who loves to eat. He plays tenor saxophone, loves Elvis Presley and Rock and Roll. PEPPERMINT-T (tm) is a Latin American and is the stylish and sassy informational specialist that monitors the airwaves (audio/video) for ILOE(tm) related disturbances. On the science tip, she's a whiz and cracks computer access codes with her special skills and hardware. She's got a green thumb, plays guitar and sings love songs, but please don't be fooled...she's no wimp! She's got a powerful right cross and is not afraid to fight for the truth! These new Inner-City Heroes are dramatic, humorous and exciting! They provide an excellent communication vehicle, building awareness of issues concerning children, teenagers, ecology and humanity. Each action-packed adventure challenges C2 & POSSE to develop their intellect, faith, individual talents and collective skills to overcome obstacles and to defeat the evil empire.The salvation of all humanity rests on the broad shoulders of C2 & Posse! No guns...just fun.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Artoni - LibraryThing
Here is a piece of work that not only relates to children of all ages through artistry, imagination, and messaging but it also teaches the basic codes of life that can and do so easily get lost in ... Read full review
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I purchased copies of this book for my seven year old son, and my eleven year old daughter. Both children were in awe when they initially saw the book, as was I. My seven-year old calls it, "awesome ... Read full review