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February 17, 1994 | ERIN J. AUBRY
Like one of the characters who fills the pages of his new comic book series, artist Stephen Townsend finds his life taking unexpectedly dramatic turns. Struggling last May to publish the first issue of his South Central Comics series, the 23-year-old Crenshaw native and UCLA graduate is now distributing a second issue illustrated by a new partner, has a literary agent, and is speaking with show business types about developing his comic book into a film or television production.
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August 22, 1993 | ERIN J. AUBRY
Until last year, Stephen Townsend said he was just another urban dweller for whom violent crime was deplorable, but an abstraction; it was something that happened to other, less fortunate people. But after two high school friends were slain, Townsend decided it was time to fight back. His weapon of choice: a comic book series featuring an ordinary-Joe-turned-crimefighter named The Hood.
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August 26, 1993 | ERIN J. AUBRY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Until last year, Stephen Townsend said he was just another urban dweller for whom violent crime was deplorable, but an abstraction; it was something that happened to other, less fortunate people. But after two high school friends were slain, Townsend decided it was time to fight back. His weapon of choice: a comic book series featuring an ordinary-Joe-turned-crimefighter named The Hood.
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