Below are samples of illustrations Onli created for publishers in Paris at the time. Circa 1978
Onli always said he went to Paris to "bring it" not to "get it". His style and techniques were in full effect before arriving.
The Black Age of Comics genre & movement were boldly launched in 1993 by Turtel Onli as an open source movement in creativity, culture & commerce.. The first Black Age of Comics Convention was given in Chicago IL, Feb. 1993. The term, "The Black Age of Comics", celebrates creators & products derived from the Black, Urbane, Indie, African or Cosmic experience. Welcoming all positives & types. "The Black Age"