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Onli Studios: "Chicago Comics: 1960 Until Now!" All images and characters posted on this site are Copyright 2022 & other dates Turtel Onli  NBC Chicago Comics Shows LINK!. This historic and ever-cool exhibition included the original "NOG: and "Future-FunK" from the early days of ONLI STUDIOS LLC.  Review LINK!
Beyond the mainstream!
"Tales From The RHYTHMIC-ZONE" is a rare product in full color & Rhythmistic excitement. This exciting Graphic Novel links the  key characters in the fictional historic contemporary mythology unique to the Rhythmistic Universe of ONLI STUDIOS. NOG: The Protector of the Pyramides, The Azaniac, Wolfshead, Sustah-Girl, The Root Lady  and Malcolm-10 are all showcased in this rare single tradebook. $20.00, Free shipping. Comes in a plastic bag with over-sized trading cards! Before and after Afrofuturism!

Our limited edition publications are often the intersection of creative writing, inventive spelling and the esoteric language of Ebonics with the infusion of deep Rhythmistic Future-Primitif narrative illustration
"PUNKIN'S IMAGINATION" is an activity book about a clever boy who uses his imagination to conjure up playmates.  It even includes blank pages to allow the reader to use his or her imagination to complete the book with characters of their own. Free Shipping in the USA.
"The SUSTAH-GIRL Work Out Book" is an actual resource and guidebook that covers everything from diet to team sports, cardio, then on to strength building activities. Educators, and others will love the Fun Facts, Fit Tips and the 10 Week Work Out Program for all types of Sustahs.  In the name Sustah think Sustenance!  $4.00 Free Shipping in the USA.
The growing Afro-Furturism Movement is learning about its link to the ground breaking work of ONLI STUDIOS.
We go where the mainstream does not!
Reach out to the new! 

 Our Rhythmistic characters reflect your passion for alternative indie-action, discovery and fun!  Not the mainstream's predictable brands with their capes, claws & webs!!. 

We respect and appreciate your investment in this expansion of the Graphic Novels' industry beyond the remixed "good old" characters and orthodox brands that were created in the 1940s, and 1960s.

"SASA" introduces the new face of horror.  A rare creepy story about eaters of flesh and the hunger to feed.  She is above them all and  sworn to hunt them....until the end.  $5.00. plastic wrapped with trading cards. 
To show how much we value your investment in our limited edition line of Rhythmistic Graphic Novels we  include limited edition, over-sized trading cards to enhance the value of your purchase.  These over-sized trading cards and free resealable packaging are our way of appreciating your dream of going beyond the mainstream.  The mainstream  takes you for granted by charging more money for packaging and its small mass produced trading cards.

                                         Our limited press runs insure our products will have collector's value in the future.
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"The Legend of the Azaniac" is a unique ode  about the Honorable Short Spear Clan of the Zulu.  It introduces The Azaniac, The Boar and the conflict of dealing with industrialization, modern society, and the results of war.

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ONLI STUDIOS is a leader in bringing diverse indie Graphic Novels to libraries and classrooms. Our curriculum guide helps all educators to bring Graphic Novels into the classroom.  

A positive fantasy life leads to a positive reality.
Recreational reading enhances higher ordered thinking skills and cognition.
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"Let's Go Green" features the ever-cute Button-Heads showing us way to go green with easy sustainable practices for the urban setting.
$5.00, Comes packages in plastic with backing board and trading card.   
We love your participation! ONLI STUDIOS ships its limited edition products packed in plastic and backing boards with our limited edition, highly valued, trading-cards because we value your investment.  Handling and shipping comes free of charge. This expresses the luv we place on your time and selection of indie products from ONLI STUDIOS.      Free shipping in the USA!
In Europe you can find ONLI STUDIOS' indie products at The Lambiek.

In Chicago they are carried in the Trading Post Gift Shop of the DuSable Museum.

LINK: To "How To Read  A Rhythmistic Graphic Novels" 
featuring Melanie Brown, Spoken Word Performer.
ONLI STUDIOS rocks its limited-edition books with free over-sized  trading cards packed into each product.  Sealed in archival plastic along with an acid free packing board to protect and preserve your valuable purchase.
Illustrators who worked on this book later went on to work for MARVEL, DC & Disney, It is totally drawn by talented female illustrators, of all types, exploring and showing healthy choices and conditioning tips for interested sisters of all ages and stages. Including journal areas for your personalized plans, diet guides & more.  
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Our concept of "Black Age Comic Books" is like cuisine. One doesn't have to be Italian,  Mexican or Chinese to eat and love their food.  The same here, we look forward to your luv too. 
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"Team BLANGA" is a 96 page tradebook featuring
the Heroes of the Black Age along with either a CD or a rare collection of our over sized trading Cards. 
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Published book and album covers designed for various clients.
ONLI STUDIOS has promoted openness & diversity in this industry since it launched the first "Black Age of Comics" indie comic-con in 1993. A lot as happened since then! 

Now the long running innovative Black Age of Comics Chicaog annual convention event is now virtual and rebranded as " BLACK SANKOFA"

One does not have to be Black to get ones' Black on! "BLACK AGE XXIV" link.
Since 1993 Prof. Onli has often participated on panels at major Comic Cons presenting 
Rhythmism and the growing Black Age of Comics as  samples of real diversity and openness in this industry.
ONLI STUDIOS is active in the community, be it local, indie or mainstream. Bringing Rhythmism to readers and fans of all stages and ages.  Real Fun, Fiya and Funk!
ONLI STUDIOS' Rhythmistic characters were well received in exhibitions at the Krannert Museum and the Tubman Museum. Thanks to invitations from curators John Jennings , Damian Duffy and Jeff Bruce.
Onli in the landmark Afro Futurism Group Exhibition at the Tubman Museum in Macon Georgia USA. Curated by Jeff Bruce.
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"NOG IS BACK!!" is the long awaited sequel in The Nubian of Greatness' mission to save Planet NUBA. Here NOG must risk a strategy to defeat the T-Monster that has its own dire consequences. Afrofuturism meets Rhythmism in this dynamic masterwork. Comes in plastic with ONLI STUIDOS' over-sized trading cards. $5.00 Free shipping in the USA!!
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"NOG NU!!" is the full color Rhythmistic reboot of "NOG: The Protector of the Pyramides". The unique character and the dynamic book that served up Rhythmism in 1981 and opened the door to expanding the mainstream of the comics industry. Duty, War, & Heroic!
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"Drawn For The Rhythmic Zone" is a tour de force of 131 pages of visual Fiya, Funk. Flow & Fun! Where a picture is still worth a 1,000 words!  Limited edition with our over-sized Trading Cards. All about the Rhythmic Zone & The Onliverse! Free Shipping in the USA
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Fighting over ONLI is so not cool y'all! You gots to learn to play well with others and share the Rhythmistic ONLIVERSE!
ONLI STUDIOS LLC has been an indie publisher, producer, promoter & innovator since 1981. All books come packed in free resealable easy to open plastic packaging.
"Rhythmism" was coined by Prof. Onli in the early 1970s and NOG was the first Rhythmistic character, ever, published back in 1981 by ONLI STUDIOS LLC. NOG opened the door to the growing power of the Black Age of Comics genre.

 Remember that you do not have to be Black to get your Black Age on!!
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"The War For Planet NUBA"  is the next installment in the dynamic epic inter-galactic war.  NOG: The Nubian of Greatness returns to defend Planet NUBA.  The fate of Spaceship-Earth is in the balance.  Plus,  the emergence of the Rhythmistic Heroes of the Black Age. Free shipping in the USA. Packed in archival plastic along with our Extra-Large Limited Edition Trading-Cards. Ships in less than 30 days.
Price: $20.00  78 pages of Rhythmistic bliss and indie action!. 
Chicago Mayor Rham Emanuel congratulating Prof. Onli on the positive impact of ONLI STUDIOS' Rhythmistic Graphic Novels and the growing Black Age of Comics. Mayor Emanuel noted that this nexus of creativity, culture & commerce was both influential and inspirational for comics fans and people outside of the comics industry.
ABOVE: Young art lovers checking out the original inked pages from "NOG The Protector of the Pyramides" at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago during its blockbuster Summer / Fall 2021 group exhibition, "CHICAGO COMICS, 1960 Until NOW!" Curated by Dan Nadel.
The book, "It's Life As I See It" features the historic ground breaking and unique works of various cartoonists and illustrators including the entire first edition of "NOG The Protector of the Pyramides" by Turtel Onli.  This book was listed in the Top Twenty rating of Graphic Novels per the New York Times in 2021.      What an honor!!!!!
Illustrated and designed by Christian St. Pierre
Illustrated by Eric Battle, colored by Jason Scott
"NOG: The Nubian of Greatness", "Malcolm-10", "Sasa", "The Root Lady", "Sic Sista", and "Sustah-Girl" created & illustrated by Prof. Onli.
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"The GRAPHICA" is a mega-'zine that tells how the dynamic and open Black Age of Comics was launched plus it includes reference guides for building your valuable collection of Graphic Novels or Comic Books along with an exciting gallery section of works from Mary Fleener, Christian St. Pieere, Kenneth Hunter and the movement's founder, Turtel Onli.
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