Tony Puryear is a director, screenwriter, designer and speaker whose films, art and appearances land with a bang. Tony is perhaps best known for writing the Arnold Schwarzenegger smash hit, Eraser. With that script, he became the first African-American writer to create a $100 Million+ summer blockbuster. He has written films for Mel Gibson, Oliver Stone, Jerry Bruckheimer and Will Smith. His 2007 national campaign poster for Hillary CLinton's presidential campaign is in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution. Find out more about him here and here. Tony Puryear writes and draws Concrete Park.

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