Label: Silver Age Since 2013, Boston rap duo 7L & Esoteric and Wu-Tang Clan member Inspectah Deck have been making explosive, action-packed albums inspired by comics and Saturday morning cartoons, loaded with sinister sound bites and funky, cinematic production. The project's namesake character, Czarface, is a superhero on a mission to save hip-hop, illustrated in Marvel-style graphics by New York-based artist Lamour Supreme. This concept isn't far off from the territory that MF Doom has been covering since the late '90s, so perhaps it was inevitable that the two parties would clash at some point. Perhaps the most sinister track is "Phantom," which begins with a glitchy, Dabrye-esque beat and a calmly paced guest verse from Open Mike Eagle, before switching to a darker, more noir-ish second half. Skits like "Close Talker" draw out a conflict between Czarface and Doom. This album is still a whole lot of fun, and shouldn't disappoint fans of either act.