Black Images in the Comics: A Visual History
Fantagraphics, 2003 - Social Science - 264 pages
Spotlighting over 100 comics featuring black characters from all over the world over the last century, this book provides an often appalling but fascinating journey through a history of racism and eventual change. Including such strips as Happy Hooligan, Moon Mullins, Tintin in the Congo, Peanuts, Fantastic Four, Wee Pals, Uncanny X-Men, Quincy, Beetle Bailey, Madam & Eve, The Boondocks and King, each strip is spotlighted with a 200-word essay and representative illustration, making this book ideal for the comics fan and sociologist alike.
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