Encyclopedia of Black Comics

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Fulcrum Publishing, 2017 - Literary Collections - 261 pages
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The Encyclopedia of Black Comics, focuses on people of African descent who have published significant works in the United States or have worked across various aspects of the comics industry. The book focuses on creators in the field of comics: inkers, illustrators, artists, writers, editors, Black comic historians, Black comic convention creators, website creators, archivists and academics--as well as individuals who may not fit into any category but have made notable achievements within and/or across Black comic culture.

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Encyclopedia of Black Comics from Sheena C Howard is a much needed beginning in filling the gaps in acknowledging black artists in every aspect of the comic/cartoon world. As Howard acknowledges, this ... Read full review

Encyclopedia of Black Comics

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Howard (communications, Rider Univ., NJ; coeditor, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation) presents a conversational selection on African Americans who developed and influenced beloved ... Read full review

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About the author (2017)

Sheena C. Howard is Associate Professor of Communication at Rider University and an award-winning author, including a 2014 Eisner Award winner for her co-edited book, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation. In 2016, she directed, produced and wrote the documentary Remixing Colorblind, and she has bylines in The Huffington Post, Curve Magazine, Philadelphia Inquirer and more.

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