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Winner of the 2014 Will Eisner Award for most sensible Scholarly/Academic Work.

Bringing jointly participants from a wide-range of severe views, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation is an analytic historical past of the various contributions of Black artists to the medium of comics. overlaying comedian books, superhero comics, photo novels and comic strip strips from the early twentieth century to the current, the ebook explores the ways that Black comedian artists have grappled with such topics because the Black event, gender id, politics and social media.

Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation introduces scholars to such key texts as:
The paintings of Jackie Ormes
Black ladies superheroes from Vixen to Black Panther
Aaron McGruder's strip The Boondocks

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