Black comic lovers rejoice! ‘Encyclopedia of Black Comics’ is the ultimate resource
By Eye Candy
September 21, 2017
Sheena C. Howard is an Associate Professor of Communication at Rider University and the first Black woman to win an Eisner Award for her 2014 co-edited book, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation. Her latest project, Encyclopedia of Black Comics, is a comprehensive reference including full color excerpts of comics and entries for over 100 publishers and creators, including inkers, illustrators, writers, Black comic historians, convention creators and website founders.
Featuring a forward by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and an afterword by Christopher Priest, Encyclopedia of Black Comics is a celebration of the many people who have made Black comic culture what it is today.
Take a look at some excerpts below, and head to the website here!