By Sheena C. Howard,Ronald L. Jackson II
Bringing jointly participants from a wide-range of serious views, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation is an analytic heritage of the various contributions of Black artists to the medium of comics. masking comedian books, superhero comics, photograph novels and caricature strips from the early twentieth century to the current, the publication 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 girls superheroes from Vixen to Black Panther
Aaron McGruder's strip The Boondocks
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