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Black Comics and Graphic Novels: Other Resources

This guide provides an introduction to the collection of Black comics and graphic novels, and all related materials at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.


To further your exploration of black comics and graphic novels explore the many other resources available from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Clipping Files and Scrapbooks

Cartoons and Stereotypes: Scrapbooks

Call Number: Sc Photo Cartoons and stereotypes

Cartoons and Stereotypes consists of caricatures and stereotyped images of African Americans from the 1830s to the 1960s. Similar images can be found in Entertainers, the Helen Armstead-Johnson Photograph Collection, and in the Stereograph collection. Available in the Photograph and Prints Division at the Schomburg Center.

Cartoonists Clipping Files

Call Number:  Sc VF: Part 3


Clipping and miscellaneous material about African American cartoonists. "Pen an' wit' " the Newsletter of African-American cartoonists spring 1998; Caricatures and cartoons. Brain Tablet the Jewel of Black Independent Comics. Article of Huey Freeman: American Hero; Honest Man Comics, INC African American history lesson that will educate from the final frontier: Space.

Historical Newspapers


Talks from the Black Comic Book Festival