NPR has another comics report to listen to:NPR : Black Artists Plot Diverse Themes for Graphic Novels. This one features Felipe Smith (MBQ), Andy Helfer, Randy DuBurke and PW’s own Calvin Reid.

More writers and artists are using graphic novels and comic art as a way to take on major issues. Some African-American artists are exploiting the medium to create books about black history, racism and to craft new stories about America’s diverse culture.


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