Tag: racism

Scott Adams, Sockpuppet

Laura Hudson analyzes Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams recent embrace of sockpuppetry as a tool: “[H]e lied to us on the internet in order to hide his obvious personal agenda and conflict of interest. But it’s OK, because all he was trying to do was hide his obvious personal […]

The Learning Tree Revisited

In this companion piece to his retrospective of Gordon Parks’ career, Guest Star Robert Mitchell looks at Parks’ The Learning Tree and interviews lead actor, Kyle Johnson. 1968 was a tumultuous year in American history. A year marred by wide spread violence that would see Martin Luther King […]

A Salute to Pioneering Cartoonists of Color

Cartoonist Tim Jackson has gathered together a meticulously amazing collection of cartoons and comics strips by cartoonists of color. He includes an extensive index of cartoonist, cartoon and character names as well as galleries of gag cartoons, strips, editorial cartoons and sports cartoons from the 1920s through the […]

Anti-Racism and Blazing Combat

KB discusses Warren’s Blazing Combat while thinking about how little collected comics made by and about African-Americans are. “Set in Vietnam, I find this story not so much anti-war, although it certainly doesn’t shirk from depicting the harsh realities of war, but more of an anti-racist comic[.]” There […]