Race, Romance and the Comic Book
Clip: Season 9 Episode 4 | 14m 15s
The 1950s was the Golden Age of comic books. Americans voraciously read stories about superheroes, determined detectives and thrilling romances. This particular comic book, Negro Romance, is a rare find. The characters are African Americans. Gwendolyn Wright seeks out the artists behind this comic book. Were they black? Who were their intended readers?
Aired: 07/11/11Video has closed captioning.