I've read comics my whole life.
I've created comics throughout my professional career.
Depending on who you ask, some people would say I practically am one...
would be better suited than me
, Leon D.Grance
, to write about the history of Black
(or African-American, if you will) Superheroes
ANSWER?: ...uh, her-
Early this morning while I was nursing a hangover from recording this week's L.E.O.G
, Tonyz Girl
(inspired by the opening of Hancock
) cranked out this brilliant piece of work:"I Need A Hero!"
ALL NEGRO COMICS NO. 1
All Negro featured black characters in knock offs of already established white characters: Ace Harlem (a police detective like Dick Tracy), Lion Man (a jungle hero like Tarzan) and Sugarfoot and Snake-Oil (a comedy team like Laurel & Hardy, but in the minstrel tradition), and there were others ...
As much I'd like to tell you that, "Oh, uh...I coulda done that...if I wanted to"
, the truth is she really did her research and I'm quite jealous