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Chicago Black cartoonists in “Chicago Comics: 1960s to Now” 

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A sampling of images from some of the cartoonists on display in the “Chicago Comics: 1960s to Now” exhibition as well as the book It's Life as I See It.
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Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Rythm Mastr comic strip by Kerry James Marshall, 2018
Crystal Riley-Brown
Artist and writer Charles Johnson.
Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Seitu Hayden’s Waliku from the 1973-1974 era.
Courtesy of Yaoundé Olu
Yaoundé Olu
Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Yaoundé Olu created the characters Calci and Oxy Adams.
Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Yaoundé Olu's Calci and Oxy Adams received their names from oxygen and calcium.
Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
“These are superheroes not of brawn, but brains and mysticism,” Olu said. “They’re about helping people spiritually.”
Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
A page from artist Turtel Onli’s work NOG, Protector Of The Pyramids (1981).
Courtesy of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
The cover for It's Life as I See It was designed by Kerry James Marshall.
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