All-Negro Comics

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All-Negro Comics, published in 1947, was a single-issue, small-press American comic book that represents the first known comics magazine written and drawn solely by African-American writers and artists.

Its founder, Orrin Cromwell Evans, was the first Black writer to cover general assignments for a mainstream white newspaper in the United States when he joined the staff of the Philadelphia Record. A second issue of All-Negro Comics was planned, but vendors would not sell Evans the paper to print it.

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