Tag Archives: Comic Strips

Oliver W. Harrington

Oliver W. Harrington

The Museum Of UnCut Funk pays tribute to Oliver Wendell Harrington’s Dark Laughter comic strip series.

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Speed Jaxon by Jay Jackson circa 1933

Speed Jaxon by Jay Jackson circa 1933

Speed Jaxon was a WWII-era comic strip by Pol Curi aka Jay Jackson that ran in Black newspapers like the Chicago Defender. The focus of Speeds character was on wartime adventures with a  message of inclusion and equality.

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The Morrie Turner Exhibition

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Honoring A Legend.

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Political Satire – The Election

Political Satire – The Election

The Museum of UnCut Funk is highlighing some of the koolest and funniest political comic strips and art that we have come across. We enjoyed them and we hope you will too!

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Alden Spurr “Mac” McWilliams

Alden Spurr “Mac” McWilliams

Alden Spurr “Mac” McWilliams was born February 2, 1916 in Greenwich, Connecticut. Alden drew for several comics including I Spy, Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Wild Wild West, and Star Trek.

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Torchy Brown

Torchy Brown

Torchy Brown first appeared in the Pittsburgh Courier in the 1937-38 comic strip Dixie to Harlem, drawn by the first Black Female Cartoonist, Jackie Ormes. Torchy Brown was later syndicated around the country until it’s end in 1940.

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