Tag Archives: Smith-Mann Syndicate

Women in Comics NYC Collective International: Black Women in Comics Spotlights – Pamela Thomas

Women in Comics NYC Collective International: Black Women in Comics Spotlights – Pamela Thomas

Pamela Thomas is the Co-Owner and Co-Curator of the Museum Of UnCut Funk (museumofuncutfunk.com), an avid collector of Black memorabilia and an expert on 1970’s Black culture.

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Vintage Black Heroines Exhibition

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An Exhibition Featuring Vintage Black Comic Strips And Comics From The 1950’s-1970’s

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Vintage Black Heroes Exhibition

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An Exhibition Featuring Vintage Black Comic Strips From The 1950’s

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When We Were Colored Exhibition

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Vintage Black Glamour.

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Sam Milai – Don Powers

Sam Milai – Don Powers

The eight-page color comic section produced for the Pittsburgh Courier is the only attempt I’m aware of to do a color comics section in a Black paper.* Although the Courier’s section, produced by the Smith-Mann Syndicate of New York City, did have an all-Black cast of characters, quite a few of the strips were drawn by whites.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VII – Sunny Boy Sam

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VII – Sunny Boy Sam

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Vintage Black Heroes – Neil Knight

Vintage Black Heroes – Neil Knight

Neil Knight was the first Black Astronaut / Space Adventurer to be featured in a comic strip.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VI – Woody

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part VI – Woody

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Vintage Black Heroes – Mark Hunt

Vintage Black Heroes – Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt was the first Black Private Investigator to be featured in a comic strip.

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Vintage Black Heroes – The Chisholm Kid

Vintage Black Heroes – The Chisholm Kid

The Chisholm Kid was the first Black Cowboy to be featured in a comic strip.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part III – Don Powers

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part III – Don Powers

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part II – Torchy In Heartbeats

Comics of the Smith-Mann Syndicate Part II – Torchy In Heartbeats

The Museum Of UnCut Funk sends out a special thank you to Allan Holtz at the Stripper’s Guide for allowing us to repost his articles on the Smith-Mann Syndicate.

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Vintage Black Heroes – Guy Fortune

Vintage Black Heroes – Guy Fortune

Guy Fortune was the first Black Secret Agent to be featured in a comic strip.

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