Tag Archives: The Butterfly

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 – The Butterfly

Vintage Black Heroes – The Butterfly

The Butterfly was the first Black Female Superheroine to be featured in a comic book.

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Hell Rider # 2 circa 1971

Hell Rider # 2 circa 1971

 
Hell-Rider 2 is the complete story that is the second and last appearance of The Butterfly, the first ever Black super-heroine in comics…

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What a Sexy Comic Book – Hell Rider #1 circa 1971

What a Sexy Comic Book – Hell Rider #1 circa 1971

 

As the Curator of The Museum of UnCut Funk I collect artifacts that are significant from a 1970’s Black pop culture perspective.  More importantly I collect cultural capital. You know…those “things” that some museums would be too afraid to collect or exhibit. Well as I prepare myself for this years Comic Con I have added a number of new comics to the museum’s collection that only a true collector of Black comic book superheros would have. One of my new favorites is a rare and quite frankly, a very sexy comic book called Hell Rider.

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