Barbara Brandon-Croft

The first African American woman with a nationally syndicated comic strip, Barbara Brandon-Croft is an illustrator, writer and editor educated in visual arts at Syracuse University. Her comic strip, “Where I’m Coming From,” was distributed by Detroit Free Press followed by Universal Press Syndicate  and explored life and relationships through the eyes and perspective of a dozen women she called “the girls.”  Her father, Brumsic Brandon, Jr., was creator of the “Luther” comic strip which first appeared in the late 1960s.   Her illustrations have appeared in Essence, The Village Voice, The Crisis and MCA Records.

This entry was published on January 15, 2012 at 1:56 pm and is filed under Cartoon, Illustration, Ink, New York, USA. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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