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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US KIDSEVFIC TUR 1971
Title: Wee Pals. Right On!
Remainder of title:
Personal name: Turner, Morrie
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012241 checked in 2019-10-03 14:55:43

Additional Bibliographic Information:
Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Kids Everyday Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 978-04510 53053
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Signet
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 1971
Other physical details: paperback, softcover, mass market, out of print
Summary, etc. note: When Turner began questioning why there were no minorities in cartoons, his mentor, Peanuts cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, suggested he create one. Morris' first attempt, Dinky Fellas, featured an all-black cast, but found publication in only one newspaper, the Chicago Defender. Turner integrated the strip, renaming it Wee Pals, and in 1965 it became the first American syndicated comic strip to have a cast of diverse ethnicity.Although the strip was only originally carried by five newspapers, it was picked up by more than 100 after Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968.
Expansion of summary note: American, USA, United States, Peanuts, children, race, ethnicity, classic, 1970s, out of print, BIPOC, PoC, own voices, creators of colour
Source of acquisition: Rotem Diamant
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: October 2019
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