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21st Century Storytelling: BLACK COMIC BOOK DAY

Facebook readers are sending me TONS of great Black History Month ‘authentic’ stories.

Jerry Craft (Amazing Cartoonist)

My cartoonist BFF, Jerry Craft,  sent me information about BLACK COMIC BOOK DAY.  Bring your kids! What a great way to introduce young artists to the world of cartoonists.

“Hey Amy, check out my link for Black Comic Book Day coming to Harlem on Feb 19!”
February 19th (NYC) Join syndicated cartoonists Jerry Craft (Mama’s Boyz), Ray Billingsley (Curtis) and comic book writers and artists N Steven Harris (The Fringe and Ajala: A Series of Adventures), Alex Simmons (The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton), comic historian Professor Bill Foster and more as they unveil their rack at the Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem, 2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd, between 124th and 125th Streets. The rack will also feature work by Andre Batts, David Walker, Keith Miller; Ray Billingsley, Omar Bilal,  Joe Robinson Currie and Glen Brewer. For more info on the NYC event, email

Thanks, Jerry!
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  1. I am trying to get in touch with Jerry Craft for an event we are having in Houston ISD. We would love to have him come. The aol email has bounced back.

  2. Hi Gloria,
    I’m at
    Thanks, Amy!!!

  3. Tallie Murriel says:

    Ihave written a childrens book about overcoming fear. Lori Nelson’s relative Phyllis Nelson recomended you. The book is 24pages long. Would you please consider this project. I envision a series that imparts principals to live by in a fun way. The character, a boy, is 6 yrs. old. Your consideration of my request is appreciated.
    Tallie Murriel
    5 Samwood Ct.
    Pikesville, Md 21208

  4. from:jerry craft i like your book