Explore Black History With Wee Pals
Written and Illustrated By Morrie Turner
This pioneering comic strip, first appearing in 1964, introduces Black achievers including Crispus Attucks, James Baldwin, Harriet Tubman and Thurgood Marshall. Morrie Turner created the "Wee Pals" comic strip in 1964. Appearing first in Ebony and Black World magazines, it soon became the first comic strip featuring a multi-ethnic cast of charactes to appear in metropolitan newspapers. Mr. Turner, who is still quite active, lives in California.
Reading Level: Ages 7-10: Paperback: 62 Pages