Day 16: (Black History Month Day 4): Clarence Matthew Baker: “Matt Baker was one of the first important artists in comics,….Not one of the first important black artists, one of the first important artists, period.”

“His way of drawing was unmistakable and would prove inimitable.”

Required reading in links.



For Black History Month I’m collaborating with the brilliant photographer William Patrick Butler, over at his blog. Check it out for his take on today’s post. Also, check out his photography.