The list below includes artists and writers included in the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum collections.   

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Dawud Anyabwile (b.1965)

Also known as: David Sims, David J. A. Sims

Creator website: https://www.instagram.com/brothermancomix/?hl=en

Sample title(s): Brotherman

Materials by or about this creator in the BICLM collection:

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Ho Che Anderson (b.1969)

Creator website: https://www.instagram.com/hocheanderson/?hl=en

Sample title(s): I want to be your Dog; King: a comic book biography

Materials by or about this creator in the BICLM collection:

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Robb Armstrong (b.1962)

Creator website: https://www.robbarmstrong.com/ 

Sample title(s): Jump Start; Junior’s Life

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Kyle Baker (b.1966)

Sample title(s): Kyle Baker cartoonist; Dick Tracy; Nat Turner 

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Matt Baker (1921-1959)

Also known as: Clarence Matthew Baker

Sample title(s): Phantom Lady

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Darrin Bell (b.1975)

Creator website(s):  http://darrinbell.com/

Sample title(s): Rudy Park, Candorville collection; editorial cartoons

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Stephen Bentley (b.1954)

Creator website: https://www.creators.com/features/herb-and-jamaal

Sample title(s): Herb and Jamaal

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Ray Billingsley (b.1957)

Creator website: http://www.billingsleyart.com/

Sample title(s): Curtis

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Nelson Blackwell (b.1969)

Also known as: Grey

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Winston Blakely

Creator website: https://blakelyworkstudio.weebly.com/

Sample title(s): Little Miss Strange

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Brumsic Brandon, Jr. (1927-2014)

Sample title(s): Luther

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Barbara Brandon-Croft (b.1958)

Creator website: https://www.instagram.com/barbarabrandoncroft/?hl=en; https://www.facebook.com/barbara.brandoncroft

Sample title(s): Where I’m Coming From

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Mark Bright (b.1955)

Also known as:  M. D. Bright, Mark D. Bright

Creator websitehttp://www.mdbright.com/

Sample title(s): Green Lantern; Icon

Materials by or about this creator in the BICLM collection:

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Buck Brown (1936-2007)

Also known as: Bobby Brown, Robert Brown

Sample title(s): Playboy’s Buck Brown

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David G. Brown

Creator website: http://www.davidgbrown.studio

Sample title(s): The Historical West Adams District, Bebop to Hip Hop, editorial cartoons

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 E. Simms (Elmer Simms) Campbell (1906-1971)

Sample title(s): Cuties, illustrations for Esquire

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Wayne Cash

Creator website: https://www.instagram.com/wayne_cash729/?hl=enhttps://twitter.com/waydre

Sample title(s): Harry the Cop

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ChrisCross

Creator website: https://thechriscrosserblog.net/

Also known as: Chris Cross, Christopher Williams  

Sample title(s): Captain Marvel

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Chester Commodore (1914-2004)

Works include: editorial cartoons

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Denys Cowan (b.1961)

Creator website: https://www.denyscowanart.com/

Sample title(s): Frank; Badger goes Berserk

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Jerry Craft

Creator website: https://jerrycraft.com/

Sample title(s): Mama’s Boyz; New Kid

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Nate Creekmore (b.1982)

Creator website: https://creekingmore.com/

Sample title(s): Maintaining

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Michael Davis (b.1958)

Creator website: https://www.facebook.com/michaeldavishere

Sample title(s): Etc.

Materials by or about this creator in the BICLM collection:

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Phonzie Davis

Creator website: https://www.facebook.com/lefthanded.sophie; https://www.instagram.com/sophiagaia/?hl=en

Also known as:  Left-Handed Sophie

Sample title(s): 33%; Jo-Jo Pow and the Synthesizer

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Tom Feelings (1933-2003)

Sample title(s): The Middle Passage: White Ships Black Cargo; Jambo Means Hello

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Billy Graham (1935-1997)

Also known as: William Henderson Graham

Sample title(s): Jungle Action; Luke Cage

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Grass Green

Also known as: Richard Eugene Green, Richard Grass Green

Sample title(s): Sinnin’; Ghetto Bitch

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Oliver “Ollie” W. Harrington (1912-1995)

Sample title(s): Bootsie and others; editorial cartoons

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Seitu Hayden

Creator website: http://www.saytoons.com/

Also known as: William Hayden

Sample title(s): Hearts of Africa

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Shepherd Hendrix

Sample title(s): Restaurant at the end of the universe; But there ain’t no Christmas at Slapjack Joe’s

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Al Hollingsworth (1928-2000)

Also known as: A.C. Hollingsworth, Al Holly, Alvin C. Hollingsworth

Sample title(s): Cat-Man Comics

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Wilbert Holloway (1899-1969)

Sample title(s): Sunnyboy Sam

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Reginald Hudlin (b.1961)

Creator website: http://hudlinentertainment.com/ 

Sample title(s): Spider-man; Birth of a Nation; Black Panther

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J.M. Hunter

Creator websitetheartofhunter.com

Sample title(s): Make Mine, Lil’ Monsters

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Jamal Igle (b.1972)

Creator website: https://jamaligle.com/

Also known as: Jamal Yaseem

Sample title(s): Green Lantern

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Jay Jackson (1906-1954)

Sample title(s): Speed Jaxon; So What?; editorial cartoons

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Tim Jackson (b.1958)

Creator website: https://obita4.wixsite.com/clstoons2/about

Sample title(s): Pioneering Cartoonists of Color; editorial cartoons

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John Jennings (b.1970)

Creator website: https://creativedisturbance.org/voice/john-jennings/; https://www.facebook.com/john.jennings.9659

Sample title(s): I am Alfonso Jones; Black Comix; Out of Sequence

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Todd Johnson 

Sample title(s): Tribe

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Samuel Joyner (1924-2020)

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Keith Knight (b.1966)

Creator website: https://kchronicles.com/

Sample title(s): The K Chronicles; The Knight Life

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Brian McDonald (b.1965)

Creator website: https://writeinvisibleink.com/

Sample title(s): Harry the Cop; Lost in Space

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Dwayne McDuffie (1962-2011)

Sample title(s): The Amazing Spider-man; Icon

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Aaron McGruder (b.1975)

Creator website: https://www.instagram.com/boondocksbootleg/?hl=en

Sample title(s): The Boondocks

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Sam Milai (1908-1970)

Sample title(s): Facts about the Negro; editorial cartoons

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Ossie Ogwo (b.1955)

Works include: editorial cartoons

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Turtel Onli (b.1952)

Creator website: http://www.onlistudios.com/; http://artofonli.blogspot.com/

Sample title(s): Sustah-girl

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Jackie Ormes (1911-1985)

Also known as: Zelda Malvin Jackson

Sample title(s): Torchy Brown

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Keith Pollard (b.1950)

Sample title(s): Cobalt Blue

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Christopher J. (Christopher James) Priest (b.1961)

Also known as: James Christopher Owsley, Jim Owsley, Owz, Priest

Sample title(s): Triumph; Impulse

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John R. Ridley (b.1964)

Sample title(s): The American Way

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Ron Rogers (1954-2020)

Creator website: https://getintoon.wordpress.com/

Sample title(s): All Together Now

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Ted Shearer (1919-1992)

Sample title(s): Quincy

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Jonathan D. Smith

Also known as: J. D. Smith, Jon D. Smith

Sample title(s): Rockwood

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Brian Stelfreeze

Creator website: https://www.instagram.com/stelfreeze/?hl=en

Sample title(s): Cycops

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Jerry Stewart (1923-1995)

Sample title(s): Little Moments

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John Stinsman

Sample title(s): Avengelyne

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Thomas “Tommy” A. Stockett (1924-2007)

Works include: editorial cartoons

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Larry Stroman (b.1961)

Sample title(s): Alien Legion; Cloak and Dagger

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Rob Stull (b.1967)

Creator website: http://robstull.com/art/

Sample title(s): Spider-man Adventures

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Melvin Tapley (1918-2005)

Also known as: Mel Tapley, Tap Melvin, Stann Pat

Works include: editorial cartoons

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Cory Thomas

Creator website: http://illustration.seethomas.com/

Sample title(s): Watch your Head

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Dann Tincher

Creator website: https://dann.eyetrauma.net/comics/

Sample title(s): Whisp

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Lance Tooks (b.1962)

Creator website: https://www.facebook.com/lancetooks; https://www.instagram.com/lancetooks/?hl=en 

Sample title(s): Narcissa; Lucifer’s Garden of Verses

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Morrie Turner (b.1923)

Sample title(s): Wee Pals; Nipper

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Trevor Von Eeden (b.1959)

Creator website: https://www.facebook.com/trevor.voneeden

Sample title(s): Batman; Black Canary

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Robert L. Washington III (1964-2012)

Sample title(s): Static Shock!

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Steven Lane Watkins

Sample title(s): Housebroken

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Ron Wilson

Sample title(s): Super Boxers; Wolfpack

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