Funky Turns 50: Black Comic Revolution

By Museum Of UnCut Funk

The exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversaries of the first Black superhero and superheroine characters in comic book history. This exhibition features a sampling of original 1970's and 1980's comic book covers from the Museum Of UnCut Funk Collection, which consists of over 300 comic books.

Black Comic BooksMuseum Of UnCut Funk

The Falcon No 49 (1969-08-01/1969-08-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Sam Wilson AKA The Falcon - The First Black Superhero To Be Featured In A Comic Book

The Amazing Spider Man No 78 (1969-11-01/1969-11-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Hobie Brown AKA The Prowler

Tomahawk No 128 (1970-06-01/1970-06-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Healer Randolph

Lois Lane No 106 (1970-11-01/1970-11-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Lois Lane As A Black Woman

Batman With Robin No 230 (1971-03-01/1971-03-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Batman And Robin Taking On A Housing Project Gang

Sgt. Fury And His Howling Commandos No 90 (1971-08-01/1971-08-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Gabriel "Gabe" Jones

Justice League Of America No 95 (1971-12-01/1971-12-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Johnny Dune

Lois Lane No 122 (1972-05-01/1972-05-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Julie Spence

Luke Cage Hero For Hire No 1 (1972-06-01/1972-06-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Carl Lucas AKA Luke Cage AKA Power Man

Reno Jones And Kid Cassidy The Gunhawks No 1 (1972-10-01/1972-10-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Reno Jones

Wonder Woman No 206 (1973-06-01/1973-06-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Nubia

The Tomb Of Dracula No 10 (1973-09-01/1973-09-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Eric Brooks AKA Blade

Mister Miracle No 15 (1973-09-01/1973-09-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Lt. Solomon Driver

Marvel Team Up No 24 (1974-08-01/1974-08-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Jericho Drumm AKA Brother VooDoo

Kung Fu Fighter No 1 (1975-05-01/1975-05-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Ben Turner AKA Bronze Tiger

Marvel Two In One No 24 (1977-02-01/1977-02-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Bill Foster AKA Black Goliath

Black Lightning No 1 (1977-04-01/1977-04-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Jefferson Pierce AKA Black Lightning

Aquaman No 452 (1977-08-01/1977-08-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Black Manta

Aquaman No 57 (1977-09-01/1977-09-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Black Manta

Showcase Presents The New Doom Patrol No 94 (1977-09-01/1977-09-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Joshua Clay AKA Tempest

Green Lantern No 87 (1978-01-01/1978-01-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring John Stewart AKA Green Lantern

Seeker 3000 No 41 (1978-04-01/1978-04-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Ben And Validia Payton

The Spectacular Spider Man No 24 (1978-11-01/1978-11-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring The Hypno Hustler

Teen Titans No 45 (1984-12-01/1984-12-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Malcolm "Mal" Duncan AKA Vox and Karen Beecher-Duncan AKA Bumblebee

The Warlord No 2 (1976-03-01/1976-03-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Machiste

Superboy Legion Of Super Heroes No 216 (1976-04-01/1976-04-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Troy Stewart AKA Tyroc

Marvel Team Up Spider Man And Iron Fist No 63 (1977-11-01/1977-11-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Misty Knight

Marvel Team Up Spider Man And The Daughters Of The Dragon No 64 (1977-12-01/1977-12-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Misty Knight

Marvel Two In One The Thing And Black Panther No 40 (1978-06-01/1978-06-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring T'Challa AKA Black Panther

Marvel Two In One The Thing And Brother VooDoo No 41 (1978-06-01/1978-06-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Jericho Drumm AKA Brother VooDoo

Marvel Team Up Spider Man And Power Man No 75 (1978-11-01/1978-11-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Carl Lucas AKA Luke Cage AKA Power Man

The Invincible Iron Man No 145 (1981-04-01/1981-04-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring James Rhodes AKA War Machine

Power Man And Iron Fist No 109 (1984-09-01/1984-09-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Carl Lucas AKA Luke Cage AKA Power Man

Sgt. Rock No 405 Book One (1985-10-01/1985-10-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Jackie Johnson, Tribute To The Tuskegee Airmen

Sgt Rock No 406 Book Two (1985-11-01/1985-11-01) by DC ComicsMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring Jackie Johnson, Tribute To The Tuskegee Airmen

The Avengers No 87 (1987-04-01/1987-04-01) by MarvelMuseum Of UnCut Funk

Comic Book Featuring T'Challa AKA Black Panther

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