Black Comic Lords (BCL)

Black Laughter #1

Issue: Black Laughter #1

Year: 1972

Significance:  

  • The first appearance of Mr. Habeas Corpus. Published, written and illustrated by James M. Dixon, Black Laughter Publishing Company.
  • Dixon created Black Laughter so that black readers would have something to read that might bring them joy and laughter during times of despair. Dixon’s goal was for this to become an ongoing series but unfortunately it ended after its first issue.
  • Black Laughter is one the most rare and HTF independent black publications ever published.

Credit to Rico Jones (IG – Blackkeycomics) for info on this book.