Mar 25, 2021 - Sale 2562

Sale 2562 - Lot 343

Price Realized: $ 531
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(SPORTS--BASEBALL.) Negro Heroes: True Stories Told in Full Color. Issue #2. 32 color illustrated pages. 4to, original color illustrated wrappers, small chip on top edge; minimal wear to contents. New York: National Urban League, Summer [1948]

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This early Black comic book features a cover story on Rookie of the Year Jackie Robinson, in addition to other stories on Booker T. Washington, Toussaint Louverture, and more. The advisory committee included Langston Hughes, Ollie Harrington, E. Simms Campbell, Col. Benjamin Davis, Danny Kaye, Louise Jefferson, and Canada Lee.