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African Comics, Graphic Novels, and Cartoons

A guide to researching comic art from and concerning Africa.

George and Mary LeCron Foster Curator, Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies

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Esmeralda Kale
(847) 491-3941
Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, Il 60208

Research and Media Assistant

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Gene Kannenberg Jr.
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Herskovits Library of African Studies
Level 5, East Tower
Main Library
1970 N. Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208

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You can save yourself time by asking a library specialist for assistance.

  • IM or Text us at (847) 868-9059
  • E-mail us your question. You will usually get a response by the next business day*
  • Call us at (847) 491-7656
  • Drop in and ask us your question. Location: Main Library - Level 1 (map)

For large projects consider making an appointment for a Research Consultation.

African Cartoon Art: Voices and Visions

This LibGuide was originally created to accompany our exhibit "African Cartoon Art: Voices and Visions," on display in the Herskovits Library during the Fall Quarter of 2015.

Databases for Comic Art Research

General Studies

Bibliographies, Guides, Catalogs

General Websites