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Here are some resources to check out comics by and about people of color:
- Marinomi (Half-Japanese American)
- Amar Chitra Katha (super popular Indian comic series)
- Derek Kirk Kim (Korean-American and current the lead character designer of Adventure Time)
- Liquid City (an anthology of comics by Southeast Asian artists)
- Afua Richardson (African-American)
- The Ormes Society has a great collection of Black women comic artists
- Kiara Williams (African-American)
- Julian Lytle (African-American)
- The Trantraal Brothers (Black South African)
- Zeinia Abirached (Lebanese)
- You can also check out her I Remember Beirut graphic novel
- Sofiane Belaskri (Algeria)
- The Risha Project also has a bunch of other comics by Arab artists
- Jeffrey Veregge (Native American; Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe)
- Ryan Huna Smith (Chemehuevi/Navajo; Colorado River Indian Tribes)
- Aztec of the City comic (Mexican-American)
- Latino Toons (a collection of cartoons across Latin America)
- Jose Cabrera (US Latino)
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Ronnie Rene Ritchie is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism, an illustrator, and storyteller working out of Peterborough, Ontario. Since graduating from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon with a BFA in Illustration, Ronnie has had work featured in galleries and sex shops across North America, and their autobiographical webcomic, GQutie, has seen its popularity soar online. Learn more about GQutie, Ronnie’s illustration, or follow them on Twitter @ronithebear.
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