Illustration, "We're Here. We're Queer. Get Used to It!," circa 1995

Summary

Howard Cruse was an alternative comics artist and graphic novelist. In the 1970s, he was involved with the underground "comix" scene, which published content on topics forbidden by the mainstream comic authorities. In 1995, Cruse released his acclaimed graphic novel, Stuck Rubber Baby, which provides an account of a fictional character experiencing racism and homophobia in the American South during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.

Howard Cruse was an alternative comics artist and graphic novelist. In the 1970s, he was involved with the underground "comix" scene, which published content on topics forbidden by the mainstream comic authorities. In 1995, Cruse released his acclaimed graphic novel, Stuck Rubber Baby, which provides an account of a fictional character experiencing racism and homophobia in the American South during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.

Artifact

Drawing (Visual work)

Date Made

circa 1995

Creators

Cruse, Howard 

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Pop Up Exhibit

Object ID

2021.194.42

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Ink
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Drawing (Image-making)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in

Width: 11.25 in

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