Francesco Francavilla celebrates Black History Month

The comics creator shares portraits of Jack Johnson, Alice Coachman and many more.

In honor of Black History Month, artist Francesco Francavilla has been sharing portraits he’s done of various Black athletes, including Jack Johnson, Wally Triplett and Alice Coachman. He’s been sharing them on both his Tumblr and his Twitter feeds.

The creator, whose work on Will Eisner’s The Spirit: The Corpse-Makers miniseries recently wrapped up, says he’s been learning a lot about history from the endeavor:

Here are a few of his portraits thus far:

Be sure to follow along on either of his feeds to see more.

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