Superman in the Cotton Fields: Comics in Black and White, Mostly White

Superman in the Cotton Fields is a 2005 article by Scott Poole on systemic racism in the comics industry.

A racist society is one in which significant political and social capital rests in white hands, even if that society gives lip service and official tribute to the ideals of ‘tolerance’ and ‘diversity’. At least in the marginal art form of comics, African American representations are changing.