I had Will Eisner as a teacher at SVA and he mentioned Ray Billingsley as one of his success stories. In his words, he would say “I told students they should write what they know and told him he should do comics about the black experience.”
This must be a picture of the staff, with editor Paul Laikin being the furthest one on the right.
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Ragtime Goes South of the Border (1962) -
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