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Lucky Luke, the Comic Book Cowboy, Discovers Race, Belatedly

For the first time in the Franco-Belgian comic book classic, Black characters have full-fledged roles and are drawn without the racist depictions that marred the genre

Norimitsu Onishi

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AUTHOR

Norimitsu Onishi

has been Paris correspondent for The New York Times since July 2019. He previously served as bureau chief for The Times in Johannesburg, Jakarta, Tokyo and Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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The New York Times was founded in 1851 and has since won more than 130 Pulitzer Prizes. With a growing network of correspondents in Europe, it offers a unique perspective on the continent. © 2021 The New York Times Company

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