Visit these sites to learn more about some of the characters in the book:
The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia
Cartoons of all sorts
Read comics as serious literature (really)
The American Film Institute (with their own lists)
Garden State Horror Writers
Eileen Watkins's latest work (she wrote much of the Dracula essay)
What is importance or influence, after all?
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