Peanuts, Franklin, and Representation in Cartoons

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Franklin was introduced as the first Black “Peanuts” character in 1968, opening up a conversation about race and representation in comics. In this episode, Roy Wood Jr. sits down with Daily Show writer Josh Johnson and Franklin’s namesake and creator of JumpStart Comics, Robb Armstrong to discuss how the character was created, and the influential impact of comics. #DailyShow #BeyondTheScenes

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