Back cover of jackie robinson comic book picryl public. Front cover of jackie robinson comic book color film copy. Below is a summary of his path to mlb and analysis of the comic themes. This book has 36 pages and was uploaded by a nonny moose on june 17, 2015. This story tells us about the man by the name of jackie robinson, who made history being the first african american to play in what today would be the mlb. I am jackie robinson ordinary people change the world by brad meltzer author, christopher eliopoulos illustrator jackie robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. This issue of the comic book was publsihed in 1951. Jack roosevelt robinson was born in cairo, georgia in 1919 to a family of sharecroppers. Library of congress, prints and photographs division. Shows headandshoulders portrait of jackie robinson in brooklyn dodgers cap. Jackie robinson comic books all regular issues are out of stock. Jackie robinson jackie robinson jackie robinson jackie robinson jackie robinson jackie robinson jackie robinson. Jackie had a big role in bringing an end to racial. I am jackie robinson childrens books read aloud youtube.
Orange avenue on city island in daytona beach, florida. Professional baseball player jackie robinson broke the color line with the brooklyn dodgers becoming their first player of color in 1947. We read about the adventures of fictional superheroes with supernatural abilities. Jackie robinson comic book robinson became even more active in the late 1950s and early 1960s. A baseball icon, his number was retired across mlb in 1997. Get the best deals on jackie robinson golden age comics. Jack roosevelt jackie robinson january 31, 1919 october 24, 1972 was the first africanamerican major league baseball mlb player of modern times. The cover of a negro heroes comic book from 1948 featuring. This book has 36 pages and was uploaded by yoc on july 29, 2014. He became a vocal supporter of martin luther king jr. Jackie robinson comic book nov 14, 2019 juliens auctions. Jackie robinson 1962 on the morning of monday, july 23, 1962, in the pretty and historic village of cooperstown in upstate new york, a young white man awoke nervously in the darkness just before dawn, dressed himself quickly, and was out of his hotel, the cooper inn, just after six. Featuring members of baseballs hall of fame and modern day standoutsincluding cy young, babe ruth, jackie robinson, hank aaron, the 1930s new york yankees, the 2004 boston red sox, the 2016 chicago cubs, and morethe comic book story of baseball spotlights the players, teams, games, and moments that built the sports legacy and.
He brings to the jrfaa eboard a vision for association growth through increased alumni membership, and change based on alumni ideas and. That was in the middle of his run with the brooklyn dodgers. Serial and government publications division, library of congress. They were the only black family on their block, and the prejudice they encountered only strengthened their bond.
Jackie robinson by teenie harris original photograph signed by the artist. Teaching with historic places national park service u. Front cover of jackie robinson comic book summary shows headandshoulders portrait of jackie robinson in brooklyn dodgers cap. Mar 28, 2014 this pin was discovered by bertrand lacheze. Jackie robinson is a real life baseball player who broke the color barrier in major league baseball. Also called famous plays of jackie robinson view pictures of their covers. Some of his best known comics are series focusing on the justice society of america, in particular the starman character he cocreated with tony harris.
Great branch rickey signed typed letter with negro league content. Jackie robinson 1962 on the morning of monday, july 23, 1962, in the pretty and historic village of cooperstown in upstate new york, a young white man awoke nervously in the darkness just before dawn, dressed himself quickly, and was out of his hotel, the cooper inn, just after six oclock. James robinson has been writing for three decades, with an early comics work, grendel. With 10 cents from my allowance, i got the comic book and was reading it on the front porch when my father, a. Jackie robinson comic book s all regular issues are out of stock. Courtesy of library of congress, prints and photographs division. Jackie robinson the official licensing website of jackie. His eponymous comic book serves to detail the struggle of being the only representation of a person of color in major league baseball through a classic herovillain action comic book, simplifying americas race problem for children. He famously broke the color line of major league baseball mlb when he appeared on the field for the brooklyn dodgers on april 15, 1947.
This story recounts baseball legend jackie robinsons 1949 season, in which he batted. Biographical narrative about robinson s life and career. Front cover of jackie robinson comic book library of congress. The series for which he is arguably most renowned is the dc comics series starman, where he took the aging golden age character of the same name and revitalized both the character and all those. Overcoming his dejection, robinson dutifully observed thomsons feet to ensure he touched all the bases.
Jackie robinson no 5 comix book movie title jackie robinson no 5 comix book movie publisher. Scroll down to add issues to your want list and well email you when they arrive. This book has 36 pages and was uploaded by tilliban on july 30, 2014. Jackie robinson 50th anniversary commemorative comic book.
He broke the baseball color barrier when he debuted with the brooklyn dodgers in 1947 and was the first black man to openly play in the major leagues since the 1880s. Mar 16, 2020 jackie robinson, the first black baseball player to play in the american major leagues during the 20th century. Download image of back cover of jackie robinson comic book. Nov 02, 2019 jackie robinson no 5 comix book movie title jackie robinson no 5 comix book movie publisher. This comic book is in excellent condition, and the colors are still as aesthetically pleasing as the day it was released in 1948. As the first black player in majorleague baseball, jackie robinson was influential, in part, because he kept playing after the rough early years. It inspires readers not with the heros supernatural abilities but.
Jackie robinson comic book cover photos, scans, pictures. Halflength portrait of jackie robinson in brooklyn dodgers uniform, posed, holding baseball bat. The movie 42 has introduced many to the story of jackie robinson. Baseball is known as americas pastime, and many people enjoy playing and watching this sport.
His years on the diamond are important, but are only a subset of the overall story. His mother, mallie robinson, singlehandedly raised jackie and her four other children. This book features many vibrant, colorful stories about robinson, who had just completed his first season in the major leagues, winning the national league rookie of the year award with the. We had talked before about how important jackie robinson was how monumental his major league debut was, not just for baseball but for all of america.
Feb 08, 2019 my local drugstore for some wild reason had a jackie robinson comic book for sale. The book explores robinson s life, from his birth in georgia in 1919 through his death in connecticut in 1972. Visiting the site jackie robinson ballpark and museum is located at 105 e. Arnold rampersads biography of jackie robinson was published in 1997, but the story is timeless and definitely worth reading today. The devils whisper, appearing in the 1989 series of the british anthology a1. Dec 01, 2010 who was jackie robinson by gail herman. The cover of a jackie robinson comic book, published by fawcett c.
Despite robinsons regularseason heroics, on october 3, 1951, the dodgers lost the pennant on bobby thomsons famous home run, known as the shot heard round the world. Jackie robinson, the first black baseball player to play in the american major leagues during the 20th century. Jackie robinson golden age comics 19381955 for sale ebay. Then we add finishing touches like wall hanging mount, wall friendly bumpers and a protective backing. Jackie robinson did one of the greatest things, which impacted the united states history in a huge way. The fourth of six comic books, this issue is in great condition. This story recounts baseball legend jackie robinson s 1949 season, in which he batted. Dec 12, 1991 the book i read is called jackie robinson. Detailed photographs and engaging text will keep students interested in this important part of american history. On october 15, 1972, robinson, then 53, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the second game of the world series25 years after he. The back cover features an antidiscrimination ad from the national urban league. This jackie robinson comic book features a variety of fullcolor portraits and stories of robinson in major league baseball as well as outside of baseball. This lesson is one in a series that brings the important stories of historic places into classrooms across the country. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify elements of a biography as well as to create a summary to better understand the text.
James dale robinson is a british writer of american comic books and screenplays who is known for his interest in vintage collectibles and memorabilia. Robinson story and depicting the cover of a comic book featuring jackie robinson. Biography nonfiction, 599 words, level n grade 2, lexile 740l multilevel book also available in levels k and q. Lot detail negro heroes comic book with jackie robinson.
Jackie robinson s life story and career inspired a movie, a play, and a comic book series, among other endeavors. My local drugstore for some wild reason had a jackie robinson comic book for sale. Halflength portrait of jackie robinson in brooklyn. Jun 03, 20 the movie 42 has introduced many to the story of jackie robinson. Apr 12, 2019 jackie robinson comics are a biopic of his journey to mlb, in comic book form. This 1948 comic book focuses on black historical figures. I was thrilled to find this book and to be able to introduce my 7yearold to the story of jackie robinson.
We have 6 books to download or read online the latest is jackie robinson 1 guest login register comicmarks. Jackie robinson tells the story of the man who changed that. Front cover of jackie robinson comic book digital file from. With the new film 42 shaping up to be a critical and box office hit, jackie.
Archivist cathy keen explores one interpretation of the baseball players life published early in his career. The golden age of superhero comics featured no african american superheroes in mainstream comic publications, though allnegro comics, created by orrin c. Jackie robinson comic book new georgia encyclopedia. The cover of a negro heroes comic book from 1948 featuring jackie robinson. The data in the additional content section is courtesy of the grand comics database under a creative. A black history monthtimed entry in the bestselling series follows the heroic story of baseball star jackie robinson, describing, in text and comic thought bubbles, his childhood, early ambitions and barrierbreaking achievements. He has also appeared as a character in many comics. Akil has been an active member of the alumni association since graduating in 2010. I am jackie robinson by brad meltzer kids book club. Jackie robinsons life story and career inspired a movie, a play, and a comic book series, among other endeavors. This untitled story tells the tale of how african american jackie robinson, who began playing for the brooklyn dodgers in 1947, broke major league baseballs. The series has six comic books, published from 19491952. These are the most sought after baseball theme comics by collectors. From this humble beginning would grow the first baseball.1450 1465 1454 1099 520 89 422 386 271 783 184 626 1000 951 896 281 904 974 781 1416 934 769 727 1297 141 814 700 1058 1571 97 730 1159 378 637 1556 72 529 218 136 210 1496 529 1183 937 618 262