From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

The Business owners. Part 8. Derek Dingle (videocassette)

Author(s)/Publishing Information

Gloria Borland; Bill Nelson

Location(s)

Request via Interlibrary Loan

Access

Arlington, VA : Gloria Borland Media. 13 video cassettes. (approximately 30 minutes each). 1991-1994.

 

Part 8. Dennis Callan, Duane McDuffy and Derek Dingle who ran Milestone Media, the first minority comic book company.

 

Milestone Media was a New York company with a new line of multi-cultural comic books. It was the largest black-owned comic book company in the U.S. Dingle negotiated a publishing deal with D.C. Comics "to present positive hero-like roles using characters that were African-American, Hispanic, Asians and women."

References

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NKAA Entry:  African American Comic Book and Action Figure Hero Collection [Frank X Walker]

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