The Ormes Society is an organization dedicated to supporting black female comic creators and promoting the inclusion of black women in the comics industry as creators, characters, and consumers, founded by Cheryl Lynn Eaton in 2007. The organization is named for Jackie Ormes, the first professional African-American woman cartoonist.
The official website maintains a list of Black female creators, called "Torchbearers" after Ormes's character Torchy.
External Links[edit | edit source]
- "The Ormes Society", The Beat, 15 Feb 2007.