Morrie Turner, one of the few black American comic artists, made his debut during World War II. His illustrations appeared in Stars and Stripes, the magazine of the American airforce. After the War, he started working for the Oakland police. At the same time, he created the comic 'Baker's Helper'. In 1965, Turner started his most famous series, 'Wee Pals', about a group of children from various cultural backgrounds. The series was a big success and has been syndicated by several syndicates. While working on his famous series, Morrie Turner drew 'Soul Corner' along with his wife Letha, as well as an illustrated biography of Martin Luther King, entitled 'Prophet of Peace'.
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