After moving back home, Tom Toro didn't know what to do with his life. But a stack of magazines at a used book sale gave him an idea. "There they were," Toro says. "Cartoons in among the articles." Courtesy of Tom Toro hide caption

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A page from Jim. Copyright 2014 Jim Woodring/ Fantagraphics hide caption

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An original production cel from Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. The show was among a burst of 1970s-era Saturday morning cartoons that featured positive African-American characters. Courtesy of Pamela Thomas/Museum of UnCut Funk! hide caption

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