T-Shirt featuring the comic book hero, Brotherman

Manufactured by
HanesBrands Inc, American, founded 1901
Printed by
Memories, Inc., American, founded 1976
Distributed by
Big City Comics, Inc., American, 1989 - 1996
Medium
cotton and polyester
Dimensions
H x W: 30 5/8 × 35 13/16 in. (77.8 × 90.9 cm)
Type
T-shirts
Place printed
Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1991
Description
A white T-shirt with black lettering and a color image of the comic book hero, Brotherman. The image depicts Brotherman from the chest up. He is wearing a blue suit with a large “B” on his forehead. Below the image in black lettering is “BROTHER / MAN / DICTATOR OF DISCIPLINE.” Below this in smaller print is “1991 © BIG CITY COMICS, INC. / Memories, Inc. Orangeburg, SC.” A HanesBrand tag is on the inside of the shirt at the collar. It lists what the shirt is made of and the size. The back of the shirt is blank.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Comics and graphic novels
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brotherman Comics / Big City Entertainment, Inc.
Object number
2017.116.1.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Big City Entertainment, Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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