Judge Parker: Daily Colorist &*$%s Up Again (Racial Identity Edition)
This is how the new character of TV reporter Toni Bowen appears in Judge Parker Sunday strips, as done by Mike Manley (dialogue cropped so as to avoid spoilers):
Yet here she is in today’s comic as configured by the outsourced company that colors the dailies (which Mike does not do):
In short, despite clear and defined notes to the daily colorist firm, one of the first recurring African-American characters in Judge Parker now barely looks Italian. (I should note that this is an error on the coloring company’s end, and not on King Features.)
Doing a lot of cursing in my head right now because this is an awful mistake.