Originally published on GoshenCommons.org March 17, 2014
Author photo by Dominika Leclawek, from npr.org.
Last post I reviewed “The Great War,” by comics journalism pioneer Joe Sacco. Turns out that Sacco, most famous for “Palestine,” his first-person exploration of the history of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, interviewed this week’s author, Rutu Modan, back in 2008. Modan, well-known in her home country of Israel and rapidly gaining broader recognition, had just released her Eisner Award-winning book “Exit Wounds.” Continue reading “Intrigue! Romance! History! ‘The Property’ by Rutu Modan”
Originally published on GoshenCommons.org March 3, 2014
Image from The New Yorker
Joe Sacco is a pioneer—arguably the pioneer—of comics journalism. His 1993 breakthrough work “Palestine” told the story of his visit to the West Bank and Gaza Strip to learn about that area’s conflict directly from its people. Continue reading “There Are No Words for This: Joe Sacco’s ‘The Great War’”
Originally published on GoshenCommons.org February 17, 2014
This past week I’ve been writing an academic conference paper that expands on some of the themes in two of my earliest posts, about Chris Ware’s “Building Stories,” “Visceral Comics,” parts one and two. Continue reading “Teaser for the Next Post: Link to an Interview with Joe Sacco”