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Joe Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza

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Flavorwire Jan 4, 2010 by Chelsea Bauch

… author and illustrator Joe Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza combines hard reporting with an engrossing graphic-storytelling format to explore the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Sacco uses “comics journalism” — a genre he effectively invented with his previous books Palestine and Safe Area Goražde — to chronicle two reportedly overlooked Palestinian massacres that took place in the ’50s. The result is a poignant portrait of the ongoing conflict through an artistic but unflinching lens.

Check out the Wall Street Journal’s slideshow article with the author’s commentary, read an interview with Sacco, and buy the book.

another video and cartoon exerpt at site

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Written by laudyms

January 4, 2010 at 12:10 pm

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