Second Joe Sacco item of the day! The Oregon Book Awards honored graphic novels for the first time this year, and Sacco has won for FOOTNOTES IN GAZA,
his most recent journalistic comic investigating a possible massacre in Palestine in 1956. The other finalists included :
Graham Annable of Portland, “Book of Grickle”
Aidan Koch of Portland, “The Whale”
Sarah Oleksyk of Portland, “Ivy”
Greg Rucka of Portland, “Stumptown”
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