The great human rights leader and inspiration for non-violent revolt everywhere has died at age 95. The worlds is unlikely to see his equal for a long time.
Mandela has been the subject of many comic autobiographies, including the “official” one, which was, middling.
South Africa’s greatest cartoonist, Zapiro, drew him many times of course.
As did the US’s David Levine.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.