Charlie Hebdo: News and Notes

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The Charlie Hebdo murders, and the subsequent shoot outs and man hunts, have led to an unprecedented discussion over the role of satire, art and cartooning. It is also, of course, a horrific event that will change tactics against terrorism within France and elsewhere. Much has been written, and while it has often seemed the […]

Stripped: Joe Sacco – Conflict Comes in a Lot of Guises

Joe Sacco and Chris Ware by Neil Slorance

Following Chris Ware in the Stripped programme at the Edinburgh International Book Festival came the very entertaining and engaging Joe Sacco, creator of numerous critically acclaimed journalist works, including Palestine, Safe Area Goražde, Journalism, and his upcoming The Great War.

Joe Sacco wins Oregon Book Award for Footnotes in Gaza

Second Joe Sacco item of the day! The Oregon Book Awards honored graphic novels for the first time this year, and Joe Sacco has won for FOOTNOTES IN GAZA,
his most recent journalistic comic investigating a possible massacre in Palestine in 1956.

Nice Art: Joe Sacco and his dog

The comics journalist supreme looks at his “best friend” in the NYT Sunday book review. Via the D&Q blog.