DO comic book fans realize how much Brian K. Vaughan suffers for their enjoyment? âI start with something that makes me angry or confused, and then I write about it,â? he said of his approach. âItâs a form of self-help.â?
The comic book writer Brian K. Vaughan with an issue of the series that made his name. He has recently adapted it for the screen.
On Sept. 13 Mr. Vaughanâs personal brand of therapy arrives in the shape of âPride of Baghdad,â? a graphic novel (his first) about lions that escape a zoo in Iraq during an American bombing raid. The tale, lushly illustrated by Niko Henrichon, was inspired by actual events and stands out as one of Mr. Vaughanâs most emotionally charged stories in a career filled with tales of science fiction, superheroes and the supernatural.