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Joe Sacco On The Removal Of Palestine From His CBC Interview
Joe Sacco is one of America's great graphic novelists, using the medium of comics to tell his world travelling works of reportage journalism from within a variety of communities His most famous work is called, simply, Palestine But it is a word that, apparently, shouldn't have been uttered in a recent interview with Canadian state[...]
Chris Ware And Joe Sacco, Stripped In Edinburgh
Now how many comic conventions have that? All making it a laid back chilled out affair. And to kick off this strand with the organisers managed to secure two of the most interesting and important voices in the graphic medium Chris Ware and Joe Sacco Inspired programming as Ware and Sacco are approaching the medium from[...]
Chris Ware, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Joe Sacco, Posy Simmonds, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell And More At Edinburgh's "Stripped" Event
Chris Ware, Joe Sacco, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell and Posy Simmonds are taking are part in Stripped as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Other names include Denise Mina, Paul Gravett, Melinda Gebbie, Warren Pleece, Roger Gibson, Chris Riddell, Jon Naught,  Stephen Collins, Robin and Lorenzo Etherington, Robbie Morrison, Jim[...]
A Crisis Of Infinite Conventions
It's a start. THE LAKES I've started to be told about names being lined up for October's Lakes Comics Art Festival, an attempt to start to build a very British Angouleme. Patrons Bryan Talbot, Mary Talbot and Sean Phillips of course, but I'm also being told about comics journalist Joe Sacco, author Kurt Busiek, cartoonist Posy Simmonds (who[...]
Tuesday Runaround – Grant Morrison To Leave Superhero Comics Behind In 2013
I want to try out some new ideas and explore the opportunities that keep coming up to write novels and screenplays." JoeEismaWatch: Boom! seem really pleased about this hire on Higher Earth… and the morning glories it will bring. SaccoWatch: Moyers & Company on American PBS talking with Joe Sacco on Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. MarketWatch:[...]
Fanboy Rampage: Polarisation Over Palestine
It's rare for a Fanboy Rampage to start out with "You guys are right." But when Kirstin Butler tried to stem criticism that her piece for the Atlantic entitled Comic Books as Journalism: 10 Masterpieces of Graphic Nonfiction did not include any work by Joe Sacco, whether Palestine or Footnotes In Gaza, it didn't quite[...]