persepolis Archives

The Banning Of Persepolis To Be Turned Into Its Own Graphic Novel
Wake Now In The Fire, is a new graphic novel by Jarrett Dapier and AJ Dungo based on Dapier's investigative reporting into school bans of another graphic novel, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi The story follows a group of Chicago high school students who take on the censors when Persepolis is banned from their school system. Jarrett Dapier was[...]
Saturday Runaround – Going To Comiket
Roger Sabin.) The final two pages, which attempt to resolve at least some of the various characters' aims and objectives, were created collaboratively, "Drawn Together" style, with each artist continuing to draw the characters they had been given at the start of the project. Will I see you there? DC DIGITAL DROPS PRICE DROP DELAY Looks like the dollar-off-your-digital[...]
Persepolis Banned In Chicago's Schools?
There was an awful amount of fuss when a Tunisian TV station broadcast the movie version of Persepolis But that may have been expected The film was also banned in Lebanon, but that ruling was reversed after an outcry in its favour. What was less expected is to find a similar attitude in Chicago's schools[...]
The Persepolis Riots Of Tunisia
While the Wall Street Occupy protests that have spread around the world are using the symbols of V For Vendetta to both inspire and to protect, anoither comic book was inspiring a very different kind of protest. The animated movie version of Marjane Satrapi's comic book Persepolis was shown on Tunisian television last Friday And riots[...]
Movie Trailer For Marjane Satrapi's Chicken With Plums
Marjane Satrapi is the creator of the comic book Persepolis, which also became the greatest comic book-to-movie adaptation to date Yes it did Shush. Now her graphic novel Chicken With Plums is also being adapted, this time as a live action movie, and the French trailer is now available for the first time. [youtube][/youtube] [...]
Twelve Years Experience #8 by Joel Ronson – The Radioactive Rapist
The other thing I really like about graphic novels is that they can tell a very deep story. So I went to my local book shop wanting to pick up a graphic novel and got Persepolis And after making a funny mafia reference while buying the book and feeling pleased with myself for making the woman[...]
Marjane Satrapi, Creator Of Persepolis, Challenges Iranian Elections Results
Persepolis is not only a best selling graphic novel about a young woman growing up in a changing Iran, but was made into an Oscar-nominated feature film, co-directed by the author and cartoonist Marjane Satrapi. Yesterday, amidst the current chaos surrounding the Iranian election results, Satrapi stood alonside Mohsen Makhmalbaf, filmmaker and spokesman for opposition candidate[...]