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'Historical Comics'

Keiji Nakazawa:
Barefoot In Hiroshima

With its powerful anti-nuclear and anti-war message, would Barefoot Gen be published in the Japan of today? More...
Posted: August 5, 2015

The Past & The Future

Joe Sacco and David B address the issues raised by the terrorist attacks on America. More...
Posted: September 11, 2011

The Great War In Comics

We forget too easily that wars are not fought by the generals and commanders, but by ordinary people. More...
Posted: September 20, 2009

Josh Neufeld:
A.D.: New Orleans After The Deluge

Devastating events can be hard to grasp, but Neufeld pulls us into individual experiences of loss and survival. More...
Posted: August 23, 2009

Explorers On The Moon:
Nemo, Tintin, Jeff Hawke & Sky Masters

Comics reached the moon long before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took that one small step. More...
Posted: July 26, 2009

Biographical Comics:
This Is Your Graphic Life

Stories about real events, people and politics are currently one of the comic medium's richest seams. More...
Posted: November 16, 2008

Waltz With Basir:
A Lebanon War Story

The frontiers between documentary films and documentary comics are blurring in provocative ways. More...
Posted: November 10, 2008

American Widow:
A 9/11 Memoir

Luis Eduardo Torres died on 9/11. When the time came he jumped, leaving a widow and unborn son. More...
Posted: September 11, 2008

David Enker:
Surviving 7/7

In the very modesty and honesty of his comics, he conveys an extraordinary, life-changing, life-renewing event. More...
Posted: July 7, 2008

Maus vs Yossel:
Battle Of The Books

Both books tackle the subject of the Holocaust. Which book should be first on your reading list? More...
Posted: May 4, 2008

Joe Kubert:
Rock & A Hard Place

For over 50 years, Sgt Rock has been a principled fighting-man, a rock to the men in Easy Company. More...
Posted: September 8, 2007

History & Biography:
Comics Unexplored Territories

Art Spiegelman's Maus was the graphic novel that lit the way into underexplored territories for comics. More...
Posted: December 3, 2006

Hugo Pratt:
The Call Of The Sea

The life of Hugo Pratt was almost as adventurous as that of his fictional creation Corto Maltese. More...
Posted: October 29, 2006

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