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Illustration by Steven SalernoAs life seems to slow to a snail’s pace during summer’s languorous days, it’s the perfect time to indulge in reading. Thrillers and spooky tales provide a particular chill on a torpid evening. Light and breezy reads are the perfect...
In the preface to his new book "Journalism," Joe Sacco pinpoints the challenges of the comics artist who seeks to be a reporter: "Aren't drawings by their very nature subjective?" he asks, before answering with a simple "yes." And yet, this has been...
Tags: Gaza Strip, Journalism, Iraq, The New York Times, Israel
TV SPORTS Major League Baseball--Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Minnesota Twins, Noon (FXSP) NHL Hockey--Playoffs, San Jose Sharks at St. Louis Blues, 6:30 p.m. (CNBC); Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Chicago Blackhawks at...
The Fabulous ForumNotes, quotes and statistics from the Kings' 4-3 victory over Colorado on Saturday. Thanks, as always, to Kings PR whiz Jeremy Zager, whose Grandma Schwartz has yet to come to a game this season. C'mon, grandma! Coach Terry Murray On......
Finalists for the 30th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced on Monday, and for the first time, graphic novels will be among the categories in competition. Prizes in 10 categories will be awarded on April 23, in an invitation-only ceremony...
The Hero ComplexMarcus Brogdan, in London and writing for the Associated Press, delves into the comics and controversy of the great Joe Sacco, who has a gift for cartooning-as-journalism but a subject matter and subjectivity that add up to a talent for......
The Hero ComplexREVIEW Los Angeles Times book editor David L. Ulin has reviewed the new book from Joe Sacco and found that it doesn't answer the big questions about the Middle East and that may be its biggest strength. "Footnotes in Gaza"......
The Hero ComplexThis is the 30th anniversary of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes but this year's ceremony was the first to award a prize in the graphic novel category. On Friday night, at the sparkling ceremony in downtown Los Angeles, I......
Joe Sacco's "Footnotes in Gaza" is not a sequel to his 1996 book " Palestine," although it's tempting to read it as such. Both are works of comic-book journalism that take place in the occupied territories, and both offer a ground's-eye-view of situations...
Tags: Moshe Dayan, Religious Conflicts, Palestine, Refugee, History
The Hero ComplexFORGOTTEN COMIC BOOK ARTISTS, PART 2: MICHAEL McMILLAN The American comic book has produced a massive mountain of brightly hued pop culture since the 1930s, and the peak moments of the medium have been appropriately celebrated -- but what about......
The Hero ComplexFIVE QUESTIONS: TIM HENSLEY Tim Hensley pokes fun at wealth and celebrityhood in his first graphic novel "Wally Gropius," recently released by Fantagraphics. The title character is a super-rich teen (he is described as "the human Dow Jones, the heir......
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