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The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Daniel Worden


The Comics of Joe Sacco addresses the range of his award-winning work, from his early graphic short stories as well as his groundbreaking journalism Palestine (1993) and Safe Area to Goražde (2000), to Footnotes in Gaza (2009) and his most recent book TheGreat War (2013), a graphic history of World War I. First in the new series Critical Approaches to Comics Artists (see page 40 for details), this edited volume explores Sacco’s comics journalism, and features established and emerging scholars from comics studies, cultural studies, geography, literary studies, political science, and communicati ... More

Keywords: Joe Sacco, Comics Studies, Comics Journalism, War Comics, Human Rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781496802217
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2017 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Worden, editor
University of New Mexico

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Section I The Form of Comics Journalism

1. Time under Siege

Jared Gardner

Section II Space and Maps

Section III The Politics and Aesthetics of Joe Sacco’s Comics

Section IV Drawing History, Visualizing World Politics