Subscribe

footnotes-in-gaza

Truthdigger of the Week: Joe Sacco
Truthdiggers

on

Joe Sacco was 30 years old when he tossed his ambitions to be a hard-news writer aside and wandered into the Gaza Strip and the West Bank to write a comic book with a social purpose.Joe Sacco tossed his ambitions to be a hard-news writer aside and wandered into the Gaza Strip and the West Bank to write a comic book with a social purpose.

Eunice Wong on 'Footnotes in Gaza'
TD originals

by on

Joe Sacco’s graphic treatment of the 1956 massacres of Palestinians by invading Israeli soldiers melds tough-minded journalism with philosophical reflection into a gut-wrenching banquet of a comic book.In treating the 1956 massacres of Palestinians, Joe Sacco melds tough-minded journalism and philosophical reflection into a gut-wrenching comic book.

Personalize your Truthdig experience. Choose authors to follow, bookmark your favorite articles and more.
Your Truthdig, your way. Access your favorite authors, articles and more.
or
or

A password will be e-mailed to you.

Statements and opinions expressed in articles and comments are those of the authors, not Truthdig. Truthdig takes no responsibility for such statements or opinions.