Joe Sacco

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Stranger Than Fiction: Nonfiction Writers Who Would Create Awesome Comics

    ​Comic books have a nasty habit of forever being associated with superheroes. Even among people who should know better: regular comic book readers. But tying the medium of comics and graphic novels to just stories about Spider-Man and Batman is a bit like saying the novel simply exists to sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    War! What's It Good For? Five Comics for People Who Don't Like War Comics

    Dynamite/Gary Leach; Vertigo/Dave Johnson​War comics can be an acquired taste, mostly because the traditional model plays around with some formula of tortured soldier, brutal combat, victimized civilians, heavy pathos. Rinse. Repeat. If these elements don't appeal to you, odds are high the comic-- ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 24, 2008


    Cartoonist Joe Sacco's graphic depiction of Palestine brings the suffering to life