Before anyone can even pose the j-school essay question of whether comics can be journalism, Joe Sacco has your answer. — Slate, Why cartoonist Joe Sacco is one of the best war correspondents in the world.
Don’t know Joe Sacco or his work? His books, such as Palestine about his experiences on the West Bank, and Safe Area Goražde about the Bosnian War, have reimagined what comics and journalism can be.
Here’s a good profile from the Guardian, and here’s a Daily Beast article by Sacco and Chris Hedges about Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, their recent collaboration on the effects of coal mining in West Virginia.
Sacco’s new book, Journalism is now available from Metropolitan Books and contains a collection of his short form reportage from around the world.
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Before anyone can even pose the j-school essay question of whether comics can be journalism, Joe Sacco has your answer. — Slate, Why cartoonist Joe Sacco is one of the best war correspondents in the world.

Don’t know Joe Sacco or his work? His books, such as Palestine about his experiences on the West Bank, and Safe Area Goražde about the Bosnian War, have reimagined what comics and journalism can be.

Here’s a good profile from the Guardian, and here’s a Daily Beast article by Sacco and Chris Hedges about Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, their recent collaboration on the effects of coal mining in West Virginia.

Sacco’s new book, Journalism is now available from Metropolitan Books and contains a collection of his short form reportage from around the world.

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    Before anyone can even pose the j-school essay question of whether comics can be journalism, Joe Sacco has your answer....
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    More comics journalism links: Graphic Journos bios (strangely they don’t link to their websites, but you won’t regret...
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    A comics artist and journalist everyone should know.
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