Together these sequential images tell a family history, focussing on a central character called Charlotte Kann, a semi-autobiographical version of Salomon herself. They document Charlotte’s development as an artist, her struggles against madness and her first love affair, all painted against a backdrop of increasingly violent Nazi rule.
When not hard at work on a page of comic art, Marjane Satrapi lights up a cigarette and remembers how, due to the last forty years of constant war and … Continue reading →
“Israel is like some badly battered child with PTSD who has grown up to batter others.” Art Spiegelman — celebrated comic book artist, illustrator and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning … Continue reading →
The storied panel has become an institution of established mentors and frank discussion about characters and culture. Of the hundreds of panels available at Comic-Con, which drew to a close … Continue reading →