Item description for Disaster and Resistance: Political Comics by Seth Tobocman by Seth Tobocman...
"A graphic revelation, an artistic and political document of enormous value in our troubled world."-Paul Buhle
Disaster and Resistance outlines pressing social and political struggles at the dawn of the twenty-first century. In his bold comic style, Seth Tobocman chronicles events as they happen, musing not on the chaos of instability and fear, but on the struggle against it. This book is a call to action.
Seth Tobocman, a founding editor of World War 3 Illustrated, has authored three books, shown his work at the Museum of Modern Art, and been included in Harvey Pekar and Anne Elizabeth Moore's The Best American Comics.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7" Height: 9" Weight: 0.76 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2008
Publisher AK Press
ISBN 1904859763 ISBN13 9781904859765
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More About Seth Tobocman
Seth Tobocman is an author, artist, and educator living in New York City. Perhaps most well known as the co-founder and editor of the comic journal World War 3 Illustrated, Tobocman's bold graphic style has been immortalized in exhibitions, in the pages of the New York Times, and on the sides of buildings around the globe.
Seth Tobocman currently resides in the state of New York.
Reviews - What do customers think about Disaster and Resistance: Political Comics by Seth Tobocman?
A deep and compassionate look at the world around us from a smart and uncompromising artist! Aug 14, 2008
Fantastic artwork and right-on politics merge in this brilliant new book by the radical comic book rock star Seth Tobocman. Beginning with the April 2000 IMF/World Bank protests in DC and ending with Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, "Disaster and Resistance" covers a lot of critical global topics like 9/11, the occupation of Iraq, war profiteering, corporate globalization, gentrification, Israel and Palestine, global warming, the tsunami, and people's movements for land and dignity in Nigeria, Kenya, Indonesia and elsewhere. Certainly, this is a book every anti-authoritarian leftist will love. Even if you don't normally buy graphic books, I'd strongly encourage you to get this one. You won't regret it as it truly is superb, both politically and artistically. Simply put, this beautifully illustrated book (much of it in full color!) is essential reading for anti-war and global justice activists wanting to better understand current events!!!