Comics Review: Michael Demson and Summer McClinton’s “Masks of Anarchy”

Masks Of Anarchy: The History Of A Radical Poem, From Percy Shelley To The Triangle Factory Fire (Verso, 2013) is a historical-biographical graphic novel by Michael Demson, a historian at Sam Houston State University in Texas. It narrates the lives of English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and Jewish American labor organizer Pauline Newman, in … Continue reading Comics Review: Michael Demson and Summer McClinton’s “Masks of Anarchy”

Comics Review: Leela Corman’s “Unterzakhn”

In the graphic novel Unterzakhn, cartoonist, illustrator, and dancer Leela Corman makes the early 20th century immigrant Lower East Side come alive. Corman, Leela. Unterzakhn. New York: Schocken Books, 2012. Leela Corman is a cartoonist, illustrator, and dancer. She has published several graphic novels and illustrated such books as The Cuddle Sutra: An Unabashed Celebration … Continue reading Comics Review: Leela Corman’s “Unterzakhn”